After big 2011 changes, what's ahead for breast imaging?
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The breast imaging community endured another year of dangerous transition in 2011. As expected, tools improved, with most gaining wider acceptance across the board. However, fallout continues from the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommendations. The industry also continues to contend with pending legislative issues. More
New technologies underway to detect brain injuries
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Traumatic brain injuries don't always have outward signs, making them difficult to diagnose. New technologies on the horizon may make testing for brain injuries faster, easier and more portable. These tests — which rely on objective physical measures of trauma, such as bleeding in the brain or markers in the bloodstream — could help detect at least some brain injuries in real time. More
Imaging research offers clues on why alcohol is addictive
New brain imaging research may lead to a better understanding of alcohol addiction and possibly better treatments for people who abuse alcohol and other drugs. Investigators say they have identified specific differences in how the so-called reward center of the brain responds to alcohol in heavy and light drinkers. More