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By women, for women: new mammography system designed to make mammograms less painful

Industry-first patient-assisted compression device can help improve patient comfort and image quality Breast cancer is the most common and the second deadliest type of cancer among women causing 40,000 deaths every [...]

Treating A Silent Epidemic With A Double Dose Of Technology

Chronic liver disease affects more than one billion people worldwide, but clinicians are now equipped with a new tool in the fight against the disease Chronic liver disease affects more than [...]

What it’s like to be a mammography technologist

An inside look at a team that performs 50-60 mammograms a day For many women, an annual mammogram can trigger anxiety or fear. Even if this isn’t their first exam, they’re [...]

Why Doctors Of the Future May Know Code

Or at least the basics, as data and algorithms are unleashed in their service On any given day, radiologists at UC San Francisco (UCSF) and across the country view thousands of [...]

How One Doctor Saved his Father from a Problematic Prostate

After nearly two decades of discomfort, Jose turned to his son – the doctor – for minimally invasive treatment For nearly 20 years, Jose Angelo Carnevale tried his best to ignore his [...]

He’s been fighting his entire life, and he’s only five-years-old

Born four months early, this toddler is on-track to start Kindergarten next fall Every minute, approximately 255 babies are born around the world. Most of them arrive full-term at 37 to [...]

Overcoming one of the biggest MR imaging challenges … scan time

HyperSense, an industry-first new high-speed MRI scanning technique, is making it possible to reduce scan time by 30-50% It takes about half an hour to scan a patient’s brain, shoulder, spine [...]

10 Notes from NICU Nurses to Parents of Premature Babies

“Never underestimate the strength and resiliency of babies.” Every year 15 million babies around the world are born preterm, before 37 weeks of gestation. Premature birth is the leading cause of [...]

This Doctor Explains His “Labor of Love”

After years of drawing pictures to explain ultrasound, this doctor is now using ultrasound to explain his pictures When Dr. Lawrence Platt started his career in OB/GYN and maternal-fetal medicine 40 [...]

The next frontier: Powerful MR technology in Poland is helping researchers understand the brain

If understanding the human brain is the next frontier, then the high-field MR technology that explores this inner space is the rocket ship that will take us there With this powerful [...]

High Risk, High Reward: How These Twins Beat the Odds

A routine pregnancy, until the doctor discovered that one twin had close to no fluid in the amniotic sack   In 1980, one in every 53 babies born in the United [...]

Things You Might Not Know About Radiant Queen Marie Curie

Little-known facts about famous scientist Marie Curie, on the 150th anniversary of her birth A Polish native, Marie Curie moved to Paris in 1891 to study physics at the prestigious La [...]
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