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Doctors Discover In Man's CT Scan A 3-Inch Air Pocket Where Part Of His Brain Should Be

Doctors in Causeway Hospital in Northern Ireland found a large air pocket in the brain of an 84-year-old man. Despite some slight stumbles, the man is in otherwise good health and is refusing surgery.

Neuroscience March 13, 2018

Secrets Of Charred Ancient Hebrew Scroll Unlocked Through Modern Scanning Software

Thanks to an incredible method known as "virtual unwrapping," scientists in Kentucky have uncovered the contents of a charred ancient document without having to unroll it. The parchment contains text from the Old Testament.

Ancient September 22, 2016

Washington Scientist Intends To Scan, Digitize All Fish In The World

A biology professor in Washington has begun scanning and digitizing images of various types of fish. His goal is to create a clearinghouse for morphological information on every known species of fish in the world.

Animals August 1, 2016

World's Largest Medical Imaging Study To Scan Bodies, Brains Of 100,000 Britons

A new project will include the world's largest collection of imaging scans of about 100,000 Britons. This study could shed light on early markers of certain diseases that would help doctors develop new treatments.

Life April 15, 2016

Low-Level Radiation From X-Rays And CT Scans Does Not Cause Cancer

In the past, it is well-known that imaging procedures can cause cancer because of radiation. Now, researchers debunked the widespread and old belief about medical imaging.

Life February 5, 2016

CT Imaging, 3D Printing Helped Doctors Separate Conjoined Twins In 26-Hour Surgery

Through the use of 3D printing technology and CT imaging, specialists at Texas Children’s Hospital successfully prepared for a risky surgical procedure involving conjoined twins Faith and Hope Mata. Doctors have separated the two children without risking the life of the other.

December 6, 2015

CAC Scan Of Heart May Help Predict Early Death Risk

A simple CT scan to detect calcium in the heart's arteries can help doctors tell how long you may live, a study finds. The test could be part of a regular physical exam, researchers suggest.

Life July 8, 2015

CT Scans As Good As Stress Tests In Diagnosing Heart Problems, But Risks Remain

CT scans found to be as effective as traditional functional stress tests to assess heart problems, researchers find. However, radiation risks are present in most tests doctors have been choosing, study finds.

Life March 15, 2015

Eye Tracking Technology Could Be Used to Diagnose Concussions Better

A new eye tracking technology can effectively detect the severity of concussions. CT scan of the brain may or may not show the damage to the brain following a head injury.

Life January 30, 2015

Don't Ignore that Headache as It Can Be Only Sign of Brain Tumor

Some patients with a brain tumor do not exhibit neurological symptoms such as speech dysfunction and seizures. Isolated headaches may be the only sign of their health problem.

Life December 31, 2014

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