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Medical imaging refers to several different technologies that are used to view the human body in order to diagnose, monitor, or treat medical conditions. Each type of technology gives different information about the area of the body being studied or treated, related to possible disease, injury, or the effectiveness of medical treatment. Methods of imaging may include ultrasound, MRI, pediatric X-ray imaging, medical X-ray imaging, radiography, CT, fluoroscopy and mammography.

Cancer breakthrough: Novel approach can 'starve' tumors to death
Current research investigates the potential of an experimental compound in causing cancer cell 'starvation' by depriving them of access to a key nutrient.
Stroke: Could looking into the eyes help with diagnosis?
A contrast agent given to stroke survivors undergoing MRI brain scans can leak into the eyes and may help to improve diagnosis and treatment.
What happens during a testicular ultrasound?
Learn all about testicular ultrasound and its uses. This article explains the procedure, what to expect, and how to prepare for your scan.
What are phleboliths and are they safe?
Phleboliths are small, round lumps of calcium that form inside a person's veins. This type of vascular calcification often occurs in the pelvic area and is more common with age. Phleboliths frequently develop in people over 40. On an X-ray, the lumps may be mistaken for kidney stones. Learn more about phleboliths here.
MS: Iron levels in brain 'predict disability'
A new type of MRI that accurately monitors irons levels in different brain areas could help identify MS patients at higher risk of physical disability.

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