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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.

Brain scans may help clinicians choose talk therapy or medication treatment for depression
Researchers from Emory University have found that specific patterns of activity on brain scans may help clinicians identify whether psychotherapy or antidepressant medication is more likely to help...
Beyond broken bones, CTs also detect frailty and predict survival
Using computed tomography (CT) to evaluate muscle health may help identify optimal treatments for older patients who fall and break their hips, a new study led by radiologists from UC Davis and Wake...
Shutting down part of our brain can make us more creative
New research uses a cutting-edge technique to better understand the neurological underpinnings of creativity, and finds that a certain brain area is key.
Brain scans differentiate two types of empathy
From fMRI scans, researchers find distinct brain markers for empathic care and empathic distress and show that they link differently to eight emotions.
MRI without contrast agents? Yes, with sugar!
In magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), contrast agents are used to enhance the imaging of tissue structures.

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