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3D Model Of The World's Most Famous Amnesiac's Brain
2014-01-29 05:33:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The brain of the famous amnesiac Henry Gustav Molaison, who died in 2008, has been painstakingly digitized in 3D, and is now available to explore online right down to the cellular architecture. Molaison is one of the most famous patients in the history of brain research. In 1953, an experimental surgery intended to relieve his severe epilepsy rendered him with the unexpected ability to remember events and facts he knew before the...

2013-04-12 15:28:41

According to comprehensive study being discussed at AAPM meeting Changing the parameters used to deliver radiofrequency (RF) treatment greatly affects the size of the resulting heat lesion, researchers reported today in a study expected to deliver greater precision and more treatment options in interventional pain management. Results were presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. "This is the most comprehensive study of radiofrequency heat lesion...

2013-01-18 23:00:39

The interventional oncologist now has the unique ability to view the post-treatment ablation zone, intra-procedurally. Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 INTIO Inc. is introducing SyncVIEW, a new feature of the 510(k) cleared ClearStart SVM (Segmentation and Volumetric Measurement system), at the Clinical Interventional Oncology (CIO) Symposium in Miami Beach, January 18-19, 2013. SyncVIEW provides the interventional oncologist the unique ability to view the segmented target lesion...

Undetected Lesions Could Cause Symptoms of Old Age
2011-09-02 05:50:47

  Tiny, blocked blood vessels in the brain, undetectable by modern-day technology, could be to blame for tremors, slower walking and changes in posture typically associated with aging, researchers at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago have discovered. Reporting their findings in the American Heart Association journal Stroke, lead author Aron S. Buchman and colleagues analyzed brain autopsies of more than 400 nuns and priests, who died at an average age of 88 and had...

2010-11-29 01:00:00

SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, NICE, France/>, November 29, 2010/> /PRNewswire/ -- - The Company Provides Innovative FDA-Cleared and CE-Marked Lesion Management Solutions (LMSs) for Cancer Diagnosis and Follow-up. MEDIAN Technologies, the leading provider of clinical applications for quantitative management of treatment responses in oncology imaging, today announced that it had obtained "Innovative Company" accreditation from OSEO (the French state innovation agency). This accreditation enables...

2010-11-10 08:10:38

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Getting recalled for subsequent mammograms causes a lot of women considerable stress each year.  Thankfully, differentiating cancerous breast lesions from benign ones could soon become an easier and quicker process for radiologists. Researchers at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging in Boston recently found that a combination of optical and x-ray imaging technologies can simultaneously gather the structural and functional information needed to make this...

2010-09-14 12:34:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Ocean Tomo, the intellectual property brokerage division of ICAP plc (IAP.L) and the world's premier patent auction firm, will auction technology related to skin lesion detection and classification at the upcoming Fall 2010 Live Auction in Napa, California on November 11th. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100614/CG20517LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100614/CG20517LOGO) In the US, nearly 2.5 million patients are...

2010-08-31 10:07:33

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Multiple sclerosis (MS) appears to be heavily impacted by environmental factors, and activity increases during spring and summer months. One significant aspect is that clinical trials often use MRI to assess the effectiveness of a drug, and studies commonly last from 6 to 12 months. If the study ran from fall to spring, it might appear that lesions decreased due to drug effect, but the cause might just be change of season. The opposite would occur if a study began in...

2009-12-01 12:40:10

High-frequency ultrasound with elastography can help differentiate between cancerous and benign skin conditions, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "High-frequency ultrasound with elastography has the potential to improve the efficiency of skin cancer diagnosis," said lead author Eliot L. Siegel, M.D., vice chairman of the Department of Radiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSM) in Baltimore....


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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