Archive: 01/12/2011

Adrenaline receptor 'frozen in action'

Adrenaline, the hormone that prepares our body to fight or flight, acts on a hyperdynamic receptor. This molecule switches so fast between several positions, that it was impossible to image it. Until now. Scientists, including ...

Jan 12, 2011
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Elastography helps identify patients who need biopsy

A new ultrasound technique is proving valuable in distinguishing malignant from benign breast lesions in some patients – results that could mean fewer unnecessary breast biopsies, a new study shows.

Jan 12, 2011
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Preoperative breast MRI suggests high cancer yield

The use of preoperative Breast MRI detects otherwise occult cancer with a relatively high degree of accuracy when applied to a diverse population of patients newly diagnosed with breast cancer, according to a study in the ...

Jan 12, 2011
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