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New drug for use in bone scans approved

The FDA has approved a New Drug Application (NDA) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, for a new strength of a previously approved drug, Sodium Fluoride F18, for use in bone ...

Feb 01, 2011
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Use of less invasive, imaging-guided biopsies on the rise

Advanced imaging technologies have helped shift biopsy techniques away from more invasive approaches toward imaging-guided percutaneous -- or through the skin -- techniques, according to a new study appearing online and in ...

Jun 29, 2010
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New views at the nanoscale

(PhysOrg.com) -- Magnetic resonance imaging, first developed in the early 1970s, has become a standard diagnostic tool for cancer, cardiovascular disease and neurological disorders, among others. MRI is ideally ...

Apr 27, 2010
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Vigilance needed in nanotechnology

University of Calgary chemistry professor David Cramb is a step closer to helping solve a complex problem in nanotechnology: the impact nanoparticles have on human health and the environment.

Mar 03, 2010
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fMRI scans used in murder trial sentencing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scans have been used, possibly for the first time, in the sentencing phase of a murder trial in Chicago in the US.

Nov 25, 2009 weblog
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