Diagnostic imaging

A U.N. honor guard carries a casket containing remains believed to be from American servicemen killed during the 1950-53 Korean War after arriving from North Korea, at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Friday, July 27, 2018. The U.N. Command says the 55 cases of war remains retrieved from North Korea will be honored at a ceremony next Wednesday at a base in South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool)
July 27, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. military remains released by North Korea on Friday will be sent to a military lab in Hawaii, where they'll enter a system that routinely identifies service members from decades-old conflicts. Identifications depend on combining multiple lines of evidence, and they can take...
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In this March 23, 2017 photo provided by the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, patient Rick Karr is prepared for treatment at the facility in Toronto, Canada. Karr was the first Alzheimer's patient treated with focused ultrasound to open the blood-brain barrier. Scientists are using ultrasound waves to temporarily jiggle an opening in the brain’s protective shield, in hopes the technique one day might help drugs for Alzheimer’s, brain tumors and other diseases better reach their target. (Kevin Van Paassen/Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre via AP)
July 25, 2018 - 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of Alzheimer's patients signed up for a bold experiment: They let scientists beam sound waves into the brain to temporarily jiggle an opening in its protective shield. The so-called blood-brain barrier prevents germs and other damaging substances from leaching in through...
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Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw lays on the court in pain after falling hard to the floor late in the third quarter following a Flagrant 1 foul by Sacramento Kings's Vince Carter in an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. McCaw was taken off the court on a stretcher. The Warriors won 112-96. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
April 01, 2018 - 9:41 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Warriors guard Patrick McCaw was taken away on a stretcher after he fell hard to the floor following a foul by Sacramento's Vince Carter during a 112-96 Golden State win Saturday night. McCaw was taken to UC Davis Medical Center, the team said. It announced late Saturday...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel participates in the "Jimmy Kimmel Live and 90th Oscars" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. The talk show host brought Katie Couric along for his first colonoscopy, which aired Tuesday, March 20, on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
March 21, 2018 - 9:17 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel's audience got to see more of the host than usual when he had his first colonoscopy. The talk show host brought Katie Couric along for the test, which aired on Tuesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." She was with him before and after the examination. Kimmel turned 50 in...
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March 20, 2018 - 6:42 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Richard Gunderman, Indiana University and David Gunderman, University of Colorado (THE CONVERSATION) March 21 marks the 250th birthday of one of the most influential mathematicians in...
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In this Feb. 8, 2018, photo, Blayne Wittig, executive director of Options for Women of California, left, a center in Concord, Calif., Debbie Whittaker, nurse manager, center, and Christine Vatuone, president and CEO of Informed Choices, talk at Informed Choices, a crisis pregnancy center in Grilroy, Calif. A California law regulating anti-abortion pregnancy centers has led to a Supreme Court clash at the intersection of abortion and free speech. The centers say a law requiring them to tell pregnant clients the state has family planning and abortion care available at little or no cost violates the centers’ free speech rights. Informed Choices is what Vatuone describes as a “life-affirming” pregnancy center. Even as it advertises “free pregnancy services” and promises in signs on its door and inside to discuss all options with pregnant women, Informed Choices exists to steer women away from abortion. (AP Photo/Mark Sherman)
March 16, 2018 - 8:26 am
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Informed Choices is what its president describes as a "life-affirming" pregnancy center on the edge of downtown Gilroy in northern California. Even as it advertises "free pregnancy services" and promises in signs on its door and inside to discuss all options with pregnant...
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Michael Catania, vice president of product development, holds up a patient sample at Banyan Biomarkers Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in San Diego. The company is developing a blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
February 14, 2018 - 8:29 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won U.S. government approval. The move means Banyan Biomarkers can commercialize its test, giving the company an early lead in the biotech industry's race to find a way to diagnose concussions. The test doesn'...
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This undated photo provided by Duke University shows Dr. Danielle Seaman, a former radiology professor at the university. A federal anti-trust complaint filed by Seaman claims that Duke University and the nearby University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conspired to avoid competition by agreeing not to hire talent away from each other’s medical enterprises. Both Duke and UNC deny the existence of the no-hire agreement. (Jared Lazarus/Duke University via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 10:41 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The basketball rivalry between Duke University and the University of North Carolina battle is legendary, but a federal lawsuit says the two elite institutions have agreed not to compete in another prestigious area: the market for highly skilled medical workers. The anti-trust...
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In this Nov. 21, 2017 photo provided by the Montefiore Health System, Dr. Tova Koenigsberg at The Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care in New York shows an example of a traditional mammogram scan. U.S. health officials are beginning a huge study to compare traditional mammograms with 3-D versions, to see if the newer choice might really improve screening for breast cancer. (Montefiore Health System via AP)
December 07, 2017 - 1:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A better mammogram? Increasingly women are asked if they want a 3-D mammogram instead of the regular X-ray — and now U.S. health officials are starting a huge study to tell if the newer, sometimes pricier choice really improves screening for breast cancer. It's the latest dilemma...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2010 file photo, actor Chuck Norris, left, and his wife Gena pose for a photo following a ceremony in Garland, Texas. Norris is taking on medical device manufacturers in a lawsuit alleging a chemical used in MRI imaging scans poisoned his wife. The lawsuit filed on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in San Francisco says gadolinium that doctors injected into Gena Norris to improve the clarity of her MRIs have left her weak and tired and with debilitating bouts of pain and a burning sensation. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
November 01, 2017 - 6:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Action star Chuck Norris took on medical device manufacturers in a lawsuit filed in California on Wednesday alleging a chemical used in MRI imaging scans poisoned his wife. Gadolinium that doctors injected into Gena Norris to improve the clarity of her MRIs have left her weak...
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