Monthly Archives: October 2013

Imaging breast cancer with light

See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer and cancer deaths among women worldwide. Routine screening can increase breast cancer survival by detecting the disease early and allowing doctors to … Continue reading

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Medical breakthrough gives hope for disabled to regain use of limbs

See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures Trials of the technology are still in the early stages, but ­better-than-expected ­results raise prospects of saving limbs lost in accidents or eventually overcoming paraplegia and quadriplegia. St Vincent’s Hospital researchers have built … Continue reading

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Infographic: The Impact of Sensors in Healthcare on Patient Care

See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures   The above  infographic created by Pathfinder Software illustrates how wireless sensors in healthcare is poised to reshape healthcare to help See on internetmedicine.com

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The World’s Most Powerful MRI Takes Shape – IEEE Spectrum

See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures An MRI scanner equipped with a superconducting magnet strong enough to lift a 60-metric-ton battle tank will offer unprecedented images of the human brain when it comes on line a little more than a year from … Continue reading

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Diabetes: The Silent Epidemic

See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures Health Infographics – Diabetes Infographic. Diabetes: The Silent Epidemic. Facts About Diabetes. The Diabetes Treatments. See on http://www.designinfographics.com

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Cell-detection system promising for medical research, diagnostics

See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures This schematic depicts a new system that uses tiny magnetic beads to quickly detect rare types of cancer cells circulating in a patient’s blood (credit: Bin-Da See on http://www.kurzweilai.net

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Nanopore opens new cellular doorway for drug transport

See on Scoop.it – Medicine in Pictures A living cell is built with barriers to keep things out — and researchers are constantly trying to find ways to smuggle molecules in. ‚Ä™Professor Giovanni Maglia (Biochemistry, Molecular and Structural Biology, KU … Continue reading

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