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December 12, 2012
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Prostate Cancer Now Detectable Using Imaging-Guided Biopsy, UCLA Study Shows

Groundbreaking research by a team of UCLA physicians and engineers demonstrates that prostate cancer — long identifiable only through painful, hit-or-miss biopsies — can be diagnosed far more easily and accurately using a new image-guided, targeted biopsy procedure. Traditionally, prostate … Continue reading

December 5, 2012
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Promising Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology for drug delivery shows promise in treatment of pediatric leukemia Nanotechnology developed by Delaware scientists could potentially deliver chemotherapy to children in a way that attacks cancer cells without harming healthy cells, greatly reducing side effects. The work, conducted … Continue reading

June 9, 2012
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Building Molecular ‘Cages’ to Fight Disease

UCLA-created nanoscale protein containers could aid drug, vaccine delivery UCLA biochemists have designed specialized proteins that assemble themselves to form tiny molecular cages hundreds of times smaller than a single cell. The creation of these miniature structures may be the … Continue reading

May 1, 2012
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With Random Lasers, Yale Researchers Fight Random Noise, Improve Imaging

Using “random lasers” as a source of illumination in medical imaging equipment could improve both processing time and the clarity of the final images, according to new research by Yale University scientists. Imaging systems currently rely on a variety of … Continue reading

December 27, 2011
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Microneedle Sensors May Allow Real-Time Monitoring of Body Chemistry

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Sandia National Laboratories, and the University of California, San Diego have developed new technology that uses microneedles to allow doctors to detect real-time chemical changes in the body – and to continuously do so … Continue reading

October 20, 2011
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Hold the Phone for Vital Signs

*WPI researchers turn a smart phone into a medical monitor* An iPhone app that measures the user’s heart rate is not only a popular feature with consumers, but it sparked an idea for a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) researcher who … Continue reading

August 2, 2011
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Using Text Messaging, Yale Student Hopes to Fight Malaria in The Philippines

In Regina de Luna’s home country of the Philippines, malaria is the eighth leading cause of death, a statistic that the rising Yale senior finds impossible to ignore. But what has made an even greater impression on de Luna is … Continue reading

March 2, 2011
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Brain Imaging Technique: New Hope for Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— A non-invasive brain imaging technique gives new hope to patients with Parkinson’s disease in finding new and better treatment plans and tracking the disease progression, a new University of Michigan study shows. The technique uses an MRI … Continue reading