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Stories with subject: Diagnostic tests
  • X-Rays, inside out 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 6:12 am

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Did you know that Marie Curie, the discoverer of radium and two-time winner of the Nobel Prize, designed mobile X-ray vehicles to serve French medical teams in World War I field hospitals?

  • Study: Breast cancer detection not better with computer aid 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 1:01 pm

    CHICAGO - Computer-assisted detection used in most U.S. mammograms adds no benefit to breast cancer screening while substantially increasing costs, a large study suggests.

  • Nonprofits help homeless Salem man gain vision 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 1:25 pm

    SALEM, Oregon - Alexander Miller started wearing glasses when he was 3, but his vision loss was so severe that doctors told him he eventually would go blind.

  • Medtronic gets approval for MRI-safe heart implant 
    Updated: Sep-14-15 4:59 pm

    NEW YORK - Medtronic said Monday that it has been cleared to market a heart defibrillator implant that can be safely used in an MRI scanner.

  • Colonoscope helps Thai police recover stolen 6-carat diamond 
    Updated: Sep-13-15 11:11 am

    BANGKOK - The good news for the Chinese visitor to Bangkok was that a doctor had successfully removed a foreign object from her large intestine that could have damaged her digestive system.