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Teenage Baseball Pitchers at Risk for Permanent Shoulder Injury

October 14, 2014

Young baseball pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches per week are at risk for a newly identified overuse injury that can impede normal shoulder development ...
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MRI Technique Detects Evidence of Cognitive Decline Before Symptoms Appear

October 7, 2014

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique can detect signs of cognitive decline in the brain even before symptoms appear, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. ...
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Patients Accept False-Positives to Achieve Diagnostic Sensitivity

September 23, 2014

Both patients and healthcare professionals believe diagnosis of extracolonic malignancy with screening computed tomography (CT) colonography greatly outweighs the potential disadvantages of subsequent radiologic or invasive follow-up tests precipitated by false-positive diagnoses ...
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Imaging Identifies Asymptomatic People at Risk for Stroke

September 16, 2014

Imaging identifies asymptomatic people who might benefit from aggressive intervention. ...
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MRI Shows Gray Matter Myelin Loss Strongly Related to MS Disability

September 10, 2014

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) lose myelin in the gray matter of their brains and the loss is closely correlated with the severity of the disease ...
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Contrast-Enhanced CT Safe for Most Patients

September 9, 2014

Study shows that iodine-based contrast material injected intravenously to enhance CT images can be safely used in most patients ...
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