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US headache sufferers get $1 billion worth of brain scans each...

One in eight visits to a a doctor for a headache or migraine end up with the patient going for a brain scan, at...

3D printed implants may soon fix complex injuries

In an age where 3-D printers are becoming a more and more common tool to make custom designed objects, some researchers are using the technology...

Radiologists study structure of mysterious sea ‘monster’

"Wow, that’s one big fish!" That was the reaction of everyone at UCLA’s Translational Research Imaging Center when a monster fish story became reality in...

Researchers use CT, 3D printers to recreate fossils

Data from computed tomography (CT) scans can be used with three-dimensional (3-D) printers to make accurate copies of fossilized bones, according to new research...

Docs successfully ‘vacuum’ 2-foot blood clot out of patient’s heart

Todd Dunlap, 62, arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center's emergency room on Aug. 8 suffering from shortness of breath, fatigue and extreme cold....

Marathon bombing victims aided by rapid response, imaging of injuries

The Boston Marathon bombing brought international attention back to the devastating effects of terrorism. There were numerous victims with severe injuries that needed immediate attention....

Researchers develop a steerable, robotic brain needle for busting clots

Surgery to relieve the damaging pressure caused by hemorrhaging in the brain is a perfect job for a robot. That is the basic premise of...

3-D printer makes bone-like material

It looks like bone. It feels like bone. For the most part, it acts like bone. And it came off an inkjet printer. Washington State University...

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