November 2010

Your Heart in 3D

November 30, 2010

Ultrasound imaging is best known for pictures of developing fetuses; 3D is typically associated with monster movies. But when you put the two together and aim the technology at the heart, they create a valuable tool that is changing the way heart [Read more]

The MS Cases That Aren’t

November 29, 2010

Doctors classify diseases like zoologists classify animals. A new disease, discovered and described, is placed next to diseases with similar symptoms, causes, and prognosis, which helps inform physicians about the best treatments to initially try. [Read more]

Cancer Disparities at an Early Age

November 23, 2010

Racial disparities have been described for almost every type of cancer, with the gap in outcomes widening or holding steady between black and white patients in breast, prostate, colorectal, and lung cancers. Much debate has occurred over the causes [Read more]