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Cardiac MRI Accurately Identifies Fatal Heart Disease

Cardiac MRI Accurately Identifies Fatal Heart Disease
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), claiming approximately 610,000 lives each year. Doctors use a variety of tests, such as stress echocardiograms, catheterizations and stress nuclear exams, to detect heart disease, assess its severity...
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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both males and females in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is also the fourth most commonly diagnosed type of cancer in the nation. Colorectal screening can accurately detect colorectal cancer long before the disea...
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Is it Safe to have an MRI Scan with Tattoos? Here is What You Need to Know.

Is it Safe to have an MRI Scan with Tattoos? Here is What You Need to Know.
Tattoos are gaining in popularity these days, with four in ten Americans sporting at least one tattoo, according to Statistica . People are more likely to get ink nowadays because tattoos do not carry the taboo they once held. Many people avoided tattoos because they worry that such body art might prevent them from getting a job. Today, some people...
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Susan Lucci’s Dramatic Close Call with Heart Disease

Susan Lucci’s Dramatic Close Call with Heart Disease
Susan Lucci is the picture of health – she's slim, she exercises and she eats the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet. Her regular check-ups went well, routine EKGs showed no problems, and her blood pressure was on the lower end of normal. On the outside, she didn't seem to have any of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease. On the inside, t...
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Shoulder “Brightness” on Ultrasound Imaging - A Sign of Diabetes?

Shoulder “Brightness” on Ultrasound Imaging - A Sign of Diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes has a number of warning signs, such as frequent urination, increased thirst, fatigue, hunger, and slow wound healing. The results of a new study suggest that shoulder "brightness" on an ultrasound test might also be a sign of diabetes. Doctors frequently use ultrasound to diagnose shoulder problems, such as sprains, strains, tears, ...
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How MRI can Help Your Doctor Assess Your Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

How MRI can Help Your Doctor Assess Your Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can help doctors determine the risk for cardiovascular disease in patients who do not have known risk factors for heart and blood vessel disease, according to a new study . Certain factors put individuals at higher risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), such as coronary artery disease and stroke. These risk fa...
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Breakthrough MRI Study Identifies Three Types of Depression

Breakthrough MRI Study Identifies Three Types of Depression
Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) , researchers have now identified three sub-types of depression, including one type that does not respond to commonly prescribed anti-depressants. Depression is common in the United States and all over the world. About 8.1 percent of American adults over the age of 20 experience depression, according to the re...
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Do You Have Stomach Cancer? Are You Scared that You Might? Here is What You Need to Know

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Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with stomach cancer? Are you concerned that you have stomach cancer? Here is what you need to know. As its name implies, stomach cancer is a type of cancer, which is a group of unhealthy cells that grow rapidly. Cancer is a progressive disease, which means it grows worse. Cancer progresses in stages. Doct...
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