Incredible CT Scans Show What's Happening Inside A Body In Motion

The next wave of CT scanners combines motion correction technology and organ-wide coverage to limit radiation exposure — while also obtaining hi-res images of soft tissue, organs and bones as they move within the body. Translation: They can acquire remarkable images of your insides in motion. Here's the proof. » 1/14/15 12:00pm 1/14/15 12:00pm

Use Your Cell Phone To Diagnose Blood Diseases

The medical tricorder is now closer than ever to reality. A group of Berkeley engineers have invented a mobile phone microscope that can photograph microbes in your blood, and analyze them for disease. » 7/22/09 8:40am 7/22/09 8:40am

Is Your Doctor Exposing You to Too Much Radiation?

A new study released this week shows that medical imaging scans expose patients to seven times more radiation than they did twenty years ago. Could a scan for cancer actually be giving you cancer? » 3/04/09 10:58am 3/04/09 10:58am

This Is What Game Consoles Really Do To Your Brain

Video game tech could literally save your brain. Currently, when your neurologist needs to make a snap judgment about brain surgery, a 3-D brain image like the one above might not be ready for hours — far too long in an emergency. But now the Mayo Clinic is teaming up with IBM to develop ways to create a 3-D image… » 1/10/08 9:20am 1/10/08 9:20am