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mammograms

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How a smart bra could one day outdo the mammogram

The Breast Tissue Screening Bra in the works is non-invasive, painless, and may even be more accurate than 3D mammography.

By October 10, 2012

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FDA OKs mammogram that halves radiation exposure

Swedish company Sectra's digital mammography system uses "photon counting" tech to reduce the radiation dose by half of what's found in other digital or film-based systems.

By May 5, 2011

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MedicalKeyring: Your medical data on a fingerprint thumbdrive

This keyring, billed as having the world's smallest biometric fingerprint reader, shows your emergency medical info at the touch of a button.

By August 27, 2013

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A new way to predict breast cancer survival

Researchers at Columbia University win a breast cancer prognosis challenge with a new computational model, which could potentially improve models for diagnosing and treating many types of cancer.

By April 18, 2013

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Routine mammography's potential harm: Overdiagnosis

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health estimate that for every 2,500 women invited to screening, only one life will be saved.

By April 3, 2012

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New frontier for NASA imaging software: Breasts

A new imaging system uses software developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to analyze mammograms, ultrasounds, etc., in greater detail than previously possible.

By October 14, 2010

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The red pill of Alzheimer's: Would you take it?

An international team of experts on Alzheimer's disease uncovers a gene variation that reveals the rate at which the disease will progress.

By September 17, 2010