Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live

THURSDAY, May 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists say they have found where fear and anxiety reside in the brain.

Health Tip: Getting an X-Ray During Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- X-rays provide important insight to doctors trying to diagnose a bone problem. But there are some risks associated with exposure to radiation.

Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions

TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- It may be possible to use artificial intelligence to diagnose tuberculosis in people who live in developing nations, a new study suggests.

Is MRI the 'Mammography' of Prostate Cancer Screening?

SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- MRI screening might greatly reduce overdiagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer in older men, a preliminary study suggests.

Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness

WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Blindness at an early age triggers the brain to make new connections that enhance hearing, smell and touch, as well as memory and language, a new study suggests.

Blood Test May Spot Lung Cancer's Return, Even Before Scans

MONDAY, March 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A blood test can detect the return of lung cancer months before CT and PET scans, a new study suggests.

Diagnostic Mammograms Find More Cancers, and More False-Positives

TUESDAY, Feb. 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Thanks to high-tech imaging, mammograms ordered when breast cancer is suspected are catching more tumors -- but the percentage of false alarms is up, too, a new study finds.

Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers who pinpointed brain differences in people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) say their findings show the condition should be considered a brain disorder.

Brain Scans Let 'Locked-In' ALS Patients Communicate

TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Brain imaging enabled four severely "locked-in" patients -- all conscious and aware but unable to communicate -- to answer yes-and-no questions, researchers report.

Brain Scans May Shed Light on Bipolar Disorder-Suicide Risk

TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Among teens and young adults with bipolar disorder, researchers have linked brain differences to an increased suicide risk.