July 13, 2015

New research allows doctors to image dangerous 'hardening' of the arteries

Researchers at the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, have shown how a radioactive agent [PET] developed in the 1960s to detect bone cancer can be re-purposed  to highlight the build-up of unstable calcium deposits in arteries, a process that can cause heart attack and stroke. {Read more here}