CT Scan helps give voice to mummy

A 3,000-year-old-mummy finally speaks thanks to modern medical technology. CT scan and 3D printing have helped recreate a sound from the vocal tract of Nesyamun, a 3,000-year old mummified priest. A combination of an artificial larynx, CT scans, and 3-D printing used to synthesize a vowel sounds. The project started in 2013 by professors at…

CT Scans and Meningitis

Meningitis is either a bacteria or virus that infects the membranes (meninges) surrounding your brain and spinal cord. Many cases of meningitis are not life-threatening. However, the condition can quickly turn more serious and require medical attention-especially if it is bacterial. Meningitis is particularly common in college dorms due to the communal living, shared spaces,…

PET scans are used to treat and diagnose caner, brain, and heart conditions.

A positron emission tomography (PET) scan is an imaging test that helps reveal how your tissues and organs are functioning. These scans use radiation and a radioactive tracer drug that shows activity. PET scans sometimes detect disease before it shows up on other imaging tests and is most commonly used in cancer treatment, neurology, and…

X-Ray, MRI, or CT Scan?

Every patient and every injury is different. Many factors such as the how the injury occurred,  extent of damage, health of the patient, and condition of the effected area are all considered during treatment. Your doctor will be able to recommend a treatment plan and can decide how to view your injury either with an…

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