Imaging is then performed using devices that are able to detect these molecules inside the body.Bioluminescent imaging uses natural chemicals such as luciferase, the substance that enables fireflies to glow, to trace the movement of certain cells or to identify the location of specific chemical reactions within the body.breast-specific gamma imaging Also called molecular breast imaging.A diagnostic procedure performed as a follow-up study to a mammogram that detects cancer or is inconclusive in its findings.Antigens can be substances like bacteria, viruses, or even pollen that invade the body.arrhythmia Arrhythmias are also called heart rhythm problems. Arrhythmias occur when the heart that beats too fast (called tachycardia), too slow (called bradycardia), or irregularly.bipolar disorder Also called manic-depressive disorder. A mental disorder that causes mood swings that range from of the lows of depression to the highs of mania.
automatic internal cardiac defibrillator A device to prevent sudden cardiac death that is surgically placed under the skin in the chest or abdomen.
The body fights off infection by producing antibodies, which destroy or neutralize bacteria, viruses, or other harmful toxins.