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#RSNA20: Anxiety Associated with Faster Onset of Alzheimer's Disease

2020 30 Nov

Anxiety is associated with an increased rate of progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease, according to a study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Alzheimer's disease represents a major public health crisis worldwide. The number of deaths from the disease has more than... Read more

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#RSNA20: Sleeve Gastrectomy in Teenagers Weakens Bones

2020 30 Nov

Childhood obesity is a major public health issue. Over the last ten years, the prevalence of childhood obesity has consistently increased. Sleeve gastrectomy is the most common bariatric surgery procedure performed in both children and adults. In this procedure, 75% of the stomach is removed to restrict food intake and induce weight loss. It results... Read more

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#RSNA20: Cooking With Wood Causes Lung Damage

2020 30 Nov

Advanced imaging with CT shows that people who cook with biomass fuels like wood are at risk of suffering considerable damage to their lungs from breathing in dangerous concentrations of pollutants and bacterial toxins, according to a study being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Approximately... Read more