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MRI Technology to Map Body Fat

2019 20 Jun

A research team led by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) Prof. Iris Shai has published a significant long-term study on the impact of Mediterranean and low-carb diets and exercise, measuring their impact with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology to map body fat. In the study, "The Beneficial Effects of Mediterranean Diet Over... Read more

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AI and teleradiology impact healthcare

2019 28 May

Teleradiology and artificial intelligence (AI) can work hand-in-hand and align their respective potential to greatly impact healthcare delivery. The exponential development of high-speed telecommunications networks have opened the way for vast amounts of data to be transferred across the globe instantly. This provided the grounds for the emergence... Read more

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Know more, treat better

2019 22 May

Affidea applies ground-breaking AI technology on Brain MRI examinations for people with Multiple Sclerosis   Affidea has entered into a partnership with icometrix, a data science company that develops Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions for healthcare, to standardise and improve the care of patients with neurological disorders. The official... Read more

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How-to 'Twitter': Starter's guide to navigating the radiology Twitterverse

2019 22 May

A starter’s guide for radiologists unfamiliar with Twitter to highlight benefits of active Twitter involvement and remove perceived barriers to active Twitter use The dominion of social media has transformed the way healthcare professionals and organisations connect with patients and interact with members and peers in the medical community.... Read more

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U.S. dense breast notification laws: awareness & early cancer detection after mammo

2019 14 May

Breast density is recognised as a risk factor for breast cancer, and dense breast tissue can decrease mammographic sensitivity, leading to diagnostic delay . This is of particular concern to women in their 40s and 50s , for whom the prevalence of dense breasts ranges from 38% to 57%. Concerns about the low sensitivity of screening mammography... Read more

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Better reports mitigate 'curse of knowledge' for patients & radiologists

2019 07 May

The shift to structured radiology reports has increased report clarity for referring providers and is supported by most radiologists. As the movement for increased transparency in healthcare continues, more and more patients are accessing their imaging reports via patient portals. When radiologists address the clinical question that was posed,... Read more

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Gaming: Joy in radiology education

2019 23 Apr

Radiology residency programs find the fun in learning by leveraging cutting edge technologies. A new comprehensive review on r adiology education using gaming technology, presents valuable insight into the value of gaming , game types and gaming principles, artificial intelligence applications and continued education.  The study published in... Read more

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BREAKING NEWS: MRI measures brain function in milliseconds

2019 17 Apr

MRI elastography: ground-breaking new way to see extremely fast neuronal activity in the brain It is magnificent how fast the human brain operates. In a fraction of a second our  neurons are activated, creating thoughts and reactions to stimuli. The speed at which radiologists can non-invasively  follow brain function using  MRI , however, is... Read more

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Direct patient-radiologist communication: online patient portal

2019 17 Apr

The radiologist has always been considered the "doctor's doctor," advising referring clinicians. Recently there has been a shift in the care continue thrusting radiologists onto centre stage where they serve patients directly. The new norm in radiology is in the approach of patient-centred care . Physicians and healthcare providers 'team up' with... Read more