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RSNA 2019: Minimally Invasive Procedure Relieves Tremors in Parkinson's Patients

2019 28 Nov

Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) thalamotomy, a minimally invasive procedure, can help reduce tremors in patients with Parkinson's disease or essential tremor, says a new study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). You might also like: RSNA 2019: Speakers and Topics According... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Biennial Mammography Screening Yields More Advanced-Stage Cancers

2019 27 Nov

Mammography screening has been helpful in lowering breast cancer mortality, but there is ongoing debate on how often women should be screened. A new study has found that biennial mammography screening is associated with advanced-stage breast cancer compared with annual screening. Additionally, women undergoing screenings every two years tended... Read more

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Imaging Uncovers Secrets of Medicine's Mysterious Ivory Manikins

2019 27 Nov

Manikins or small anatomical sculptures, often made of ivory or animal bone, are said to have been used as tools for the study of medical anatomy as far back as four centuries ago. Still, not much is known about the origins of these manikins, which makes them objects of curiosity and highly-prized collector's items. You might also like: RSNA... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Prenatal Opioid Exposure May Alter Brain Function in Babies

2019 26 Nov

One danger from opioid use in pregnancy is that when babies are born, they suffer from drug withdrawal, or a group of conditions known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Moreover, exposure to opioids in utero is believed to have lasting consequences on brain development and behaviour. You might also like: How Blockchain is Fighting Opioid... Read more

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RSNA 2019: MRI Reveals Brain Damage in Obese Teens

2019 25 Nov

An imaging study reveals obesity amongst young people may be due to brain changes that affect important regions responsible for control of appetite and emotions. There is a pattern of brain damage which, according to researchers, has to do with some inflammatory markers like leptin, a hormone made by fat cells that helps regulate energy levels... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Quenching the Thirst for AI Knowledge

2019 21 Nov

This year’s Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) will feature a newly expanded Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hub as the technology becomes increasingly embedded in imaging processes.   You might also like: RSNA 2019: Speakers and Topics   AI innovations from industry leaders, AI... Read more

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RSNA 2019: Speakers and Topics

2019 18 Nov

  With only two weeks to go until its 105th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) has announced it will feature plenary session lectures on a range of healthcare topics and recognise distinguished radiologists.   You might also like: Leading Breast Radiologist Wins 2019 RSNA Accolade... Read more

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Deep Learning Improves Lung Cancer Detection from X-rays

2019 18 Nov

New research led by South Korean radiologists provides further proof as to how artificial intelligence can help improve diagnosis of lung cancer using medical imaging.   Radiologists performed better in detecting malignant lung cancers on chest x-rays when they read images with deep-learning based software, according to the research published... Read more

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Leading Breast Radiologist Wins 2019 RSNA Accolade

2019 13 Nov

Prof. Fiona Gilbert is a leading light in the field of breast imaging with her contribution to the field being marked with Honorary Membership at Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago this December. Since her graduation from Glasgow University in 1978 she has built an illustrious career in the UK in multiple areas... Read more

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E-cigarette & Vaping Products Blamed for Lung Disease Outbreak

2019 11 Nov

Use of e-cigarette or vaping products, which may contain nicotine and tetrahydrocannabinol, has been blamed for an outbreak of lung disease that hit the U.S. starting in August. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that cases of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) reported from 49 states and one... Read more