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RSNA15: Parental Absence Affects Brain Development in Children

2015 01 Dec

New research from China shows that children who have been left without direct parental care for extended periods of time have larger grey matter volumes in the brain. The finding suggests that the lack of parental care affects brain development in children, according to the study presented on Monday, 30 November, at the annual meeting of the Radiological... Read more

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RSNA15: Gaming Tech Creates Better X-Rays

2015 01 Dec

Researchers have developed software for the Microsoft Kinect gaming console that measures body-part thickness and checks for motion, positioning and beam adjustment immediately before x-ray imaging. The goal is to have the best quality x-rays at the lowest dose possible without repeating images, the researchers explained. Their feasibility study was... Read more

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Agfa HealthCare Presents Three Supplier Excellence Awards at RSNA 2015

2015 30 Nov

Toshiba, Barco and TomTec are recognized for their outstanding performance and support to Agfa HealthCare's business   Awards are based on quality, delivery and cost, as well as the results from a cross-functional stakeholder survey.   30 suppliers in total were pre-selected, representing imaging systems, imaging informatics solutions... Read more

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RSNA15: Mobile MRI Tracked Marathon Runners

2015 30 Nov

An imaging study has identified cartilage regeneration in long-distance runners. Ultra-distance running places tremendous stress on the body and this research provides detailed information on how the various organ systems change and adapt in response to that stress, according to researchers, who used a mobile MRI truck to follow marathon runners for... Read more

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RSNA15: More Women Screened for Breast Cancer with Medicaid Expansion

2015 30 Nov

Introduction of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the United States has enabled more women to come forward for breast cancer screening, according to a study that will be presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting today. Improved access to breast cancer screening was observed in those states that took the option to expand... Read more

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RSNA15: Acute Concussion After Effects Seen with MRI

2015 30 Nov

The effects of acute concussion continue even after clinical recovery, according to a study to be presented today at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting in Chicago. Concussed athletes are usually cleared to return to play based on symptoms and cognitive and neurological test results. However, there is increasing evidence that brain... Read more

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RSNA15: MRI Reveals Weight Loss Protects Knees

2015 30 Nov

Weight loss can help to slow the degeneration of knee cartilage for obese people, according to a new MRI study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Researchers say that substantial weight loss can also reduce the risk of developing osteoarthritis. Obesity is a major risk factor for osteoarthritis, a... Read more

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RSNA 2015 Opening Session - Innovation is the Word

2015 29 Nov

Throughout the opening session held this morning here at RSNA, one word was omnipresent: Innovation Ronald L. Arenson welcomed John Boone President American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), who presented his greetings to the attendees at McCormick Place’s packed Arie Crown Theater. Setting the tone for the morning’s theme of future,... Read more

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2015 RSNA Outstanding Educator and Researcher Awards Go To…

2015 29 Nov

The Annual Meeting’s opening session this morning included an awards presentation by RSNA President Ronald L. Arenson . The laureates were honoured for their outstanding contributions in the field of education and research. The Outstanding Educator Award was presented to the thoracic radiologist Kay H. Vydareny , MD, in recognition for her extraordinary... Read more

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Sectra Demonstrates Integrated Diagnostics Solution at RSNA 2015

2015 27 Nov

A common backbone for Radiology and Pathology IT enabling improved cancer care At RSNA, the global radiology show in Chicago, Sectra   will demonstrate how a common solution for integrated diagnostics improves collaboration between radiology and pathology, thereby increasing efficiency in cancer care. In addition, the solution saves money for... Read more