Neuroscience researchers and clinicians at UCLA have used MR-guided ultrasound to help rouse a recovering coma patient to a more alert state of consciousness. 

In locales and cultures as far removed from one another as Ethiopia and Pennsylvania, trainee radiologists finely—and similarly—honed their technical skills in pediatric ultrasound after viewing brief web-based tutorials on image acquisition.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals announced Aug. 24 it has reached an agreement to sell its nuclear imaging business to IBA Molecular (IBAM) for $690 million.

Average-risk women with low breast density who get screened for breast cancer every three years share a trait in common with higher-risk women with high breast density who get screened every year. Both groups will maintain a similar or better balance of benefits and harms than average-risk women who get screened every other year.

Adding annual screening tomosynthesis to 2D mammography beginning at age 40 is cost-effective compared with 2D mammography alone, according to a study published online Aug. 23 in the American Journal of Roentgenology.