New guidelines for researchers wanting to study how molecules in the body use metals such as iron and magnesium to maintain good health have been established by researchers at the University of Virginia (UVA).
May 25, 2018 | Practice Management
Lead author Seth Seabury, PhD, from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, and colleagues determined that there are "significant gaps in follow-up for patients with mTBI after hospital discharge, even those with a positive finding on CT or who continue to experience post concussive symptoms."
May 25, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
University of Virginia researchers found that radiology trainees benefit the most from a commercially available clinical decision support (CDS) program being implemented into an electronic health record, which overall improves the appropriateness scores of ordered imaging studies significantly.  
May 25, 2018 | Oncology Imaging
A new study published May 24 in the New England Journal of Medicine found lung cancer mortality rates are much higher for young women than young men in the U.S., with the higher burden confined to whites and Hispanics.
May 24, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have used a new imaging technique to visualize cellular damage to the retina caused by diabetes. The method, tested in a mouse model, may aid in understanding diabetic retinopathy—a leading cause of blindness.
May 24, 2018 | Breast Imaging
Contrary to breast screening recommendations, new research suggests that breast cancer survivors are not getting the recommended number of mammograms post-surgery, according to a new study published in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (JNCCN).
May 24, 2018 | Neuroimaging
Researchers from the Guerbet Group and the University of Münster in Germany recently found that rats' brains have a 75 percent retention rate of gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs) a year after injection, specifically the linear contrast agent gadodiamide.
May 24, 2018 | Diagnostic Imaging
A group of German researchers found diffusion-weighted (DW) MRI provided superior prognostic information compared to PET/CT in liver cancer patients who underwent 90Y radioembolization and proved more accurate in predicting overall survival in these patients.
May 24, 2018 | Oncology Imaging
Officially sworn in this past October as the Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Ned Sharpless, MD, believes that artificial intelligence will probably be in the future of cancer care.
May 24, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Health insurance giant Anthem implemented its controversial imaging policy in Colorado last fall which has limited CT and MRI coverage for the nearly one in five patients with private insurance in the state, according to a Denver Post report. Some experts question the motivation of the move.
May 23, 2018 | Practice Management
Detroit attorney Mike Morse has been accused by State Farm Insurance of having an undisclosed financial relationship with Horizon Imaging, a Michigan based MRI provider which accepted referrals from Morse's law firm.
May 23, 2018 | Healthcare Economics
Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, has been elected Chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) board—the first woman named to the position in the history of the organization.
May 23, 2018 | Imaging
Researchers from Drexel University and experts in aerospace engineering at ISAE-SUPAERO in Toulouse, France, found aircraft pilots commit more errors operating a real aircraft than a flight simulator by measuring brain activity using a portable, cognitive imaging system.