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Katherine Davis
News Writer
As a News Writer for TriMed Media Group, Katherine covers breaking news across several facets of the healthcare industry focusing on content for Cardiovascular Business and Clinical Innovation + Technology. She is based in Chicago and holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Columbia College Chicago. Her work has appeared in Modern Healthcare, Crain's Chicago Business and The Detroit News. She joined TriMed in 2016.

Amnis Therapeutics, a biomedical engineering company in Israel, has received approval from the Karolinska Institute, a medical university in Stockholm, Sweden, to use its neuro-thrombectomy device on patients for the first time in a clinical trial.

A new study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) found a link between slow development in young children and obesity rates of parents.

New research from Harvard University shows that just because you’re considered an adult doesn’t mean your brain has fully matured, the New York Times reports.

A new study looking at effects of pregnancy has shown how a woman’s brain can alter size and structure, changing how they perceive feelings and perspectives of others, the New York Times reports.

Existing research that shows a medication designed to treat herpes could also be beneficial to individuals suffering with Alzheimer’s. The treatment is being tested in a new clinical study.

 - Burnout

With long hours, seamlessly never-ending workloads and frequent isolation, radiologists are increasingly experiencing burnout. It’s a problem that can have serious effects on one’s work if not addressed properly. But considering the nature of the business, burnout can be hard to prevent and manage within realistic limits of the profession.

 - Hedvig Hricak

On the third day of RSNA, attendees packed the main auditorium to see a keynote address on advancing imaging technologies and techniques that will become useful in efforts to treat cancer. 

 - Football helmet

For years now, research has emerged to show the effects of playing football—including repetitive concussive and sub-concussive hits—may lead to major brain damage. Now, a new study further explores the topic and affirms that players in the National Football League (NFL) could be at a higher risk for brain injuries.

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in the U.K. have developed a new imaging technique that could help create treatments for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

A new study found that the number of older Americans developing dementia is on the decline, the New York Times reports.