A 42-year-old British woman was shocked to find from an MRI scan that her swollen eye was because a contact lens was embedded in her eyelid for 28 years, according to a recent article by CNN.
August 16, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Researchers from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed an imaging application that utilizes light-emitting nanoparticles and could provide a safer way to see deeper into living tissue and cells, according to research published Aug. 6 in Nature Communications.
August 16, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
Extending PET acquisition time during PET/MRI for rectal cancer staging increases identified lymph nodes and has no impact on scan time, reported authors of a recent American Journal of Roentgenology study.
August 16, 2018 | Diagnostic Imaging
Tuberculosis (TB) could now be diagnosed in an hour with a new imaging technique guided by glowing bacteria and developed by researchers at Stanford University.
August 16, 2018 | Practice Management
Thomas H. Berquist, MD, will step down from his position as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) after 12 years at the journal, according to an AJR statement.
August 15, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
Yale University reserachers have developed a new approach that can provide more information about molecular function inside the brain through linking gene expression patterns to brain signals captured by MRI-derived T1-weighted/T2-weighted mapping.
August 15, 2018 | Practice Management
Those with traumatic brain injury (TBI) experienced an increased risk of suicide, according to a Danish study of more than 34,000 individuals.
August 15, 2018 | Diagnostic Imaging
Patients who have suffered a stroke may be helped by four easy checks of their brain CT scans, according to a large analysis published August 14 in The Lancet Neurology.
August 15, 2018 | Neuroimaging
“The less sleep you get, the less you want to socially interact. In turn, other people perceive you as more socially repulsive, further increasing the grave social-isolation impact of sleep loss,” said Matthew Walker, PhD, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at UC, Berkeley.
Currently, only one generator is FDA approved for the production of Ga-68 Dotatate injection (NetSpot), a radiopharmaceutical utilized for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging and radionuclide therapy in patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NET), according to a SNMMI letter sent to the FDA on Aug. 6.
August 15, 2018 | Advanced Visualization
Chemists from Japan have developed a photostable fluorescent dye that enables long-term bioimaging of living cells in the near infrared region (NIR), according to a new study in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.
August 14, 2018 | Practice Management
A radiology employee at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi, was fired after he was captured on video Aug. 11 using a racial slur at a local donut shop, WJTV 12 reported.
August 14, 2018 | Imaging Informatics
One of the two largest brain cancer data collections in the U.S. has been made publicly available to researchers worldwide through the Georgetown Database of Cancer (G-DOC), according to an Aug. 10 release from Georgetown University’s Lombardi Cancer Center.
August 14, 2018 | Practice Management
New research from the American Cancer Society found cancer patients who reported experiencing better communication with a provider typically received more efficient care, fewer office visits and improved outcomes.
August 14, 2018 | Practice Management
Radiologists are involved in 15 percent of diagnosis-related malpractice claims, with 80 percent of those cases resulting in permanent injury or death, according to a debut report from medical liability insurer Coverys.
August 14, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence
An artificial intelligence (AI) software designed by Google DeepMind and U.K. physicians identified diseases on optical coherence tomography scans and made the correct referral choice in 94 percent of cases, according to a recent Nature Medicine report.
August 14, 2018 | Molecular Imaging
A new molecular imaging method developed by engineers from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, may improve cancer screening and treatment monitoring through high-frequency microwaves.