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A group of researchers from the Republic of Korea found the 2018 Liver Imaging and Reporting Data System (LI-RADS) could accurately differentiate hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) from other malignancy in patients with liver cirrhosis, according to a study published Jan. 29 in Radiology.

Researchers led by Martina F. Callaghan, PhD, from the University College London Wellcome Center for Human Neuroimaging in London, found that tattoo-related adverse reactions from MRIs are possible—but come at low risk, according to a correspondence recently published online in the New England Journal of Medicine

General Electric (GE) has changed its original strategy and will now aim to sell nearly half of its healthcare unit, GE Healthcare, according to GE CEO Larry Culp.

A new three-dimensional (3D) imaging technique to analyze tissue samples allowed scientists to determine that pancreatic cancers can start and grow in two distinct ways, according to a Jan. 30 study published in Nature. The findings solve a question that’s plagued researchers for decades.

The world market for digital pathology is expected to rise to $600 million by 2022, according to a new report from Signify Research. But it will have to overcome some strong obstacles first.

The state-run website—HealthCost—reduced medical imaging costs by five percent for patients and four percent for insurers, according to Zach Brown, PhD, an assistant professor of economics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

A team from Singapore demonstrated that an object detection convolutional neural network (CNN) could accurately detect and localize fractures on wrist x-rays, according to a Jan. 30 study published in Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. The method may be more verifiable than traditional CNNs.

RSNA has published the first issue of its new online journal, Radiology: Artificial Intelligence.

Hospitalized women with ischemic stroke are less likely than men to be evaluated by stroke specialists and receive specialized imaging scans and other diagnostic testing in hospitals, according to research being presented at this year's American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference in Honolulu.

Despite the best current recommendations advocating women avoid mammograms before elective breast surgery, a large number of women still undergo pre-surgical screening, reported authors of a study published in JAMA Surgery. The unnecessary imaging may drive up healthcare costs and lead to unneeded tests.

“We believe that people should be able to play a more active role in managing their well-being,” Apple COO, Jeff Williams, said in a prepared statement. “As we learn over time, the goal is to make more customized recommendations that will help members accomplish their goals and live healthier lives.”

A team of U.S. researchers used fMRI to discover that a lack of sleep can reduce the brain's ability to combat pain, according to a Jan. 28 study published in the journal JNeurosci.