Radiological scans showing cancer are falling by the wayside at National Health Service (NHS) hospitals, with some going unread for up to six weeks because of a pension dispute between doctors and England’s public health arm.
“Our multicenter study found that 4D flow MRI provided a promising way of measuring blood flow in the superior and inferior caval veins and right heart, which may provide further insight into physiologic and pathologic blood flow patterns in individuals with COPD and emphysema,” wrote researchers in a July 24 Radiology study.
"It's important to quantify exposure to ionizing radiation because it can cause cancer and birth defects and should be kept to a minimum, especially during pregnancy," said co-lead author Marilyn L. Kwan, PhD.
A high coronary artery calcium (CAC) score was linked to an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and mortality in patients between 30 and 49 years old, researchers of a new study published in JAMA Network Open found.
U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), along with numerous other members of Congress, addressed a letter to the Military Health System (MHS) urging its leadership to provide DBT coverage to TRICARE health beneficiaries.
The Department of Energy (DOE)’s National Nuclear Security Administration has awarded cooperative agreements for the production of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) to three U.S. companies, including NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes.
New research published July 23 in JAMA reported neurological differences in several areas of the brain, including white matter volume, among U.S. government personnel involved in a 2016 auditory attack in Cuba compared to healthy controls.
A deep learning classification approach can identify cancerous regions from benign areas in optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of breast tissue, according to results of a July 17 study published in Academic Radiology.