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The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization (ANSTO) confirmed it has shut down its Lucas Heights nuclear medicine facility following a “mechanical fault,” The Guardian reported. The shutdown puts an added strain on Australia’s already short supply of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99).

A new diffusion tensor imaging technique can help predict problems related to dementia in patients with stroke-related small vessel disease, according to research published in Stroke.

The FDA has cleared GE Healthcare’s Critical Care Suite, a collection of AI algorithms built into a mobile x-ray machine, according to a Sept. 12 statement.

Medical student applications for radiology residency programs has remained stable, but authors of a new editorial published in Academic Radiology believe the specialty will face upcoming challenges that warrant improved recruitment strategies.

The American College of Radiology (ACR) was picked by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to train physicians to classify pneumoconiosis on chest x-rays, a specialist otherwise known as a “B Reader.”

A team of researchers from Taiwan performed a first-of-its-kind external validation of four AI algorithms used to detect pulmonary nodules in chest x-rays, sharing their results in Clinical Radiology. The classifiers could help radiologists improve medical imaging care as a whole.

A new study found that machine learning networks can learn to alter images so they are indistinguishable from real ones. Researchers warned this may tempt criminals to use such platforms for cybersecurity attacks.

MRI can predict the severity of one of the most frequent tumors of the central nervous system, according to a recent study published in Clinical Radiology. Researchers believe it may help tailor a patient’s management plan.

Exposure to diagnostic low-dose ionizing radiation is associated with an increased risk of developing cancer among pediatric patients, according to a recent study published in JAMA Network Open.

German researchers have found that physical fitness can actually improve brain structure and brain functioning in young people, according to a study presented at the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) Congress in Copenhagen.

“We anticipate that these expert multisocietal consensus recommendations on multimodality imaging in cardiac amyloidosis will standardize the diagnosis and improve the management of this highly morbid and underdiagnosed disease," wrote authors of the new guidelines published in the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology.

New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine has linked e-cigarette use to a cluster of respiratory illness cases identified on CT scans. The results add to the growing concern that vaping may cause lung damage, an idea manufacturers of vaping products have downplayed.