The “Better and Robust Screening Today Act” would mandate the Department of Defense to cover DBT screenings, a modality lawmakers say is the best tool available for detecting breast cancer.

 

Duke researchers have used micro CT to peer deep into medicine’s past.

Gadolinium-based contrast agents were found in multiple areas of the brain's cerebral cortex, central to cognition, regulating behavior and consciousness, according to research published in Radiology.

Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy is immediately effective and requires a shorter hospital stay compared to traditional methods such as deep brain stimulation.

The improved optical coherence tomography approach may help cardiologists distinguish life-threatening plaques from those that are less dangerous.

Nuclear radiology is quickly evolving, but recruiting medical students into the field has been a challenge. A new study suggests young trainees aren't fully informed about the growing opportunity.

Infants exposed to such drug use suffer from withdrawal when they are born, also called neonatal abstinence syndrome. The condition requires lengthy hospital stays with severe situations calling for opioid treatment.

An investigation found there was no malicious intent involved and no punishment was handed down, the Wall Street Journal reported. 

Arteriovenous malformations in the brain are best obliterated with surgery following preoperative embolization. However, radiosurgery is a considerably less costly option that may suffice in some cases.

The models encompass a wide variety of diagnostic tasks, including pneumothorax detection on chest x-rays and highlighting brain segments on MRI scans.

The reactor is smaller than most, operating at 2 megawatts, and requires less maintenance than larger reactors.

Although 90% of those surveyed said they stand by their choice of treatment, one-third did not have enough information about the side effects of radiation, chemotherapy or surgery.