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Using imaging markers such as gummy candies or a plastic, fish-shaped container can alleviate children’s anxieties during MRI exams and cut costs for radiology departments, according to a recent Australian study published in BMJ Open.

Physicians with no coding experience are able to create AI algorithms to classify medical images at levels comparable to state-of-the-art platforms, according to a new study published in The Lancet Digital Health. However, some experts questioned whether those without experience should really be creating such technology.

Multiple nuclear medicine and cardiology groups are working to oppose potential cuts to myocardial PET scans that were made possible by the CMS 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule, according to a joint statement.

“Assessing (prostate cancer) PCa invasiveness as early as possible is essential for disease management, treatment choice, and patient prognosis,” wrote the authors of a new study published in Clinical Radiology.

A new MRI technique out of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) can show the molecular makeup of the brain, potentially helping clinicians diagnose neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

AI is central to many large technology companies such as Facebook and Google, and may soon have a similar role in the medical imaging world, argued a group of radiologists in a new editorial published in Clinical Imaging.

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has updated its recommendations for using radiation therapy to treat patients with diagnosed pancreatic cancer.

Using contrast-enhanced digital mammography (CEDM) to evaluate low to moderately suspicious breast lesions can greatly reduce biopsies in patients with benign lesions, according to a study published Sept. 5 in Academic Radiology.

The ACR released a statement urging more nuanced conclusions should be drawn from a Sept. 3 study published by JAMA that found the use of medical imaging continues to grow despite efforts to curb overutilization.

A model utilizing natural language processing and machine learning can accurately detect radiology reports that demand follow-up imaging, reported researchers of a new study published in the Journal of Digital Imaging.

Patients with a family or personal history of allergic reactions to contrast media are in danger of experiencing future reactions, according to a study published Sept. 3 in Radiology.  

Why do some dogs hunt while others herd? The connection between brain structure and function is well-known in both humans and canines, but new research published in the Journal Neuroscience offers new insight into the relationship between innate brain wiring and learned behavior.