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Twitter activity plunges during virtual conferences
January 24, 2022 -- The shift to virtual conferences during the COVID-19 pandemic could have an unexpected consequence -- a plunge in Twitter activity during virtual meetings, according to a study published January 20 in Insights into Imaging. Read More
IBM to sell Watson Health assets to private equity firm
January 24, 2022 -- IBM has agreed to sell healthcare data analytics assets from its Watson Health business to private equity firm Francisco Partners, reportedly for more than $1 billion. IBM's core Watson artificial intelligence technology was not included in the deal, however. Read More
Rapid amyloid PET scans show promise in Alzheimer's disease
January 24, 2022 -- Amyloid PET imaging performed in just a few minutes appears equal to standard FDG-PET imaging for detecting glucose hypometabolism in Alzheimer's disease patients, according to a study published January 18 in the European Journal of Hybrid Imaging. Read More
Meet the 18 finalists for the EuroMinnies 2022 awards
January 24, 2022 -- The fourth edition of the EuroMinnies, AuntMinnieEurope.com's annual awards scheme, is entering its final phase, and today we can reveal the full list of finalists. In the four "people awards," the eight finalists come from eight different European nations. Find out who made the cut. Read More
POCUS on par with x-ray for COVID-19 diagnosis, management
January 21, 2022 -- Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) for lung imaging is noninferior to chest x-ray when it comes to diagnosing COVID-19, according to an Italian study published January 18 in the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. Read More
Could AI help reduce DBT workloads?
January 21, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) can help radiologists lessen their workload when reading digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) images by nearly 40%, according to research published January 18 in Radiology. Read More
CT radiomics, machine learning predict melanoma survival
January 21, 2022 -- The combination of CT radiomics and machine learning can predict survival of melanoma patients after immunotherapy better than relying only on tumor size data, according to research published online January 20 in JAMA Oncology. Read More
Canon earns IMV 2021 ServiceTrak awards
January 21, 2022 -- Canon Medical Systems USA has received 2021 ServiceTrak awards in two categories related to customer satisfaction in the company's medical imaging business. Read More
Completion of CT lung screening varies between groups in Hawaii
January 20, 2022 -- Participation in CT lung cancer screening varied among Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and Asian individuals in a population-based study out of Hawaii published January 20 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
AI reconstruction aids lung nodule detection on ultralow-dose CT
January 20, 2022 -- A deep learning-based image reconstruction algorithm can enable detection of more lung nodules on ultralow-dose CT exams -- at radiation doses comparable to a chest x-ray, according to a study published January 18 in Radiology. Read More
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