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New PET tracer detects Alzheimer's disease pathology
July 26, 2021 -- A new PET tracer proved for the first time it can be used to identify brain activity involved in the formation of plaque in people with cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published July 15 in Molecular Psychiatry. Read More
3D liver segmentation detects fatty liver on cardiac CT
July 26, 2021 -- A 3D liver segmentation method can be utilized to rapidly diagnose and measure fatty liver on cardiac CT exams, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Read More
MRI finds brain structure changes in elite rugby players
July 26, 2021 -- Advanced MRI sequences have revealed that a significant proportion of active elite rugby players experience changes in brain white matter from their participation in the sport, according to research published online July 22 in Brain Communications. Read More
Imaging aids in tween's tumor-induced jaw reconstruction
July 26, 2021 -- Imaging has helped diagnose and reconstruct an 11-year-old girl's lower jaw, which had eroded due to a growing benign tumor. The case report was published on July 9 in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases. Read More
PET/CT shows promise predicting outcomes in head, neck cancer
July 23, 2021 -- PET/CT imaging may help predict outcomes in patients on immunotherapy for head and neck cancer, according to a research letter published July 23 in JAMA Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery. Read More
4 ways to create safe screening spaces for transgender patients
July 23, 2021 -- Data on breast cancer risk for the transgender community may be limited in the U.S. But radiologists can do their part in creating a welcoming environment to encourage transgender people to attend screening exams, according to a July 21 presentation hosted by the Society of Breast Imaging. Read More
Google Cloud launches Healthcare Data Engine
July 22, 2021 -- Google Cloud announced the preview of Healthcare Data Engine, a tool for healthcare and life sciences organizations that integrates and standardizes data from multiple silos, including medical records, claims, clinical trials, and research data. Read More
Swollen glands from COVID vaccine more prevalent in breast imaging
July 22, 2021 -- Adenopathy caused by the COVID-19 vaccine has a higher incidence than adenopathy seen in otherwise normal mammograms, but swelling goes down over time, according to research published July 22 in JAMA Oncology. Read More
Annual mammography catches more interval cancer in dense breasts
July 22, 2021 -- Areas in Canada that offered annual mammography screening to women with dense breast tissue saw lower rates of interval breast cancers compared with locations that offered biennial screening, according to a study published July 19 in the Canadian Association of Radiologists' Journal. Read More
New radiology virtual consult model shows promise
July 22, 2021 -- A group of U.S. researchers found that virtual consultations can improve radiology's value by enabling face-to-face visits among radiologists, primary care physicians, and their patients, according to a study published July 20 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
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