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Study finds 1 in 5 pediatric celiac disease patients on gluten-free diet sustain persistent intestinal damage

Study finds 1 in 5 pediatric celiac disease patients on gluten-free diet sustain persistent intestinal damage

In surprising findings, researchers from MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Boston Children's Hospital have discovered that nearly one in five children with celiac disease sustained persistent intestinal damage, despite strict adherence to a gluten-free diet. [More]
Majority of U.S. radiologists receive favorable satisfaction scores from patients, study shows

Majority of U.S. radiologists receive favorable satisfaction scores from patients, study shows

According to a new research study, most U.S. radiologists receive favorable satisfaction scores from their patients. [More]
MGH researchers develop new methods for mapping and measuring solid stress in tumors

MGH researchers develop new methods for mapping and measuring solid stress in tumors

Massachusetts General Hospital investigators have developed new methods for mapping and measuring solid stress - the force exerted by solid and elastic components - within tumors, an accomplishment that may lead to improved understanding of those forces and their consequences and to novel treatment strategies. [More]
Study using Cubresa SPECT scanner finds potential non-invasive diagnosis for Alzheimer’s

Study using Cubresa SPECT scanner finds potential non-invasive diagnosis for Alzheimer’s

Cubresa’s SPECT scanner was used to determine if a novel molecular label, TRV6001, in development for in vivo imaging of the BChE enzyme present in the brains of Alzheimer’s Disease patients follows the known distribution of the enzyme in animal models of the disease. [More]
Dilon and GE receive FDA approval for Discovery NM750b breast imaging system

Dilon and GE receive FDA approval for Discovery NM750b breast imaging system

DILON Diagnostics and GE Healthcare are pleased to announce the FDA clearance of the Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) localization accessory for breast biopsy. [More]
New study finds substantial decline in new enteral access procedures

New study finds substantial decline in new enteral access procedures

According to a new study by the Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute, the last two decades have seen a substantial decline in new enteral access procedures in the Medicare population. [More]
MGH researchers uncover mechanism revealing why aspartame may not promote weight loss

MGH researchers uncover mechanism revealing why aspartame may not promote weight loss

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has found a possible mechanism explaining why use of the sugar substitute aspartame might not promote weight loss. [More]
DILON Diagnostics to distribute GE's Discovery NM750b breast imaging system in North America

DILON Diagnostics to distribute GE's Discovery NM750b breast imaging system in North America

DILON Diagnostics and GE Healthcare are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement for DILON to be the exclusive distributor of GE's Discovery NM750b Molecular Breast Imaging system in North America. [More]
Testing ability to recognize, remember odors may help identify people at risk for Alzheimer's disease

Testing ability to recognize, remember odors may help identify people at risk for Alzheimer's disease

A non-invasive protocol testing the ability to recognize, remember and distinguish between odors was able to identify older individuals who - according to genetic, imaging and more detailed memory tests - were at increased risk of Alzheimer's disease. [More]
MGH researchers find following healthy lifestyle can mitigate genetic risk of heart disease

MGH researchers find following healthy lifestyle can mitigate genetic risk of heart disease

It is well known that following a healthy lifestyle -- not smoking, avoiding excess weight and getting regular exercise - can reduce the risk of heart disease. [More]
World Cancer Congress: DITTA urges development of integrated care approaches in medical technology

World Cancer Congress: DITTA urges development of integrated care approaches in medical technology

In its session at the World Cancer Congress, DITTA, the Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT and Radiation Therapy Trade Association explained how fragmentation within healthcare systems makes it difficult for them to effectively manage complex conditions such as cancer where the various dimensions of care - prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and palliation – are inseparable. [More]
IDoR 2016 spotlights role of radiology in diagnosis and management of breast diseases

IDoR 2016 spotlights role of radiology in diagnosis and management of breast diseases

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, more than 140 medical societies worldwide will mark the International Day of Radiology, celebrating the thousands of lives saved by the many contributions of breast imagers and radiation oncologists. [More]
MediSens reveals full agenda to include inspiring speakers

MediSens reveals full agenda to include inspiring speakers

This highly-anticipated agenda focuses on discussing a clear need to assist medical professionals in order to improve clinical outcomes, reduce dosage and control costs through advanced X-ray Imaging Systems. [More]
Study reveals way to actively reverse anesthetic-induced unconsciousness

Study reveals way to actively reverse anesthetic-induced unconsciousness

The latest study from a Massachusetts General Hospital/Massachusetts Institute of Technology team investigating the mechanisms underlying general anesthesia finds that stimulating a specific group of neurons in mice produces signs of arousal -- including getting on their feet and walking -- even as the animals continue to receive the anesthetic drug isoflurane. [More]
Researchers find link between estrogen levels in lung tissue and SMLA in postmenopausal women

Researchers find link between estrogen levels in lung tissue and SMLA in postmenopausal women

Thanks to advances in medical imaging, the detection rate for synchronous multiple lung adenocarcinoma (SMLA) has been on the rise. Cases of SMLA in Japanese women have been on the rise despite having a national smoking rate of less than 10% in recent years. [More]
Novel approach to analyzing brain structures may help predict progression of Alzheimer's disease

Novel approach to analyzing brain structures may help predict progression of Alzheimer's disease

Use of a novel approach to analyzing brain structure that focuses on the shape rather than the size of particular features may allow identification of individuals in early presymptomatic stages of Alzheimer's disease. [More]
Agfa HealthCare's Enterprise Imaging platform to be validated by RSNA experts

Agfa HealthCare's Enterprise Imaging platform to be validated by RSNA experts

Agfa HealthCare recently signed on as a pilot vendor for the Radiology Society of North America's Image Share Validation Program, a conformity assessment program that is designed to establish standards across image-sharing vendors and at healthcare organizations. [More]
NPS MedicineWise introduces new health professional program on ankle and knee imaging

NPS MedicineWise introduces new health professional program on ankle and knee imaging

NPS MedicineWise has this week launched a new health professional program on ankle and knee imaging—developed in conjunction with musculoskeletal experts and in line with RANZCR, Australian Physiotherapy Association and Australian College of Nursing Choosing Wisely Australia recommendations and RACGP clinical guidance for MRI referral. [More]
Agfa HealthCare releases new customer-driven version of Enterprise Imaging platform

Agfa HealthCare releases new customer-driven version of Enterprise Imaging platform

Agfa HealthCare announces today that it is releasing a new version of its Enterprise Imaging platform. Customer-driven enhancements include academic, multi-site, radiology and additional specialty workflows for medical imaging. [More]
Molecular signaling pathway could be basis of potential new treatment for osteoporosis

Molecular signaling pathway could be basis of potential new treatment for osteoporosis

A molecular signaling pathway identified by an international research team could be the basis of improved treatment for osteoporosis. [More]
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