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Radiology is the medical specialty directing medical imaging technologies to diagnose and sometimes treat diseases. Originally it was the aspect of medical science dealing with the medical use of electromagnetic energy emitted by X-ray machines or other such radiation devices for the purpose of obtaining visual information as part of medical imaging.
New optical fibre probe can help surgeons detect breast cancer tissue during surgery

New optical fibre probe can help surgeons detect breast cancer tissue during surgery

Working with excised breast cancer tissue, researchers from the University of Adelaide developed the device to differentiate cancerous cells from healthy ones. [More]
Short-term sleep loss affects cardiac function

Short-term sleep loss affects cardiac function

Too little sleep takes a toll on your heart, according to a new study to be presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. [More]
Novel imaging technique shows promise to detect, monitor and guide therapy for prostate cancer

Novel imaging technique shows promise to detect, monitor and guide therapy for prostate cancer

An international group of researchers report success in mice of a method of using positron emission tomography scans to track, in real time, an antibody targeting a hormone receptor pathway specifically involved in prostate cancer. [More]
Study identifies underlying cause for overgrowths in lower extremities of morbidly obese patients

Study identifies underlying cause for overgrowths in lower extremities of morbidly obese patients

Morbidly obese individuals--those whose weight is more than double normal weight--are prone to overgrowths in their lower extremities that can lead to infections and other health-threatening complications. [More]
New green nanotechnology approach targets, destroys precancerous tumor cells in livers of mice

New green nanotechnology approach targets, destroys precancerous tumor cells in livers of mice

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 700,000 new cases of liver cancer are diagnosed worldwide each year. [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]
Philips launches new suite of operational improvement software solution for radiologists at RSNA 2016

Philips launches new suite of operational improvement software solution for radiologists at RSNA 2016

Royal Philips today introduced PerformanceBridge, a new suite of performance management software and services to assist radiology departments in enhancing productivity, improving the patient experience and delivering better value-based care. [More]
Philips unveils series of intelligent, comprehensive connected radiology solutions at RSNA 2016

Philips unveils series of intelligent, comprehensive connected radiology solutions at RSNA 2016

Royal Philips today unveiled a series of intelligent and comprehensive connected radiology solutions at the 2016 Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting, beginning November 27 through December 1 at McCormick Place in Chicago. [More]
RSNA 2016: Philips launches next-generation radiation dose management software platform for healthcare providers

RSNA 2016: Philips launches next-generation radiation dose management software platform for healthcare providers

Royal Philips today introduced DoseWise Portal 2.2, a next generation radiation dose management software platform for healthcare providers to record, track and analyze radiation exposure to patients and clinicians. [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]
Elsevier to showcase STATdx diagnostic decision support system and imaging textbooks at RSNA 2016

Elsevier to showcase STATdx diagnostic decision support system and imaging textbooks at RSNA 2016

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, will showcase new features of its diagnostic decision support tool STATdx, highlight new diagnostic imaging textbooks, and recognize several of its distinguished physician authors being honored by the Radiological Society of North America at the RSNA 2016 Annual Meeting, November 27 - December 2, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. [More]
New report examines how public perceives role and responsibility of radiologists

New report examines how public perceives role and responsibility of radiologists

When it comes to visibility, radiologists, in many cases, are out of sight. They often receive and interpret images from afar, leaving a patient's referring physician or specialist to disclose the findings -- and, using the information supplied, answer questions about the diagnosis. [More]
New combinatination therapy shows promise in treating patients with traumatic brain injury

New combinatination therapy shows promise in treating patients with traumatic brain injury

A combination of the stimulant drug methylphenidate with a process known as cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation is a promising option to help people who suffer from persistent cognitive problems following traumatic brain injury, researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have reported. [More]
Diabetes increases risk for all-cause mortality and non-lung cancer deaths among heavy smokers

Diabetes increases risk for all-cause mortality and non-lung cancer deaths among heavy smokers

While it is well known that smoking causes lung cancer, heavy smokers with diabetes are also at increased risk of death from causes other than lung cancer, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. [More]
Adolescent obesity may lead to irreparable bone damage

Adolescent obesity may lead to irreparable bone damage

Teenagers who are obese may be doing irreparable damage to their bones, according to a new study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. [More]
Researchers developing biomaterial with potential to treat vascular bleeding

Researchers developing biomaterial with potential to treat vascular bleeding

Researchers at Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing a biomaterial that has potential to protect patients at high risk for bleeding in surgery. [More]
Arthritis drug induces response and remission in patients with Crohn's disease, study finds

Arthritis drug induces response and remission in patients with Crohn's disease, study finds

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have shown that ustekinumab, a human antibody used to treat arthritis, significantly induces response and remission in patients with moderate to severe Crohn's disease. [More]
Study shows appendicitis patients can be safely discharged on same day of surgery

Study shows appendicitis patients can be safely discharged on same day of surgery

Patients with acute appendicitis who undergo laparoscopic appendectomy do not experience higher rates of postoperative complications or costly readmissions when sent home on the same day of their operations compared with patients hospitalized overnight, according to study results published online as an "article in press" on the Journal of the American College of Surgeons website ahead of print publication. [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]
Fraunhofer researchers use new deep learning approach to facilitate tumor measurement

Fraunhofer researchers use new deep learning approach to facilitate tumor measurement

Physicians have long used visual judgment of medical images to determine the course of cancer treatment. [More]
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