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Video from RSNA 2017: New program promotes quality in radiology

CHICAGO - With its big, expensive scanners that can cost millions of dollars,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Video from RSNA 2017: Interventional radiologist runs for U.S. Congress Video from RSNA 2017: Women in radiology -- What's being done? Video from RSNA 2017: Is the future of radiology augmented? Video from RSNA 2017: Gadolinium retention debate takes center stage Video from RSNA 2017: Cinematic rendering -- Just pretty pictures or paradigm shift?
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AbstractThe inorganic –organic hybrid photoresponsive wood was fabricated by incorporating the phosphomolybdic acid (PMA)/polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) composites into the multi-scale hierarchical structure of wood using a simple pressure impregnation method. The as-prepared PMA-/PVP-coated wood (PPW) can change their co lors in response to visible light. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy demonstrated that the PMA/PVP composites were coated on the wood surfaces successfully and the wood structures were still clearly visible. The atomic force microscopy images conf...
Source: European Journal of Applied Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
AbstractFour groups of low transformation temperature (LTT) deposited metals with different Ni contents were prepared, and their microstructures were characterized by scanning electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy, and electron backscattered diffraction techniques. The relationship between the microstructures of the mixed martensite –retained austenite (RA) phases and their impact toughness were investigated; it was found that the impact toughness of the LTT deposited metals increased with increasing volume fraction of RA. In particular, its magnitude was higher for the specimens co...
Source: European Journal of Applied Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
Condition:   Bony Metastases From Castrate Refractory Prostate Cancer Intervention:   Drug: Radium-223 dichloride Sponsor:   The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston Recruiting
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Condition:   Accuracy of Surgical Guide in Computer Guided Implantology Intervention:   Other: Surgical guide designed from Impression inversion with markers Sponsor:   Cairo University Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   HNSCC Intervention:   Device: PSMA PET/CT-scan Sponsor:   The Netherlands Cancer Institute Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
If 2.6 billion people were suffering from an illness, you’d think we’d all be more familiar with it. That figure represents 33.7% of the population of the world, after all. It also represents the share of that population that will at some point experience an anxiety disorder, according to the National Institutes of Health. For those billions, the experience of clinical anxiety can range from a persistent fretfulness, distractedness and a sort of whole-body clenching, to the paralytic crisis of a full-blown panic attack. All of it feels lousy; all of it is a state you race to escape — which typically only ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized anxiety disorder behavior health OCD psychology PTSD Source Type: news
Conclusion: The central message of this study is that when acute onset symptoms are present in a relatively old patient with vascular risk factors, stroke should be considered as the possible aetiology until proven otherwise, and the appropriate steps should be taken to avoid a delay in the treatment and to improve outcomes.Case Rep Neurol 2017;9:277 –283
Source: Case Reports in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
I recently came across the unintentionally funny op-ed piece by John Rosemond, a family psychologist known for his controversial views on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other childhood behavioral issues. In the piece, he laments how he was dis-invited from a recent speaking invitation because of his views. In short, he says, “Those facts include that ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), and bipolar disorder of childhood are not realities; rather, they are constructs.” Of course they are constructs. But so is nearly everything we’ve created to navigate human existence. Rosemond ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: ADHD and ADD Brain and Behavior Disorders General Mental Health and Wellness Policy and Advocacy Psychology adhd is real are mental disorders real is adhd real mental diagnoses mental illness is a myth Myth Of Mental Illness Source Type: blogs
An elderly lady was diagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism after being admitted to hospital with pyelonephritis and constipation. A sestamibi parathyroid scan demonstrated increased uptake in the upper mediastinum, suggesting an ectopic mediastinal parathyroid adenoma. The 4-mm adenoma was successfully removed through a mini-sternotomy incision using a gamma probe to identify the gland from the surrounding tissue. The patient made an uneventful recovery.Case Rep Oncol 2017;10:1105 –1111
Source: Case Reports in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Authors: Bojanich MV, Basualdo JA, Giusiano G Abstract The degree of antagonism exercised by fungi on geohelminth development varies according to the morphological alterations caused by different fungal species. Saprophytic fungi may exert ovicidal or ovistatic effects. The aim of this study was to apply scanning electron microscopy (SEM) to observe the action of two soil saprophytic species of Chrysosporium (C. indicum and C. keratinophylum) on Toxocara canis eggs. The fungal strains to be tested were incubated for 28 days at 28°C in 2% water agar with a suspension of unembryonated T. canis eggs. A suspension ...
Source: Revista Argentina de Microbiologia - Category: Microbiology Tags: Rev Argent Microbiol Source Type: research
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