Imagine the Worst, or We're at Our Own Peril: Osterholm Imagine the Worst, or We're at Our Own Peril: Osterholm
At home with politicians and news anchors, CIDRAP's Michael Osterholm shares three rules of science and the media, and explains why policy and science belong together like chocolate and peanut butter.Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

After Hundreds of Interviews, Here's John Whyte's View of COVID After Hundreds of Interviews, Here's John Whyte's View of COVID
Our problem with vaccines is that we talk about people instead of talking with people and listening to their perspectives.Medscape (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 5, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Expert Interview Source Type: news

Osteoporosis in Patients With Developmental Disabilities Osteoporosis in Patients With Developmental Disabilities
Review the unique challenges in the diagnosis, prevention, and management of osteoporosis in patients with developmental and intellectual disabilities.Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Hyperprogression on Immunotherapy: When Outcomes Are Much Worse Hyperprogression on Immunotherapy: When Outcomes Are Much Worse
Oncologists now accept that hyperprogression on immunotherapy, in which a patient fares much worse than expected, is a real phenomenon, but there is still no uniform definition.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiological and Functional Lung Sequelae of COVID-19 Radiological and Functional Lung Sequelae of COVID-19
A follow-up of COVID-19 patients provides insight into the radiological findings and lung function after recovery.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

IAMs for Acute Ischemic Stroke During Mechanical Thrombectomy IAMs for Acute Ischemic Stroke During Mechanical Thrombectomy
This study investigated the role of intra-arterial adjunctive medications as rescue or concurrent therapy in combination with mechanical thrombectomy. Does it improve outcomes compared with MT alone?Stroke (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

A New Frontier in Papillary Thyroid Cancer Treatment A New Frontier in Papillary Thyroid Cancer Treatment
What is the best course of treatment for small, low-risk papillary thyroid cancer? New developments have created opportunities to deliver care in a more individualized manner.American Thyroid Association (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Sex-Selective Abortion Continues to Widen India's Gender Divide Sex-Selective Abortion Continues to Widen India's Gender Divide
A cultural preference for sons has led to an increasing number of sex-selected abortions throughout India -- resulting in as many as 22 million fewer female births over 35 years, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

A'Mess' of a Diagnosis: Is it Type 2 MI or a Nonischemic Imposter? A'Mess' of a Diagnosis: Is it Type 2 MI or a Nonischemic Imposter?
Often tough to tell apart and with surprisingly poor prognoses, type 2 MI and nonischemic myocardial injury lack trials to guide therapy. Whether they require routine angiography is now being explored.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

NLR May Be Tied to Survival in Patients With NSCLC Brain Metastases NLR May Be Tied to Survival in Patients With NSCLC Brain Metastases
In patients with non-small cell lung cancer brain metastases treated with immune-checkpoint inhibitors and upfront steroids, a low NLR was associated with lower overall survival.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Pancreatic Cancer Surveillance in High-Risk: No Better Outcomes Pancreatic Cancer Surveillance in High-Risk: No Better Outcomes
Surveillance of people at high hereditary risk for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma can lead to diagnosis at an earlier stage, but as yet there is no clear survival benefit, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Sinus Inflammation May Inhibit Aspects of Brain Connectivity Sinus Inflammation May Inhibit Aspects of Brain Connectivity
People with sinonasal inflammation show decreased functional brain connectivity, according to a small proof-of-concept study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Experts Recommend Key Modifications to High-Resolution Manometry Experts Recommend Key Modifications to High-Resolution Manometry
An updated classification system reshapes the diagnosis of esophageal motility disorders.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Risk-Based Mammography Proposed for Times of Reduced Capacity Risk-Based Mammography Proposed for Times of Reduced Capacity
During times when healthcare access may be limited, such as during the COVID-19 pandemic, a risk-based approach can help pinpoint the women who are most likely to benefit from mammogram screening.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiological Case: Barth Syndrome: A Rare Cause of CHF in Boys Radiological Case: Barth Syndrome: A Rare Cause of CHF in Boys
Review the radiological findings and differential diagnosis of Barth syndrome, a rare X-linked recessive disorder which causes congestive heart failure in young males.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 9, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Patients With Cancer: Imaging Concerns Can't Delay COVID Vaccine Patients With Cancer: Imaging Concerns Can't Delay COVID Vaccine
Patients with cancer shouldn't delay COVID-19 vaccination despite the potential for clinically evident adenopathy on imaging done after vaccination, according to scientific experts.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Helping COVID'Long Haulers' in Primary Care Helping COVID'Long Haulers' in Primary Care
Long-haul COVID-19 is nowhere near being well understood, but Dr Chuck Vega has guidance for supporting patients through their long-term symptoms.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Pulmonary Cavitation: A Complication of Severe COVID-19 Pulmonary Cavitation: A Complication of Severe COVID-19
A new study examines the prevalence of lung cavitation due to COVID-19. Are you aware of this complication that can develop in patients with severe disease?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 25, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID-19 Has Wiped Out Cancer Research Fundraising COVID-19 Has Wiped Out Cancer Research Fundraising
' The impact on fundamental translational clinical research will be enormous and will echo forward for many years,'Dr Kerr laments.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 17, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Radiology Gets a Smaller Slice of the MPFS Pie Radiology Gets a Smaller Slice of the MPFS Pie
The 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule prescribes an estimated 11% reduction to radiology payments. Why and how did this come about?Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Don't Throw the Stethoscope Away! Don't Throw the Stethoscope Away!
In this brief commentary, physicians from China highlight the many reasons why the stethoscope is still invaluable and often preferable to ultrasound during the COVID-19 outbreak.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Web-Based Medical Translator Helps Patients With X-Ray Instructions Web-Based Medical Translator Helps Patients With X-Ray Instructions
A web-based program using artificial intelligence may help X-ray technologists provide instructions to non-English-speaking patients, a US study shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Waning Antibody Responses in SARS-CoV-2 Infection Waning Antibody Responses in SARS-CoV-2 Infection
An examination of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies shows how immunity may wane over time.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Long-Term Metformin Use Linked to Fewer ER+ Breast Cancers Long-Term Metformin Use Linked to Fewer ER+ Breast Cancers
Observational data from over 40,000 women with type 2 diabetes documents fewer estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers in those treated with metformin long-term; editorialists question conclusions, however.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

First Mammography Guidelines for Older Breast Cancer Survivors First Mammography Guidelines for Older Breast Cancer Survivors
The new guidelines suggest individualized decisions but recommend that screening mammography be discontinued when life expectancy is limited.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 28, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Brain Imaging Points to Possible Reason for Persistent Smell, Taste Trouble in COVID Patients Brain Imaging Points to Possible Reason for Persistent Smell, Taste Trouble in COVID Patients
Impairment of the central olfactory pathway, mainly involving the orbitofrontal cortex, may underlie persistent impairment in smell and taste in patients after COVID-19 infection, clinicians report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis During COVID-19 Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis During COVID-19
This unusual case highlights the role home isolation can have in the development of Aspergillus-associated respiratory disorders, particularly during the current COVID-19 pandemic.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Multi-Organ Point-of-Care Ultrasound for COVID-19 Multi-Organ Point-of-Care Ultrasound for COVID-19
What role does multi-organ point-of-care ultrasound have in the management of COVID-19 patients? A new expert consensus provides recommendations.Critical Care (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Ethnic Disparities in Imaging Utilization at NSCLC Diagnosis Ethnic Disparities in Imaging Utilization at NSCLC Diagnosis
Racial and ethnic minority groups may be less likely to receive appropriate imaging at the time of non-small cell lung cancer diagnosis. What can be done to address these inequities?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

ED Sonographic Score Helps Rule in or Exclude Acute Cholecystitis ED Sonographic Score Helps Rule in or Exclude Acute Cholecystitis
A bedside scoring tool could help identify or rule out sonographic acute cholecystitis in the emergency department, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis Human Bites and Recurrent Cellulitis
The Curbsiders share their favorite practice-changing pearls on managing common skin and soft tissue infections.The Curbsiders (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 20, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke Score Aids Treatment Decision in Mild Large-Vessel Stroke
Location and length of thrombus can identify those at highest risk for early neurologic deterioration, flagging those who may be the best candidates for thrombectomy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 14, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Portable MRI for Neuroimaging in ICU Patients a Game-Changer During Pandemic Portable MRI for Neuroimaging in ICU Patients a Game-Changer During Pandemic
Having access to portable MRI for neuroimaging of patients with COVID-19 in the ICU has been a game-changer during the pandemic, say neurosurgeons from New York.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Left-handed Cardiology Trainees Face Unique Challenges Left-handed Cardiology Trainees Face Unique Challenges
Left-handed cardiologists in training face significantly more barriers than right-handed peers when learning to perform common procedures in the exam room and echo and cath labs, a new report suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Whole-Pelvis Radiotherapy for High-Risk Prostate Cancer Whole-Pelvis Radiotherapy for High-Risk Prostate Cancer
Irradiating the whole pelvis rather than just the prostate reduces the likelihood of recurrence in men with high-risk locally advanced prostate cancer, according to a randomized controlled trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

One-Week Radiotherapy Standard for Early Invasive Breast Cancer One-Week Radiotherapy Standard for Early Invasive Breast Cancer
The FAST-Forward trial was designed to compare the standard regimen with a higher-dose hypofractionated regimen and a lower-dose hypofractionated regimen in women who had undergone EIBC surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Review Suggests Racial Disparities in Receipt of ER Diagnostic Imaging Review Suggests Racial Disparities in Receipt of ER Diagnostic Imaging
Racial and ethnic minorities are less likely than white patients to receive diagnostic imagining in the emergency room, a new systematic review finds.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Most Docs Lack Confidence in Using Ultrasound for Thyroid Cancer Surveillance Most Docs Lack Confidence in Using Ultrasound for Thyroid Cancer Surveillance
Just one in five physicians who monitor patients for recurrence of differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) has high confidence in their ability to use ultrasound for surveillance, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 6, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Orbital Roof Blowout Fracture With an Intact Orbital Rim Orbital Roof Blowout Fracture With an Intact Orbital Rim
A patient presents with a blowout fracture of the orbital roof after falling from a ladder. What was learned about this case through imaging findings?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Even for Wealthy, US Healthcare Can't Match Care in Other Nations Even for Wealthy, US Healthcare Can't Match Care in Other Nations
When it comes to healthcare, even privileged White Americans fare worse than the average citizens of 12 other developed countries, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

PSMA Imaging by PET/CT Cost Effective vs Conventional Imaging PSMA Imaging by PET/CT Cost Effective vs Conventional Imaging
Prostate-specific membrane antigen PET/CT provides better accuracy than conventional imaging at a lower cost, researchers in Australia say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Range of COVID-19 Neurological Complications Seen in Kids Range of COVID-19 Neurological Complications Seen in Kids
Children may develop neurological complications of COVID-19 ranging from mild to severe, a large brain-imaging study confirms.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Exposure Limits in Lung Cancer Radiotherapy Help Curb Side Effects Exposure Limits in Lung Cancer Radiotherapy Help Curb Side Effects
In patients with non-small cell lung cancer, left anterior descending coronary-artery radiation exposure is associated with major adverse cardiac events and all-cause mortality, according to a new analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Clinical Assessment of Breast Volume Clinical Assessment of Breast Volume
Could 3D imaging have a role in determining breast volume prior to surgery? How does it compare with traditional imaging techniques?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Preoperative Radiotherapy Then Chemo May Be Best in Rectal Cancer Preoperative Radiotherapy Then Chemo May Be Best in Rectal Cancer
In patients with locally advanced rectal cancer, a short course of radiotherapy followed by chemotherapy preceding surgery appears to provide beneficial results.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 22, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

BioNTech Confident COVID-19 Vaccine Effective Against New UK Mutation BioNTech Confident COVID-19 Vaccine Effective Against New UK Mutation
BioNTech Chief Executive Ugur Sahin said he was confident a COVID-19 vaccine co-developed by his company would be effective against a variant of the virus that has emerged in Britain.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 22, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Little Difference in Tests for Refining Thyroid Nodule Diagnosis Little Difference in Tests for Refining Thyroid Nodule Diagnosis
According to researchers in California, the Afirma genomic-sequencing-classifier RNA test and the ThyroSeq v3 multigene-genomic-classifier DNA-RNA test are similarly predictive.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

MRI-Based Nomograms May Predict Lymph Node Metastasis, Survival in Early Breast Cancer MRI-Based Nomograms May Predict Lymph Node Metastasis, Survival in Early Breast Cancer
Multiparametric MRI-based radiomic nomograms predicted axillary lymph node metastasis and disease-free survival in early breast cancer in a retrospective study in China.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Coronary CTA From Clinical Uses to Emerging Technologies Coronary CTA From Clinical Uses to Emerging Technologies
Coronary CT angiography is emerging as a first-line diagnostic modality for coronary artery disease. Review its clinical applications and emerging technologies in this article.Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults With SARS-CoV-2 Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults With SARS-CoV-2
Cases of multisystem inflammatory syndrome, a rare but severe complication of SARS-CoV-2 thought to be restricted to children and adolescents, have now been reported in adults.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news