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Low Muscle Mass Tied to Death Risk in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Low Muscle Mass Tied to Death Risk in Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Sarcopenia is a prevalent but unrecognized risk factor for mortality in nonmetastatic, early-stage breast cancer and predicts survival risk in those with less advanced disease, suggest new data.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 5, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Several Effective Options for Treating Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preemies Several Effective Options for Treating Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Preemies
High doses of oral ibuprofen are most effective for closure of hemodynamically significant patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in preterm infants, but treatment may not be necessary, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 29, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Appendicitis Calculator Quantifies Risk in Children With Acute Abdominal Pain Appendicitis Calculator Quantifies Risk in Children With Acute Abdominal Pain
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

German Doctor Warns Physicians: Never Again Partake in Atrocities German Doctor Warns Physicians: Never Again Partake in Atrocities
When she was a child in Germany, Dr. Franziska Eckert ’ s family minimized the role her grandparents played in World War II. Then her own investigation uncovered the likely truth – her grandfather was a mass murderer.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

' Unethical': Cancer Bills Inflated 5 to 15 Times Higher'Unethical': Cancer Bills Inflated 5 to 15 Times Higher
Some medical centers providing cancer care are charging 5 to 15 times more than the Medicare allowable amount; this looks like price gouging and is unethical, say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiomics Model Distinguishes Malignant, Benign Lesions on Mammography Radiomics Model Distinguishes Malignant, Benign Lesions on Mammography
A radiomics model using kurtosis MRI reliably distinguishes between malignant and benign lesions identified as suspicious on mammography.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Gastrointestinal Ultrasound Useful for Assessing IBD Gastrointestinal Ultrasound Useful for Assessing IBD
Gastrointestinal ultrasound (GIUS) accurately and noninvasively assesses disease activity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Neuroimaging in Dementia Neuroimaging in Dementia
This article provides an overview of classic as well as new, cutting-edge neuroimaging techniques that can assist with clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and other dementia syndromes.Seminars in Neurology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Why Do Physicians Overtreat Elderly Breast Cancer Patients? Why Do Physicians Overtreat Elderly Breast Cancer Patients?
Drs Kathy Miller and Reshma Jagsi on the reasons behind practitioners'reluctance to omit radiation therapy in older patients.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Use of SNPs Boosts Accuracy of Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Use of SNPs Boosts Accuracy of Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Novel Radiopharmaceutical Approved for GEP-NETs Novel Radiopharmaceutical Approved for GEP-NETs
A novel radiopharmaceutical, lutetium Lu 177 dotatate (Lutathera), has been approved by the FDA for use in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Proton Therapy Not Better Than IMRT in Lung Cancer Proton Therapy Not Better Than IMRT in Lung Cancer
In a randomized trial comparing the two modalities, proton therapy was not superior in reducing the rate of serious lung toxicityMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Effective for Essential Tremor MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Effective for Essential Tremor
Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) can stably suppress essential tremor (ET) long-term, according to 2-year follow-up data from a multinational study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Screen for Colorectal Cancer Earlier, More Often in People With Cystic Fibrosis Screen for Colorectal Cancer Earlier, More Often in People With Cystic Fibrosis
Adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) should undergo colorectal cancer (CRC) screening with colonoscopy beginning at age 40 and be rescreened every five years, advise consensus recommendations from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

SRS for Brain Mets: Use Is Up, but Restricted SRS for Brain Mets: Use Is Up, but Restricted
Use of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) to treat brain metastases has increased significantly in recent years. But some patients are more likely to receive it than others.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

RT Without Chemo for Dysphagia in Advanced Esophageal Cancer RT Without Chemo for Dysphagia in Advanced Esophageal Cancer
Palliative radiotherapy is slightly less effective but much less toxic than palliative chemoradiotherapy for dysphagia in patients with advanced esophageal cancer, according to results from a randomized trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Unusual Presentations of Functional Parathyroid Cysts Unusual Presentations of Functional Parathyroid Cysts
This case series illustrates diagnostic challenges related to functional parathyroid cysts, which can easily be mistaken for a thyroidal mass and may not appear on parathyroid scintigraphy.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 26, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Could Cone-beam CT Demonstrate the Lateral Accessory Canals? Could Cone-beam CT Demonstrate the Lateral Accessory Canals?
Cone-beam computed tomography is being increasingly used to assess root canal morphology. Is it able to assess the full canal system, including tiny lateral and accessory canals?BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Active Surveillance Confirmed as Best for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer Active Surveillance Confirmed as Best for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer
Japanese experts recommend active surveillance as a first-line strategy for low-risk papillary microcarcinomas of the thyroid, based on a review of their many years of experience using this strategy.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 20, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Predicting CSF Diversion for Fetal Ventriculomegaly With MRI Predicting CSF Diversion for Fetal Ventriculomegaly With MRI
A machine learning model based on fetal MRI parameters accurately predicts the need for postnatal cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diversion in fetal ventriculomegaly.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 20, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

EASL and AASLD Recommendations for the Diagnosis of HCC EASL and AASLD Recommendations for the Diagnosis of HCC
This study evaluated the diagnostic performance of CT, MRI and contrast-enhanced ultrasound, alone and in combination.Liver International (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Noninvasive Ventilation Has Heart Benefits in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Noninvasive Ventilation Has Heart Benefits in Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Noninvasive ventilation (NIV) improves cardiac structure and function to a greater extent than CPAP in patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS), according to findings from the Spanish Sleep Network.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Critical Care News Source Type: news

Overweight Women Might Need More Frequent Mammograms Overweight Women Might Need More Frequent Mammograms
Overweight women may need more frequent mammograms to screen for breast cancer, according to a Swedish study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Whole Pelvic Radiation, ADT Limit Prostate Cancer Biochemical Failure Whole Pelvic Radiation, ADT Limit Prostate Cancer Biochemical Failure
Whole pelvic radiation therapy (WPRT) and androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) reduce the risk of biochemical failure in men who receive post-prostatectomy salvage radiotherapy for prostate cancer, according to a database study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Aortic Valve Replacement Improves Survival in High-risk Patients Aortic Valve Replacement Improves Survival in High-risk Patients
Aortic valve replacement (AVR) improves survival in patients with severe aortic regurgitation and severely reduced left-ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), according to a database review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Antiretroviral Therapy May Halt HIV-Related Brain Changes Antiretroviral Therapy May Halt HIV-Related Brain Changes
HIV-positive individuals have lower neuropsychological test scores and smaller brain volumes than HIV-negative people, but the disadvantages do not worsen in patients who receive combination antiretroviral therapy.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Adjuvant Radiation Benefit in Locally Advanced Thyroid Cancer Adjuvant Radiation Benefit in Locally Advanced Thyroid Cancer
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Radiotherapy No Better Than Sorafenib for Inoperable Liver Cancer Radiotherapy No Better Than Sorafenib for Inoperable Liver Cancer
Selective internal radiotherapy (SIRT) with yttrium-90 resin microspheres does not prolong survival compared to sorafenib in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma not eligible for curative treatment, according to French researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Top 10 Tech Health Hazards for 2018 Released Top 10 Tech Health Hazards for 2018 Released
The ECRI Institute's top 10 list of health technology hazards for 2018 runs the gamut from cybersecurity to missed alarms and equipment malfunctions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Alert Source Type: news

Should Some Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients Skip Adjuvant Chemo, Radiation With TORS? Should Some Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients Skip Adjuvant Chemo, Radiation With TORS?
For patients with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) receiving transoral robotic surgery (TORS), adjuvant radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy (CRT) should be avoided if possible, according to a long-term functional and quality-of-life (QOL) outcomes study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Primary Care Program Cost-effectively Reaches Underserved With HCV Infection Primary Care Program Cost-effectively Reaches Underserved With HCV Infection
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 6, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

How Does Vildagliptin Affect the Heart in Patients With Reduced Ejection Fraction? How Does Vildagliptin Affect the Heart in Patients With Reduced Ejection Fraction?
The oral anti-hyperglycemic agent vildagliptin, a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor, does not appear to worsen ventricular systolic function in patients with type 2 diabetes and heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), according to results from a 52-week randomized trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - November 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Not All Streptococcal Bacteremia Cases Merit Echocardiography Not All Streptococcal Bacteremia Cases Merit Echocardiography
A simple score can help to determine which patients with non-beta-hemolytic streptococcal bacteremia require echocardiography to rule out infective endocarditis, researchers from Sweden report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 25, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Brain Calcification on CT Fades by Age 1 in Children With Zika Brain Calcification on CT Fades by Age 1 in Children With Zika
Cerebral calcification should not be a key requirement for late diagnosis of congenital Zika syndrome, and patients who do not have calcifications may still have Zika, according to a 1-year follow-up study of children with the syndrome.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Eat More Fiber, Not Less, During Pelvic Radiotherapy? Eat More Fiber, Not Less, During Pelvic Radiotherapy?
Contrary to current thinking, increased fiber intake during radical pelvic radiotherapy had clear benefits on radiation-induced GI toxicity in a randomized controlled trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy May Benefit Most Patients With Achalasia: Experts Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy May Benefit Most Patients With Achalasia: Experts
Most patients with achalasia, particularly those with type III, can benefit from treatment with per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), according to an expert review and commentary from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Brazil's President Treated for Small Coronary Blockage Brazil's President Treated for Small Coronary Blockage
Brazilian President Michel Temer is being treated for a slight blockage of a coronary artery, his office said on Wednesday, denying a press report that he would undergo an angiogram procedure later this month.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Are ICDs Broadly Effective for Brugada Syndrome? Are ICDs Broadly Effective for Brugada Syndrome?
Implanted cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are effective in patients with Brugada syndrome, but there is a significant risk of device-related complications, researchers from Spain report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Updated Algorithm for Managing Incidental Liver Lesions on CT Updated Algorithm for Managing Incidental Liver Lesions on CT
Size and radiological features should determine how to manage liver lesions detected incidentally on CT scan, says the American College of Radiology (ACR) Incidental Findings Committee in an updated algorithm.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 9, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Courtroom Antics Cast Doubt on Child Abuse Findings Courtroom Antics Cast Doubt on Child Abuse Findings
Courtroom Antics Cast Doubt on Child Abuse FindingsMedscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

MRI Biomarkers in Some Patients With Sleep Disorder May Portend Parkinsonism MRI Biomarkers in Some Patients With Sleep Disorder May Portend Parkinsonism
In patients with idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (iRBD), MRI-detectable subclinical changes in the substantia nigra may signal future parkinsonism, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Incidentally Found Pancreatic Cysts Common, Usually Benign Incidentally Found Pancreatic Cysts Common, Usually Benign
Nearly half of people who undergo magnetic resonance cholangiopancreaticography (MRCP) have incidentally discovered pancreatic cysts with a diameter of 2 mm or greater, according to results from the Study of Health in Pomerania (SHIP).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Fewer Publicly Insured Patients With ‘ Legacy ’ Cardiac Devices Get MRI Testing Fewer Publicly Insured Patients With ‘ Legacy ’ Cardiac Devices Get MRI Testing
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

Using MRI to Predict Response to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Schizophrenia Using MRI to Predict Response to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Schizophrenia
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Regular Evaluation Improves Survival in Asymptomatic Severe AS Regular Evaluation Improves Survival in Asymptomatic Severe AS
Patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis followed according to guideline recommendations were more likely to undergo early valve replacement and had improved survival and reduced hospitalization.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Stereotactic Radiosurgery an Option for Some Cushing ’ s Disease Patients Stereotactic Radiosurgery an Option for Some Cushing ’ s Disease Patients
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Left Atrial Enlargement Tied to OSA in Older Swedish Men Left Atrial Enlargement Tied to OSA in Older Swedish Men
Left atrial enlargement was independently associated with the prevalence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in a group of 71-year-old Swedish men, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

CT Radiation Exposure Much Lower for Kids at Pediatric Facilities CT Radiation Exposure Much Lower for Kids at Pediatric Facilities
Children who get a CT scan in non-pediatric-hospital (NPH) emergency room receive twice as much radiation as their peers who have the same imaging test at a pediatric trauma center (PTC), new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Extent of Remnant Liver Ischemia May Predict Survival After Colorectal Liver Metastases Extent of Remnant Liver Ischemia May Predict Survival After Colorectal Liver Metastases
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Effect of PAVMs on the Mechanical Properties of the Lungs Effect of PAVMs on the Mechanical Properties of the Lungs
Gain a better understanding of how pulmonary arteriovenous malformations might impact lung mechanical properties.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news