Car accident with airbag deployment trauma showed special pattern in bone scan - Chuang TL, Hsu TW, Chou SC, Wang YF.
A 72-year-old man had rectal adenocarcinoma with partial obstruction with liver and lung metastases. Bone scan showed special pattern with bony destructions to the lateral aspect of the left first to fourth and right first to 10th ribs (in a row in continu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Placebo scrutiny? Far-right extremism and intelligence accountability in Germany - Hillebrand C.
This article examines the question of what quality such inquiries can achieve, exploring the scandal surrounding the case of the German far-right t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Monitoring pilot's mental workload using erps and spectral power with a six-dry-electrode EEG system in real flight conditions - Dehais F, Dupr ès A, Blum S, Drougard N, Scannella S, Roy RN, Lotte F.
Recent technological progress has allowed the development of low-cost and highly portable brain sensors such as pre-amplified dry-electrodes to measure cognitive activity out of the laboratory. This technology opens promising perspectives to monitor the "b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Validity of bone scans to detect missed injury in patients with major trauma - Kim M, Hong TH, Cho HJ.
BACKGROUND: It is easy to miss injuries in patients with major trauma (MT). The authors hypothesized that bone scans (BSs) would reduce the number of missed injuries. However, there was not enough evidence on BS in patients with MT. The purpose of the pres... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Eyes on the street: Civilian Joint Task Force and the surveillance of Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria - Agbiboa DE.
What does the 'war on terror' mean in a volatile local context in which soldiers have scant knowledge of the terrain and the identity of an adapting and potent guerrilla force that resembles the noncombatant population? This overriding question is addresse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Characterization of oral maxillofacial lesions resulting from physical aggression: differences between genders - Garcez RHM, Thomaz EBAF, Marques RC, Azevedo JAP, Lopes FF.
In developed countries, violence is the main cause of oral maxillofacial (OMF) injuries. In Brazil, there are scant records of such lesions. The scope of this study was to detail the OMF injuries resulting from physical aggression in a capital of the Brazi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Annual mammography shows higher recall rate
Younger women undergoing annual mammography exams had higher recall rates than...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast tissue seems less dense on DBT scans Study questions value of supplemental breast ultrasound New MRI coil vest may improve breast cancer screening JNCI: Breast screening AI software equals radiologists Dedicated breast CT shows promise for cancer screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 22, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Machines Treating Patients? It ’s Already Happening
Rayfield Byrd knows when it’s time to wake up every morning. The 68-year-old Oakland, Cal., resident hears a voice from the living room offering a cheery good morning. Except Byrd lives alone. A little after 8 a.m. each day, a small yellow robot named Mabu asks Byrd how he’s doing. Byrd has Type 2 diabetes and congestive heart failure, and about three years ago, he had surgery to implant a microvalve in his heart to keep his blood flowing properly. To stay healthy, he takes four medications a day and needs to exercise regularly. To make sure his heart is still pumping effectively, his doctor needs to stay on to...
Source: TIME: Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Artificial Intelligence Life Reinvented medicine Source Type: news

Canadian community pitches in to buy an MRI
How much would you pay to bring a new MRI scanner to your hospital? Local hospital...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ontario ban on cremation after brachytherapy draws scrutiny Row erupts in Canada over radiologists' role in healthcare Canadian group tackles MRI waits through scheduling How IT innovation can improve healthcare in Canada Ottawa Hospital slashes lung cancer treatment time (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Orthopedic Surgeon Pays $400K to Keep Son Out of Ophthalmology Residency
(MedPage Today) -- A twist in the college cheating scandal (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 21, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

College Admissions Scandal: A Med Student Reacts College Admissions Scandal: A Med Student Reacts
Recently, wealthy parents were arrested for manipulating college admissions. Given the amount that medical students have invested in the academic system, this news is particularly upsetting.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Med Students Article Source Type: news

MRI-guided cryoablation a boon for HCC patients
With a 1-tesla open scanner and some finesse, Chinese researchers are using...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CBCT-guided radiotherapy shows promise for HCC 3D printing enables CT- and MR-guided ablation simulation Contrast US clears up indeterminate HCC cases on MRI US surveillance of HCC subject to image quality issues HCC screening boosts survival rate in cirrhosis patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Neuroscientist who specializes in psychopaths discovered he is a psychopath
Dr James Fallon identified a pattern in the brain scans of psychopaths while studying murderers and serial killers. Then he discovered - quite by accident - his scans show the same pattern. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Optovue Launches New AngioWellness(TM) Scan at Vision Expo East
Latest Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCTA) Technology Offers a New Dimension for Enhanced Patient Management NEW YORK, March 20, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Optovue, the global leader in the development of optical cohe... Devices, Ophthalmology, Product Launch Optovue, AngioWellness (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

College admissions fraud involved people misrepresenting who they were with faked claims of accomplishments and capabilities... but isn't that what every politician does to get elected?
(Natural News) Public outrage continues to boil over concerning the various college admissions scandals that are sweeping the nation, reiterating the disturbing fact that getting into college is still largely contingent upon having enough money, influence, and power to grease the wheels of acceptance. But are these corrupt, pay-for-play schemes within the realm of higher... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safe, funny and frightening drinking situations from children's viewpoint: comparing recalled childhood stories about others' drinking in Scandinavia - T örrönen J.
The article analyzes retrospective childhood stories related to others' drinking (N  = 336). The stories have been told in a focus group context in Finland and Sweden. Hence, they are stories about the past that have been constructed in the present. The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

One in 20 women injured in the vaginal mesh scandal have attempted suicide
A survey of more than 650 women in the UK who had the controversial implant to treat their prolapse or urinary incontinence also revealed one in 20 are in such severe pain they regularly self-harm. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast tissue seems less dense on DBT scans
Women may be almost 60% less likely to be assigned to a dense breast category...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DBT is well-positioned as successor in European breast screening ABUS better than DBT for diagnostic workup DBT finds cancers associated with better outcomes Switch to DBT to improve mammo screening performance Synthesized 2D mammo + DBT works for breast screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 19, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cancer sufferer whose cough was dismissed as a 'bad cold' THREE TIMES is embracing her new look 
Meagan Bechtold, 27, of Las Vegas, developed a hacking cough in March last year, which doctors wrote off as a bad cold, allergies or bronchitis. A CT scan later revealed she had Hodgkin’s lymphoma. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Partial Fundoplication May Have Edge in Treating GERD Partial Fundoplication May Have Edge in Treating GERD
In surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), partial fundoplication (PF) prompts less dysphagia than total fundoplication (TF), according to randomized trial results reported by Scandinavian researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 19, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Philips touts ACC study for detecting residual ischemia
Royal Philips, the parent of Philips Healthcare, is promoting the use of its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips to buy Carestream's healthcare IT business Incisive CT scanner paces Philips products at ECR Philips unveils Incisive CT at ECR 2019 Philips to launch IntelliSpace Portal upgrade at ECR Philips partners with Microsoft on AR for imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Joanne battles stage 4 kidney cancer
Four years ago, Joanne Romero, who lives in Texas, was diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer when she was 26 weeks pregnant. Despite her challenges, Joanne remains positive and hopes her story serves as an inspiration to others.   My journey began on Feb. 16, 2015. I was currently 26 weeks pregnant. I was experiencing a cough that continued to get worse. That day, I was scheduled to have a lung procedure to see what was causing the cough. My high-risk OB ordered an ultrasound the night before. She wanted to make sure my baby was doing well enough for the procedure. During the ultrasound, the ultrasound tech a...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - March 18, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Anticipation of wheelchair and rollerblade actions in spinal cord injured people, rollerbladers, and physiotherapists - Scandola M, Aglioti SM, Avesani R, Bertagnoni G, Marangoni A, Moro V.
Embodied Cognition Theories (ECT) postulate that higher-order cognition is heavily influenced by sensorimotor signals. We explored the active role of somatosensory afferents and motor efferents in modulating the perception of actions in people who have suf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Formula milk scandal: One in three NHS boards have accepted payment or sponsorship from makers
A third of NHS health boards in England and Wales have broken guidelines by accepting payments or sponsorship from baby formula companies, an investigation has revealed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Efforts to Curb Teen Pregnancies in Kilifi Bear No Fruit
[Nation] We meet in a rundown hotel in Kilifi town and Kadii, 18, ask for the menu. She scans it hastily before ordering for tea and mahamri (buns). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

PET/CT helps assess at-risk coronary patients
Using PET/CT scans to determine the presence or absence of coronary artery...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cardiac risk grows with higher coronary calcium scores ACC: Physicians omit CT CAC scores in 50% of cancer cases Could self-rated health improve CT CAC scoring? Heart societies endorse CT CAC for risk assessment High CT CAC scores in athletes do not increase mortality (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Binge-watching political dramas with female characters could get you hooked on politics
(Purdue University) Don't feel so bad for binge-watching a political drama -- it might lead to more civic participation, as long as the show features a female lead character.A survey of fans of the TV shows 'Madam Secretary' 'The Good Wife' and 'Scandal' found that viewers who felt most connected to the storyline and characters also reported increased political interest and participation. The findings are published online in the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ACC: Study promotes routine PET/CT CAC for cardiac risk
Should coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring be a routine part of PET/CT stress...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACC: Physicians omit CT CAC scores in 50% of cancer cases Could self-rated health improve CT CAC scoring? Heart societies endorse CT CAC for risk assessment High CT CAC scores in athletes do not increase mortality ACC: PET/CT calcium scans could foretell cardiac events (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

App to Detect Diabetes by Smartphone Fingertip Scan App to Detect Diabetes by Smartphone Fingertip Scan
A smartphone-based diabetes screening test using contact photolethysmography was reasonably accurate in an early study, but observers agree that an app should not replace regular healthcare visits.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

College Bribery Scandal Snags Doc; Genitals on Instagram; Smollett EHR Snooping
(MedPage Today) -- Bad Practice: a weekly roundup of clinicians accused, convicted, or under investigation (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - March 15, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

We Can't Talk About The College Admissions Scandal Without Discussing Mental Health
Experts explain how the pressure of success can possibly alter kids' well-being for the rest of their lives. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart-melting video shows blind girl terrified of hospitals SINGING during brain scan to keep calm
During a recent scan, Evie, who is thought to live in Michigan after being adopted from China, can be seen singing Alessia Cara's 'Scars to Your Beautiful' while her therapist plays the guitar. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AI and MRIs at birth can predict cognitive development at age 2, UNC study finds
(University of North Carolina Health Care) Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine used MRI brain scans and machine learning techniques at birth to predict cognitive development at age 2 years with 95 percent accuracy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 15, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Micro-CT detects early tumor growth in lymph nodes
Researchers from Japan were able to detect metastatic tumors in lymph nodes...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Phase-contrast CT captures microscopic details of mummy Micro-CT reveals hawk mummy is actually a human fetus Researchers visualize cardiac conduction system in 3D Just keep scanning: Project builds CT database of fish CT nanoparticle contrast: Good as gold? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hollywood elitist college entrance scam proves everything the Left touches, it destroys: How much longer will our country survive?
(Natural News) The burgeoning college entrance scam involving scores of liberal elitists including at least two Hollywood actresses might seem like a small thing to many Americans, but that’s only because there has been so much Leftist fraud, corruption, fakery, and cultural degradation that came before it. But the scandal really does reveal far more... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl, five, shunned as a monster has her 'piercing silver' eyes removed after being adopted
Chris and Eryn Austin brought partially-sighted Primrose to the Georgia in the US in 2016. Doctors decided to remove her eyes after MRI scans showed severe damage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You Asked: Can CBD Prevent Pelvic Pain?
The compound is certainly trendy, but the research is scant. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JEN GUNTER, M.D. Tags: Cannabis Foods and Products Muscles Marijuana Source Type: news

Coronary Calcium on CT for Cancer Common, Action Seldom Taken Coronary Calcium on CT for Cancer Common, Action Seldom Taken
Radiology reports noted coronary calcium only half the time it was present on the scans in a recent cohort. It should be reported consistently, some say, but no one is sure it would help patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Cystic Fibrosis scandal: TV star Cameron Hutchinson says thousands in dire need of drug
A television star with cystic fibrosis is praying Vertex agrees a deal with the NHS next week as he desperately needs Orkambi now. Actor Cameron Hutchinson, 27, said his quality of life had taken "a significant drop" in the past two years and his work had suffered. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cardiologist Eric Topol on How AI Can Bring Humanity Back to Medicine
In his new book, Deep Medicine, the cardiologist argues that artificial intelligence can bring humanity back to medicine. You tweet several times a day about the latest medical studies. Do you really read all of those articles? Every one of the 18,000 tweets come from me. People think I have an army of people to help me–no. I’m an information junkie. Ever since I was a kid I’ve been an incessant reader. I apportion time every day–a couple of hours in the morning and the evening. What is the biggest problem you see in medicine today? What’s happened is an erosion of the relationship, due to the...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Artificial Intelligence Life Reinvented medicine Source Type: news

Risk prediction model boosts accuracy of CT lung screening
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh developed a statistical model...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI reliably characterizes pulmonary nodules on CT AI spots lung nodules on CT, with low false-positive rate New AI algorithm identifies small lung tumors on CT scans Risk-based CT lung screening could be more efficient Lung cancer risk model optimizes follow-up CT screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Flashes in the scan
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Source: ScienceNOW - March 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Clery, D. Tags: Astronomy, Engineering Feature Source Type: news

Tissue macrophages have a split personality
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - March 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Scanlon, S. T. Tags: Immunology twis Source Type: news

CT scans may catch more low bone density sufferers before spine surgery
[Photo by Joyce McCown on Unsplash]A CT scan before spine surgery turned up a significant number of patients with previously undiagnosed low bone density, according to a new study out of Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. The study, presented yesterday at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, suggests there may be value in prospective lumbar, or lower, spine patients first receiving a CT scan in the area. Get the full story from our sister site Medical Design & Outsourcing.    The post CT scans may catch more low bone density sufferers before spine surgery...
Source: Mass Device - March 13, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Imaging News Well Orthopedics Research & Development American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) CT scans Hospital for Special Surgery spine Source Type: news

AI Takes Aim at Lung Cancer Screening
A low-dose CT scan is the standard diagnostic test for people at high risk of lung cancer. In the United States, about one-quarter of these scans reveal shadows indicating nodules in the lung. Despite that positive result, fewer than 4 percent of those patients actually have cancer. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After Chinese Infant Gene-Editing Scandal, U.S. Health Officials Join Call for a Ban
WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019 -- The controversy over a Chinese scientist who claimed he created gene-edited babies has prompted the U.S. National Institutes of Health to join an international moratorium on such research. " Today, leading scientists and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Eye Exam Detects Signs of Alzheimer's Disease Eye Exam Detects Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
Using an ultrasensitive scanning technique, researchers can detect signs of Alzheimer's disease in the tiny blood vessels at the back of the eye, according to a new report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Forget hygge; pyt is the new Scandinavian term for a happier life
Danes are some of the happiest people in the world, and they also happen to have a lot of cool words for ways to be happy. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Left-wing elite privilege? FBI arrests dozens of elitists, including Hollywood actresses, in college admissions scandal
(Natural News) Maybe the reason why we hear white liberals talk so much about “white privilege” is because it is so much a part of their lives, as evidenced by dozens of FBI arrests on Tuesday. The bureau announced charges against scores of well-to-do people including famous actresses Felicity Huffman (“Desperate Housewives”) and Lori Loughlin... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AAOS: QCT finds low bone density in lumbar fusion patients
Preoperative quantitative CT (QCT) scans in patients about to receive spinal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D DEXA enhances hip fracture risk prediction USPSTF reaffirms osteoporosis screening Routine CT scans may help determine risk of fracture Data from CTC scans improve osteoporosis screening CT scans do double duty as osteoporosis test (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news