How EchoNous Turned the Nursing Stand into an AI Station
With the goal of reinventing what has historically been an afterthought medical device element, EchoNous commissioned an iconic industrial designer and solicited advice from clinicians and biomedical leaders at one of the nation's top health systems to create a new docking station for nurses. The result is the AI Station, an expandable platform that integrates the company's current intelligent tools, the Uscan bladder scanner and the EchoNous Vein, as well as devices still in development. EchoNous said the new station will use emerging artificial intelligence methods along with the company'sÂ&...
Source: MDDI - August 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Design Software Source Type: news

Scandal-hit Chinese vaccine maker Changsheng started falsifying records in 2014: Xinhua
Changsheng Bio-technology Co Ltd, a vaccine maker at the center of a safety scandal in China, began falsifying production records for its rabies vaccine in April 2014, state news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

UCSF, IBM team up to crowdsource biomedical research
The use of machine learning in biomedical research often relies on the manual annotation of thousands and thousands of images to train algorithms. That means important research is held up because teams simply lack the manpower necessary to do things like scan photos and click on specific cell images. Enter Quanti.us, a tool borne out of a collaboration between researchers from IBM and UCSF’s Gartner Lab that opens up the ability to train AI algorithms using the efforts of non-experts. The need… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

UCSF, IBM team up to crowdsource biomedical research
The use of machine learning in biomedical research often relies on the manual annotation of thousands and thousands of images to train algorithms. That means important research is held up because teams simply lack the manpower necessary to do things like scan photos and click on specific cell images. Enter Quanti.us, a tool borne out of a collaboration between researchers from IBM and UCSF’s Gartner Lab that opens up the ability to train AI algorithms using the efforts of non-experts. The need… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Conformis posts Q2 earnings, launches 3D-printed hip system
ConforMIS (NSDQ:CFMS) last week posted second quarter earnings that missed expectations on Wall Street and announced that the first procedures had been performed using its 3D designed and printed Conformis hip system implants. In its earnings release, the Billerica, Mass.-based company posted losses of $14.1 million. or 24¢ per share, on sales of $18.9 million for the three months ended June 30, seeing losses grow 16.3% while sales grew a smaller 4.8% compared with the same period during the previous year. Losses per share were just behind the 21¢ consensus on Wall Street. “Our US growth of 7% represen...
Source: Mass Device - August 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Orthopedics Wall Street Beat conformis Source Type: news

China drug scandals highlight risks to global supply chain
Concerns raised on weak oversight in world’s largest producer of pharma ingredients (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How ablation destroys cancer to prolong lives
Ablation, a minimally invasive tumour-destroying technique using focused radiation, is proving effective. So why is it not more widely known?Seven years ago, when Heather Hall was informed by her oncologist that her kidney cancer had spread to the liver, she initially assumed she had just months to live. “I’d been on chemotherapy for a while, but they’d done a CT scan and found three new tumours,” she says. “But they then said that, because the tumours were relatively small, they could try to lengthen my prognosis by removing them with ablation.”Hall underwent a course of microwave ablat...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: David Cox Tags: Cancer research Health & wellbeing Medical research Science Life and style Source Type: news

3 ways to ensure AI algorithms are really working
Artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning, and related technologies have...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NIH issues huge database of CT scans for AI testing Is artificial intelligence vulnerable to cyberattacks? Live from SIIM 2018: AI and value-based healthcare Live from SIIM 2018: From pen and ink to AI in radiology Summers: Radiologists shouldn't be intimidated by AI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Small birds fly at high altitudes towards Africa
(Lund University) A new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that small birds migrating from Scandinavia to Africa in the autumn occasionally fly as high as 4,000 meters above sea level -- probably adjusting their flight to take advantage of favorable winds and different wind layers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 6, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

UCLA neurosurgeon ’s accurate diagnosis restored teen’s vision
UCLA Health Rhianna Wilson spent her senior year of high school in and out of four San Diego hospitals, seeking relief for her vision loss, leg pain and excruciating  headaches.At 18, she was diagnosed with Ehler-Danlos Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder marked by overly stretchy connective tissue. In Rhianna ’s case, the disorder revealed itself in double-jointedness that led to four shoulder dislocations.An MRI showed that Wilson had a small slippage of her brain into her spinal column, called a Chiari malformation. The lower part of Wilson ’s brain drooped exactly five millimeters below her skull, p...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

(Gallery) Would you pay $1,400 for a mirror that scans your whole body?
The Naked 3D Fitness Tracker from Redwood City-based startup Naked Labs can scan and display a 3D model of your body in less than five minutes. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

(Gallery) Would you pay $1,400 for a mirror that scans your whole body?
The Naked 3D Fitness Tracker from Redwood City-based startup Naked Labs can scan and display a 3D model of your body in less than five minutes. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Scans Help Spot Heart Trouble Early in People With Lupus
Title: Scans Help Spot Heart Trouble Early in People With LupusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/3/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - August 3, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Who reads lower-extremity MRI exams and why?
Most lower-extremity MRI exams are still interpreted by radiologists, but those...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Demand for second opinions prompts Medicare payment SIIM: Patients should have access to imaging studies Are nonradiologists cherry-picking imaging studies? Docs with scanners order more low-value imaging Can radiologists make reports simpler for patients? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bearded men pose greater hygiene risk than dogs in MRI
Patients should not feel unduly concerned if a dog was the previous visitor...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT scanner found as source of puzzling hospital infection Video from ECR 2017: Dr. Christiane Nyhsen on ultrasound cross-infection Is infection lurking on your ultrasound probe? Survey: MRI centers lack infection control 11 steps for preventing MRSA infections in MRIComments: 8/3/2018 2:19:46 AMPhilip Ward   These researchers obviously haven’t met my dog!   I still find it hard to believe their findings -- assuming that bearded men don’t roll in fox poo, as my dog ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How living near a busy road can cause heart problems
The research team from Queen Mary University of London and the University of Oxford scanned the hearts of 4,000 people and compared the data to where people lived. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BrainScope Receives Prix Galien Award Nomination for Its Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment Product
BETHESDA, Md.--BrainScope today announced its second consecutive nomination for the 2018 Annual Prix Galien USA Awards for “Best Medical Technology” product. Its flagship BrainScope One product is a multi-modal, comprehensive, handheld capability to help clinicians objectively and rapidly assess and triage head injured patients directly at the point of care. BrainScope’s innovative technology addresses a vast market need for the global epidemic of mild head injury, which impacts more people each year than stroke and heart failure combined. BrainScope One is the first FDA-cleared medica...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - August 2, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Brainscope Tags: Trauma Product Announcements News Industry News Source Type: news

BrainScope Receives Prix Galien Award Nomination for Its Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment Product
BETHESDA, Md.--BrainScope today announced its second consecutive nomination for the 2018 Annual Prix Galien USA Awards for “Best Medical Technology” product. Its flagship BrainScope One product is a multi-modal, comprehensive, handheld capability to help clinicians objectively and rapidly assess and triage head injured patients directly at the point of care. BrainScope’s innovative technology addresses a vast market need for the global epidemic of mild head injury, which impacts more people each year than stroke and heart failure combined. BrainScope One is the first FDA-cleared medica...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 2, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Brainscope Tags: Trauma Product Announcements News Industry News Source Type: news

Siemens sees profits, sales shrink in Q3 earnings release
Siemens (NYSE:SI) today posted third quarter fiscal year 2018 earnings that saw profits and sales shrinking compared to the same period in 2017. The Munich, Germany-based company posted profits of $1.4 billion (EU €1.2 billion), or $1.55 per share (EU €1.34 per share), on sales of $23.7 billion (EU €20.4 billion) for the three months ended June 30, seeing profits shrink 12.5% while sales shrunk 4% when compared with the same period last year. “Our global team delivered a strong quarter, highlighted by outstanding order intake, outperforming the market. We diligently address our opportunities and c...
Source: Mass Device - August 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Siemens Source Type: news

Scans Help Spot Heart Trouble Early in People With Lupus
THURSDAY, Aug. 2, 2018 -- Heart disease is a leading cause of death in patients with the autoimmune illness lupus. Now, research suggests high-tech scans can spot cardiac issues early. The scans can detect heart abnormalities even before patients... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Taking patients for scans has a major impact on neuro staffing ratios
A “circulator” nurse position should be introduced on neurological critical care units to ease pressure on other staff from accompanying patients for screening, according to US nurse researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 2, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Novel PET imaging method could track and guide therapy for type 1 diabetes
This study is reported in the featured article of the month in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine's August issue. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

China Widens Vaccine Scandal Probe, Vows Tough Penalties China Widens Vaccine Scandal Probe, Vows Tough Penalties
China's drug watchdog published details on Tuesday of an investigation into a second firm found to have made inferior vaccines, after cabinet vowed tough penalties and fines over a vaccine safety scandal that has sparked widespread anger.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Would you pay $1,400 for a mirror that scans your whole body?
The Naked 3D Fitness Tracker from Redwood City-based startup Naked Labs can scan and display a 3D model of your body in less than five minutes. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Would you pay $1,400 for a mirror that scans your whole body?
The Naked 3D Fitness Tracker from Redwood City-based startup Naked Labs can scan and display a 3D model of your body in less than five minutes. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 2, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Yes, it's time to criminally investigate the SPLC, a radical left-wing "info terror" group that smears Christians and conservatives
(Natural News) We’ve been highly critical of Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the past over his needless recusal from anything having to do with the bogus “Russian collusion” scandal currently being dragged out needlessly by special counsel Robert Mueller. But on just about every other issue, Sessions has been spot-on. He’s been the point man... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Naked Labs gets $14M as it begins shipping its body-scanning smart mirror
Naked Labs, the San Francisco fitness company working on a turntable scale and smart body-scanning mirror, has raised $14 million in a round led by Founders Fund and has begun shipping its product to pre-order customers, with plans for full availability in Q4.  NEA, Lumia Capital, Venture 51, and Seabed VC also contributed to the series A round. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 1, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Economic stress in childhood and suicide thoughts and suicide attempts: a population-based study among adults - Lindstr öm M, Rosvall M.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate associations between economic stress in childhood and suicide thoughts and attempts. STUDY DESIGN: The 2012 public health survey in Scania, Sweden, is a cross-sectional postal questionnaire study including 28,029 participants, ag... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Yale Study: Complementary Medicine Can Shorten Cancer Survival
Cancer patients — including those with mesothelioma — who receive complementary therapy are likely to die sooner than those who use only conventional treatment, according to researchers at Yale School of Medicine. Patients receiving complementary medicine also were more inclined to forego at least one component of their conventional treatment regimen. The study was done by a team from the Yale Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy and Effectiveness Research Center at Yale School of Medicine. JAMA Oncology published the study July 19. “The study was about patients who were using unproven therapies for treatment...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - August 1, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Travel times affect neurocritical care unit nurse staffing levels
(Wolters Kluwer Health) For specialist nurses on neurocritical care units, accompanying patients for imaging scans and other procedures has a major impact on nurse staffing ratios, reports a study in the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, official journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How nature helps empower people going through cancer treatment
Carol Mason was on the edge — strung out between depression and high anxiety. She had recently received news that the chemotherapy and its accompanying nausea, vomiting and intense fatigue she had been enduring for months to treat her metastatic breast cancer wasn’t working. Her latest scan had revealed new lesions on her bones and liver.Mason, 70, needed some way to quiet her mind and her fears, and marshal her energy for the road ahead. She was open to anything that would give her a vacation from her current nightmare. That ’s when she heard about a new approach to traditional mindfulness training. Mind...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Desperate Women, Desperate Doctors and the Surprising History Behind the Breastfeeding Debate
For something that’s supposed to be a natural process, breastfeeding can be surprisingly complicated — and not only for new mothers literally struggling with the process. Breastfeeding debates can leave families feeling embattled from both sides, but controversy over who should breastfeed and for how long and where shows no signs of letting up. For example, in July, news broke that the United States had fought a seemingly uncontroversial resolution in support of breastfeeding at the World Health Assembly earlier this spring. But, though such controversies can seem like a distinctly modern problem, breastfeeding...
Source: TIME: Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lily Rothman Tags: Uncategorized health onetime Source Type: news

Vox profiles NC doctor's crusade against CON law
News site Vox is profiling the case of a North Carolina surgeon who is suing...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Family gets bill for $25K MRI scan (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

'Heading' a Soccer Ball More Dangerous for Women
Brain scans revealed that regions of damaged white matter in the brain were five times more extensive in the women than in the men. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers Create Heart Attack Prediction Tool
DALLAS, Texas (CBS Local) – Will you have a heart attack within the next ten years? Medical researchers affiliated with Dallas-based UT Southwestern Medical Center have unveiled an online tool designed to “calculate” a person’s risk level for heart attack or stroke. Astro-CHARM specifically combines a person’s heart health factors, including cholesterol, blood pressure, and family history. The site also needs input of a person’s artery calcium level. By specifically calculating the data together, the Astro-CHARM calculator provides a percentage fig...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Heart Attack Local TV Science Stroke Source Type: news

GE Healthcare, Lantheus launch 2nd Phase 3 trial of PET imaging agent
GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) and Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNTH), parent company of Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc. have started a second Phase 3 clinical trial of flurpiridaz 18F, an investigational agent being evaluated for the detection of coronary artery disease. Flurpiridaz18F is designed as a positron emission tomography (PET) myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) agent. The companies agreed in April 2017 to work together on Phase 3 development and commercialization of flurpiridaz F 18. In the prospective, open-label AURORA study, patients with suspected coronary artery disease and for whom an intracoronary angio...
Source: Mass Device - July 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Diagnostics Imaging Research & Development GE Healthcare Lantheus Medical Imaging Source Type: news

11 Reasons Not to Classify Perpetrators of Abuse as ‘Monsters’
For the purposes of ease of language I will be referring to perpetrators with male gendered pronouns, and victims/survivors with female gendered pronouns. This is not to deny the fact that not all abusers are male and that not all victims and survivors are female. But, simply to make things flow semantically. As a therapist working with trauma, I sit across from clients every week who are straining to make sense of abuse. One of their most complicated questions is, “Was the abuse intentional, and what does this mean about the perpetrator of that abuse?” They tell me about positive traits he possesses. He is an...
Source: Psych Central - July 31, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Genevieve Fahey, LMFT Tags: Abuse Addictions Bullying Codependence Domestic Violence Men's Issues Narcissism Trauma Women's Issues Abusive partner abusive spouse gender bias Source Type: news

How to implement electronic Regulatory Binders in your study
Melissa Wollerman, Clinical Research Associate, IMARC Research In a previous blog published towards the end of 2013 titled “Essential Documents – What Will Regulatory Binder Look Like in 5 Years?”, the blog encompasses the potential of Regulatory Binders becoming electronic. Now, almost five years later, many sites and sponsors have explored and implemented the electronic filing capability. According to the applicable Federal Regulations, the following is noted on maintaining records: ‘A participating investigator must maintain the following accurate, complete and current records rel...
Source: Mass Device - July 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog IMARC Source Type: news

Book Review: Gregg Jarrett’s “The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump”
(Natural News) Even now, more than two years after the Obama administration’s politicized FBI and Justice Department conspired to launch “Spygate” and set in motion the master plan to disrupt the candidacy of Donald Trump and then undermine his presidency, we continue to see new evidence of the scandal, thanks to a handful of GOP... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MRI finds key indicators of rectal cancer prognosis
Two key characteristics on MRI scans of rectal cancer patients can help predict...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lancet: Cancer survival rates improve but vary widely ASTRO releases updated rectal cancer treatment guide Radiation plus surgery boosts rectal cancer survival PET/CT predicts response to endorectal radiotherapy SNM: PET/CT predicts colorectal cancer outcomes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Language issues don't greatly delay MRI scans
At least one radiology department is not letting language barriers get in the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: British Columbia takes aim at MRI wait times Machine learning helps predict exam wait times, delays One-third of MRI exam time is wasted MRI waiting room amenities improve patient satisfaction Aromatherapy, breathing methods may ease MRI anxiety (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

China widens vaccine scandal probe, vows tough penalties
China's drug watchdog published details on Tuesday of an investigation into a second firm found to have made inferior vaccines, after cabinet vowed tough penalties and fines over a vaccine safety scandal that has sparked widespread anger. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

China's cabinet vows tough penalties in vaccine scandal case
China's cabinet vowed tough penalties and fines for firms and individuals involved in a vaccine safety scandal that has sparked widespread public anger, according to a notice posted late on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Could New Smart Glasses Make Surgery Safer and More Efficient?
Last week a group of physicians and researchers from Taiwan Main Orthopedics Co. unveiled what could be one of the most exciting medical device technologies of the summer—a new type of smart surgical glasses that could give surgeons the ability to see inside a patient’s body during surgery. The new device would enable surgeons to view a 3-D visualization of the anatomy of a patient’s organs in real time during surgical procedures. The new device, aptly named Caduceus, uses revolutionary technology that combines mixed reality with surgical navigation that would allow sur...
Source: MDDI - July 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: Imaging Source Type: news

Abbott Wins Nod for 14 Day Version of Freestyle Libre
Abbott Laboratories has received FDA approval of the Freestyle Libre 14 Day Flash Glucose Monitoring System (CGM). FDA’s nod of the Abbott, IL-based company’s device follows on the heels of the 2017 approval of the 10 Day Freestyle Libre CGM in the U.S. The Freestyle Libre 14 day system has a 1-hour warmup and greater accuracy compared to the FreeStyle Libre system (10 day) with a mean absolute relative difference (MARD) of 9.4 compared to 9.7, respectively.  To expand the sensor’s time, Abbott made a slight change in the algorithm. â€...
Source: MDDI - July 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Chinese cities scan sewers for signs of illegal drug use: privacy concerns and cultural differences could limit the technique's use in other nations - Cyranoski D.
Dozens of cities across China are applying an unusual forensic technique to monitor illegal drug use: chemically analysing sewage for traces of drugs, or their telltale metabolites, excreted in urine. One southern city, Zhongshan, a drug hotspot, is als... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Faulty Vaccine Scandal Fuels Rare Public Outburst in China
More than two dozen parents demonstrated outside a regulator ’ s office in Beijing after hundreds of thousands of children were put at risk of falling sick. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAVIER C. HERN Á NDEZ Tags: China Vaccination and Immunization Demonstrations, Protests and Riots Regulation and Deregulation of Industry China Food and Drug Administration Xi Jinping Source Type: news

Can AI enhance the utility of breast conebeam CT?
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm for breast conebeam CT (CBCT) studies...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CAD software speeds up ABUS interpretations What is the Twittersphere saying about radiology AI? NIH issues huge database of CT scans for AI testing AI algorithm generates 'artificial' medical images CBCT-guided radiotherapy shows promise for HCC (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A brain injury diagnosed with a single drop of blood
(Universit é de Gen è ve) Every year in Europe, three million people are admitted into hospitals for suspected mild traumatic brain injury cases. Today, the only reliable diagnosis is the CT Scan, which is only available in some hospitals and exposes patients to radiations. Researchers from UNIGE have developed a small device that analyses the level of proteins in the blood and allows, using a single drop of blood, to diagnose the possibility of a mild traumatic brain injury. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Four months after graft: type 5 bone at lingual site?
This tooth was extracted. CT shows good bone density throughout site, except for lingual area where scan measures negative Hounsfield units.The postFour months after graft: type 5 bone at lingual site? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - July 29, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Source Type: news