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Angola: Angolan Physician Attends Radiesthesia and Radionics Congress
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan physician and director of the Oriente Terapias Office, Adalgisa David, represented the country in the 11th edition of the Brazilian Congress of Radiesthesia and Radiology 2017, which took place from September 30 to October 01 in the city of Sao Paulo (Brazil). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Rads conflicted about additional dense breast imaging
Radiologists remain conflicted about breast density notification legislation,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How do breast density laws affect radiology practice? Dutch researchers launch DENSE breast MR trial New nonprofit group launches breast density website NEJM: Are breast density notification laws actually helpful? Half of Calif. primary care docs unaware of breast density law (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 4, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MI Incidence Down With CT Angiography in Suspected CAD
But no reduction in mortality, cardiac hospitalizations for CCTA versus functional stress testing (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 3, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Overall Breast Cancer Incidence Up for Some in 2005 - 2014
Incidence up for Asian/Pacific Islanders, non - Hispanic blacks, Hispanics, not non - Hispanic whites (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 3, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

ICPME hosts webinar on EQUIP initiative
The International Center for Postgraduate Medical Education (ICPME) has released...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA releases 6-month pilot EQUIP results Volpara highlights new software package at AHRA Volpara partners with Mammography Educators on training EQUIP: The FDA's new breast image quality program Volpara launches new 'EQUIP-ready' software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Interventions More Likely to Follow CT Angio Than Stress Tests
(MedPage Today) -- More CAD diagnoses, more revascularization, and more preventive Tx (Source: MedPage Today Radiology)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology - October 3, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASRT donates to Hurricane Maria relief efforts
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) said it has donated...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASRT, Toshiba announce Safety First grant recipients ASRT donates $10K for Hurricane Irma relief ASRT donates to hurricane relief efforts ASRT Foundation funds 50 technologist grants ASRT names 2017 advocacy award winners (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tattoo Pigment Hypersensitivity Can Mimic Lymphoma
Case report describes patient with multiple enlarged lymph nodes seen on PET - CT years after tattoo (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 3, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pathology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

IBM's Watson assigns patients to MRI contrast
Determining which patients need contrast for musculoskeletal MRI scans can...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Strategic Radiology radiologists to work on Watson Chang: IT is the key to improving radiology efficiency Deep learning can detect location of PICC line tips How will AI affect radiology over the next 20 years? IBM Watson deal puts MedyMatch on the map (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Radiology 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

Level I Trauma Center Flooded With Patients After Las Vegas Shooting
BOSTON (CBS) – It is fortuitous that many victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas had access to a Level I trauma center. University Medical Center (UMC) of Southern Nevada was flooded by more than 100 patients arriving in a short span, with gunshot wounds to virtually every part of the body as well as other injuries. Level I trauma centers are equipped to handle any type of trauma with surgeons on site 24 hours a day, but not all areas of the country have this type of medical expertise. In fact, UMC is Nevada’s only Level I trauma center. To put things into perspective, the city of Boston is home to six Level...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Las Vegas Shooting Source Type: news

MITA unveils guidance for live-model ultrasound scanning
The Medical Imaging and Technology Alliance (MITA) has released guidance on...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MITA backs proposed device regulation consistency MITA praises Aetna for covering CT colonography MITA testifies at medical device user fee hearing MITA: MedPAC offers no new proof of imaging overuse MITA applauds bill to repeal medical device tax (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical societies celebrate ultrasound awareness
Several medical societies are celebrating Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Medical societies expand collaboration on cardiac registry SDMS releases updated sonography work standards ASE: Echo protocol finds kids' heart abnormalities AIUM: Is MRI really needed after MSK ultrasound? SDMS announces grants, scholarships (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NIH awards this year's BRAIN grants
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded millions of dollars...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI initiative will chart brain development in children NIH releases 1st round of BRAIN research money President Obama launches brain research initiative (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Rad-Aid and the search for meaning in retirement
What do airships, 747s, William Shatner, radiology, and giving back have in...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Merge, Rad-Aid to collaborate on global IT ASRT, Rad-Aid unveil China program ASRT, Rad-Aid craft fellowship program ASRT joins forces with Rad-Aid (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 2, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What Clinical Signs Can Be Associated With Benign External Hydrocephalus?
Discussion Hydrocephalus is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles and/or subarachnoid spaces. External hydrocephalus is a communicating hydrocephalus often defined as the patient having a rapidly enlarging head circumference (HC) and enlargement of the subarachnoid spaces especially over the frontal lobes with normal or moderately enlarged ventricles. Benign external hydrocephalus (BEH) is a self-limited external hydrocephalus that occurs during infancy and resolves spontaneously in childhood, usually by age 2 years, that is felt to not cause significant problems. It was first described by...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 2, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Price resigns as head of Health and Human Services
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Tom Price has resigned his...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Trump budget would cut HHS spending by $15B 4 ways the election could affect healthcare legislation What does the 2016 election mean for radiology? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Former Hopkins radiologist gets prison time for fraud
A radiologist once employed at Johns Hopkins University has been sentenced...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Accurate Lung Cancer Staging Depends on Quality Nodal Exam
Difference in exam thoroughness may account for large regional differences in survival (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 29, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Checkpoint Inhibitors No Less Safe With Radiation
Combination does not increase immune - related adverse events in metastatic lung cancer patients (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 29, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Can MRI challenge CT in diagnosing appendicitis?
CT has long been the go-to tool for diagnosing appendicitis in kids, but concerns...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI should be 1st choice for suspected appendicitis Novel CT technique emerges for acute appendicitis MRI provides alternative to CT, US for pediatric appendicitis ARRS: MRI tops US in appendicitis detection in pregnant women Pediatric MRI not always safer than CT (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IsoRay revenues climb in Q4
Growth in its number of customers helped medical isotope developer IsoRay to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IsoRay highlights cesium-131 brachytherapy research IsoRay touts prostate cancer treatment data FDA responds to IsoRay's GammaTile 510(k) Court approves IsoRay class-action settlement IsoRay agrees to settle shareholder lawsuit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Screening breast MRI alone OK for high-risk women
Women at high risk of breast cancer who are undergoing annual breast MRI screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast MRI effective for postpartum breast cancer MRI + mammography detects recurrent breast cancer Breast MR hits benchmarks in community practice Short breast MRI protocol works for cancer detection Peers influence use of breast MRI by surgeons (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 29, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The American Society for Radiation Oncology, Sept. 24 - 27
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 29, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Conference, Source Type: news

International Day of Radiology eyes emergency radiology
The International Day of Radiology (IDoR) will be celebrated on November 8...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Societies prepare for International Day of Radiology International Day of Radiology to feature breast imaging Societies prep for International Day of Radiology Societies prepare for International Day of Radiology International radiology day set for Nov. 8 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Central Neck Dissection Underused in Some Thyroid CA
Risk of reoperation up with lymph node metastasis; reduced with central, lateral neck dissection (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Oncology, Radiology, Surgery, Anesthesiology & Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

ASTRO: Patient Experience of Radiation Better Than Expected
Few breast cancer patients agree that negative stories they initially heard/read were actually true (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Nursing, Oncology, Radiology, Conference News, Source Type: news

ASTRO: SBRT Prolongs Survival in Non - Small - Cell Lung Cancer
Trial stopped after significant improvement in progression - free survival in metastatic NSCLC (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Conference News, Source Type: news

ASTRO: Aggressive Reduction of Radiation Beneficial in OPSCC
In HPV - related disease, the approach linked to high cure rates, reduced side effects (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, ENT, Radiology, Conference News, Source Type: news

NIH releases massive database of chest x-rays
With the goal of spurring research into medical applications of artificial...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AIUM: NIH prepares for potential re-emergence of Zika virus NCI publishes free organ dose calculator Bluemke leaves NIH to head up Radiology RSNA, NCI to collaborate on image perception research NIH suspends activities at PET research center (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mednax buys Jefferson Radiology
National medical group Mednax has purchased Jefferson Radiology and Jefferson...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mednax enters Fla. partnership Mednax buys Tenn. radiology group Mednax completes vRad acquisition Mednax to buy teleradiology firm vRad for $500M (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Announce New Chair of Radiology
September 28, 2017—(BRONX, NY)—Internationally acclaimed radiologist and researcher Judy Yee, M.D., FACR, has been named professor and university chair of the department of radiology atMontefiore Health System andAlbert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Yee assumed her new position on September 15, 2017, marking a return to the Bronx, where she first discovered her passion for science at The Bronx High School of Science, and earned her medical degree from Einstein. (Source: Einstein News)
Source: Einstein News - September 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Announce New Chair of Radiology
September 28, 2017—(BRONX, NY)—Internationally acclaimed  radiologist and researcher Judy Yee, M.D., FACR, has been named professor and university chair of the department of radiology atMontefiore Health System andAlbert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Yee assumed her new position on September 15, 2017, marking a return to the Bronx, where she first discovered her passion for science at The Bronx High School of Science, and earned her medical degree from Einstein. (Source: Einstein News)
Source: Einstein News - September 28, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

C-MIMI: FDA decision paves the way for imaging AI
BALTIMORE - A recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ruling will make...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIIM conference offers snapshot of AI in radiology How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology FDA releases digital health innovation action plan Quantitative Insights lands FDA nod for AI software SIIM: AI poised to enhance all aspects of radiology (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 28, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO: High - Dose Brachytherapy Effective With Four 7 Gy Fractions
Better tumor control than with two 9 Gy fractions among patients with locally advanced cervical cancer (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 28, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Conference News, Source Type: news

ASTRO: Standard - Dose CRT Beats Higher Dose in Stage III NSCLC
Significantly improved five - year overall survival rates with 60 Gy chemoradiation tx versus high - dose (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 28, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Oncology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Conference 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

South African Mo-99 maker completes LEU conversion
South African Nuclear Energy's NTP Radioisotopes, in collaboration with the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NTP temporarily halts Mo-99 production NTP uses LEU for Mo-99 production South African reactor starts moly production (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Major breast tomo trial opens for enrollment
The Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial is open for enrollment,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Sites wanted for TMIST breast imaging trial TMIST: Coming soon to a center near you? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Cancer Risk Up for RA Patients With Venous Thromboembolism
Risk of cancer increased during the first year after VTE and in longer follow - up period (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 27, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Orthopedics, Pathology, Pulmonology, Radiology, Rheumatology, Anesthesiology & Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

C-MIMI: Google eyes imaging AI to improve world health
BALTIMORE - Machine learning will transform the practice of medical imaging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIIM conference offers snapshot of AI in radiology NYMIIS pairs with SIIM to revive informatics symposium How to develop deep-learning algorithms for radiology AI can yield patient-specific radiation dose estimates NHS questions use of patient data by Google AI firm (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 27, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

U.S. Senate Republicans table Graham-Cassidy
U.S. Senate Republicans have tabled their latest effort to repeal the Affordable...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: McCain to oppose Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal Republican senators introduce healthcare reform bill U.S. Senate healthcare repeal fails for 3rd time Senate ACA replacement plan falls short of needed votes Senate Republicans vote to debate ACA repeal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IsoRay highlights cesium-131 brachytherapy research
Medical isotope developer IsoRay is highlighting research that suggests the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IsoRay touts prostate cancer treatment data FDA responds to IsoRay's GammaTile 510(k) Court approves IsoRay class-action settlement IsoRay agrees to settle shareholder lawsuit IsoRay revenue falls, net loss edges up in Q4 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASTRO: Breast radiation 'less scary' than expected
Breast cancer patients find the experience of radiation therapy to be less...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASTRO: Short radiation course safe for breast cancer ASTRO awards $275K to researchers ASTRO honors 43 researchers at annual meeting ACR, ASTRO, AAPM provide guidance updates ASTRO updates insurance coverage policies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Toshiba announces Aquilion One Genesis CT upgrades
Toshiba Medical has released upgrades to its Aquilion One Genesis Edition CT...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Toshiba brings new CT scanner to Minn. hospital Toshiba fills Ga. ultrasound order Toshiba touts money savings with CT for stroke care Toshiba, AHRA open Putting Patients First grant program CIVCO, Toshiba partner on ultrasound products (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Adjuvant Chemo Beneficial in Advanced Gastroesophageal CA
Improved overall survival for patients with locally - advanced gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 26, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Radiology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Accuray touts CyberKnife clinical results
Radiation oncology firm Accuray is highlighting data from a study that showed...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Accuray posts revenue gains, lower net loss in Q4 Accuray points to Radixact research at AAPM 2017 Accuray highlights TomoTherapy study Accuray secures milestone Middle East order Accuray brings Radixact to NY (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Blue Earth highlights Axumin clinical results at ASTRO
Molecular imaging firm Blue Earth Diagnostics is highlighting interim clinical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth touts Axumin reader training results Blue Earth, PETNet expand Axumin distribution Blue Earth PET radiotracer IDs prostate cancer recurrence Blue Earth reports milestone for Axumin PET tracer Blue Earth, PETNet roll out Axumin (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hologic launches new breast stabilization system
Women's imaging firm Hologic has launched a new breast stabilization system...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hologic launches new breast biopsy system in U.S. Hologic posts Q3 revenue gains Hologic sues Fuji over DBT patents Hologic nets FDA OK for tomo claim in dense breasts Hologic posts Q2 revenue growth (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Large VC firm pumps more money into Foundation Radiology
After doubling revenue during past two years, company aims to continue growth rate. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 26, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Patty Tascarella Source Type: news