Radiology News

About 2.7 Million ED Visits Reported for Sports Injuries in 2010 to 2016
Survey of U.S. Registered Nurses Points to Worsening Shortages
Imaging Rates Continue to Rise Despite Efforts to Reduce
U.S. States Can Do More to Prevent, Treat Lung Cancer
CRC Screening Recommended for Average-Risk Adults Age 50 to 75
Seriously Ill Medicare Beneficiaries Face Financial Hardship
Dr. Stephen Hahn Nominated to Head FDA
Intensive BP Control in Elderly With HTN May Aid Brain Health
Recommendations Developed to Address Clinician Burnout
Quarter of Fetal Abnormalities ID'd in Late Third-Trimester US
Cognitive Ability in Childhood Linked to Cognitive Scores at 70
Common Sites of Bone Erosion in Rheumatoid Arthritis ID'd on US
CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly, Mortality Lower in 2017
Facebook Launches Preventive Health Tool
CV Risk Score Tied to Subclinical Cerebrovascular Disease on MRI
Childhood Cancer Treatment Increases Risk for Breast Cancer Later
Outcomes Poor With Medical Care From Fraud, Abuse Perpetrators
AI Model Based on US Classifies Thyroid Nodules by Genetic Risk
Regional Brain Atrophy ID'd in Patients With History of TBI
Poor Health Literacy Tied to More Hardships Among Cancer Survivors
More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year
Deep Learning Algorithm Uses CT to ID Intracranial Hemorrhages
Life-Gained Selection Maximizes Lung Cancer Screening Benefits
Recommendations Updated for Nonvariceal Upper GI Bleeding
Patient Cost Responsibility Up for Guideline-Discordant Care
Risk, Severity of CTE Increase With Years of Football Played
Brain Recovery After Concussion Lags Symptom Resolution
Patient Portal Use Has Positive Impact on Preventive Health Behaviors
Medicare Fraud-Prevention Rules to Be Revised
Many Can Avoid RT After Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer
2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Medicare GME Payments
Burnout Linked to Poor Quality Care in Published Literature
Cost of Waste in U.S. Health System Estimated
Factors Predict Low BMD in Pediatric Blood Cancer Survivors
Early Adult Income Volatility Tied to Later Brain Health
SBRT Shortens Tx for Prostate Cancer Without Greater Toxicity
Average Annual Premium for Workers Increased in 2019
Deep Learning Models Classify Disease From Medical Imaging
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality Persist in the U.S.
Machine Learning May Be Faster for Cardiac MRI Scan Analysis
Protected Health Info Breaches Compromise Sensitive Data
ASTRO: NSAIDs May Offer Benefit to Head & Neck Cancer Patients
11 Percent of Cancers Detected Via Emergency Department Visit
ASTRO Issues Guideline for Radiation Tx in Pancreatic Cancer
Medical Students Not Ready to Provide Nutritional Care
Nonphysician Providers Rarely Interpret Diagnostic Images
Screening for Breast Cancer in Men Has Increased Over Time
Delaying Treatment Worsens Head, Neck Cancer Outcomes
Brain Changes Differ for β-Amyloid, Cerebrovascular Burden
Cancer Survival Increasing in High-Income Countries
Imaging Technique May Help Predict Stroke-Related Dementia
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
Full Chemo Doses May Improve Survival in Breast Cancer
Serum Biomarker Linked to Brain Atrophy in Multiple Sclerosis
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Guideline Updated for Screening, Surveillance of Barrett Esophagus
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
Mammos May Not Benefit Elderly Women With Chronic Illness
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
Algorithm Based on Response, Biology Guides Neuroblastoma Tx
QoL Better With Laser Ablation, Surgery for Varicose Veins
Ultrasonography Helps Differentiate Arthritis Types
Risk Factors for Hypersensitivity to Iodinated Contrast Media ID'd
Plasma Marker May Help Detect Traumatic Brain Injury
Treatment Guidelines Updated for Ankylosing Spondylitis, Axial SpA
LV Hypertrophy Predicts Long-Term Risk for CV Events
Smaller + Larger Infarctions May Escalate Later Cognitive Decline
CT Scan Screen for Lung Cancer Can ID Smoking-Related Diseases
Radiologists Performing More Paracenteses, Thoracenteses
High, Increasing BP in Midlife Tied to Brain Changes in Late Life
Some Pregnant Women Exposed to Common MRI Contrast Agent
MRI Shows Vaping Has Transient Impact on Vascular Function
Air Pollutants Tied to Significant Worsening of Emphysema
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
Radial Artery Access Used for Neuroendovascular Procedures
AI Assists in Reading of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Images
Methylphenidate Tx Tied to Brain Changes in Boys With ADHD
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
AI Tool Discerns Lung Cancer Outcomes From Imaging Reports
Aspirin May Improve Liver Function After Embolization of HCC
Adjuvant RT May Cut Recurrence in Some With Prostate Cancer
Perfusion Assessment Key for Critical Limb Ischemia Diagnosis
Giant Cell Arteritis Occurs at Similar Rate in Blacks, Whites
Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs
USPSTF Reaffirms Recs Against Screening for Pancreatic Cancer
Bone Health Management Key in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Low Specificity Limits Use of Focused Cardiac Ultrasonography
Guidance Issued for Research Use of Cardiac MRI After MI
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Plasma Assay Promising for Diagnosis of Early Alzheimer Disease
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Brain Aneurysm Risk Examined in Polycystic Kidney Disease
U-Shaped Association Found for Hemoglobin Level, Dementia Risk
Smoking May Limit Success of Embolization Therapy for PAVMs
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
AI Model Can Predict Long-Term Mortality From Chest Radiographs
Review Examines Methods for Diagnosis of Elevated ICP in Critically Ill
Increase in Rates of Medical Imaging in Pregnancy in U.S., Canada
Adiposity in Early Old Age Tied to MRI Signs of Brain Aging Later
Long-Term Diastolic Dysfunction Seen After Early Preeclampsia
Light Therapy May Prevent Oral Mucositis for Some in Cancer Tx
Factors Associated With Thyroid Cancer Overtreatment Identified
Novel PET Staging System May Help Monitor Alzheimer Disease
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Racial Disparity Shown in Odds of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Tool Uses Spine X-Rays to Assess Response to Osteoporosis Tx
Many Perceive Lack of Choice in Receipt of RAI for Thyroid Cancer
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Extended Follow-Up Supports Low-Dose CT for Lung Cancer Screening
Image-Based Model Predicts Radiation Tx Failure in Lung Cancer
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
I-131 Tx for Hyperthyroidism May Up Risk for Solid Cancer Death
AI Model Better Predicts CV Risk, Mortality Using Cardiac Imaging
Model Can Predict Lung Cancer in Patient With Visible Nodule on CT
Use of 3-D Mammography Rapidly Expanded 2015 to 2017
Myocardial Perfusion PET Predicts Cardiac Death in Diabetes
USPSTF Lung Cancer Screening Too Conservative for Blacks
CT Use to Evaluate Suspected Urolithiasis Significantly Increased
Five-Year Overall Survival for Glioblastoma Persistently Low
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Physicians Unaware of Breast Density Laws, Cancer Risk
Combination Biopsy Strategy May Identify More Prostate Cancers
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Adrenal Incidentalomas Rarely Grow, Change Hormone Function
First States to Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump in Cancer Screening
Most Women Unaware Alcohol Poses Breast Cancer Risk
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Computer-Assisted Diagnosis Aids Detection of Glioma Growth
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
CV MRI Noninferior to Invasive Angiography + FFR in Stable CAD
Statins May Be Beneficial After Radiation to Thorax, Head, Neck
USPSTF Addresses Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Recommendations Issued for Imaging Use in Multiple Myeloma
Coronary Artery Calcium Levels in Middle Age Tied to LV Function
Nilvadipine Increases Cerebral Blood Flow in the Hippocampus
Cardiac Radiation Dose in NSCLC Predicts Mortality, Cardiac AEs
Chemoradiation Does Not Up Survival in Endometrial Cancer
Virtual Reality IDs Navigation Issues in Early Alzheimer Disease
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
Surveillance Breast MRI Ups Biopsy, Cancer Detection Rates
Carotid Atherosclerosis Predicts CV Events in Psoriatic Disease
AI Model Based on Deep Learning Detects ACL Tears on Knee MRI
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Guidelines Updated for Radiotherapy After Prostatectomy
Mammogram Benefits Seen as More Important Than Harms
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
AI Model Can Improve Accuracy of Lung Cancer Screening
Cancer Consultation Low in Noncurable Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Antiplatelets Do Not Up Recurrence in Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
DDW: Ingested Button Battery Can Cause Gastric Injury
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
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