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ICYMI: JAMA U.S. #spends the most on healthcare, imaging highlighted American Medical Association (AMA)

New research, published online March 13 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, shows that the U.S. spends twice as much on healthcare as any other high-income country in the world. Heavy utilization of imaging technology was a contributing factor.

ICYMI: Transgender individuals' brains may be structured differently, MRI study finds Scientific Reports USP - Universidade de São Paulo

Scientists from the University of São Paulo Medical School in Brazil have found that individuals who identify as transgender have volumetric difference in their brains and subsequently may interpret body image in various ways, according to a recent press release from the São Paulo Research Foundat...

FDA warns neurovascular embolization coils produce increased distortion in MRA imaging U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The FDA warned providers of increased image artifact associated with magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) follow-up imaging in patients with specific neurovascular embolization coils, according to a March 15 FDA letter.

ICYMI: Q&A: Mark Anastasio on leading the nation’s 2nd imaging science doctoral program, AI in education Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis is set to become the second institution with a doctoral program dedicated to imaging science, with its inaugural class beginning in the fall. Mark Anastasio, PhD, the director of the new program, spoke with Health Imaging about the state of imaging education and in...

ICYMI: DNA mapping research finds 110 genes linked to breast cancer The Institute of Cancer Research

Researchers from the Breast Cancer Now Toby Robins Research Center at the Institute of Cancer Research in London may have found which specific genes are involved in increasing a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to a study published online March 12 in Nature Communications.

ICYMI: Machine learning, radiomics finds mammogram features associated with breast cancer subtypes Elsevier

In a study published online March 8 in Academic Radiology, researchers used a machine learning radiomic technique to extract quantitative imaging features from digital mammograms. The platform demonstrated the imaging features were associated with breast cancer subtypes.

ICYMI: Old age muscle loss due to fewer nerve signals, but may save themselves from wasting away The Journal of Physiology The University of Manchester University of Waterloo

Although reaching old age is what many individuals hope for, experiencing muscle loss and frailty is not. However, a study recently published online in the Journal of Physiology may help increase clinical interest in developing methods to reverse muscle frailty and disability caused by old age.

ICYMI: How octopus micro-PET images may reveal alternative regenerative medicine methods ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI TECNOLOGIA

Published online in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine on March 9, a study assessed common regeneration principles in octopuses to potentially identify alternative therapeutic approaches in regenerative medicine.

ICYMI: Cybersecurity report finds PACS systems highly vulnerable to attack McAfee

Health imaging data such as ultrasounds, mammograms, MRIs and PACS information is highly vulnerable to cybersecurity criminals, according to a recent McAfee security report.

ICYMI: Survey: Consumers optimistic on #AI, value convenience, time savings

While radiologists grapple with the future of artificial intelligence (AI), consumers report liking AI’s convenience, time savings and personalized insights, according to a recent Accenture consumer survey on digital health.

ICYMI: Interpersonal skill training may reduce MRI patient costs, boost overall revenue American College of Radiology

Applying interpersonal skills training to MRI staff may result in cost reduction for exams and greater operational efficiency, according to a study published online March 9 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.

ICYMI: Study: 58 percent of radiologists don't include brain GD in reports Elsevier

A worldwide study, published in Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology, revealed wide inconsistencies in reporting brain gadolinium deposition (GD) based on a lack of understanding and an effort to minimize anxiety in patients.

fMRI data analysis may identify different activation timings in the brain

Researchers used a high temporal resolution functional MRI (fMRI) data to examine the difference in the timing between brain activation areas by analyzing the task onset time of the statistical model shifted from the actual stimulation timing.

AHRA announces campaign to reach 6,000 members

India breast cancer screening startup uses AI, thermal imaging technology Analytics India Magazine Niramai

Co-founders of NIRAMAI, an artificial intelligence (AI) imaging tech startup, Geetha Manjunatha, CEO, and Nidhi Mathur, COO, have developed an efficient, non-invasive thermal imaging method for breast cancer screening, according to a recent article published by Analytics India Magazine.

Radiologic groups help block Oregon legislation allowing nurses to perform imaging procedures

The legislation would have let nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists and clinical nurse specialists perform and supervise medical imaging procedures, according to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).