Radiology educators split on how pandemic affected student learning
September 2, 2022 -- The jury is out on whether the COVID-19 pandemic affected radiology education positively or negatively. But at the very least, students may be learning how to be more resilient, according to a study published on 18 August in Radiography. Read More
MRI detects signs of early aging in people with poor heart health
September 1, 2022 -- MRI used with a machine-learning model shows that people with compromised heart health in their 30s are at risk for premature brain aging as they enter their golden years, a study published on 22 August in the Lancet Healthy Longevity has found. Read More
Imaging unlocks remarkable secrets of ancient fish
August 31, 2022 -- Researchers at Aarhus University Hospital Skejby's radiology department have used CT and MRI to shine a light on one of the world's rarest fishes, the coelacanth. They say they've gained new insight into how it functions, and this knowledge may contribute to saving the critically endangered deep-sea dweller. Read More
Is it time to ride the wave of higher MRI field strengths?
August 30, 2022 -- Ultrahigh-field MRI will play an increasingly important role in clinical imaging and cannot be ignored. That's the view of Prof. Thoralf Niendorf, PhD. In an exclusive face-to-face interview, he outlined the areas of greatest promise for MRI at 7 tesla and above. He also explained why he thinks windsurfing is the ideal cognitive detox. Read More
ESC: Cardiac screening including CT may not reduce mortality
August 30, 2022 -- Men who were invited to participate in a screening program for heart disease that included cardiac CT scans didn't have lower mortality rates, a Danish study has found. The results were presented at the annual congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Read More
Ultrasound shows women with COVID history have stiffer placentas
August 29, 2022 -- Ultrasound elastography has highlighted differences in placental stiffness between pregnant women who recovered from COVID-19 compared with women with no history of COVID, Turkish researchers have reported. Read More
Danish team underlines value of PET tracer for neuroendocrine tumors
August 29, 2022 -- A new gallium-68 PET radiotracer appears to be effective for predicting higher risk of disease progression and mortality in patients with neuroendocrine tumors, according to a study from the University of Copenhagen. Read More
Cardiac MRI technique assists in evaluating chemotherapy's effects
August 26, 2022 -- Researchers from a top London facility have developed a novel cardiac MRI technique that can help clinicians to measure chemotherapy's effectiveness in patients with light-chain cardiac amyloidosis, or "stiff heart syndrome." Read More
Bernd Hamm reveals his love of politics and gazes into the future
August 25, 2022 -- Radiology is not adequately represented politically and in public perception, and we must continue to strengthen our discipline and make it visible so that it remains attractive to the next generation, said Prof. Dr. Bernd Hamm in a recent interview. Read More
Radiation dose in mammography comes under close scrutiny
August 24, 2022 -- Setting radiation doses on mammography systems manually can potentially reduce exposure when imaging thicker breast tissue, but auto filtering is still the way to go in standard mammography practice, researchers from Singapore have found. Read More