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French study shows breast screening leads to higher survival rates
Women who attend organized breast cancer screening have a higher survival rate than women who attend opportunistic screening, according to research from the University of Bordeaux.
December 18, 2022
Survey: Burnout makes patient safety incidents twice as likely
Burnout makes patient safety incidents twice as likely to occur, and clinicians experiencing burnout are four times more likely to be dissatisfied with their jobs. Those are two of the key findings from a new U.K. analysis.
September 20, 2022
Russia invests in nuclear medicine research facility in Bolivia
Bolivia has opened a nuclear research center in La Paz -- more than 4000 m above sea level. The $300 million facility is the world's highest-altitude site producing medical radioisotopes, and is a joint effort between the Bolivian Nuclear Energy Agency and the Russian giant Rosatom.
August 14, 2022
'A diagnostic revolutionary' -- the legacy of Godfrey Hounsfield
CT has become a vital form of medical imaging that is ubiquitous throughout the world, offering powerful insights into the human body. Most of the credit for the development of CT goes to Sir Godfrey Hounsfield, the U.K. scientist who developed the first CT scanner in 1971.
August 11, 2022
Israel faces shortage of radiologists
Israel is facing a shortage of radiologists due to several factors, including more doctors choosing to work remotely for medical companies abroad, according to a story published on 7 June in the
June 9, 2022
EJR: Now's the time to get serious about transgender health
Having more information about the biological sex and gender of patients enables radiologists to improve their care and communication and become patient-oriented physicians, according to new international research posted in the
European Journal of Radiology (EJR)
April 19, 2022
Crisis over? Global isotope supply begins to return to normal
The European nuclear medicine industry's efforts to ensure adequate supply of essential isotopes seem to be paying off. Serious shortages of molybdenum-99 and iodine-131 have been averted, leading expert Erich Kollegger reveals in an exclusive interview.
February 15, 2022
What impact do virtual congresses have on Twitter use?
German researchers have identified that a significant plunge in Twitter activity tends to occur during virtual meetings. They looked closely at how RSNA attendees have used Twitter at past conferences.
January 25, 2022
Lego Group donates model MRI scanners to hospitals
The Lego Group is donating model MRI scanners to hospitals in an effort to help educate and calm children, according to an article published by
January 24, 2022
Breast screenings shifted during pandemic, highlighting disparities
Breast screening disparities heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic can be mitigated by increasing access for facilities serving vulnerable patient populations, according to research published on 2 December in the
American Journal of Roentgenology
December 5, 2021
Dutch radiologist with COVID-19 kept working with patients
A radiologist who tested positive for COVID-19 was permitted to continue working with cancer patients to ensure continuity of care at a Dutch hospital, according to a report published on 8 November in
November 7, 2021
COVID-19 resurgence forces closure of breast screening in Sydney
Breast screening clinics in Sydney, Australia are temporarily closed as the city attempts to ward off the resurgence of COVID-19, according to a report by the
Sydney Morning Herald
August 9, 2021
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