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July 14, 2021

Reduced-Dose CT Detects Cancer Without Missing Nodules Reduced-Dose CT Detects Cancer Without Missing Nodules

Reduced-dose computed tomography (CT) can safely be used to detect lung metastasis in pediatric patients with various cancers without sacrificing diagnostic accuracy, a study published in […]
June 25, 2021

Physician Fired After Slurs, Including ‘Cannibalism,’ Against Israel Physician Fired After Slurs, Including ‘Cannibalism,’ Against Israel

Fidaa Wishah, MD, a pediatric radiologist at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona, has been fired after the hospital reviewed evidence that included her anti-Israel comments on […]
May 18, 2021

Radiologists’ Earnings Down, and Some Expect Long Recovery Radiologists’ Earnings Down, and Some Expect Long Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic took a bit of a toll on radiologists’ earnings in 2020, with nearly half of radiologists reporting at least some decline in compensation and […]
December 8, 2020

FDA Safety Alert: Face Masks With Metal Can Burn During MRI FDA Safety Alert: Face Masks With Metal Can Burn During MRI

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. After a patient’s face was burned in the outline of a mask that they wore […]
December 7, 2020

Comorbidities May Contribute to Neurologic Effects in COVID-19 Comorbidities May Contribute to Neurologic Effects in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Neurologic complications from COVID-19 are common in patients with diabetes and hypertension, […]
December 4, 2020

Radiofrequency Ablation Blocks Hip, Shoulder Arthritis Pain Radiofrequency Ablation Blocks Hip, Shoulder Arthritis Pain

Osteoarthritis patients report significant pain relief after treatment with cooled radiofrequency ablation, a new technique that “stuns” sensory nerves in shoulder and hip joints to reduce […]
December 4, 2020

Teenage Bone Density Declines Following Sleeve Gastrectomy Teenage Bone Density Declines Following Sleeve Gastrectomy

Adolescents who undergo sleeve gastrectomy have lower bone density and higher bone marrow fat at 1 year following surgery, new research shows. “It’s almost paradoxical,” Miriam […]
December 2, 2020

Nondisplaced Ulna Fracture Could Mean Intimate-Partner Violence Nondisplaced Ulna Fracture Could Mean Intimate-Partner Violence

About one-third of women who presented to an emergency department (ED) with a fractured ulna were victims of intimate-partner violence, according to a study of records […]
November 29, 2020

Blood Vessels in the Eye May Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease Blood Vessels in the Eye May Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease

An eye exam may be all that is needed to diagnose Parkinson’s disease, new research shows. Using an advanced machine-learning algorithm and fundus eye images, which […]
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