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26
Nov

Heart damage after COVID-19 vaccination extremely rare among adolescents

Children between the ages of 12 and 15 face very low risk of developing myocarditis after being vaccinated for COVID-19, according to new research published in the New England Journal of Medicine. In addition, all cases of myocarditis identified by the study’s authors were mild.

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24
Nov

Mepitel Film Beats Standard for Stopping Radiation Dermatitis in Breast Cancer

Mepitel film, a transparent, breathable, adhesive soft silicone film dressing, is more effective than standard of care in preventing acute radiation dermatitis in at-risk breast cancer patients, a phase III randomised trial showed.

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22
Nov

Same Hospital, Different Prices for Imaging Exams?

Commercially negotiated prices for common imaging exams vary sharply within the same hospital, with prices that in some cases are substantially higher relative to Medicare, researchers found.

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19
Nov

New Standard-of-Care Therapy for Advanced Liver Cancer

Adding radiation therapy to systemic treatment significantly improved overall survival (OS) in advanced liver cancer, according to a randomised trial reported here.

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17
Nov

The lack of clinical trials may be holding back AI adoption in healthcare

The healthcare industry has a lot of hope for machine learning solutions across patient care. However, there are many barriers to widespread adoption keeping machine learning from being implemented into clinical practice.

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15
Nov

COVID-19 infections impact cardiovascular disease

The full impact of COVID-19 infections, even mild and moderate cases, is still being understood. And now, recent research has revealed that the medium and long-term impact of an acute illness may be associated with cardiovascular events.

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12
Nov

Trends and new technology in computed tomography systems

Heading into the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2022 meeting, Health Imaging sat down with Signify Research to find out what the key trends and new technologies are in the computed tomography market.

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10
Nov

Uptick in COVID-Related Blood Clots: Is It Real?

Since the beginning of the year physicians have reported seeing fewer instances of blood clotting linked to COVID-19. However, recent social media postings from members of the medical community in the U.K have raised the possibility of a reversal of this trend.

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08
Nov

Rapid Radiotherapy Technique Shows Promise in First Human Trial

A radiation treatment that delivers therapeutic doses in a fraction of a second appeared to be a promising option in mitigating the side effects associated with conventional radiation therapy, according to results from a first-in-human trial.

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05
Nov

AI identifies Parkinson’s from breathing patterns

A new artificial intelligence (AI) model from researchers at MIT can detect Parkinson’s disease, a notoriously difficult disease to detect, through breathing patterns. The tool could help alleviate the disease onset gap between when symptoms of Parkinson’s first appear and when most people receive a diagnosis. The MIT team that developed the AI model uses...

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