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Computed Tomography
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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21
Oct

Love Your Brain, the platform for stroke prevention gets funding

“Many Australians experience stroke. There is huge public demand for information about how to stop stroke, which can be met by our “Love Your Brain” digital platform. The platform comprises an online course and messaging system on risk factor management, leveraging an existing Stroke Foundation program,” said Dr Kilkenny.

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17
Oct

Australia’s antibiotic shortage is the worst GP has seen in 15 years

General practice doctors across Australia are raising concerns about a shortage of antibiotics, which is leaving them unable to prescribe the best medications for patients, especially in regional areas. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) rural health chair Michael Clements said GPs were struggling to prescribe common antibiotic medications, as well as other painkillers,...

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14
Oct

Success of experience Alzheimer’s drug hailed as “historic moment”

An experimental drug has slowed the rate of decline in memory and thinking in people with early Alzheimer’s disease in what is being described as a “historic moment” for dementia treatment.

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12
Oct

Children sought for wheeze medicine trial as part of Australia – wide study

In a first for Australian health services, children aged one to six are being sought to participate in trials for medication to treat a viral-induced wheeze. Albury Wodonga Health director of paediatrics Dr Mark Norden, said the trial was “ground-breaking” and would help prevent future hospitalisations.

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21
Sep

Deep learning model can accurately show the presence and location of cancer in pathological images

A research team led by Professor Park Sang-Hyun of the Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering (also in charge of the Artificial Intelligence major) at DGIST (President Kuk Yang) developed a weakly supervised deep learning model that can accurately show the presence and location of cancer in pathological images based only on data where the...

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30
Apr

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Navigating the Spectrum in Primary Care

Source: Early diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) in childhood presents challenges for the primary care provider. Many of the difficulties in diagnosis arise from an overly simplistic view of this complex problem. In contrast to the rare patient with a completely dislocated hip, most patients will have more subtle variations of this...

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11
Apr

High-profile, $100M mammography trial touts new enrolment milestone

Source: The Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST) has recently reached 65,000 participants. Which surpasses the halfway mark toward its current goal of 128,905. Organisers said on Friday that enrolment had doubled over the last year and a half, with Black women accounting for more than 20% of enrolment.

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28
Mar

Q&A: William Zoghbi breaks down the future of echocardiography

Source: Ultrasound is the most widely used cardiac imaging modality, we have been able to observe several advances in recent years that are making echocardiography more accessible, accurate and efficient. Advances in computer processing have also made a quantum jump in the past decade, allowing more of the data collected by ultrasound to be processed and presented in a...

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21
Mar

For Stable Chest Pain, CT Stands Up to Invasive Coronary Angiography

Source: Aimed at people with persistent chest pain and an intermediate pretest probability of obstructive coronary artery disease. The DISCHARGE trial found, an initial CT strategy performed similarly to invasive coronary angiography for downstream cardiovascular outcomes.

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