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magnetic resonance imaging
24
Oct

Clark State diagnostic medical sonography program awarded initial accreditation

Clark State College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography — Obstetrics and Gynecology program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS), which is the non-invasive use of high frequency sound waves to image anatomic structures within the body, is an abdominal, obstetrics, gynecology and vascular...

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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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19
Oct

UNSW academics receive more than $23m for health and medical research

The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grants went towards 11 projects including a new breakthrough test that will screen genetic mutations, a world-first genomics platform for Indigenous Australians and an international trial examining cardiac arrest interventions.

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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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10
Oct

Researchers create guide for fair and equitable AI in health care

During the past several decades, health care systems have amassed giant stores of patient data through electronic health records, logging, disease-linked genetic aberrations, drug interactions, success rates of cancer therapies and more. Now, doctors and researchers with access to this trove of health information are at an inflection point. Through artificial intelligence, health systems have...

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21
Sep

Australians raided $1.6 billion in superannuation savings to pay for health care

Australians have raided almost $1.6 billion from their retirement funds to pay for medical treatment in the past three years. The revelations have left health policy experts outraged that superannuation nest eggs are being used to fund life-changing treatment.

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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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14
Sep

New MRI imaging detects pregnancy complications as early as 10 weeks

Recently, researchers developed a new imaging method using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess placental health. They found that their new method could strongly predict pregnancy outcomes linked to placental insufficiency.

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