Neuroscience

Point-of-care biomarker assay for traumatic brain injury

Intracranial abnormalities on CT scan in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be predicted by glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) levels in the blood. These interim findings from the TRACK-TBI study are published ...

Radiology & Imaging

Study suggests snap diagnoses may be more accurate

A pilot study conducted by a team of LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine faculty has found that Snapchat is an effective tool to teach residents emergency radiology. The results are published online in Emergency Radiology ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

HFES: Multi-tasking can impair diagnostic performance

(HealthDay)—Performing a complex concurrent memorization task negatively impacts diagnostic performance, according to a study that will be presented at the upcoming annual meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, ...

Addiction

Recognize and treat Internet addiction

(Medical Xpress)—Do you stay up late into the night using the Internet? Are you grumpy or anxious when you cannot log on? Do you feel the need to use the Internet more and more to feel satisfied? Do you stay online longer ...

Cardiology

Dual-source cardiac CT IDs CAD in hard-to-image patients

(HealthDay)—In patients who have previously been considered difficult to image, dual-source cardiac (DSC) computed tomography (CT) can identify clinically significant coronary artery disease, according to a review published ...

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