Gerontology & Geriatrics

Q&A: Who should have a bone density test?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 62-year-old woman who has been fairly healthy most of my life. I try to walk daily and eat right. I've never had a fracture or bone health issues. But after my annual physical this year, my doctor suggested ...

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 ...

Oncology & Cancer

New, revised topics released in ACR appropriateness criteria

(HealthDay)—The latest edition of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Appropriateness Criteria has been released and includes 188 diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology topics, with 908 clinical variants covering ...

Oncology & Cancer

Overinterpretation common in diagnostic accuracy studies

(HealthDay)—Roughly three in 10 diagnostic accuracy studies published in journals with impact factors of four or higher have overinterpretation, according to a review published in the May issue of Radiology.

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