Oncology & Cancer

Experts offer pointers for optimizing radiation dose in head CT

An article in the August issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in head computed tomography (CT) scans. Head CT is the second most commonly performed ...

Attention deficit disorders

Combination therapy shows positive response for children with ADHD

While pharmacologic agents have a demonstrated efficacy in children with Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), some children have suboptimal response to a single pharmacologic agent. A recent study by Dr. Timothy ...

Oncology & Cancer

Experts offer pointers for optimizing radiation dose in pediatric CT

An article in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in pediatric computed tomography (CT) scans. Approximately seven to eight million CT examinations ...

Medical research

Dose of dextrose gel lowers risk of low blood sugar in newborns

A single dose of dextrose gel, rubbed inside a newborn's mouth an hour after birth, can lower their risk of developing neonatal hypoglycaemia, according to a randomized study published in PLOS Medicine by Jane Alsweiler from ...

Oncology & Cancer

Experts offer pointers for optimizing radiation dose in chest CT

An article in the September issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes methods for radiation dose optimization in chest computed tomography (CT) scans. Chest CT is the third most commonly performed ...

Oncology & Cancer

Poliovirus study finds that less is more

A modified poliovirus therapy that is showing promising results for patients with glioblastoma brain tumors works best at a low dosage, according to the research team at Duke's Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center where ...

Oncology & Cancer

Poliovirus therapy shows survival benefit in early patients

An early group of patients who received a modified form of the poliovirus to treat recurrent glioblastoma brain tumors showed survival improvement over historical controls, according to researchers at the Preston Robert Tisch ...

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