Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Saliva gland test for Parkinson's shows promise

Described as a "big step forward" for research and treatment of Parkinson's disease, new research from Mayo Clinic in Arizona and Banner Sun Health Research Institute suggests that testing a portion of a person's saliva gland ...

Cancer

RSNA: Breast CA risk estimates up from repeated prior CT use

(HealthDay)—The impact of different screening modalities on cancer risk has been quantified in two studies presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, held from Nov. 25 to 30 in Chicago.

Cancer

Scatter radiation from mammography presents no cancer risk

The radiation dose to areas of the body near the breast during mammography is negligible, or very low, and does not result in an increased risk of cancer, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Salivary gland ultrasonography improves Sjogren's diagnosis

(HealthDay)—The addition of salivary-gland ultrasonography (SGUS) to American-European Consensus Group (AECG) classification criteria improves the accuracy of diagnosis of primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS), according to ...

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