Four Ways Radiology Can Reduce Its Climate Change Impact

29. March 2021 Custom Article 0
Typically, climate change (a.k.a. global warming) is associated with planes, trains, and automobiles using fossil fuels, hazy skies, and radioactive plants pushing clouds into the atmosphere. However, the radiologic industry plays a more significant role than you might imagine, and industry leaders say the time to reduce that impact is now. Published in the Journal ...

FDA Authorizes New Device That Protects Athletes’ Brains During Impact

11. March 2021 Uncategorized 0
The United States Food and Drug Administration recently authorized a novel product that recent Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) shows might protect athletes’ brains from traumatic injury. A c-shaped, non-invasive device dubbed the “Q-Collar” goes around the neck and applies compression, which increases blood volume, therefore reducing brain movement.   Several FDA studies proved the effectiveness ...

Artificial Intelligence Learning Action Plan Released by FDA

26. February 2021 News 0
The United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has released their first Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)-Based Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) Action Plan. Detailed throughout the plan is a multi-pronged approach to “Advance the Agency’s oversight of AI/ML-based medical software,” according to the article. Bakul Patel, director of the Digital Health ...

Study Shows Drastic Decline in Cancer Screenings During COVID-19 Surge

12. February 2021 News 0
According to a study published in JAMA Oncology by researchers at Dana-Farber/Bringham and Women’s Cancer Center, researchers documented a sharp drop in cancer and pre-cancer diagnoses at the Northeast’s most extensive health care system. Due to the first peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, a decrease in the number of screenings occurred. Documented as one of ...

New Imaging Can Measure Cell Dysfunction in ALS Patients

27. January 2021 News 0
More effective therapies could potentially be introduced thanks to a new magnetic resonance spectroscopy technique that can accurately measure how well the mitochondria are functioning in patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS.) This non-invasive procedure may help measure the efficacy of treatments for ALS (also known as Motor Neuron Disease [MND]) patients. Scientists from Sheffield ...

Brain Scans Can Predict Music-Induced Emotions

13. January 2021 News 0
In Finland at the University of Turku, researchers in the national PET Centre recently discovered neural mechanisms that arise as an emotional response to music. Subjects who participated in the study (102) listened to emotion-evoking music while undergoing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). To map which brain regions are activated based on different music-inducing emotions, ...

Acceletronics is Proudly a US-Exclusive Distributor of CNERGY

10. December 2020 Uncategorized 0
New solutions were discovered through a collaboration of partners in radiotherapy. CNERGY is an innovative solution for “Quality Assurance & Safety,” “Precision, Imaging, and Viewing,” “Patient Identification and Monitoring,” and “Advanced Couch Setup and Control.” These solutions were created in response to specific practical issues, employing the latest guaranteed technologies. Joining these forces will deliver ...

National Radiologic Week Celebrates Technologists

18. November 2020 News 0
Few people and professions have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic as much as radiology technicians. They have directly impacted patients and taken a front-seat approach to the outbreak, as they work closely with coronavirus patients daily. National Radiologic Technology Week (NRTW) marks the centennial celebration for the American Society of Radiologic ...