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  08/20/2019 Radiological Society of North America
Some Pregnant Women Are Exposed to Gadolinium in Early Pregnancy
- Pregnant women may be inadvertently exposed to a commonly used MRI contrast agent early in their pregnancy / Researchers analyzed data on U.S. pregnancies between 2006 and 2017 / Contrast agent exposure was seen in 5,457 of 4.69 million pregnancies, a number corresponding to one in 860 pregnancies
  08/20/2019 Radiological Society of North America
Vaping Impairs Vascular Function
- Vaping immediately impacts vascular function, even when the solution does not include nicotine / Researchers performed MRI exams on 31 healthy non-smoking adults before and after nicotine-free e-cigarette inhalation / In 2018 more than 3.6 million middle and high school students reported using e-cigarettes
  08/01/2019 American Cancer Society
It’s Never Too Late to Get More Exercise
- Research shows that upping your exercise level can pay healthy dividends, even if you’re starting later in life.
  07/31/2019 Radiological Society of North America
AI Improves Efficiency and Accuracy of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
- Researchers trained an AI system on large digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) data sets to identify suspicious findings. / The system was tested by having 24 radiologists, including 13 breast subspecialists, each read 260 DBT examinations with and without AI assistance. / Cancer detection sensitivity and specificity increased, and reading times decreased.
  07/30/2019 American Academy of Ophthalmology
Research to Prevent Blindness and American Academy of Ophthalmology Award Grants for Big Data Research to Improve Patient Care
- Award recipients to use IRIS Registry database to learn more about cataract surgery, retinal diseases, and pink eye
  07/30/2019 American Cancer Society
Study: Hormone Treatment for Prostate Cancer Linked With Dementia
- Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found that older prostate cancer patients getting hormone treatment, called androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), were more likely to be diagnosed later with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
  07/26/2019 American Cancer Society
How much water should I drink?
- You may have heard you should drink 8 glasses of water a day. The truth is close to that, but depends on details about you. Find out out how much water you really need.
  07/23/2019 American Cancer Society
Study: Lack of Education About Melanoma May Contribute to Black-White Survival Disparities
- It’s true that people with darker skin have a lower risk of melanoma. But as a recent study of non-Hispanic black Americans showed, it’s also true that they’re more likely to have lower survival rates when they are diagnosed. That’s partly because compared with non-Hispanic whites, people with darker skin are more often diagnosed with later-stage melanoma (after it’s spread). It’s also because the most common type of melanoma for them?called acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM)?has a lower survival rate.
  07/12/2019 American Cancer Society
More Colorectal Cancer Diagnoses in People Under 55 Aren’t Only Because of More Colonoscopies
- Colorectal cancer (CRC) is being diagnosed more often in the United States among adults younger than age 55. Does this mean more of them are getting colorectal cancer? Or are doctors finding it more often because more younger adults are having colonoscopies? In a study published in the Journal of Medical Screening, researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) ...
  07/10/2019 MERCK
Merck Highlights Commitment to HIV Research with Presentations for Investigational Anti-HIV Agent MK-8591 at IAS 2019
- Data Include Week 48 Results from Phase 2B Study Evaluating MK-8591 in Combination with Doravirine

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