Abortion Paper in British Journal of Psychiatry Triggers Panel Resignation
BBC News has been informed that an independent panel resigned amid a dispute over controversial research concerning the impact of abortion on... Read more
UK Survey Reveals Young Women Seeking Mental Health Help Labeled as 'Dramatic'
Research has highlighted that a fifth of young women who have sought help for their mental health were told they were being dramatic. The... Read more
First Over-the-Counter Birth Control Pill Has Been Approved in the U.S.
The first ever over-the-counter birth control pill has been approved by the U.S. government. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced... Read more
Susan M. Love, Chief Visionary Officer & "Founding Mother" of Breast Cancer Advocacy & Research Dies
Susan M. Love, MD, MBA, who led Dr. Susan Love Foundation for Breast Cancer Research since 1995, steering the Foundation through its innovative... Read more
Interprofessional Competence Acquisition in Times of VUCA
The Shortage of Health Professionals Worldwide – A Modern Human Resources Management Challenge
What We Have Learnt from AI Development – Can it Be a Feedback in Our Daily Routines?
Radiologist Dr Georgia Spear of NorthShore Medical Group The Hologic’s SuperSonic™ MACH™ 40 Ultrasound System brings radiologists a new generation of ultrasound technology. At times, mammographic findings turn out very subtle. Ultrasounds enhance the detection of these findings, thus improving the accuracy of diagnosis.... Read more
Scientific knowledge eradicated smallpox, a painful and disfiguring disease which killed 300 million people in the 20th century alone. In case anyone has skimmed over this feat of moral greatness, let me say it again: Scientific knowledge eradicated smallpox, a painful and disfiguring disease which killed 300 million people in the 20th century alone.... Read more
Thanks to early detection through routine breast screening as well as effective and efficient treatment, breast cancer patient survival rates have been increasing since 1989, especially for women under 50. 1 However, today Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, accounting for one in four annual cancer cases worldwide and kills... Read more
2022 02 Jun
Ioannis Sechopoulos, PhD Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands and Dutch Expert Center for Screening (LRCB), Nijmegen, The Netherlands Abstract The development of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) for the detection of breast cancer has resulted in many trials showing that... Read more
2021 24 Feb
Improving radiologist performance and workflow through deep learning AI applications. Ashwini Kshirsagar, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Clinical Solutions, Research and Development, Hologic, Inc. Brad Keller, Ph.D., Director, Clinical and Scientific Affairs Breast Health, Hologic, Inc. Andrew Smith, Ph.D., Vice President, Image Research Breast Health,... Read more
2020 19 May
“ iCAD ’s ProFound AI ™ solution has had a significant impact on our workflow. We are able to immediately react if we see something suspicious in a scan alleviating anxiety for our patients. Using the solution will allow us to expand DBT beyond diagnosis because it enables our radiologists to read as many tomosynthesis cases as we... Read more
2021 01 Jun
Abstract Introduction: 360 Health Analysis (H360) was started in 2018 with the aim of providing a comprehensive picture of breast cancer management in Portugal. After initial evidence retrieval (Phase 1), this study (Phase 2) focused on analysing hospital organization and performance on breast cancer management from the perspective of patients,... Read more
2021 15 Feb
Despite the lack of general consensus about the optimal breast cancer screening approach in transgender women, it is imperative that physicians remain vigilant and aware of each transgender individual’s health risks based on their birth assigned sex and their particular mode of gender-affirming therapy. Key Points Over the last decade,... Read more
2020 29 Aug
Diagnostics in healthcare has always been an area that has been downplayed. That is probably why inaccurate and/or delayed diagnosis is something that has persisted in this field for decades. It is a systemic problem that continues to have an impact on patient treatment and outcomes. The solution could potentially lie in smart diagnostics... Read more
2020 29 Aug
The development and refinement of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for use in radiology practice continues. However, this development leads to many questions and concerns. Prof. Baker provides an overview. The development and refinement of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for use in radiology practice is advancing. Scientific journals continue... Read more
2020 09 Mar
HealthManagement.org rounds up exciting developments that have all the marks of healthcare game changers. What do you think? Advancements in Cardiac Imaging Conventional imaging still remains important for the assessment of cardiac structure and function. However, advanced echocardiography with strain imaging techniques, tissue characterisation... Read more
With the Trident ® HD Specimen Radiography System, you know with certainty. When it comes to performing breast conserving surgeries or stereotactic breast biopsies, nothing is more important than being sure. Have the markers been captured?...