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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently transferred land in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to Coquí Radio Pharmaceuticals, pushing the company closer to establishing a domestic production of Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), an isotope used in many molecular imaging exams.

Most editorial board members of the world’s largest radiology societies are men, according to new findings published in the American Journal of Roentgenology. This finding is consistent with prior research exploring gender disparities in the specialty.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has transferred 206 acres of land in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to Coqui Radio Pharmaceuticals so the company can build a facility that domestically produces Molybdenum-99 (Mo-99), the most widely used isotope for nuclear imaging procedures.

Google has opened its first African-based AI lab in Accra, Ghana, CNN reported April 15.

Quantifying a patient’s blood-brain barrier dysfunction (BBBD) could help inform risk stratification and stroke prevention strategies following a transient ischemic attack (TIA), researchers reported in the May edition of Stroke.

A recent NPR report traced the development and approval of the fist AI software approved to diagnose diabetic retinopathy and examined challenges the administration may face as more software makers look to enter the market.

An increasing share of hospital services have been performed in an outpatient setting in the past decade, according to a recent analysis from the Health Care Cost Institute—a trend that’s costing patients more every year.

As a response to new breast cancer screening guidelines shared by the American College of Physicians (ACP), the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has issued a statement reaffirming its belief that women should undergo annual screening using mammography beginning at the age of 40.

When couples attended smoking cessation programs together, their odds of quitting were nearly six times higher than for people who attempted to kick the habit alone, according to preliminary research presented April 12 at EuroPrevent 2019.

Rectal cancer patients given a “good prognosis” on MRI may be able to avoid preoperative chemoradiotherapy (CRT), a technique commonly associated with long-term adverse outcomes, according to results of a new study published in JAMA Oncology.

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a method for streamlining electronic medical record (EMR) data entry using convolutional neural networks (CNNs) and transfer learning, according to a paper published April 12 in Artificial Intelligence in Medicine.

Allowing patients to communicate directly with radiologists through an online portal helps them stay informed and feel more engaged, according to a case study published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology.