Clinical Trials

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Noninvasive Radioablation Offers Long-term Benefits to High-risk Heart Arrhythmia Patients
News | Radiation Therapy | September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019 — Treating high-risk heart patients with a single, high dose of...
Long-term Hormone Therapy Increases Mortality Risk for Low-PSA Men After Prostate Surgery
News | Prostate Cancer | September 16, 2019
September 16, 2019 — Secondary analysis of a recent...
News | Contrast Media | September 03, 2019
September 3, 2019 — Researchers in South Korea have found that patients with family and personal history of allergic...
FDA Encourages Inclusion of Male Patients in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
News | Women's Health | August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new draft guidance that encourages including...
Moffitt Researchers Develop Model to Personalize Breast Cancer Radiation Treatment
News | Radiation Therapy | August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019 — A personalized approach to cancer treatment has become more common over the last several decades,...
Vaping Impairs Vascular Function

Image courtesy of the American Heart Association

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019 — Inhaling a vaporized liquid solution through an e-cigarette, otherwise known as vaping, immediately...
Some Pregnant Women Are Exposed to Gadolinium in Early Pregnancy
News | Women's Health | August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019 — A small but concerning number of women are exposed to a commonly used...
MRIdian System Limits Early Toxicity for Prostate Cancer Without Implanted Markers
News | Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) | August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019 — ViewRay Inc. announced the acceptance of publication by the International Journal of Radiation...
ADHD Medication May Affect Brain Development in Children

Images of regions of interest (colored lines) in the white matter skeleton representation. Data from left and right anterior thalamic radiation (ATR) were averaged. Image courtesy of C. Bouziane et al.

News | Neuro Imaging | August 16, 2019
August 16, 2019 — A drug used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) appears to affect development of...
Efficacy of Isoray's Cesium Blu Showcased in Recent Studies
News | Brachytherapy Systems | August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019 — Isoray announced a trio of studies recently reported at scientific meetings and published in medical...
Imago Systems Announces Collaboration With Mayo Clinic for Breast Imaging

Image courtesy of Imago Systems

News | Mammography | August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019 — Image visualization company Imago Systems announced it has signed a know-how license with Mayo Clinic...
Artificial Intelligence Could Yield More Accurate Breast Cancer Diagnoses
News | Artificial Intelligence | August 13, 2019
August 13, 2019 — University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers have developed an...
Contrast Use in First Transthoracic Echocardiogram for Heart Failure Reduces Repeat Testing
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 07, 2019
August 7, 2019 — Heart failure is the fourth most common cause for all admission to U.S. hospitals, and it is the most...
Rise in Early Onset Colorectal Cancer Not Aligned With Screening Trends
News | Colonoscopy Systems | August 06, 2019
August 6, 2019 — A new study finds that trends in...
Artificial Intelligence Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment
News | CT Angiography (CTA) | August 06, 2019
August 6, 2019 — When used with a common ...
Artificial Intelligence Solution Improves Clinical Trial Recruitment

A nurse examines a patient in the Emergency Department of Cincinnati Children’s, where researchers successfully tested artificial intelligence-based technology to improve patient recruitment for clinical trials. Researchers report test results in the journal JMIR Medical Informatics. Image courtesy of Cincinnati Children’s.

News | Artificial Intelligence | July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019 — Clinical trials are a...
Studies Confirm Clinical Value of ShearWave Elastography for Liver Fibrosis Evaluation
News | Ultrasound Imaging | July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019 — SuperSonic Imagine announced the publication of the results of its prospective multicentric clinical...
Statins Reduce Stroke, Cardiovascular Risk in Cancer Patients Following Radiation
News | Cardio-oncology | July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019 — Cancer patients taking cholesterol-lowering statin medication following...