Category: Imaging Insights

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Soccer Heading Linked to Measurable Decline in Brain Function 

New research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America reveals a link between soccer heading and a decline in brain microstructure and function over a two-year period, especially in those with high levels of heading, raising concerns about potential long-term brain effects.

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Safe Ablation for Stage I-II NSCLC with Interstitial Lung Disease

Percutaneous ablation is deemed a safe and effective treatment for stage I-II non-small cell lung cancer in patients with interstitial lung disease, offering a valuable option when surgical resection, radiation, and systemic therapy are not feasible, as per findings in the American Journal of Roentgenology.

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MRI Machine Battery Issue Spurs Evacuation at Johns Hopkins Hospital

The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care in Tampa, Fla., evacuated on July 20 due to a rupture in a bank of lithium-ion batteries used to provide backup power for an MRI machine, causing the release of flammable hydrogen gas and necessitating an emergency evacuation of 80 people.