Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers: Study
THURSDAY, July 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having scans after
treatment does not improve thyroid cancer patients' chances of
survival, a new study shows.
Radiologists Don't Face Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death: Study
TUESDAY, July 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Radiologists who
graduated from medical school after 1940 are not at greater risk of
death from chronic exposure to low levels of radiation, a new study
Doctors Should Bone Up on CT Scan Cancer Risks
FRIDAY, July 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors routinely
order CT scans as diagnostic tools. But many are ill-informed about
the cancer risks associated with this imaging technology, a new
Elderly Patients Get Unnecessary End-of-Life Treatments
MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People dying naturally of old age often receive unnecessary end-of-life medical treatments in hospitals, a new global study finds.
Out-of-Pocket X-Ray, CT Scan Costs Vary Widely
SUNDAY, May 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The out-of-pocket price
for a standard chest X-ray, CT scan or ultrasound can vary by
hundreds of dollars, depending on where the imaging is done, new
Lung Ultrasound May Be Best to Spot Pneumonia in Kids: Study
WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Lung ultrasounds
may offer a safer, yet equally effective, alternative to chest
X-rays for diagnosing pneumonia in children, researchers
Sleepless Nights Linked to Brain Changes in Study
TUESDAY, April 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Insomnia is linked
with abnormalities in the brain's white matter -- the tissues that
form connections and carry information between different parts of
the brain, a small Chinese study suggests.
Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Tied to Worse Concussions in Teens
FRIDAY, March 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- High school football
players wearing loose helmets suffer worse concussion effects than
players whose helmets fit properly, new research suggests.
A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart
TUESDAY, March 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Drinking as little as a cup of tea daily may be good for your heart health, new research suggests.
Lung Cancer Survivors May Be Getting Too Many PET Scans
MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many lung and esophageal cancer survivors have PET imaging scans as part of ongoing monitoring for the possible return of cancer, but a new study suggests that many of those scans may be unnecessary.