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New radiology resource educates medical students about imaging

Most people at some point in their lives go through medical imaging, such as an X-ray, CAT scan, or MRI. Dr. Marc Willis and his team at Baylor …

Medical Technology

Your Health Bulletin: VR Medical Imaging

When virtual reality first debuted, most people imagined it would serve as a creative means of presenting vivid video game environments. Few would …

Virtual Reality

Report: Deep Learning in Medical Imaging Market to Reach $300M by 2021

Deep learning will increasingly be used in the interpretation of medical images to address many long-standing industry challenges. This will lead to …

Machine Learning

DCA Imaging Research Centre: a pioneer in radiology with Barco medical displays

Data science in healthcare comes to medical imaging technology

Philips Healthcare executive Jeroen Tas says advanced medical imaging combined with data science is important in the transition to value-based and …

Imaging

9 Artificial Intelligence Startups in Medical Imaging

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Thinking about a career in radiography? Meet the student radiographers!

World-Wide Risk From Radiation Very Small

It is very difficult, and very rare, for anyone to be hurt by any dose of radiation obtainable in our society.<p>Contrary to the hype of Fukushima, and even Chernobyl, the observable radiation health effects from both accidents were small. In the case of Fukushima, it was as close to zero as one can …

Nuclear Energy

Radiologists Across the World Need to Lead the Way in Radiation Safety

<i>As the gatekeepers of imaging, radiologists worldwide need to take a leading role in educating patients, referring physicians and the public about</i> …

Medical Technology

Rapid response: Alert system reminds clinicians to acknowledge results in timely manner

Implementing an electronic safety net for communicating imaging findings can help these results get acknowledged in a timely manner, often within 24 …

Imaging

UK schools trial police-style body cameras for teachers

To combat disorderly students, two secondary schools in the UK have started trialling staff-worn body cameras. Teachers will use the equipment to record specific incidents, such as a "perceived threat to a member of staff or pupil," according to Tom Ellis, a lecturer at the University of Portsmouth …

Apple Is Buying Up 36,000 Acres Of Forest To Conserve It

The partnership with The Conservation Fund will help supply the company's virgin paper fiber.<p>Apple is partnering with an environmental nonprofit to purchase roughly 36,000 acres of private forestland, which will be sustainably harvested and used in Apple's packaging.<p>The land — two tracts in Maine …

Forests

Singapore '7th highest in Asia-Pacific' for social media scams

CYBERCRIME is leap-frogging traditional crime and constantly taking on new forms, say analysts.<p>Digital extortion grew globally in the last year and …

Tumbling Interest Rates in Europe Leave Some Banks Owing Money on Loans to Borrowers

Subzero rates have put some lenders in an inconceivable position<p>Tumbling interest rates in Europe have put some banks in an inconceivable position: owing money on loans to borrowers.<p>At least one Spanish bank, Bankinter SA, the country’s seventh-largest lender by market value, has been paying some …

Interest Rates

Indian campaigner inundated by gang rape videos

Women's rights campaigner in India appeals for government action after receiving 90 video clips of gang rapes after announcing campaign "Shame the Rapist" two months ago<p>A women's rights campaigner in India has appealed for government help after she was inundated with video clips of gang rapes …

Obama will call for an end to 'gay conversion' therapies for minors

The petition, posted on the White House website, tells the story of Leelah Alcorn, a transgender teenager who identified as a girl.<p>According to the petition, "Enact Leelah's Law to Ban All LGBTQ+ Conversion Therapy," Leelah's parents allegedly "forced her to attend conversion therapy, pulled her …

Latest Asia News & Headlines, Top Stories Today - The Straits Times

PEOPLE<p>He was, according to the South Korean press, the "scene stealer" at the latest meeting in Pyongyang between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and …

Asia

Oil prices fall as Saudi Arabia reports record output

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Crude prices dropped on Wednesday after Saudi Arabia reported record production of 10.3 million barrels per day in March, a figure the country's oil minister said was unlikely to fall by much.<p>The decline in prices followed a rally on Tuesday in which U.S. crude approached 2015 …

'Guardians of the Galaxy' director explains why Snapchat is so successful

Gunn's currently active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other mediums including Periscope and Snapchat. For those who tune in, it provides an unprecedented look at what Gunn's daily routine is like day in and day out.<p>Recently, Gunn took to Periscope to do about a 30-minute Q&A off-the-cuff …

Obama: Climate Change May Fuel Spread of Diseases

Meaner allergy seasons and nastier asthma attacks in the U.S. are already symptoms of climate change but looming next is the advance of once-distant diseases to American soil, President Barack Obama warned.<p>In an interview with NBC News medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar, the president was asked …

Clean Technology

What to Expect from IBM Supercomputer Watson's New Cookbook

IBM supercomputer Watson has created what is possibly the world's first cookbook created (at least in part) by computer algorithm. According to this CNN Money article, the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) teamed up with Watson and its engineers to co-author <i>Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson.</i> …

5 Things You Should Know About California’s Water Crisis

Drought, and the resulting shortage of melting snow, is driving the historic water shortages across much of the American West.<p>Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown announced his state’s first-ever mandatory water restrictions, in an effort to cope with four years of the worst drought in the …

One statistic that shows how much America already relies on Uber

Sorry, taxis: Uber is taking over business travel.<p>Bloomberg found a new study from Certify, one of the largest expense management software companies in North America, suggests that Uber is nudging out traditional ground transportation.<p>Last month, Uber accounted for 47% of ground transportation …

Climate Change is Hazardous to America's Health, Obama Asserts

Climate change is harming the health of Americans — making it harder to breathe for some and deathly hot for others, President Barack Obama said Tuesday at Howard University after a roundtable discussion exploring the links between atmospheric conditions and illness.<p>The event — which included …

Clean Technology

In Palm Springs, America's 'Oasis' Grapples With Drought

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. –- Coming in from the sky, California’s Coachella Valley is brown and dry, a scrubby desert landscape broken up by the wrinkles of the San Jacinto mountains.<p>Then, as the mountains sink to the valley, it appears: Palm Springs, a man-made oasis blanketed with more than 120 golf …

Palm Springs

Mexico, US firm sign $1 billion energy investment deal

The deal comes on the heels of a $900 million deal last month between Pemex, First Reserve and BlackRock, the world's biggest money manager, in which the two US firms acquired a 45 percent stake in the construction of a natural gas pipeline.<p>Mexico is implementing a sweeping energy reform that opens …

Dreamers Plead With Texas Lawmakers: Don't Take Away In-State Tuition

Even with in-state tuition rates, it's been difficult for Katia Carmona to pay for college.<p>The 25-year-old undocumented immigrant, who has lived in Texas for 15 years, is set to graduate from the University of Houston in May with a degree in psychology. She graduated high school in 2007, and has …

Immigration

Viacom to cut jobs, abandon titles, reorganize network groups | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. media company Viacom Inc (VIAB.O) said it will undertake a restructuring, including cutting jobs, abandoning some acquired titles and reorganizing three of its domestic network groups into two new organizations, to drive growth.<p>A woman exits the Viacom Inc. headquarters in New York …

Viacom

How can privacy survive in the era of the internet of things?

As more and more devices are connected, there are two futures when it comes to privacy. Which one will we pick?<p>Amazon’s new Dash button, which will order replacement products at the touch of a button, might well usher us further towards the internet of things (IoT), in which a variety of connected …

Internet of Things