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Jodelle Maglaya
Jodelle joined TriMed Media Group in 2016 as a senior writer, focusing on content for Radiology Business and Health Imaging. After receiving her master's from DePaul University, she worked as a news reporter and communications specialist.

A multidisciplinary clinical team at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami has performed the first focused ultrasound procedure on a 21-year-old patient who suffers from seizures linked to a non-cancerous hypothalamic hamartoma brain tumor.

 - Kidneys contrast

Johns Hopkins University researchers found in a recent study that adding 99mTc-setamibi SPECT/CT, a noninvasive imaging test, to CT or MRI increases accuracy in classifying kidney tumor.

After 45 years at Jamestown Regional Medical Center in North Dakota, radiology manager Diane Nelson is retiring at the end of April.

 

Using resting-state MRI functional brain network organization, scientists at Wake Forest University revealed that drinking a beetroot juice supplement before exercising improves performance in the brain of older individuals, mirroring the operations of a younger brain.

Alan J. Heideman, MD, has been recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member for his contributions to the medical field.

 

The United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Oklahoma recently issued a release in which a Oklahoma hospital, administrator and physicians have agreed to pay more than $1.6 million to settle allegations of submitting false claims for medical services provided to Medicare patients.

 - lungs

More than 30,000 Americans have cystic fibrosis, a genetic lung disorder that affects the pancreas and other organs, according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Although there is no cure, there is a drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that treats the underlying cause of the disease.

Medicalis recently announced that Chesterfield, Missouri-based Mercy has completed its enterprise-wide deployment of its Medicalis Workflow Solution.

 

A recent article in the Boston Globe outlined various dangers associated with MRI scans.

The SOMATOM go. CT platform designed for high diverse sets of user needs from Siemens Healthineers has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration, helping healthcare providers worldwide meet current challenges and thrive in their work environments.