Conferences

Women who use oral contraceptives have a “significantly” smaller area of the brain that’s responsible for regulating everything from body temperature to mood, appetite, sex drive and sleep cycles. 

The Radiological Society of North America continued to fill out its board of directors this week, naming a new president, president-elect and chairman. 

Electronic scooters have exploded in popularity, but are causing headaches in some communities. 

The Radiological Society of North America announced the addition of decorated neuroradiologist Carolyn Meltzer, MD, to its board of directors on Tuesday, Dec. 3. 

As radiologists continue to encounter e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury, the RSNA convened an expert panel Monday, Dec. 2, to share the latest clinical guidance. 

With so many gunshot victims requiring some type of imaging, radiologists can play a “pivotal” role in addressing this epidemic of violence, including building a database to better track violence’s aftermath. 

Researchers from the University of São Paulo hope this finding fuels the creation of better means to address a burgeoning epidemic.

RSNA 2019 attendees wishing to see radiology through the eyes of an astute nonradiologist will find what they’re looking for when Abraham Verghese, MD, takes the mic at the opening session. 

RSNA President Jackson, a breast specialist whose other appointments include executive director of the American Board of Radiology and Eugene C. Klatte Professor Emeritus at Indiana University School of Medicine, took RBJ’s questions on her upcoming talk and other topics. 

The results are in! The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) announced the winners of the groups’ machine learning challenge during SIIM’s Conference on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging in Austin, Texas.

Radiation boosts the immune system of patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) after they stop responding to immunotherapy, according to findings presented at the 2019 annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).

AI can predict when patients undergoing radiation treatment for head and neck cancer may lose significant weight or require a feeding tube, according to findings presented at the 2019 annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).