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1896 – The Birth of Radiology

By SAURABH JHA and JEANNE ELKIN Mr. Smith’s pneumonia was clinically shy. He didn’t have a fever. His white blood cells hadn’t increased. The only sign of an infection, other than his cough, was that his lung wasn’t as dark as it should be on the radiograph. The radiologist, taught to see, noticed that the… Read More »

University tests AI-powered ‘radiology assistant’

There are various known issues with screening mammography. Probably the most important one is the fact that even though relatively few women actually develop breast cancer, many women are asked for additional imaging following screening mammography (such as diagnostic mammography, ultrasounds and MRI), which is a big cost both in terms of money spent and… Read More »