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Mobile X-rays Valuable for COVID-19 Patients

By |2020-05-28T10:50:17+02:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Digital Radiography|

When the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic first appeared in China, initial reports revealed that the virus primarily infected the lungs. The majority of patients who developed symptoms presented with pulmonary symptoms like chest discomfort and shortness of breath. Besides pulse oximetry, the most common imaging test in these patients was a chest x-ray. More...

‘Against all odds’: The inside story of how scientists across three continents produced an Ebola vaccine

By |2020-04-06T10:33:51+02:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: General|

In the spring of 2014, as Ebola exploded across West Africa, a scientist named Gary Kobinger was following the news intently from Canada. More...

Inside the start of the great virus airlift

By |2020-03-31T14:24:25+02:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: General|

A plane from Shanghai arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Sunday morning carrying an extraordinary load: 12 million gloves, 130,000 N95 masks, 1.7 million surgical masks, 50,000 gowns, 130,000 hand sanitizer units, and 36,000 thermometers. More...

During a pandemic, Isaac Newton had to work from home, too. He used the time wisely.

By |2020-03-30T09:59:47+02:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: General|

Isaac Newton was in his early 20s when the Great Plague of London hit. He wasn’t a “Sir” yet, didn’t have that big formal wig. He was just another college student at Trinity College, Cambridge. More...

Listening to your body clock can help improve performance

By |2020-03-27T14:52:43+01:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: General|

In all walks of life we know people who perform better at different times of the day and whether it is at work, school or even at home we can easily think of many examples of people who are either early risers or night owls. More...

X-ray as a New Frontline Tool in COVID-19 Pandemic

By |2020-03-24T17:05:24+01:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Digital Radiography|

As nearly every hospital and healthcare system nationwide struggles to avoid becoming overwhelmed with new and suspected cases of COVID-19, radiologists are in their own battle to provide imaging in the right circumstances while keeping scanners clean and ready. More...

New Imaging Recommendations for Suspected COVID-19

By |2020-03-24T11:30:50+01:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Digital Radiography, General|

The American College of Radiology (ACR; Reston, VA, USA) has released a statement on the role and appropriateness of chest radiographs (CXR) and computed tomography (CT) for the screening, diagnosis, and management of patients with suspected or known COVID-19 infection. More...

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