While you weren't looking, a lot has been happening in radiology. Advancements in medical imaging in the last decade have revolutionized the medical world. Imaging plays a central role in the treatment and diagnosis of disease.
There are nearly 1 million adults living in the U.S. with multiple sclerosis. Yet, it remains a misunderstood and often misdiagnosed condition.1 Recently Emmy winner Christina Applegate was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
Most people's bones become thinner as they get older. When bones become thinner than expected, it's known as osteopenia. Osteopenia puts you at risk for a more severe condition called osteoporosis. A doctor will recommend a bone scan to test your bone density when they suspect osteopenia or osteoporosis. A bone density test is essential to get once over 65 as your risk increases, especially for women. Osteoporosis typically has no symptoms, and people do not know that they have this condition until they break a bone unexpectedly