AI helps radiologists detect bone fractures

Artificial intelligence (AI) is an effective tool for fracture detection that has potential to aid clinicians in busy emergency departments, according to a study in Radiology. Missed or delayed diagnosis of fractures on X-ray is a common error with potentially serious implications for the patient. Lack of timely access to expert opinion as the growth in imaging volumes continues to outpace […]

Covid vaccination linked to hair loss

A  report of nine cases of alopecia areata (AA) following SARS-CoV-2 vaccination appears to confirm suspicions that mRNA vaccines can trigger autoimmune responses that lead to hair loss. The nine cases had received either the Pfizer or Moderna SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccines and AA was reported from two weeks after the first dose to four months after the second dose. Detailed […]