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Aromatherapy to Ease MRI Anxiety?

The best way to relieve anxious patients when facing a MRI scan? Aromatherapy may be the answer. In a recent pilot study presented at RSNA by Selena Glenn, CEO of Konxja Consulting, Glenn concluded the use of alternative medicine - aromatherapy and breathing techniques - may help alleviate patient fears.

MRI to Show When Concussed Athletes Should Return to Sports

Between motor vehicle crashes and sports, concussions affect millions yearly. With sports, in particular, decisions to clear athletes to go back to play are typically based on symptoms and cognitive and neurological test results. However a recent study, presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), has shown that while athletes may appear capable of returning to sports - they may still have abnormal cerebral blood flow (CBF) even after clinical recovery.

LAST CHANCE TO VOTE: Best of LI

Last chance to submit your votes for the 11th Annual Bethpage Best of LI competition! Be sure to vote for us as the Best MRI/Radiology practice on Long Island.

New Study Suggests Childhood Cancer Has Genetic Predisposition

A recent study from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital - Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project suggests that more childhood cancers are inherited than previously thought.

Xbox Gaming System to Produce Better X-Rays?

Yes, you read that correctly. Researchers reported at RSNA 2015 that the gaming console you try to limit your child’s time on may actually help radiologists improve the quality of x-rays. In particular, the motion-sensing Microsoft Kinect can be adapted to detect patient motion, determine target organs, enhance correct beam positioning, and even measure body thickness.

November is National Family Caregivers Month

November is not only National Alzheimer Disease and Awareness month, but also National Family Caregivers Month. Everyday, family caregivers fulfill a very important role on their loved one’s care team. As we know, November is known as the month of thanks and as we prepare to head into the holiday season, you may want to take some time to show your appreciation to the caregivers in your life. We have some ideas on how to do so below:

Reminder Vote For Us - Best of LI

Voting is going strong for the 11th Annual Bethpage Best of LI competition! Be sure to vote for us as the Best MRI/Radiology practice on Long Island.

MRI: What to Expect

Medical professionals have been using Magnetic Resonance Imaging(MRI) as a valuable tool for many years. By using a strong magnet and radio waves to provide detailed images of internal body organs and tissues, MRI can diagnose a wide array of medical conditions, such as blood clots, tumors, and orthopedic injuries.

Toys For Tots 2015

Medical Arts Radiology is proud to be an official drop off site for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation! Please drop off your toy donations at any of our 8 locations! Happy Holidays, from Medical Arts Radiology!

November is National Alzheimer's Disease and Awareness Month (NADAM)

Alzheimer’s, the only cause of death in the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured, or slowed. Alzheimer's doesn't just affect people of an older age. An early onset of the disease can develop in a people as early as their 40s or 50s. In honor of National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, we want to help spread awareness about this disease. Recognizing the below 10 warning signs of the disease can help with early diagnosis, so that you can seek treatment early and plan for the future.