February 16, 2021Physician Perspectives, Research

Nuclear Medicine and Your Health

Discover what you need to know about nuclear medicine when it comes to your health care. Here at Radiology Imaging Associates, we have five fellowship-trained nuclear medicine radiologists. These physicians use nuclear medicine imaging procedures to visualize the structure and function of an organ, tissue, bone or system within the body. During a nuclear medicine […]

December 29, 2020Physician Perspectives, Research

Lora Barke, DO on Digital Breast Tomosynthesis

Here is Lora Barke, DO answering RSNA’s questions regarding her recent research on Digital Breast Tomosynthesis. What are the chief limitations of mammography? The ideal screening tool finds all the cancers and causes no false alarms- so our goal is to get as close to that ideal as we can. On regular 2D mammography, a […]

March 10, 2020Lifestyle, Research

Bone Density Testing Can Diagnose Osteoporosis Before Injury

Recent studies in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association “found that 28 percent of men and 26 percent of women between ages 35 and 50 had osteopenia, a precursor to osteoporosis.” (1) Osteoporosis is the reduction of bone density and leads to an increased risk in fractures. The National Osteoporosis Foundation says that,”one in […]