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Tuesday, Dec. 1: News From the 95th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago
Date:12/1/2009

CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

Overweight Children May Develop Back Pain and Spinal Abnormalities

A study from The Children's Hospital at Montefiore in New York City found that children who are overweight may be causing damage to their spines. Researchers reviewed MR images of the spines of 188 adolescents between the ages of 12 and 20 who complained of back pain and were imaged at the hospital over a four-year period. The results showed an association between lumbar disc disease and higher body mass index (BMI), with lumbar spine abnormalities seen in 68.5 percent of adolescents with elevated BMI, compared to 34.6 percent of children with normal or below-average BMI. Approximately 18 percent of U.S. adolescents are overweight. This study will be presented by Judah Burns, M.D.

Childhood Lead Exposure Causes Permanent Brain Damage

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to evaluate brain function, researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center determined that adults who were exposed to lead as children incur permanent brain injury. The study involved 33 adults who were enrolled as infants in the Cincinnati Lead Study. The participants' mean blood lead levels ranged from 5 to 37 micrograms per deciliter with a mean of 14. Participant histories showed IQ deficiencies, juvenile delinquency and a number of criminal arrests. The imaging tests revealed that the area of the brain responsible for inhibition is damaged by lead exposure. According to the researchers, the frontal lobe, which is the last part of the brain to develop, incurs multiple insults from lead exposure as it matures. This study will be presented by Kim Cecil, Ph.D.

Special Ultrasound Accurately Identifies Skin Cancer

A new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine found that high-frequency ultrasound with elastography may improve skin cancer detection.
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