Patti.. ACR finds list of five medical imaging exams Within its ongoing efforts to make sure safe, suitable and effective use of medical imaging, the American College of Radiology identified a list of five imaging examinations whose necessity should be discussed before being ordered. The ACR suggestions address: 1. Imaging for uncomplicated headache absent specific risk elements for structural disease or damage 2. Computed Tomography to evaluate suspected appendicitis in children until ultrasound is considered an option 5. Although imaging use is down significantly in latest Medicare and years shelling out for imaging reaches 2003 levels, opportunities remain to ensure appropriate ordering of scans.Naval Health Research Center, using its leadership in medicine and its seminal function in finding the novel influenza A/H1N1 virus, will significantly advance Adamas’ efforts to build up TCAD therapy in response to the influenza pandemic,’ stated Gregory Went, Ph.D., CEO and Chairman of Adamas. ‘We anticipate partnering with the Naval Health Research Center to create data that additional support the potential usage of TCAD therapy for the military, healthcare workers and public when faced with the global threat of influenza A outbreaks.’ Related StoriesNew studies raise important questions about effect of statin therapy on efficiency of flu vaccinesESCMID, ESWI call for increased flu vaccination insurance amongst health care professionalsStudy provides novel insight in to the evolution of hepatitis A virus and how it spreads to humansThe emergence of the novel influenza A/H1N1 strain and declaration of a pandemic provides highlighted the potential threat of influenza to public health and the general public health system.