Aspirin to one day treat Alzheimer’s disease?

By the year 2050, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple to 14 million people. The dramatic rise in 2050 is expected to cost American society $1 trillion in today’s dollars. $1 trillion would include a nearly FIVE-FOLD increase in government spending in Medicare and Medicaid. In 2016, one in every five Medicare dollars was … Read More

DIS hosts CereScan open house

Dr. Gregory Hipskind, M.D. conducted an educational and clinical discussion regarding brain SPECT imaging completed at DIS, and analyzed by both DIS radiologists and Dr. Hipskind at CereScan. CereScan is CereScan is one of the country’s leading providers of SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography) brain imaging for patients and physicians. Unlike an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) or a CT … Read More

A sophisticated new diagnostic process to help people who are suffering from the effects of brain-based disorders

July 22, 2014 (Metairie, La.) – Considered perhaps the most complex component of the human body often misdiagnosed and mistreated, Diagnostic Imaging Services (DIS) has become only the third center in the United States to offer a state-of-the-art brain study designed to provide a clearer picture of disorders from traumatic brain injury to clinical depression. In partnering with CereScan®, a … Read More