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MR-Guided Ultrasound Offers Noninvasive Treatment for Breast Cancer

December 4, 2013 12:03 pm | by Radiological Society of North America | News | Comments

A technique that uses focused ultrasound under magnetic resonance (MR) guidance to heat and destroy tumors may offer a safe and effective treatment for breast cancer, according to research being presented today at the annual meeting of the...

Radiographic Imaging Exposes Relationship Between Obesity and Cancer

December 4, 2013 11:54 am | by Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press) | News | Comments

Researchers at the National Institute for Aging are working to improve understanding about obesity and cancer. A study, published today in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, is the first to use direct radiographic imaging...

A Leap Forward in X-Ray Technology

December 4, 2013 10:37 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

X-rays transformed medicine a century ago by providing a noninvasive way to detect internal structures in the body. Still, they have limitations: X-rays cannot image the body’s soft tissues, except with the use of contrast-enhancing agents...

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Photos of the Day: Contrast-Free Portable X-Rays

December 4, 2013 10:35 am | by MIT News Office | News | Comments

A test device built at MIT as a proof-of-principle for the new, higher-resolution X-ray system, using a vacuum chamber that measures eight inches across. The team expects that eventual production models would be substantially smaller...  

Toshiba’s New MR Technologies Make Exams Faster for Better Patient Care

December 4, 2013 3:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

To help healthcare providers image patients faster and more comfortably, Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. is introducing enhancements to its Vantage Titan MR product line. The new technologies improve workflow, image quality and patient...

Consolidation, Collaboration, Cooperation, and Closer Technology—Key Trends For Healthcare 2014

December 3, 2013 12:01 pm | by GHX | Blogs | Comments

The healthcare industry has been primed for healthcare reform and according to GHX, 2014 will bring even more change to the business of healthcare. The company is predicting that 2014 will be a year of great healthcare evolution, not necessarily...

Predict Alzheimer's Disease Within Two Years of Screening

December 3, 2013 11:24 am | by Université de Montréal | News | Comments

In their study, Sylvie Belleville and her team accurately predicted (at a rate of 90%) which of their research subjects with mild cognitive impairment would receive a clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease within the following two years and...

GE Healthcare’s “Brilliant Machines” Software Innovations Transforms the Patient Experience by Reducing Wait Times and Helping Hospital Staff Increase Efficiency

December 3, 2013 10:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Today at the 2013 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), unveiled four software breakthroughs to deliver improved clinical capabilities, productivity and diagnostic...

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Definiens Releases 2013 Survey Results: Top 4 Adoption Drivers for Image Analysis in Digital Pathology

December 3, 2013 9:30 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Definiens, a healthcare company that advances personalized medicine through image analysis and digital pathology solutions, today released results from an industry survey on the drivers of automated image analysis adoption and predictions...

Breast Cancer Risk Related to Changes in Breast Density as Women Age

December 3, 2013 12:01 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Automated breast density measurement is predictive of breast cancer risk in younger women, and that risk may be related to the rate at which breast density changes in some women as they age, according to research being presented today at the...

New breast cancer study results published in The Lancet compare targeted radiotherapy during surgery with ZEISS INTRABEAM to traditional post-surgical radiotherapy treatment

December 2, 2013 3:31 pm | by Business Wire | News | Comments

A new clinical trial for breast cancer, published in The Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical journals, shows that a single fraction of targeted intraoperative radiotherapy (TARGIT) delivered with the ZEISS INTRABEAM ® at time of lumpectomy...

Ziehm Imaging wins $22M DoD deal

December 2, 2013 1:29 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The U.S. Defense Dept. extended its deal with Ziehm Imaging for a 3rd year, according to an agency memo. The $22.2 million contract extension for the Orlando, Fla.-based company includes radiology systems, subsystems, and components for...

Samsung Invites You to Discover A New Healthcare Experience at RSNA

December 2, 2013 11:54 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, is showcasing its growing presence in the radiology field and its commitment to deliver a new healthcare experience through accurate, easy and fast diagnostics...

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GE Launches Centricity 360, Provides Real-Time Secure Sharing of Critical Medical Data

December 2, 2013 10:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Leveraging the Industrial Internet to better impact patient outcomes, GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), announced today at the 2013 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, the launch of Centricity...

Orcasonix Unveils Innovative Ultrasound Technology Built on Cephasonics cQuest Family of Ultrasound Systems

December 2, 2013 9:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Cephasonics, a technology-innovation leader with a game-changing embedded-ultrasound platform, and Orcasonix, an innovative ultrasound company specializing in imaging systems with depth-independent resolution, today disclosed details of the...

Philips showcases advanced imaging solutions at RSNA 2013

December 2, 2013 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

At the 99th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) continues to demonstrate its technology leadership in imaging solutions with a portfolio of integrated imaging and...

VuCOMP, Inc. Announces M-Vu® CAD Now Available as Companion Technology Through Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A.

December 2, 2013 8:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

VuCOMP, Inc. today announced that M-Vu CAD (computer-aided detection), is now included as a companion technology of the FUJIFILM Aspire™ HD Plus and Aspire HD Digital Mammography systems, as well as Fujifilm’s CR products. This makes...  

MRI Technique Reveals Low Brain Iron in ADHD Patients

December 2, 2013 12:01 am | by Radiological Society of North America | News | Comments

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides a noninvasive way to measure iron levels in the brains of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological...

Imaging Shows Long-term Impact of Blast-induced Brain Injuries in Veterans

December 2, 2013 12:01 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Using a special type of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), researchers have found that soldiers who suffered mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) induced by blast exposure exhibit long-term brain differences, according to a study being presented...

Fujifilm Announces New Platform in Digital Mammography Portfolio – Amulet Innovality* at RSNA 2013

December 1, 2013 11:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Today at the 99th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), FUJIFILM Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, introduced its latest and most innovative digital mammography system, the Amulet Innovality* in Chicago, IL. The Amulet...

Pentax and Smart ink colonoscopy deal

November 29, 2013 2:29 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Under the terms of a new agreement Pentax Medical plans to commercialize its G-Eye endoscope in Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. The endoscope utilizes Smart's G-Eye balloon and the HD+ PENTAX Medical colonoscope in order to "centralize...

Analogic Introduces Pioneering Vector Flow Imaging Assist for BK Ultrasound Systems at RSNA 2013

November 27, 2013 2:45 pm | by GlobeNewswire | News | Comments

Analogic Corporation, enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, today introduced the proprietary Vector Flow Imaging (VFI) Assist mode, a pioneering technique for measuring blood flow utilizing the BK Flex Focus 800...

PENTAX Medical and SMART Medical Systems Announce Strategic Pan-European Alliance That Will Change the Standard of Care in Colonoscopy

November 27, 2013 3:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments

SMART Medical Systems Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of innovative endoscopy products, and PENTAX Medical, an industry leader in endoscopic imaging, announced a strategic pan-European alliance, under which PENTAX Medical will commercialize...

Inexpensive ‘Nano-Camera’ Can Operate at the Speed of Light

November 26, 2013 12:02 pm | by Helen Knight, MIT News correspondent | News | Comments

A $500 “nano-camera” that can operate at the speed of light has been developed by researchers in the MIT Media Lab. The three-dimensional camera, which was presented last week at Siggraph Asia in Hong Kong, could be used in medical imaging...

Diamond 'Flaws' Pave Way for Nanoscale MRI

November 25, 2013 3:50 pm | by University of Cambridge | News | Comments

By exploiting flaws in miniscule diamond fragments, researchers say they have achieved enough coherence of the magnetic moment inherent in these defects to harness their potential for precise quantum sensors in a material that is 'biocompatible'...

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