News in Brief
ContextVision posts Q2 results
August 21, 2014 -- Image enhancement developer ContextVision has reported financial results for its 2014 second-quarter and six-month periods.
Risks on rise with transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy
August 20, 2014 -- New research from Sweden shows that risks associated with transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy are increasing, with men vulnerable to urinary tract infections and subsequent hospitalization, according to a study published online on 20 August in the Journal of Urology.
Fuji to show Synapse 3D upgrade at EHI Live 2014
August 20, 2014 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems said it will be highlighting version 3.3 of its Synapse 3D software at the EHI Live 2014 conference, to be held from 4 to 5 November in Birmingham, U.K.
Carestream adds U.K. DR systems
August 20, 2014 -- Carestream Health has delivered six DRX-Revolution Mobile digital radiography (DR) systems to the Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals National Health Service Trust in the U.K.
GE: Patients want to know if they have dementia
August 19, 2014 -- A patient survey sponsored by GE Healthcare on incurable neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease found that more than 3 out of 4 people would want to know what neurological disorder they have, even if there were no cure.
BridgeHead, Forcare join forces
August 19, 2014 -- Healthcare data management vendor BridgeHead Software and Dutch healthcare IT firm Forcare are teaming up.
Prior respiratory disease tied to lung cancer
August 19, 2014 -- Chronic bronchitis and emphysema are associated with lung cancer, according to a new study by researchers from Europe and Canada in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
EuroSafe issues 12-point action plan
August 18, 2014 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) and the EuroSafe Imaging Steering Committee have issued a 12-point plan calling for action on radiation safety.