ESC: Italian earthquake won't affect congress
August 25, 2016 -- The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has moved to reassure attendees the ESC's annual scientific congress, which begins this Saturday in Rome, will take place as scheduled.
MRI reveals biological basis for gender identity
August 24, 2016 -- Researchers from the Medical University of Vienna in Austria have used neuroimaging techniques to uncover important biological differences in the brains of men and women, as well as those who identify as transsexual.
High cost holds back flat-panel detectors for C-arms
August 24, 2016 -- In the price-driven mobile C-arm market, the benefits of flat-panel digital detectors often don't outweigh the lower cost of traditional image intensifier technology. Demand will gradually increase, however, once the average selling price drops, according to market research and consulting firm IHS Markit Healthcare Technology.
IBA invests in laser proton therapy developer
August 24, 2016 -- Ion Beam Applications (IBA) said it's leading an investment round in HIL Applied Medical, an Israeli-based developer of laser-based proton therapy technology.
ESNM promotes PET/CT training for technologists
August 24, 2016 -- The European School of Nuclear Medicine (ESNM) has released a new webinar on PET/CT for technologists.
Musicians get warning over 'bagpipe lung'
August 23, 2016 -- Musicians who play wind instruments: Beware of "bagpipe lung," noted the authors of a case report published in Thorax (22 August 2016).
Soliton partners with Mach7
August 22, 2016 -- U.K. and Australia-based radiology information systems (RIS) provider Soliton said it has entered into a distribution agreement with U.S.-based image management developer Mach7 to supply enterprise management products throughout the U.K.
Carestream ships high-resolution DRX detectors
August 22, 2016 -- Carestream Health has announced its wireless and fixed DRX Plus 4343 digital x-ray (DXR) detectors are available in both gadolinium scintillators for general radiology and cesium scintillators aimed at pediatric and other dose-sensitive applications.
Fujifilm upgrades 4 x-ray rooms at King George Hospital
August 22, 2016 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems has upgraded four x-ray rooms at King George Hospital in Ilford, U.K., with its D-Evo II retrofit system.
Pope Francis to grace ESC Congress
August 18, 2016 -- Pope Francis will briefly attend the closing session of the upcoming European Society of Cardiology (ESC), to be held in Rome later this month.