News in Brief
Imaging market in Eastern Europe to near 2B euros in 2015
May 30, 2012 -- The medical imaging market in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia recorded 1.15 billion euros in revenues in 2010 and is expected to reach 1.9 billion euros in 2015, according to market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
Geneva prepares to host head and neck course
May 30, 2012 -- The European School of Radiology (ESOR) will hold its first GALEN Advanced Course on Head & Neck Cross-Sectional Imaging on June 28-29 at Geneva University Hospital.
Night-shift work linked to greater breast cancer risk
May 29, 2012 -- A long-term study based in Europe and the U.S. has found that women who work night shifts more than twice a week have a greater susceptibility of breast cancer, according to research published online by Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
fMRI shows our emotions getting in sync
May 25, 2012 -- Using functional MRI (fMRI), Finnish researchers have found that experiencing strong emotions may help synchronize brain activity among a group of individuals, according to a study published online May 23 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.