Study disputes PIP breast implant decision
May 10, 2013 -- An article study published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine disagrees with the conclusion that breast implants made by Poly Implant Prosthèse (PIP) do not show any evidence of significant risk to human health.
BMJ: Medical device regulation not strong enough
May 8, 2013 -- Proposals for the European Union to change the way it regulates medical devices do not go far enough to ensure safe and effective patient care, according to a commentary published online on 7 May in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
New registry formed for ultrasound fibroid treatment
May 6, 2013 -- The Focused Ultrasound Foundation, Philips Healthcare, and focused-ultrasound developer InSightec have joined forces to establish an international multicenter registry to evaluate MR-guided focused ultrasound treatment for uterine fibroids.
Study: Poorer women at higher risk of breast cancer death
May 1, 2013 -- Hundreds of women with breast cancer living in England's most deprived areas would have better survival rates if they were diagnosed at the same stage as those who lived in affluent areas, according to a new study published online on 29 April in the International Journal of Cancer.
ContextVision grows in Q1
April 26, 2013 -- Continued sales development and new mammography contracts propelled image enhancement developer ContextVision to sales growth in the first quarter of 2013.
Sectra adds U.K. PACS sale
April 12, 2013 -- PACS developer Sectra has received an order from the Barking, Havering, and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust in London.