Japan adopts new gadolinium use restrictions March 16, 2018 -- Japan has adopted new restrictions on the use of linear gadolinium-based contrast agents (GBCAs), according to an editorial written by Dr. Tomonori Kanda of Kobe University and published online on March 16 in Magnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences.
Volpara participates in U.K. breast screening research March 16, 2018 -- Breast imaging software developer Volpara Solutions said its VolparaDensity software will be used in the second stage of the U.K.'s Predicting Risk of Cancer at Screening (PROCAS) study, a research project that seeks to improve prediction of breast cancer risk in women receiving routine breast screening.
COCIR revises code of conduct March 16, 2018 -- The European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical, and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR) has updated its present Code of Conduct regarding the relationships of its members with healthcare professionals.
U.K. govt. earmarks funds for imaging AI development March 14, 2018 -- The U.K. government plans to spend 70 million pounds (79.1 million euros) to support the development of artificial intelligence (AI) for imaging applications. The investment is part of a more than 300 million pound (338.6 million euros) initiative to spur new technologies and industries aimed at meeting the challenge of an aging society.