Researchers develop sensor-operated 3D-printed arm
January 24, 2020 -- A U.K. group has designed a prototype 3D-printed prosthetic arm based on medical images that uses sensors to detect electrical signals from muscles and activate movement.
U.K. group calls for action on aortic tear management
January 24, 2020 -- A new U.K. report published by the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has called for improved diagnosis and management of deadly aortic tears. The HSIB has tasked the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists with creating a process to improve the management of aortic dissection.
Oxipit's ChestEye to be sold in Nigeria
January 23, 2020 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Oxipit has signed an agreement with Swiss medical products distributor Healthcare Konnect for the distribution of its AI software in Nigeria.
X-ray shows perils of 'dash surfing' in car
January 23, 2020 -- A U.K. website has published an article that includes a "horrific" x-ray image showing why passengers in cars shouldn't "dash surf," or ride with their feet on the dash of the car.
European court affirms EMA's policy on study data
January 23, 2020 -- The European Court of Justice has affirmed a policy maintained by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on the transparency of data from clinical studies and toxicology reports.
Sectra expands Dutch contract to digital pathology
January 23, 2020 -- Digital image management developer Sectra has signed a contract to expand its software installation at a Dutch hospital to include digital pathology.
Solutions for Tomorrow lands x-ray deals
January 23, 2020 -- Swedish-based medical technology company Solutions for Tomorrow has landed the first installations of its x-ray technology in Luxembourg and Slovakia.
COCIR publishes library of AI use cases
January 22, 2020 -- The European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR) has published a library of use cases on artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare.
Qatar achieves success with cancer screening program
January 22, 2020 -- Qatar's national breast and bowel cancer screening program screened more than 25,000 people for breast or bowel cancer in 2019 -- its most successful year since the program's launch four years ago, according to a report in the Gulf Times.
Qmenta appoints new CEO
January 22, 2020 -- Medical imaging artificial intelligence software developer Qmenta has appointed healthcare and life sciences industry veteran Rob Bancroft as its new CEO.