MR spectroscopy links brain changes, motor issues
June 6, 2019 -- With the help of MR spectroscopy, researchers have linked chemical changes in certain brain regions as a potential reason for unexplained motor deficiencies in a study published on 5 June in the online issue of Neurology. Read More
ESR promotes 5-year minimum for radiology training
June 5, 2019 -- The European Society of Radiology (ESR) is strongly urging the European Commission to increase the minimum requirement for radiologist training from four years to five years to comply with the European Training Curriculum for Radiology. Read More
FDA OKs Medis quantitative cardiac software
June 5, 2019 -- Medical imaging software developer Medis Medical Imaging Systems has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its QAngio XA 3D software for the quantitative analysis of peripheral and coronary vessels. Read More
Carestream signs multiyear contracts in Italy
June 5, 2019 -- Carestream Health has signed three multiyear contracts for more than 22 million euros to implement its Vue Clinical Collaboration Platform and digital radiography systems for healthcare facilities in Italy's Emilia Romagna, Liguria, and Molise regions. Read More
RCR praises NHS workforce plan, with reservations
June 4, 2019 -- While praising the broad direction of a new plan for improving the workforce of the National Health Service (NHS), the U.K. Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) said that centralized funding and oversight will be crucial to its success. Read More
ANSTO nets funds for nuclear medicine project
June 4, 2019 -- The state government of New South Wales in Australia will invest 12.5 million Australian dollars (7.77 million euros) in an initiative to expand and advance nuclear medicine capabilities at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), a major source of radioisotopes. Read More
Pocketed knife gets man 3 months in jail
May 30, 2019 -- A man from Aberdeen, Scotland, found out the hard way it is best to check your pockets before an x-ray. Read More
Sectra awarded 5-year NHS contract
May 30, 2019 -- PACS provider Sectra has been selected to implement its digital pathology IT system for the North Tees and Hartlepool National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust. Read More
Sectra reports sales, earnings gains in 2018-2019
May 29, 2019 -- PACS vendor Sectra reported a more than 27% increase in net sales and a sharp increase in order bookings for its fiscal 2018-2019 fourth quarter. Read More
Detection Technology rebrands MultiX x-ray line
May 29, 2019 -- Six months after its acquisition of French x-ray detector technology firm MultiX, Detection Technology is putting its company name on those products. Read More