X-ray shows 'zombie' knife attack in buttocks
August 21, 2019 -- Police in the U.K. have released an x-ray image of a "zombie" knife that was stuck in a victim's buttocks in a "bagging" attack, according to an article published in the Daily Mail on 20 August. Read More
Philips delivers digital x-ray systems to Perth Children's Hospital
August 21, 2019 -- Philips Healthcare has delivered two digital x-ray systems to Perth Children's Hospital in Perth, Australia. Read More
U.K. trial explores AI for breast cancer screening
August 19, 2019 -- Researchers from the East Midlands Radiology Consortium, a partnership of seven U.K. National Health Service trusts, are investigating the viability of integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into breast cancer screening. Read More
Fujifilm, NewTom strengthen alliance in the U.K.
August 19, 2019 -- Fujifilm Medical Systems and conebeam technology company NewTom are collaborating on distributing NewTom's technology to hospitals in the U.K. Read More
Metrasens files patent infringement suit in China
August 19, 2019 -- Advanced magnetic detection technology firm Metrasens has initiated new patent infringement proceedings against Nanjing Cloud Magnetic Electronic Technology in Shanghai Intellectual Property Court in China. Read More
Mobile breast screening unit gets hit by hefty parking fees
August 16, 2019 -- Cornwall Council in the U.K. has charged the National Health Service breast screening program substantial parking fees for its mobile screening van, but the charges have now been waived, according to a report posted by CornwallLive.com. Read More
Eckert & Ziegler reports revenue, earnings growth
August 14, 2019 -- Increased sales of its pharmaceutical radioisotopes helped isotope technology firm Eckert & Ziegler to record revenues in the first half of 2019. Read More
Breast imaging service closes at U.K. hospital
August 13, 2019 -- Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport, U.K., has permanently shut down its breast imaging facility, according to a recent article in the Manchester Evening News. Read More
Kumovis launches 3D printer for medical devices
August 13, 2019 -- German medical 3D printing startup Kumovis has made available its R1 medical 3D printer for patient-specific medical devices, according to an article on 3DPrintingIndustry.com. Read More
Interval breast cancer screening comes under scrutiny in Ireland
August 13, 2019 -- The Irish government's agency for health and social care services, the Health Service Executive, is investigating the review of breast cancer screening mammography exams performed outside of the standardized audit process, according to a 12 August article on RTE.ie. Read More