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Dr. Aslı Kılavuz

Geriatrics In Turkey

In 2013 the elderly population in Turkey was 7.7% of the total. Population...

 Jane Smith

Pharma Supplement

European Association of Hospital PharmacistsJoan Peppard, President-Elect...

Assoc. Prof. Georg A. Roth, MD

Omitting Routine Chest Radiographs in Intensive Care Units

The Economic ImpactWe studied the economic impact of omitting routine chest...

Dr. Job van der Heijden, PhD.

TeleCardiology: Results of a Highly Successful Service in The Netherlands

Telemedicine Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare and sharing of...

Dr. Denis Remedios

Appropriate Imaging and Clinical Decision Support

"We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us” (McLuhan)Wasteful,...

Prof. Jean-Louis Teboul, MD, PhD.

Fluids for the Patient with Leaky Lungs

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is characterised by increas...

Radiology and Imaging
Measuring RA gradients in zebrafish embryos with Phasor-FLIM

Too Much ‘Noise’ Can Affect Brain Development

Using cutting-edge imaging technology, biologists at University of California, Irvine have determined that uncontrolled fluctuations... Read more

EU Data Protection Regulation ‘Crucial’ For Future Cancer Research

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has welcomed the European Parliament’s adoption of the EU General Data Protection Regulation,... Read more

Dr. James Tsung, MD, showcases a lung ultrasound display on a tablet. Credit: Image courtesy of Mount Sinai Health System

Lung Ultrasound Safer Than Chest X-ray For Pneumonia in Children

Lung ultrasound is portable, less costly and safer than chest X-rays when diagnosing pneumonia in children, according to a study conducted... Read more

In healthy breast tissue, the percentage of cells expressing molecular marker Ki67 (green) and p27 (red) is low. Photo: Sung Jin Huh

Ki67 Marker Is New Weapon Against Breast Cancer

Researchers at Harvard Medical School have discovered that women with higher levels of Ki67, a molecular marker that identifies proliferating... Read more

Radiation-Chemo Combo Prolongs Survival in Low-Grade Brain Tumour

Patients with glioma – a low-grade type of brain tumour – who received radiation therapy plus a chemotherapy regimen, including procarbazine,... Read more

Mindray Diagnostic Ultrasound

Diagnostics to Drive Ultrasound Market to $6.86 bln by 2020

The value of the global ultrasound market is expected to reach $6.86 bln by 2020 from an estimated $5.25 bln in 2015, at an annual rate of... Read more

Blue indicates regions of the brain in which lower fractional anisotropy (FA - a measure of microstructural integrity) correlated with more severe neurobehavioral symptoms. Veterans with the most severe symptoms had lower FA in these regions. Source: Radi

MRI-Type Imaging Predicts Impact From Combat Brain Injury

Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), a type of MRI, may be able to predict functional post-deployment outcomes for veterans who sustained mild traumatic... Read more

Newly discovered clues to the cause of chemoresistance in small cell lung cancer. http://www.meduniwien.ac.at

Chemoresistance Explained: New Clues in Small Cell Lung Cancer

Researchers in Austria have unraveled how small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is not usually detected until it is at an advanced stage, when metastases... Read more

Dr Robert Den with a prostate cancer patient in 2013

Bigger Dose Will Not Improve Prostate Cancer Survival

A bigger radiation dose will not improve the long-term chances of patients with non-metastatic prostate cancer, a new study in the U.S. by... Read more

The UT mobile stroke unit, weighing in at more than 14 tons, includes features and capabilities never before assembled for mobile deployment

UT Launches Mobile Unit With Advanced CT in U.S. ‘Stroke Belt’

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, in an area where stroke incidence is 37 percent higher than the national average,... Read more

Ultrasound can be used to check for harmful plaques in the carotid artery (white arrow). Photo: Lund University / Jonas Andersson

Accurate Ultrasound Can Detect Cardiovascular Disease Early

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a new and more accurate way to distinguish between harmful and harmless plaque in... Read more

Emilie Krite Svanberg’s studies are carried out on full-term babies, but in the future she hopes that measurements taken with the technology that detects oxygen in the lungs could be used to monitor premature babies.

Using Light To Examine Lungs Of Premature Babies

Research from Lund University in Sweden suggests that in the future, tests to see how much premature air babies’ lungs contain as their lungs... Read more

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U.S. Doctors Call For Colon Cancer Screening Before 50

Obesity and Diabetes to Blame in Young Patients, says SERMO pollTwo thirds of a poll among U.S. doctors concluded that colon cancer screening... Read more

University of Nottingham 3T MRI

‘Salt’ MRI May Show Greater Detail in Kidney Scans

MRI experts at the University of Nottingham have won a £1 million grant to conduct research using the body’s natural sodium (salt) content... Read more

Cluster of SIR-Spheres® Y-90 resin microspheres (Source: http://www.sirtex.com/eu/newsroom/media-materials-library/images/)

Netherland’s ZIN To Reimburse SIRT For Failed Treatment in Colorectal Liver Metastases

The Netherlands Healthcare Institute, Zorginstituut Nederland (ZIN), has agreed to reimburse Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT)... Read more

Low-Cost Technology for Thyroid Cancer Screening

An EU-funded project launched this year will develop a novel, point-of-care, low-cost device for the screening of thyroid nodules. Thyroid... Read more

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Gall Bladder Removals Made Safer With New Imaging Method

Researchers in the U.S. have discovered a way to image the bile ducts during gallbladder removal surgeries using a tested and safe dye and... Read more

Canon

Canon $6bn Winning Bid for Toshiba Medical

Canon has acquired Toshiba Medical Systems. Several companies had participated in the second round of bidding including Canon, Fujifilm Holdings,... Read more

Liver Cancer Study Completes Palliative Cohort Enrolment; Results by 2018

The palliative cohort of the Pan-European SORAMIC study co-directed by Dr. Jens Ricke, Professor of Radiology at the University of Magdeburg... Read more

First Patient in U.S. Gets Gamma Knife Icon Radiosurgery

Swedish Elekta’s Leksell Gamma Knife Icon stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) system was used for the first time in the U.S. on 1 March at Sutter... Read more

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