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IMAGING Management

Colon Camera Pill Receives US FDA Approval

2014 05 Feb

Camera-in-a-pill manufacturer Given Imaging announced that it received US Food and Drug Administration clearance for a pill able to provide visualisation of the colon, making it available to a global market of 3 million procedures per year.The pill, a swallowed capsule endoscope entitled PillCam Colon, is designed for the detection of colon polyps in... Read more

Executive Health Management

World Cancer Day: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk Cancer Myths

2014 04 Feb

Cancer Myths: Why it’s Crucial to Debunk ThemWith one third of all cancer cases being potentially preventable, it’s very important to know the signs and symptoms of cancer 4th February 2014 is World Cancer Day, an opportunity for the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) to raise one voice in improving general knowledge surrounding cancer and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Colon Imaging of the Future: Swallow a Capsule

2013 15 Sep

Imaging the colon could be as simple as swallowing a capsule in future. Israeli company Check-Cap Ltd. has announced proof of concept of its Check-Cap imaging system. The system consists of an ingestible capsule and proprietary ultra-low-dose X-ray based technology.The Check-Cap imaging system works by swallowing a capsule, which transmits colon section... Read more


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