Search Tag: women health

Hologic Showcases Advancements Across the Continuum of Breast Health at ECR 2022

2022 13 Jul

Global Leader in Women's Health Highlights Importance of Timely and Accurate Diagnosis   Hologic will showcase their comprehensive portfolio of breast and skeletal health solutions at the annual European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna, Austria from July 13-17.   The pioneer behind 3D™ Mammography technology, Hologic will provide attendees... Read more

Women at Higher Risk of Severe Adverse Events

2022 03 Jun

Past research has shown that women tend to have more side effects, or adverse events, from chemotherapy than men. Now a team from the SWOG Cancer Research Network that analyzed data on more than 20,000 patients from more than 200 clinical trials reports that women also have a higher risk of severe adverse events from two other major modes of cancer... Read more

Call to Action: We Must Address Mental and Physical Needs of Female Staff

2021 06 May

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on women working in health and social care in the UK, a newly released report  from the NHS Confederation’s Health and Care Women Leaders Network has revealed.   The report outlines the results of a survey of more than 800 health and care workers in England who identified as female. The survey,... Read more

#EUSOBI2019: Stand-Alone Tomosynthesis Breast Cancer Screening Wins EUSOBI Award

2019 04 Oct

A paper on tomosynthesis screening research won the EUSOBI Award for the most quoted breast imaging paper published in European Radiology (ER) in 2016. Study leader Kristina Lång from Lund University in Malmö, Sweden accepted the award and described research on the paper 'Performance of one-view breast tomosynthesis as a stand-alone... Read more

Why embracing Artificial Intelligence is beneficial for all

2019 22 Feb

In many ways Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a new concept in healthcare, mainly due in part to the recent traction the topic has made in the news in the last few years. It has even been falsely sensationalized, to further elevate buzz, as a tool that will one day replace clinicians altogether. The truth, though, is that companies like Hologic,... Read more

What is the future of breast cancer screening?

2018 21 Aug

Αdvances in technology and the advent of precision medicine point to a move away from ‘one size fits all’ breast cancer screening. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cause of death from cancer in women worldwide and the second leading cause of death from cancer in women in developed countries (Ferlay et al. 2014a; 2014b). Breast... Read more

FDA Grants PMA Approval for Hologic's Aptima® Hepatitis C Quant Dx Assay

2017 18 Feb

HCV viral load test now available alongside HIV-1 assay and women's health menu on the fully automated Panther system Hologic, Inc. has announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted PMA approval for the Company's hepatitis C virus (HCV) assay for quantitation of HCV viral load and confirming active HCV infection... Read more

Hologic to Acquire Cynosure,in All-Cash Tender Offer that Combines Two Complementary Businesses

2017 14 Feb

-Expands Hologic's Scientific and Commercial Expertise into Large, Adjacent Medical Device Segment Growing at Double-Digit Rate  -Accelerates Hologic's Top- and Bottom-Line Growth Rates and is Immediately Accretive to Non-GAAP Earnings per Share  \ Hologic, Inc., a leader in women's health, and Cynosure, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYNO), a leader in medical... Read more