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A new era of high-performance and mobile medical imaging has just begun. What's to credit this milestone in medical imaging technology? It happens to be no bigger than the size of your pocket.

In a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers found that smokers treated for breast cancer have a higher risk than non-smokers when it comes to developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy.

 

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World's first iPhone ultrasound receives FDA clearance

A new era of high-performance and mobile medical imaging has just begun. What's to credit this milestone in medical imaging technology? It happens to be no bigger than the size of your pocket.

Stanford develops novel PET tracer to ID most bacterial infections

Bacteria are experts at mutating to become resistant to any antibiotic treatment. With no promise of stagnation, it is no wonder that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has called for medical scientists to develop new novel diagnostics to detect and help regulate the treatment of infections and infectious diseases.

Homeland Security, Siemens issue advisory for 4 diagnostic imaging systems

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Siemens Healthineers issued an advisory that four of the company’s diagnostic imaging systems may be vulnerable to cyberattacks.

Non-invasive device improves cancer monitoring, diagnosis

Diagnosing and monitoring prostate cancer requires patients undergo invasive biopsies. Researchers from Washington State University are changing how physicians do such actions with the development of a new non-invasive, filter-like device. 

Increased risk of lung cancer, heart attack from radiotherapy for breast cancer patients who smoke

In a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers found that smokers treated for breast cancer have a higher risk than non-smokers when it comes to developing lung cancer or heart attack as a result of radiotherapy.

Size-adjusted dose benchmarks: Is your facility in the danger zone?

The world’s largest dose index is being put to work for the benefit of physicians and patients everywhere in the form of national dose guidelines for the most common CT exams preformed in the U.S.

Nano MRI flips the switch to illuminate cancerous tissue

As technology continues to become smaller, faster and smarter, a group of South Korean researchers have developed a new MRI method that uses a new contrasting agent to produce focused images.

Columbus Regional Health installs new imaging system as part of expansion

With the expansion of a new emergency department, Columbus Regional Health has installed a new imaging system, DRX-Evolution Plus, to enhance productivity and speed.

Unlocking the potential of 3D printing in radiology

A 3D printing lab in the radiology department can bring a wide range of benefits, including improved surgical preparation, trainee education and inter-departmental collaboration. While it requires a significant financial investment, Mayo Clinic Radiology Chair Kent R. Thielen, MD, believes that the perks far outweigh the price tag.

Australian reactor ramps up production of crucial isotope

The recent closure of a Canadian reactor has threatened the supply chain security for molybdenum-99, prompting the Australian Nuclear Science Technology Organization (ANSTO) in Sydney to drastically ramp up its production of the tracer beginning in 2017.

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