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MRI may replace biopsies

Imaging tests like mammograms or CT scans can detect tumors, but figuring out whether a growth is or isn’t cancer usually requires a...

Obesity

'Nurture' more important than 'nature' for overweight children

Parents’ lifestyles, rather than their genes, are primarily responsible for their children being overweight according to research by the...

Test automation

Fluke updates its software platform

Fluke Biomedical released Ansur 3.0, the largest update to its test automation software platform to date. Ansur 3.0 provides new login...

Power in Hybrid

PET/MRI – powerful diagnostic tool improving with corrections

PET/MRI scanners have great potential because they combine the strengths of two different systems. Previous problems resulting from...

Siemens Healthcare

New MAGNETOM Amira can save up to €20,000 in operational costs

Siemens Healthcare’s new 1.5-tesla scanner MAGNETOM Amira enables clinical excellence with comparatively low costs per scan. MAGNETOM...

Frostbite

Chilled to the bone!

For people living in Chamonix-Mont Blanc medical services at the nearby community hospital have been reduced to little more than a stopover...

Product of the month

Hitachi powerfully expands Oasis 1.2T MRI

Hitachi has double-down its bet on the advantages of open-platform MRI by introducing a new generation of the Oasis 1.2T scanner at RSNA...

Blood transfusion

Standing on the weighting scales

Blood transfusions are a vital part of medical care and yet the subject raises questions. ‘Blood transfusion should be restricted’,...