Gadolinium MRI

Superior to contrast CT for evaluating some here-and-gone metastases

MRI enhanced with gadolinium ethoxybenzyl diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid -the scan referred to as “EOB MRI” - is significantly...

Data Security

IT Researchers Break Anonymity of Gene Databases

DNA profiles can reveal a number of details about individuals. There are laws in place that regulate the trade of gene data. However, these...

Breathalyzer

Clinical Laboratories Could Soon Diagnose 17 Diseases with Single Breath Analyzer Test

The Technion breathalyzer would give pathology groups and medical laboratories unprecedented ability to support physicians in diagnosing...

Wound Management

Using fat to help wounds heal without scars

Doctors have found a way to manipulate wounds to heal as regenerated skin rather than scar tissue. The method involves transforming the...

AACC 2017

Agfa HealthCare releases newest version of Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology

Agfa HealthCare announces that it is releasing a new version of its Enterprise Imaging for Cardiology platform at the American College of...

Breast Cancer

Scalp cooler prevents hair loss in early stage breast cancer patients

A pioneering scalp cooling treatment that prevents alopecia in early stage breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy will be showcased...

Skin treatment

New medical 3D scanner will be shown at KIMES fairs in Seoul

Big reveal is going to happen at KIMES fairs in Seoul. SMARTTECH together with its Korean Distributor, the KAIS Company, will present the...

Display

New 4K UHD 32” endoscopy display from NDS now shipping

Silicon Valley-based medical visualization leader NDS has announced its Radiance® Ultra 4K Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) 32” endoscopy...

POC-System

Point-of-care ultrasound shows promise for Osgood-Schlatter diagnosis

Dr Ralf Doyscher, from the Department of Sports Medicine at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, has a close association with soccer...

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Transplant Rejection

Blood-based “transplant exosome” strategy may be useful for all types of transplant

Approximately 30,000 organ transplants occur in the United States each year. However, between 20 and 50 percent—depending on the organ...

Heart Attacks

Potential Breakthrough in Determining Who’s at Risk

Researchers are revisiting their views on the relative dangers soft and hard atherosclerotic plaque deposits pose to heart health. Findings...

DNA

DNA labels predict mortality

Methyl labels in the DNA regulate the activity of our genes and, thus, have a great influence on health and disease. Scientists from the...