MRI

Computer program beats physicians at brain cancer diagnoses

Computer programs have defeated humans in Jeopardy!, chess and Go. Now a program developed at Case Western Reserve University has...

Infections

‘Open Science’ paves pathway to develop Malaria drugs

Malaria remains one of the world’s leading causes of mortality in developing countries. Last year alone, it killed more than 400,000...

Proton Adaptive Therapy

IBA to open the path towards adaptive proton therapy

IBA (Ion Beam Applications) today unveils its unique platform, 'Leading the PATh', which gathers the leading experts in the field of proton...

Weaning off

These patients need more attention

A study on weaning patients in intensive care units (ICUs) has compared those who underwent prolonged weaning off mechanical ventilation...

Zincmolybdat

The sustainable pathogen killer

Professor Peter Guggenbichler is only too aware of infection prevention and control issues in hospitals. Prior to his retirement in 2013,...

Prostate Cancer

Fusion targeted biopsy proves more accurate in diagnosis

New research confirms that an innovative procedure combining MRI and ultrasound to create a 3D image of the prostate can more accurately...

Oncology

Nanotechnology supports treatment of malignant melanoma

Mit einer neuartigen nanotechnologischen Methode lassen sich Veränderungen im Erbgut von Gewebeproben schnell und einfach nachweisen. Dies...

For tissue engineering

Technique generates human neural stem cells

Tufts University researchers have discovered a new technique for generating rapidly-differentiating human neural stem cells for use in a...

What a concept!

Ultrasound developed by the people who use it

SonoSite continues to be a world-leading manufacturer and innovator of ultrasound systems which distinguish in their durability, ease of...

To Image or Not?

Library of Evidence to aid imaging decisions, curb wasteful tests

Do a middle-aged man’s lightning-bolt headaches spell a garden-variety migraine, or do they call for a brain MRI to rule out more...

Breast cancer

A small implanted device could improve survival

A small device implanted under the skin can improve breast cancer survival by catching cancer cells, slowing the development of metastatic...

Transplant Patients

Algorithm illuminates need of high-volume hospitals

Using the results from a computerized mathematical model, Johns Hopkins researchers investigated whether they could improve heart and lung...