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2014-04-29 20:26:27

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: European Markets for Female and Neonatal Diagnostic Devices (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,...

2014-04-29 16:29:49

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 - Growth Driven by Technical Advances in Digital Radiography that Enhance Workflow and Improve Breast Cancer Detectionhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/mammography_equipment_market_2019_growth_driven_technical_advances_digital_radiography_enhance_workflow_improve_breast_cancer_detection.html Mammography Equipment Market to 2019 -...

2014-04-23 08:32:38

A Symposium Luncheon Hosted by Hologic Will Focus on Cutting-Edge Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Technologies BEDFORD, Mass., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostic products, medical imaging systems and surgical products, with an emphasis on serving the healthcare needs of women, will showcase its comprehensive suite of healthcare solutions for women at the 62(nd)...

2014-04-22 23:11:15

Mammosafe is proud to announce its partnership with Next Generation Racing for the upcoming 2014 NASCAR races at Central Texas Speedway. Kristin Bumbera will “Race Against Breast Cancer” behind the wheel of the #00 Mammosafe Ford Fusion. HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 In an effort to raise awareness for Breast Cancer AND actually help fight the disease, Mammosafe and Kristin Bumbera have teamed up in a crowdfunding campaign at http://www.MammosafeRacing.com to raise money to...

2014-04-22 12:07:09

Anxiety over false positive does not negatively influence future screening choices Dartmouth researchers have found that the anxiety experienced with a false-positive mammogram is temporary and does not negatively impact a woman's overall well-being. Their findings are reported in "Consequences of False-Positive Screening Mammograms," which was published online in the April 21, 2014 JAMA Internal Medicine. Anywhere from 40 to 60 percent of women who undergo routine screening mammography...

2014-04-18 23:06:05

CDI, the Center for Diagnostic Imaging Miami, announces a new, non-surgical breast biopsy procedure. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 A biopsy is a minimally-invasive procedure that removes a sample of abnormal tissue that has been previously detected for accurate diagnosis and treatment planning. This type of procedure is most commonly used to diagnose, and sometimes treat, lumps found in the breast tissue. The Center for Diagnostic Imaging of Miami announces a new biopsy procedure that...

2014-04-18 12:13:08

Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically associated with the risk of a difficult-to-diagnose cancer sub-type accounting for around 10-15 per cent of all breast cancer cases. The largest ever study of the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive lobular carcinoma, gives researchers important clues to the genetic causes of this particular kind of breast cancer, which can be missed through screening. The research, published today (Thursday) in the journal PloS...

2014-04-16 23:03:46

Initial Investment Enables Filing of FDA Class II 510k Now Underway for Pioneer in Early Breast Cancer Detection Reno, NV (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 First Warning Systems, Inc. (FWS), a digital health, wearable body media and large data company for early breast cancer detection, announced it has received $540,000 as the lead in to the company’s Series A funding round of $10 million. The initial investment group is a syndicate of investors primarily from Singapore, as well as a major lead by...

2014-04-16 23:02:07

Susquehanna Health’s (SH) Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center now offers new technology in the form of 3D mammography (Tomosynthesis) to enhance early detection and treatment of breast cancer, particularly in women with dense breast tissue. Williamsport, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Susquehanna Health’s (SH) Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center now offers new technology in the form of 3D mammography (Tomosynthesis) to enhance early detection and treatment of breast cancer,...

2014-04-16 20:22:35

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Radiology (ACR) and Society of Breast Imaging (SBI) agree with statements by Andorno and Jüni, in their recent article published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), that women need clear information with which to discuss mammography with their doctor. Unfortunately, the NEJM article failed to meet this standard. The authors minimized the deadly consequences of their recommendations to the Swiss...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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