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2014-09-29 08:30:16

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT: NAVB) - The usage of medical imaging, which creates visual representations of the interior of a patient's body for clinical analysis and medical intervention, has increased significantly. According to Nature magazine use of computed tomography exams in the United States, including X-rays and CAT scans, has increased from approximately 120 scans per 1,000 people in 2000, to 270 scans per 1000 people in...

2014-09-26 23:00:20

Treatment designed to reduce pain and inflammation associated with radiation therapy to the lower bowel. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Synedgen announced today the award of a competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to demonstrate proof-of-concept activity of Synedgen’s proprietary treatment for radiation proctitis, a condition that causes painful tissue damage to...

2014-09-24 08:27:34

DUBLIN, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Medical Imaging Markets (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, PET, SPECT, Others)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The contribution of imaging to medical practice has made it a continuously growing market with new technologies launched all the time. Imaging scans make possible early and more accurate diagnoses, which, in turn, may lead to optimized treatment...

2014-09-23 08:30:39

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seno Medical Instruments, Inc., the company pioneering the development of opto-acoustic technology as a new tool to improve the process of diagnosing breast cancer, announced today it has completed active enrollment of subjects in its U.S.-based PIONEER Pivotal Study of Imagio(®). The study was designed to determine if this technology will provide information to the physician to determine if a woman may avoid negative biopsies. This...

2014-09-23 08:30:25

Medical journey of Arizona boy precedes that of Britain's Ashya King SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While proton therapy recently began in the Czech Republic for British pediatric brain cancer patent Ashya King, another case in the United States draws to a close today with a promising outlook, as a young boy who was given just days to live now looks forward to his first day of kindergarten. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140922/147644 When 5-year-old Logan Green...

2014-09-21 23:00:26

Digital radiography systems are used for diagnostic imaging of human body. These systems help detect abnormalities and diseases such as lung diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/digital-x-ray-market-1164.html (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The report “Digital X-ray Market by Application (Mammography, Dental, Chest Imaging), Technology (Computes, Direct), Portability (Floor to ceiling mounted, Ceiling mounted, Handheld), End User,...

2014-09-20 23:00:20

Syntermed, Inc. showcases new diagnostic software applications for its Emory Toolbox 4.0 at the American Nuclear Cardiology Society 2014 annual meeting including two scientific posters presented by David Cooke. Emory Toolbox 4.0 with Syntermed IDS™ is a smarter solution for achieving better levels of clinical decision support, Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 David Cooke presented two scientific posters at ASNC on September 20, 2014. The first poster looked at the clinical...

2014-09-19 23:04:21

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Imaging Agents markets. Global market for Imaging Agents is projected to reach US$15.7 billion by 2020, driven by innovations in imaging technologies, rise in diagnostic examinations, growing geriatric population and rising use of advanced SPECT/CT and PET/CT scanners. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Imaging agents, an integral part of the medical imaging market, are engineered to...

2014-09-18 23:06:49

Unique Approach Reduces Steep Learning Curves and Skill Decay Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 SonoSim Inc., a leading provider of ultrasound education and training, has announced the official release of a comprehensive musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound-training package. MSK ultrasound has far-reaching benefits, allowing trained practitioners to visually assess and monitor conditions affecting bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. However, MSK ultrasonography is...

2014-09-18 12:29:06

Free public open house to feature center tours, food and a chance to meet doctors and staff HAZLETON, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the American Cancer Society, Cancer Treatment Center at Hazleton announces the opening of the ACS Cancer Resource Center for local patients and the community. The Resource Center is now open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146887 Located inside the Cancer Treatment...


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Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal
2012-04-25 10:47:29

Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal (BIIJ) is an online open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published quarterly. The first issue was published in July 2005. The journal publishes video recordings of presentations at selected meetings, conferences, and seminars, which may be used for educational purposes. All video publications since November 2009 are also available on SciVee. BIIJ’s costs are met by donations from regional and international biomedical imaging industry and...

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
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