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2014-04-24 12:29:13

Varian to deploy standardized treatment systems at UnityPoint Health hospitals across Iowa and Illinois PALO ALTO, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) announced that it has entered an agreement with UnityPoint Health to be its exclusive supplier of software and devices for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery. The agreement is part of a long-term plan for enhancing and extending radiotherapy and radiosurgery cancer treatment capabilities...

2014-04-24 10:55:15

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has issued a new guideline, “The Role of Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Endometrial Cancer: An ASTRO Evidence-Based Guideline,” that details the use of adjuvant radiation therapy in the treatment of endometrial cancer. The guideline’s executive summary is published in the May-June 2014 issue of Practical Radiation Oncology (PRO), the official clinical practice journal of ASTRO. The full-length guideline is available as an...

Space Travel May Cause Cognitive Impairment For Some Astronauts
2014-04-24 04:00:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Rats exposed to the same types of high-energy particles that astronauts would face during a lengthy deep space mission demonstrated lapses in attentiveness and reduced reaction times, according to research appearing in the April edition of the journal Radiation Research. The cognitive impairment was present even when radiation exposure was in extremely low-dose ranges, the authors noted, and affected a sizable subset of the...

2014-04-23 23:04:55

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Brachytherapy markets. Global market for Brachytherapy Devices is projected to reach US$411 million by 2020, driven by rising cancer cases, aging population, and growing need for more effective therapeutics. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Cancer has emerged as one of the most critical health issues worldwide. Rising incidence of cancer and growing medical awareness continues to increase the...

2014-04-23 00:21:15

Results: Fluoroscopy time reduced by 70%; Procedure Time, Contrast Dose Cut 50% WESTMINSTER, Colo., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surefire Medical, Inc. announced that a symposium focused on the Coiling vs. Surefire Infusion System in Y90 (COSY) clinical trial will be held during the European Conference on Interventional Oncology (ECIO) meeting taking place in Berlin, Germany April 23-26. The randomized, prospective radioembolization study showed significant reductions in fluoroscopy time,...

2014-04-22 23:11:09

Agreement will enable SR members to maximize coding best practices and workflow optimization through 3M’s ambulatory computer-assisted coding software. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Strategic Radiology® (SR) announced today that the organization has signed a strategic group purchase agreement with 3M Health Information Systems to provide SR member groups streamlined access to 3M CodeRyte CodeAssist computer-assisted coding software and 3M CodeRyte CodeComplete, a fully outsourced...

2014-04-22 23:02:29

Scientists find cell phone radiation exposure creates cellular imbalances known to cause cancer in 92% of peer reviewed studies on ROS (Reactive Oxygen Species). RF Safe suggest precautionary measures to reduce excessive RF exposure even at athermic levels. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 According to RF Safe, Scientists confirm non-ionizing cell phone radiation and ionizing UV radiation from the sun both produce a common bio-effect in living cells, the overproduction of...

2014-04-22 20:22:18

GLENWOOD, Ill., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, will release financial results for the fiscal second quarter 2014 after the market close on Monday, May 5, 2014. The Company will host a conference call for investors on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern...

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...

2014-04-17 16:26:59

Lumiphore Inc., a pharmaceutical leader in bifunctional chelator design, is developing in vivo radio-diagnostic imaging and site-directed radio-therapeutics, using its proprietary bifunctional radionuclide metal-chelation technology; it has received a National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II Grant entitled "Novel macrocyclic chelating groups for use in targeted radioisotope diagnostic and companion diagnostic/therapeutic applications." BERKELEY,...


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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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