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2014-10-23 23:06:09

Optical imaging holds promising scope for improving disease prevention, and furthering clinical research, medical diagnosis, and treatment. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/optical-imaging-technologies-market-894.html. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 The report "Optical Imaging Market by Technique (Optical Coherence Tomography, Hyperspectral Imaging, Photoacoustic Tomography) by Product (Imaging System, Imaging software) by Application (Ophthalmology, Neurology, Oncology,...

2014-10-23 12:29:21

DUBLIN, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nuclear Medicine Imaging Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Nuclear Medicine Imaging Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: SPECT Systems (Includes SPECT and SPECT/CT systems), and PET Scanners (Includes PET and PET/CT systems). The report...

2014-10-17 04:22:09

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediso announces the MultiScan LFER 150 PET/CT, the first member of the MultiScan product line dedicated to research applications for both clinical and pre-clinical imaging. The LFER 150 (Large Field of view Extreme Resolution) with 20 cm axial and 15 cm transaxial field of view (FOV), sub-mm PET resolution and 5% sensitivity is aimed at pre-clinical brain research. (Logo:...

2014-10-16 08:32:32

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOFIE BIOSCIENCES, a leader in the field of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging, including probes, scanners, and chemistry systems, announced today that the National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded the company a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract for approximately $1.5M over two years. This contract will support the further development of SOFIE's family of proprietary imaging probes, known as...

2014-10-13 16:23:01

SPECT Imaging poised to change the way psychiatry is practiced. COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A one-of-a-kind searchable database of almost 100,000 functional brain scans related to behavior on patients from 111 countries is now poised to change the way psychiatry has been practiced for the last 170 years. Amen Clinics - a group of 6 nationwide psychiatric clinics founded in 1989 by psychiatrist Daniel G. Amen, M.D. - amassed the database of brain SPECT scans...

What Happens To Your Brain During Down Time?
2014-10-13 03:06:14

Provided by Marlene Cimons, National Science Foundation For many years, the focus of brain mapping was to examine changes in the brain that occur when people are attentively engaged in an activity. No one spent much time thinking about what happens to the brain when people are doing very little. But Marcus Raichle, a professor of radiology, neurology, neurobiology and biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has done just that. In the 1990s, he and his colleagues...

2014-10-09 12:29:14

$23 million in awards creates two Centers of Excellence and establishes USC as a hub for understanding the brain through data mining LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a rare distinction for one university, neuroimaging world leaders and USC Professors Arthur Toga and Paul Thompson will receive two major research center awards to advance their exploration of the human brain. Toga and Thompson each will establish a Center of Excellence under a National Institutes...

human-pet relationship
2014-10-07 03:45:28

Provided by Noah Brown, Massachusetts General Hospital fMRI identifies differences in response of mothers' brains to images of their child and their dog It has become common for people who have pets to refer to themselves as “pet parents,” but how closely does the relationship between people and their non-human companions mirror the parent-child relationship? A small study from a group of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers makes a contribution to answering this complex...

2014-10-02 16:24:57

New study from Canada shows Brain SPECT Imaging Improves Treatment Outcomes COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by clinicians and researchers from Toronto and Vancouver, Canada, found that psychiatric patients who underwent SPECT-influenced treatments improved significantly more than patients who did not. Published in the [i]Journal of Neuropsychiatry, the study used SPECT imaging - Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography that measures blood...

2014-10-01 23:14:07

At the recent ASNC annual meeting, Syntermed, Inc. unveiled the Emory Toolbox 4.0's newest diagnostic capabilities: FlowTool™ for cardiac PET studies, SyncTool™ with AdreView Tools for the quantitative evaluation of heart failure, and post factor reorientation for either SPECT or PET tomogram misalignment. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 At the recent ASNC annual meeting, Syntermed, Inc. unveiled the Emory Toolbox 4.0's newest diagnostic capabilities: FlowTool™ for...


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