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2013-03-11 23:04:17

[147 Slides] Optical Imaging Market report covers the global market based on Technological aspects of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Hyper Spectral Imaging (HSI), Photo Acoustic Tomography (PAT), Key Drivers & Geographic Regions covered. (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 According to a new market research report "Optical Imaging Market (2013-2018) — Technology Trends And Applications Of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Hyper Spectral Imaging (HSI), Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS)...

2013-03-08 00:28:36

Lack of studies regarding benefit / Only few comparative studies on diagnostic accuracy For patients with bone and soft tissue tumors, the study data currently available allow no robust conclusions as to the advantages and disadvantages of using positron emission tomography (PET), alone or in combination with computed tomography (CT). This is because no studies have directly compared the benefit of these imaging techniques with conventional diagnostics. And the few available studies on...

2013-03-07 15:36:27

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who have cognitive problems, or problems with memory, attention, and concentration, have more damage to areas of the brain involved in cognitive processes than people with MS who do not have cognitive problems, according to a study published in the March 6, 2013, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study used a type of MRI brain scan called diffusion tensor imaging along with regular MRI scans to...

2013-03-07 12:27:04

BOSTON, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research hospitals worldwide are extolling the virtues of the Philips Healthcare Ingenuity TF PET/MR hybrid whole body scanner, expressing confidence in its potential to better detect liver metastases. Peter Cempellin was head of Nuclear Medicine with Philips Healthcare when he led the engineering design team responsible for the scanner's inception. Cempellin, a mechanical engineer and MBA, devised a way with his team that PET/MR could be cohesively...

Brain Creates Personality Models To Predict Behavior
2013-03-06 06:11:02

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers led by Cornell University reveals that it is possible to tell who a person is thinking about by analyzing images of his or her brain. Nathan Spreng, assistant professor of human development in Cornell's College of Human Ecology, and his colleagues demonstrate that our mental models of people produce unique patterns of brain activation, which can be detected using advanced imaging techniques....

2013-03-05 12:28:26

LEVERKUSEN, Germany and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare is expanding its global distribution network for the Medrad(TM) Intego(TM) PET Infusion System through a new distribution agreement with Comecer, SPA, a world leader in protection technologies in nuclear medicine. Through this agreement, Bayer and Comecer are providing customers with an integrated nuclear medicine solution - combining the clinical administration capabilities of Intego with the Comecer's...

2013-03-05 08:28:12

NEW YORK, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Market Research Report Added in MarketResearchReports.Biz Reports Database Radiopharmaceuticals Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends And Forecast, 2012 - 2018 [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/139214 ] Radiopharmaceuticals imply the usage of radiation for non-invasive treatment and diagnosis of various diseases. Utilization of these molecules for medical purposes in PET and SPECT imaging has...

2013-03-04 20:22:40

Florida criminal defense attorney Stephen G. Cobb and Dr. Daniel Amen teach a joint Continuing Legal Education/Continuing Medical Education seminar on the use of neuro-imaging for criminal law cases. DESTIN, Fla., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Stephen G. Cobb of Cobb Criminal Defense Law Firm of Florida and Dr. Daniel Amen of Amen Clinics, Inc., gave a joint Continuing Legal Education seminar in Atlanta, Georgia, on Friday, March 1, 2013. The subject of the presentation was...

Hands Free Does Not Mean Brain Free
2013-03-01 05:11:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Making a left-hand turn at a busy intersection while talking on a hands-free cellphone could be the “most dangerous” thing we do on the road due to the high level of brain activation involved, according to a new Canadian study. Researchers tested healthy young drivers operating a novel driving simulator equipped with a steering wheel, brake pedal and accelerator inside a high-powered functional MRI. This methodology...

Evolution Gave Humans Unique Brain Structures Over Primates
2013-02-24 06:04:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have discovered a pair of functional networks in the human cerebral cortex that are not present in the brains of rhesus macaque monkeys, leading them to theorize that the networks were added during the evolution from ancient primates to the modern day homo sapiens. The networks were discovered by a team of researchers led by neurophysiologist Wim Vanduffel of University of Leuven and Harvard Medical School (HMS), who...