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2014-06-13 12:25:13

WEST JORDAN, Utah, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BC Technical, the largest nationwide, non-OEM provider of medical imaging solutions, and UltraSPECT, Inc., a leading supplier of software products for nuclear medicine facilities, have entered into a long-term agreement to provide their customers easier access to UltraSPECT products across the nation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/LA04560LOGO The ability to lower radiation exposure to patients and staff is a high...

2014-06-12 13:03:50

University of Oxford Oxford University researchers funded by Parkinson's UK have developed a simple and quick MRI technique that offers promise for early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. The team demonstrated that their new MRI approach can detect people who have early-stage Parkinson's disease with 85% accuracy, according to research published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. 'At the moment we have no way to predict who is at risk of...

2014-06-10 16:27:01

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NCM USA announced today it has signed a long-term clinical zirconium isotope ((89)Zr) supply and cGMP biologics labeling agreement with ImaginAb, Inc., an innovation leader in the use of biologics for imaging with Positron Emission Tomography (PET). The NCM radiopharmaceutical manufacturing footprint specializes in "next generation" cyclotron-generated PET isotopes, including (89)Zr, and incorporates advanced automation and...

2014-06-09 08:30:18

ST. LOUIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting, GE Healthcare introduced its Discovery* IQ^ PET/CT system, enabling both outstanding image quality and intelligent quantitation, helping physicians deliver the best possible patient outcomes. Discovery IQ Physicians not only want the ability to detect smaller lesions, but also the ability to determine earlier whether the patient is responding to current treatment....

2014-06-09 08:29:41

Demonstrates Technology Suitable & Scalable for Multiple Brands of Cyclotrons ST. LOUIS, MO, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Today at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's annual conference, a Canadian team with members from TRIUMF, the BC Cancer Agency, the Centre for Probe Development & Commercialization, and Lawson Health Research Institute announced that they have dramatically advanced technology for addressing the medical-isotope crisis. The key medical isotope,...

2014-06-09 08:28:48

IBA to Manufacture and Supply 89Zr-Df-IAB2M for Multi-Center Studies in the US LOS ANGELES and DULLES, Va., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImaginAb, Inc. (ImaginAb) and IBA Molecular North America, Inc. (IBA Molecular) announced that IBA Molecular has been selected to provide radiochemistry manufacturing and clinical distribution of (89)Zr-Df-IAB2M, an immunoPET tracer for imaging prostate cancer, to support multi-center clinical studies in the US. IBA Molecular will manufacture...

2014-06-05 23:12:50

GE Healthcare and Syntermed, Inc. will be exhibitors at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting. AdreView Tools* will be featured by both companies as an advanced diagnostic tool to quantify and display SPECT 123I-mIBG) data sets, a new medical advance for diagnosis of heart failure. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Syntermed, Inc.’s software AdreView Tools, is now an option on GE Healthcare Xeleris 3.1 Processing & Review Workstation for SPECT...

2014-05-30 23:13:04

CDI, the Miami Center for Diagnostic Imaging, announces their new CT Scan options. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 A computerized tomography (CT) scan is an imaging and diagnostic tool that provides easier access to technology for health care facilities at lower cost. CT scans are used to create a sharp image of internal structures for diagnosis of diseases and injuries. CDI, the Miami Center for Diagnostic Imaging, announces their new CT scan options, such as CT PET - a procedure that...

2014-05-22 11:55:11

Instituto D'Or de Pesquisa e Ensino (IDOR) An unprecedented research conducted by a group of neuroscientists has demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to train brain patterns associated with empathic feelings – more specifically, tenderness. The research showed that volunteers who received neurofeedback about their own brain activity patterns whilst being scanned inside a functional magnetic resonance (fMRI) machine were able to change brain network function of areas...

Seeing Is A Matter Of Experience
2014-05-22 03:25:11

Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena The headlights – two eyes, the radiator cowling – a smiling mouth: This is how our brain sometimes creates a face out of a car front. The same happens with other objects: in house facades, trees or stones – a "human face" can often be detected as well. Prof. Dr. Gyula Kovács from Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) knows the reason why. "Faces are of tremendous importance for human beings," the neuroscientist explains. That's why in the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.