Quantcast

Latest Neuroimaging Stories

2014-02-04 12:27:16

First-of-its-Kind Facility to Begin Operations in Early Spring MATTAWAN, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MPI Research, inviCRO, and 3D Imaging today formally announced the name of their new advanced imaging center being built at the MPI Research headquarters in Mattawan, Mich. A joint partnership by the three organizations, the Translational Imaging Center, is the first resource for the drug development community to combine molecular imaging, autoradiography, and animal modeling...

2014-02-04 08:35:14

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CorTechs Labs is pleased to announce the renewed and expanded partnership and distribution agreement with Invivo Corporation (subsidiary of Philips Healthcare) for NeuroQuant(®), the leading software solution for volumetric brain atrophy in the US healthcare market. As the only FDA approved solution that automatically quantifies the volumes of brain structures, NeuroQuant(®) is a key part of Invivo's DynaSuite Neuro Imaging Solution....

2014-01-29 13:08:28

Study raises questions about use of technologies to predict cognitive development Assessing structural and functional changes in the brain may predict future memory performance in healthy children and adolescents, according to a study appearing January 29 in the Journal of Neuroscience. The findings shed new light on cognitive development and suggest MRI and other tools may one day help identify children at risk for developmental challenges earlier than current testing methods allow....

2014-01-26 23:01:46

Nuclear Medicine / Radiopharmaceuticals Market report broken down into segments and sub-segments, providing exhaustive value analysis for the years 2010, 2011, 2012 and forecast to 2017. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/european-nuclear-medicine-radiopharmaceuticals-market-1107.html (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 The “European SPECT/PET Radioisotopes (Technetium, F-18)], Beta/Alpha Radiation Therapy (I131, Y-90)], [Applications (Cancer/Oncology, Cardiac)] & (Deuterium,...

2014-01-22 23:20:45

A new study published online today in The Oncologist journal shows that an assessment of metabolic response in patients with metastatic colon cancer (mCC) treated with a single course of chemotherapy could predict the downstream efficacy of the treatment. The Engelmann study showed that PET, applied after a single cycle of first-line systemic therapy predicted progression-free survival. Durham, NC (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 A new study published online today in The Oncologist journal shows...

2014-01-16 12:30:16

Hybrid imaging technology delivers accurate results with half the radiation in half the time TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center has established a brand-new Nuclear Medicine Suite in its Department of Radiology. The advanced facility, which opened to patient care in late December, features late-generation technology and upgraded software systems that minimize radiation exposure and expedite the testing process: half the dose, in half the time....

2014-01-12 23:00:32

Mount Sinai Heart leads international research team testing new sugar-based tracer to help in the cardiovascular imaging hunt for inflamed high-risk, vulnerable artery plaques before they rupture. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 An international research team led by Mount Sinai Heart at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is testing its novel sugar-based tracer contrast agent to be used with positron emission tomography (PET) imaging to help in the hunt for dangerous...

2014-01-10 23:02:47

Stage Set for Final Product Development of Analysis Software That Produces Four-Dimensional Quantitative Views of the Heart Fayetteville, AK (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 CardioWise, Inc. has completed National Science Foundation (NSF) Phase I and IB Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) grants that continued the development and commercialization of a non-invasive analysis method for detection of heart disease. The final report submitted to the NSF in December detailed the research...

2014-01-07 12:28:02

LONDON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediFocus: Future of Molecular Imaging MediFocus: Future of Molecular Imaging Summary Molecular imaging is at the frontier of diagnostic imaging. It is a vast and multi-disciplinary field that consists of a range of techniques, allowing imaging of various organs and sites within the body with specific targeted probes. Molecular imaging can be defined as ''the visualization,...

Reading A Good Book Causes Physiological Changes In The Brain
2014-01-03 17:55:35

[ Watch the Video: A Good Book For A Better Brain ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A great novel can whisk you away to a distant land or period far back in time, and a new study in the journal Brain Connectivity has found evidence that these novels can actually cause a physiological change in the brain that lasts for days. “Stories shape our lives and in some cases help define a person,” study author Gregory Berns, director of Emory’s Center for...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
Related