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How The Woodpecker Avoids Brain Injury Despite High-speed Impacts

Science China Press Designing structures and devices that protect the body from shock and vibrations during high-velocity impacts is a universal challenge. Scientists and engineers focusing on this challenge might make advances by studying...

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2014-08-18 12:27:08

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Diagnostic Imaging Technologies Global Market - Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Diagnostic imaging is being identified as one of the fastest growing market of all healthcare sectors. Advances in diagnostic imaging technology have redefined how physicians diagnose and treat some of the most life threatening diseases such as cancer and...

2014-08-14 23:08:49

CDI Miami, a digital medical imaging center located in Miami, Florida that deals specifically with diagnosing intra-corporeal diseases, announced today that they have both 2D and 3D mammography available to patients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The mammogram revolutionized cancer screening, and has helped untold thousands of women detect and defeat cancer early, before having to undergo dramatic surgeries and before tumors could spread into other areas of the body. One of the major...

2014-08-05 08:33:45

Airo is a game-changing technological solution facilitating a new workflow in terms of size, access, and mobility in intraoperative imaging MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the computed tomography (CT) imaging market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Mobius Imaging with the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation Leadership. Mobius Imaging's one-of-a-kind mobile 32-slice CT scanner with the industry's largest...

2014-08-01 10:46:14

Mayo Clinic Implementation of an algorithm aimed to diagnose pediatric patients with suspected appendicitis reduces the utilization of computed tomography (CT) scans, without affecting diagnostic accuracy, Mayo Clinic Children's Center researchers have found. The study was recently published in the journal Surgery. Acute appendicitis is the most common cause of acute abdominal pain in children. Appendicitis occurs when the appendix becomes inflamed and filled with pus. CT scans are...

2014-07-28 10:24:49

ACR Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is only natural. However, as evidenced by Gareen et al, published July 25 in Cancer, the incidence and effects of anxiety associated with false positive or other results of computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening exams are far less than claimed by some in the medical community. “Unsubstantiated claims of systemic and harmful patient anxiety should now be put to rest and not...

2014-07-18 23:07:57

Peace of Mind (POM) have listed their affordable CT Scans for early detection of lung cancer on crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, to raise $250,000 to allow the setting up of its first CT scan facility which will offer CT scans for only $295. Donations are received in return for pre-ordering future CT scans at a significantly discounted price to ensure out of the 1 in 13 that get lung cancer they are not part of the 75% of people who die because they were not diagnosed early enough. San...

2014-07-09 23:13:24

Dental patients for years have complained of having to see multiple specialists if they needed extensive dental surgery, including going to a hospital or imaging center for a computed axial tomography (CAT) scan. But a select few dentists are beginning to get computed tomography (CT) machines, which are the same as CAT scanners, in their office for their patients’ convenience, according to New Albany dentist Dr. Ronald Receveur, who offers 10 tips on ways the Galileos 3D CAT Scan...

2014-07-07 23:03:31

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Global Medical Imaging Equipment Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/medical-imaging-equipment-market.html Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Owing to increasing geriatric population, expanding middle class, rise in healthcare reforms, susceptibility to various diseases, advances in operational...

2014-07-02 12:33:09

DUBLIN, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d2p25h/diagnostic) has announced the addition of the "Diagnostic Imaging Market by X-ray Systems, Computed Tomography, Ultrasound Imaging Systems, MRI Machines, and Nuclear Imaging Systems - Global Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global diagnostic imaging market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.7% and is expected to reach...

2014-06-25 23:05:48

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Computed Tomography (CT) Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/computed-tomography-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Computed Tomography (CT) equipment in USD million by segmenting the market into high end slice CT, mid end slice CT and...


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