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Simple Portable Device Can Diagnose Stroke With High Accuracy
2013-03-06 14:51:10

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of American scientists has developed a new device capable of reading a person´s head and eye movements that can determine if continuous and severe dizziness is being caused by a stroke. Because it is difficult to quickly diagnose if a person´s dizziness, vomiting and sensations of vertigo are being caused by a stroke, there are about 4 million stroke-related emergency room visits annually in the United States. However,...

2013-03-04 23:00:48

Real Time Tomography's Briona 3D Image Reconstruction Software for Digital Breast Tomosynthesis will advance im3D's Next-Generation Breast CAD Imaging Products. Villanova, PA (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 Real Time Tomography LLC, a leader in medical image processing and reconstruction solutions, announced today an OEM license agreement with im3D S.p.A. Medical Lab, an Italian medical imaging device company, for its Briona 3D image reconstruction software for digital breast tomosynthesis. Im3D...

2013-02-26 23:04:04

“Global Markets for Medical Imaging Reagents and Analysis Equipment” new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. The report analyses magnetic resonance imaging, positron emission tomography, ultrasound, X-ray imaging and computed tomography. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 26, 2013 This report provides:     An overview of the medical imaging and diagnosing markets.     Analysis of global market trends, with data from...

2013-02-06 09:57:08

Researchers are improving the performance of technologies ranging from medical CT scanners to digital cameras using a system of models to extract specific information from huge collections of data and then reconstructing images like a jigsaw puzzle. The new approach is called model-based iterative reconstruction, or MBIR. "It's more-or-less how humans solve problems by trial and error, assessing probability and discarding extraneous information," said Charles Bouman, Purdue University's...

2013-02-04 23:00:42

The underlying medical conditions facing young adults who undergo computed tomography (CT) exams represent a significantly greater health risk than that of radiation-induced cancer from CT, according to a new study published online, February 5, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill (PRWEB) February 04, 2013 The underlying medical conditions facing young adults who undergo computed tomography (CT) exams represent a significantly greater health risk than that of radiation-induced cancer...

Ancient Mummy Gets Modern CT Scan
2013-02-04 10:42:21

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While modern technology often extends our gaze into the future, giving us an idea of what lies on the horizon, it can also allow us to look even deeper into our past. For example, while CT scans are helping medical professionals quickly diagnose and treat their patients today, one museum is using the technology to capture in-depth pictures of a 4,000-year old mummy named Tjeby. Partnering with a nearby medical imaging center,...


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