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Survey Assesses Patients’ Understanding of Own Imaging Exams

A study by researchers at the NYU Langone Medical Center (New York, NY, USA) investigating patients’ knowledge of the nature of imaging exams they were about to undergo, has been published online in the April 10, 2015, issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology. A total of 176 patients, 109 women and 67... Read more


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Image: Brain scan showing the how men and women respond differently during cigarette addiction (Photo courtesy of Yale News).

Brain Imaging Reveals Mechanism of Cigarette Addiction

Researchers at the Yale University School of Medicine (YUSM; New Haven, CT, USA) have reported the results of a study into the use of advanced imaging aids in understanding cigarette addiction.... Read more


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Emerging Focused Ultrasound Technology Expected to help Revolutionize Neurological Care

Transcranial focused ultrasound, guided by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and focused ultrasound used with microbubbles, have been named one of 12 emerging technologies that have the potential to revolutionize neurological and psychiatric care over the next ten years. The selection was made by more than 50 neuroscience... Read more

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Image: PET scan images (Courtesy of King’s College London).

Preventing Unnecessary Radiotherapy for Patients with Early-Stage Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

A new study suggested that patients with early-stage (stage 1a or 2a) Hodgkin’s lymphoma disease, who underwent three cycles of chemotherapy with the drugs doxorubicin, bleomycin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine... Read more

General/Advanced Imaging

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Global Healthcare Study of Coronary Artery Disease Reaches Significant Milestone

A major milestone has been reached in the Lipid-Rich Plaque (LRP) study, a prospective, multicenter clinical trial with the potential to reveal breakthrough correlations between Lipid-Rich Plaques and occurrence of heart attacks. The LPR study has now enrolled 1,000 patients, and aims to identify a correlation between... Read more

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Hologic Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results

Hologic (Bedford, MA, USA), a global healthcare and diagnostics company, has announced revenues of USD 655.5 million for the second fiscal quarter ended March 28, 2015. Revenues increased 4.9% on a reported basis, and 7.2% in constant currency. Hologic recorded a Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Earnings Per... Read more

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