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Alzheimer’s Disease Linked to Specific Lifestyle Risk Factors

The results of a new study have found that cardiovascular risk factors such as smoking, alcohol consumption, diabetes, and obesity, can be linked directly to smaller brain volumes in specific areas of the brain, and to lower cognitive test scores.  More...
02 Aug 2015

New MRI Technology Addresses the Increasing Scarcity of Helium gas

The increasing scarcity of helium gas used in Magnetic Resonance Imaging scanners, has spurred a medical imaging vendor to continue to develop helium-free MRI systems.   More...
28 Jul 2015

The World’s First MRI-Safe Quadripolar CRT-D Device Released in Japan

A leading manufacturer of cardiovascular medical technology has launched the world’s first Magnetic Resonance Imaging-safe quadripolar Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator in the Japanese market.  More...
13 Jul 2015
Image: Images in representative patients with mild-to-moderate or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Photo courtesy of RSNA).

New Study Shows MRI and CT Imaging Could Improve Treatment of Patients with COPD

The findings of a new study published online in the journal Radiology, show that treatment for some patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease can be improved using imaging.   More...
12 Jul 2015

Hybrid Scanner Using Five Molecular Imaging Techniques Under Development

Scientists are developing a new molecular, preclinical hybrid imaging system to help find new drugs and to advance imaging research.  More...
30 Jun 2015
Image: The Micronor M303 Encoding Sensor with A/B Quadrature Pulse Train Background (Photo courtesy of Micronor).

World’s First MRI-Safe Linear Encoder for Medical Applications Announced

A company specialized in producing fiber optic kinetic sensors, has developed a first-of-a-kind passive, optical, non-electronic, high-precision encoder for use in medical Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  More...
24 Jun 2015
Image: Comparison of Hip Imaging Using the 2-D Fast Spin Echo (FSE), and the MAVRIC SL Imaging Tool (Photo courtesy of the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA).

MRI Imaging Algorithm Helps Doctors Analyze Effectiveness of Hip Replacement Surgery

A new Magnetic Resonance Imaging imaging tool has been developed that enables surgeons to determine the effectiveness of hip replacement surgery, and spot inflammation and adverse reactions before they can spread.  More...
22 Jun 2015

MedImaging's MRI channel in addition to reporting on MR hardware, informs about the many magnetic resonance applications possible with the technique notably MRI, fMRI, diffusion MRI, MR angiography, MR guided surgery, in addition to industry developments, and safety issues.
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