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Image: UnaG fluorescent protein in eel muscle fibers (Photo courtesy of RIKEN).

Fluorescent Protein Detects Bilirubin in Newborns

UnaG, a fluorescent protein sourced from Japanese freshwater eel muscles, can be used to accurately detect unconjugated bilirubin in newborns, according to a new study. More...
20 Jul 2016

More Worldwide Orders for Medical Image Guidance Systems Developer

A company developing medical image guidance systems has received 11 new orders in Q2/2016 for their innovative product that improves the accuracy, and clinical outcomes for brain and spine surgery procedures and implants. More...
19 Jul 2016

Study Finds Radiologists Do Not Have a Higher Risk of Radiation-Related Death

In a large-scale study, researchers compared the incidence of cancer, and mortality rates of radiologists and psychiatrists who graduated between 1916 and 2006 from medical school. The studies are intended to help evaluate the effectiveness of radiation protection steps, and the effects of long-term protracted exposure radiation at low levels. More...
19 Jul 2016
Image: The photo shows a surgeon performing an iVATS procedure in the AMIGO hybrid operating room (Photo courtesy of RSNA).

Image-Guided Thoracic Surgery Effective for Removal of Small Lung Cancers

The results of a clinical trial involving radiologists, and surgeons in a multidisciplinary team have shown that video-assisted surgery and real-time imaging guidance can be used together effectively to remove lung nodules without damaging healthy tissue. More...
12 Jul 2016

German Hospital Network Acquires Advanced 2D/3D Imaging Systems

A network of 17 hospitals in Germany has signed a corporate agreement for two 2D/3D imaging systems for standard orthopedic care. More...
11 Jul 2016
Image: The IBM Watson supercomputer (Photo courtesy of IBM).

IBM Collaborative to Bring Imaging into Daily Clinical Practice

IBM (Armonk, NY, USA) has announced a new global Watson Health medical imaging collaborative that includes more than 15 leading health systems, academic medical centers, ambulatory radiology providers, and imaging technology companies. More...
07 Jul 2016

Cancer Risk Due to CT is Not Fully Appreciated

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (Saskatoon, Canada) conducted a survey among 328 medical professionals in Saskatchewan province to assess healthcare providers' knowledge regarding radiation dosing from CT scans. To do so, they queried them regarding the average radiation dose from an abdominal-pelvic CT, which is 10 millisieverts (mSv), compared to 0.02-0.2 mSv from one chest x-ray, which indicates that the radiation dose from an abdominal-pelvic CT scan is between 100-250 times that of a chest radiograph. More...
06 Jul 2016

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