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Image: Radiation-sensitive tumor (L), and radiation-resistant tumor (R). Sensitive tumors have more collagen (blue) (Photo courtesy of University of Arkansas).

Imaging Shows Radiation Resistance in Tumor Microenvironment

Noninvasive Raman spectroscopy could spare some patients the toxic side effects of ineffective radiation therapy (RT), claims a new study. More...
18 Mar 2019
Image: A new study suggests that modifying a hospital’s electronic health record (EHR) could significantly reduce the rate of daily chest X-rays (CXR) conducted on patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Stricter EHR Imaging Rules Reduce X-rays in ICU

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic conducted a study to examine if revising the ordering options for imaging in the ICU resulted in any harms to patients. More...
13 Mar 2019
Image: Nanoparticles aggregating in the presence of calcium; sensor particles in the absence (L) or presence (R) of calcium (Photo courtesy of Alan Jasanoff / MIT).

Novel MRI Sensor Tracks Cerebral Signaling Processes

A new manganese-based magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent can image intracellular calcium ions deep within the brain, according to a new study. More...
12 Mar 2019
Image: The FDA claims thermography detection of breast cancer has no scientific basis (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

FDA Warns Against Thermography Breast Cancer Detection

Thermography should not be used as an alternative to mammography for breast cancer screening or diagnosis, warns the US Food and Drug Administration. More...
11 Mar 2019
Image: Carestream Health plans to sell its healthcare information systems business to Royal Philips (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Carestream Health to Sell Healthcare IT Business to Philips

Carestream Health has entered into an agreement with Royal Philips to sell its healthcare information systems (HCIS) business to Philips. More...
11 Mar 2019
Image: HeartFlow develops non-invasive AI analysis software for creating 3D models of coronary arteries from CT scans (Photo courtesy of HeartFlow).

Investments in AI Imaging Start-ups Increased to USD 580 Million in 2018

Capital investments in start-up companies developing medical imaging artificial intelligence (AI) solutions more than doubled to USD 580 million in 2018 from USD 270 million in 2017. More...
07 Mar 2019
Image: The Doctor AIzimov system analyzes computed tomography results within 20 seconds (Photo courtesy of Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University).

AI Software Diagnoses Lung Cancer from CT Images

A team of Russian researchers, in collaboration with radiologists, has developed an intelligent software system for lung cancer diagnostics. More...
07 Mar 2019
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