Carestream adds to patent haul in 2020 January 26, 2021 -- Carestream Health said it received 70 new patents for medical imaging technology in 2020, encompassing digital radiography, mobile x-ray, and other systems.
Diagnostic imaging propels Philips growth in Q4 January 25, 2021 -- Strong growth in the high single digits for its diagnostic imaging equipment helped propel fourth-quarter financial results in the healthcare business at Philips. Meanwhile, the company's Personal Health segment slipped on lower sales of oral healthcare products.
Radiography, nuclear medicine enrollment down in 2020 January 25, 2021 -- The number of students enrolled in radiography and nuclear medicine education programs declined in 2020, according to a survey of program directors conducted by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
CT spots patients with high-risk liver disease January 22, 2021 -- The Fibrosis-4 (FIB-4) index and multiple CT findings can identify patients with high-risk nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to new research published on January 21 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. However, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) remains undetectable on CT.
Study revises thinking on genes and breast cancer risk January 22, 2021 -- Women who have mutations associated with breast cancer are not necessarily at higher risk as previously thought, according to a large review of epidemiology studies published January 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
MIDRC releases first set of COVID-19 images January 22, 2021 -- The first set of images of patients with COVID-19 has gone live in the Medical Imaging and Data Resource Center (MIDRC), a collaboration of medical imaging organizations funded by the U.S. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.
Siemens gets FDA nod for Multix Impact C x-ray system January 21, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Multix Impact C ceiling-mounted digital radiography (DR) system from Siemens Healthineers. The FDA also cleared Multix Impact VA20, a new version of the company's existing floor-mounted DR system.