GE Healthcare sees revenue, profit growth in Q4
January 20, 2017 -- GE reported that its GE Healthcare division saw revenues grow 4% and operating profit rise 10% for the fourth quarter.
OssDsign gets FDA clearance for facial reconstruction
January 20, 2017 -- Swedish cranial and facial reconstruction implant firm OssDsign said it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its flagship OssDsign Cranial product for reconstructing defects during cranioplasty via 3D-printed implants.
FDA launches Oncology Center of Excellence
January 20, 2017 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is establishing an Oncology Center of Excellence. Dr. Richard Pazdur will serve as its director.
FDA issues 2 new guidances on medical products
January 20, 2017 -- U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf announced that the agency has issued two new draft guidances about medical product communications.
Men's, women's brains are not so different
January 19, 2017 -- Contrary to previous research, a meta-analysis of dozens of MRI brain studies found no significant difference in the size of men's and women's amygdalas, according to a study published in NeuroImage.
Scientists use DTI-MRI to map Tasmanian tiger brain
January 19, 2017 -- Scientists have used MRI and diffusion-tensor imaging (DTI) to reconstruct the brain architecture and neural networks of the thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, an extinct carnivorous marsupial native to Tasmania, according to research published online January 18 in PLOS One.
Hitachi combines units into Hitachi Healthcare America
January 19, 2017 -- Hitachi Ltd. has unveiled plans to consolidate its Hitachi Aloka Medical America and Hitachi Medical Systems America subsidiaries into one entity called Hitachi Healthcare America.
IRadimed projects lower 2017 revenue
January 19, 2017 -- MRI accessories developer IRadimed said it expects to achieve revenue of $23.9 million to $24.3 million for the 2017 calendar year.
Konica Minolta, 7Dimaging collaborate for MSK education
January 19, 2017 -- Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas is partnering with 7Dimaging to offer educational software for musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound.
Total-body PET scanner project adds expertise
January 19, 2017 -- A consortium that is developing a total-body PET scanner called Explorer has chosen two partners to help create the system.