FDA OK's Biotronik's MR-conditional pacemaker
August 21, 2017 -- Biomedical device company Biotronik said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared its Edora HF-T QP, an MR-conditional quadripolar (QP) cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemaker with MRI AutoDetect technology.
ASNC, SNMMI advise on cardiac sarcoidosis
August 21, 2017 -- The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) have released a report on the beneficial role FDG-PET/CT can play in cardiac sarcoidosis.
Zecotek wins PET crystal order
August 18, 2017 -- Photonic technologies developer Zecotek Photonics has received an order for its lutetium fine silicate (LFS) scintillation crystals for use in a neuroimaging PET scanner developed by a U.S. device manufacturer.
Radiology student's disappearance baffles authorities
August 17, 2017 -- Authorities in Alabama are "baffled" by the story of a radiology student in Alabama who said she spent 28 days lost and wandering in the wilderness until she was found naked by the side of a country road.
Alzeca raises $11M in private financing
August 17, 2017 -- Contrast agent developer Alzeca Biosciences has raised $11 million in a placement of series A funds with private investors.
International Isotopes grows sales in Q2
August 16, 2017 -- Buoyed by a double-digit increase in radiochemical product sales, radioisotope manufacturer International Isotopes posted gains for the second quarter and first six months of 2017.
Arab Health 2018 adds 8 conferences
August 16, 2017 -- The Arab Health Congress will be featuring eight new conferences in 2018 as well as several expansions for its Imaging and Diagnostics conference.
3 ways to defend 3D printers from cyberattacks
August 16, 2017 -- 3D printers are increasingly being used in medical applications, and a cyberattack on these devices could potentially affect patient health and safety. To help, researchers from Rutgers University - New Brunswick and the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed methods to detect the hacking of 3D printer controllers.
Zotec sponsors Butler University's athletics
August 15, 2017 -- Medical billing firm Zotec Partners will continue a multiyear sponsorship agreement with Butler University's athletics department.
Study: Better to catch breast cancer early
August 14, 2017 -- Breast cancer cells that spread to other parts of the body break off and leave the primary tumor at late stages of disease development -- further reason to catch breast cancer early, according to a U.K. study published August 14 in Cancer Cell.