Arcoma begins Omnera 500A sales in the U.S.
June 10, 2021 -- Swedish x-ray system manufacturer Arcoma announced it has received its first order -- from Canon Medical Systems USA -- for its new Omnera 500A radiography system. Read More
fMRI finds differences in the brains of obese children
June 9, 2021 -- Functional MRI images show that parts of the brains of obese children show differences compared with their normal-weight or overweight counterparts, according to a study published April 16 in Cerebral Cortex. Read More
SyntheticMR, Canon, hospital in Japan team up
June 9, 2021 -- Medical imaging software developer SyntheticMR is working on an imaging project with Canon Medical Systems USA and Juntendo University in Tokyo. Read More
Subtle Medical gets CE Mark for SubtlePET 2.0
June 9, 2021 -- Medical image software developer Subtle Medical has been granted the CE Mark for the second generation of its SubtlePET software, which removes noise to improve low-count PET image quality. Read More
Shine signs deal with MURR
June 9, 2021 -- Shine Medical Technologies has signed a multiyear deal with the University of Missouri Research Reactor (MURR) covering the production of the precursor isotope to lutetium-177, a radioisotope used for therapeutic applications. Read More
MRI pioneer Richard Ernst, PhD, dies
June 8, 2021 -- Swiss scientist Richard Ernst, PhD, died on June 4 at the age of 87, according to a report posted June 8 on He conducted pioneering work that led to the development of MRI. Read More
ASRT supports bill on radiologist assistant payment
June 8, 2021 -- The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) is backing the latest attempt to pass legislation to provide Medicare reimbursement for services performed in which radiologist assistants participate. Read More
Biodex to lay off a third of employees
June 8, 2021 -- Medical imaging accessory supplier Biodex Medical Systems plans to lay off about a third of its nonunion employees, according to a report filed last month with the state's labor department. Read More
iCAD, Sectra sign AI distribution deal
June 8, 2021 -- Computer-aided detection (CAD) software developer iCAD has inked a worldwide distribution agreement with enterprise imaging vendor Sectra. Read More
New view improves MRI's ability to visualize pitchers' elbows
June 8, 2021 -- A new view called flexed elbow valgus external rotation (FEVER) improves MRI's ability to evaluate the ulnar collateral ligament in Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers, according to a study published June 4 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More