Mammography alone effective for fatty tissue evaluation March 23, 2020 -- Diagnostic mammography is effective on its own for evaluating palpable breast cancer symptoms in women with almost entirely fatty breast tissue, according to a study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology.
Canon gets FDA clearance for rapid MRI technology March 23, 2020 -- Canon Medical Systems USA has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Speeder MRI technology, which reduces acquisition times for MRI exams.
Cerveau partners with Alector on imaging agent March 20, 2020 -- Radiopharmaceutical developer Cerveau Technologies announced a licensing agreement with biotechnology company Alector for use of its MK-6240 investigational tau imaging agent for PET scans.
Novel coronavirus remains stable on surfaces March 19, 2020 -- The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 remains stable for several hours to days when it is aerosolized or on surfaces, according to a letter to the editor published online March 17 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
FDA cuts back on U.S. inspections due to COVID-19 March 19, 2020 -- In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on March 18 announced that it was suspending all routine surveillance facility inspections in the U.S.
Australians urge radiology access to protective gear March 18, 2020 -- A coalition of professional imaging organizations in Australia is urging the government there to ensure that personal protective equipment is available to radiology departments and practices as they cope with the COVID-19 outbreak.