First Look: AHN Outpatient Center at The Waterworks
Allegheny Health Network opened its latest outpatient center Wednesday in the site of a former Old Navy store at The Waterworks Mall. The 13,400-square-foot facility at 923 Freeport Road, on the line of Fox Chapel and Pittsburgh, is aimed squarely at the Route 28 corridor AHN patients and Highmark members who will be able to get primary and express care, orthopedic care, cardiology, OB/GYN and diagnostics including X-rays, CT sc ans and 3-D mammography here. The front part of the facility is dedicated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Trilobites: 3-D Color X-Rays Could Help Spot Deadly Disease Without Surgery
A new medical scanner, derived from technology used by particle physics researchers at CERN, “ is like the upgrade from black-and-white film to color, ” one of its developers said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY BAUMGAERTNER Tags: X-Rays Anatomy and Physiology Bones CERN Medicine and Health Research Source Type: news

Trilobites: 3D Color X-rays Could Help Spot Deadly Disease Without Surgery
A new medical scanner, derived from technology used by particle physics researchers at CERN, “ is like the upgrade from black-and-white film to color, ” one of its developers said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY BAUMGAERTNER Tags: X-Rays Anatomy and Physiology Bones CERN Medicine and Health Research Source Type: news

3D color X-rays could help diagnose cancer, heart disease and more
Image courtesy of MARS Bioimaging New Zealand scientists have performed the first-ever 3-D, color X-ray on a human, using technology that could improve medical diagnostics in oncology, cardiology, neurology and orthopedics. Based on traditional black-and-white X-ray technology, the scanner incorporates the Medipix3RX detector chip, a particle-tracking technology developed for the CERN Large Hadron Collider. It was developed by the Medipix3 Collaboration, which comprises CERN in Geneva and 18 research institutions worldwide. The scanner records the energy of each photon as it collides with pixels while the shutter...
Source: Mass Device - July 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Cardiovascular Diagnostics Imaging Neurological Orthopedics Research & Development CERN MARS Bioimaging Source Type: news

VIP registration selling out for Dentsply Sirona World 2018
Register now to secure your spot as a VIP at the largest educational festival in dentistry before tickets are goneCHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 9, 2018) –Dentsply Sirona World is heading back to the Sunshine state and it will be the HOTTEST event yet! And for those seeking the full red-carpet experience, VIP registration is still available, but tickets are extremely limited.VIP registration to this year ’s educational festival is an additional $500 and offers more benefits than ever before, including:Expedited onsite registrationUpgraded dining options and exclusive seatingSpecial VIP section for all General Sessions a...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

The first 3D colour X-ray: Scientists create a scan that takes the clearest pictures yet
Researchers from the  University of Canterbury, New Zealand, claim that colour X-rays allow doctors to identify markers of diseases, such as raised fat and calcium levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DocPanel launches service to read black lung x-rays
Teleradiology services provider DocPanel has launched a new service to provide...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report: Federal black lung fund running low on cash DocPanel partners with USC radiology Miners propose state-run black lung program in W.Va. ACR opposes Ky. black lung law DocPanel hopes users will swipe right for second opinions (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI algorithm generates 'artificial' medical images
Researchers from Canada have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR Data Science Institute presents 1st AI use cases AI can find, classify pleural effusions on chest x-rays Big data for sale: A solution to spur AI research AI can spot large pneumothoraces on chest x-ray Can AI accurately diagnose tuberculosis from chest x-rays?Comments: 7/10/2018 1:18:13 AMxrayangiodoc Within the limits of the rather tiny thumbnail images shown, I could not describe the AI generated images as, "Looking just like the real thing." 7/10/2018 2:54:51 A...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Training artificial intelligence with artificial X-rays
(University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science& Engineering) AI holds real potential for improving both the speed and accuracy of medical diagnostics -- but before clinicians can harness the power of AI to identify conditions in images such as X-rays, they have to 'teach' the algorithms what to look for. Now, U of T Engineering have designed a new approach: using machine learning to create computer generated X-rays to augment AI training sets. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lung cancer stage-shift following a symptom awareness campaign
This research article noted large increase in community chest Xray referrals in response to symptom awareness campaign in Leeds. Increase in proportion diagnosed with early stage and reduction in number of cases diagnosed advanced disease was observed though causal link could not be proven (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7T MRI may release mercury from amalgam dental fillings
MR imaging at 7-tesla magnet strength may release toxic mercury from amalgam...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Glucose-MRI technique at 7T aids tumor evaluation Minimal side effects from 7T MRI subside in minutes Teeth: The feature radiologists need to know more about Study links frequent dental x-rays with brain tumors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nemours makes a move in South Jersey
Nemours Children ’s Health System is moving a South Jersey pediatrics health center to a new site this week in an effort to provide better access for patients. On June 19, Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Voorhees will close and reopen nearby as Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Cherry Hill. The 10,405 square-foot-facility a t 325 Marlton Pike East in Cherry Hill, was created at a cost of nearly $3 million. It will offer specialty care, therapy services and X-rays. The office will have specialists in: allergy,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Urinary Biomarkers Identify Peri-Implant Osteolysis Before X-rays Urinary Biomarkers Identify Peri-Implant Osteolysis Before X-rays
A panel of urinary biomarkers can accurately identify patients at risk for peri-implant osteolysis before it becomes evident on x-rays, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it bronchitis or asthma?
Sometimes, people can find it hard to tell the difference between asthma and bronchitis. This is because both have similar symptoms that include wheezing and shortness of breath. Diagnostic tests to tell the difference include chest X-rays. There are, however, some distinct symptoms of bronchitis, too. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Asthma Source Type: news

Is artificial intelligence vulnerable to cyberattacks?
Medical imaging artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms could be vulnerable...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIIM: AI can accurately detect cerebral microbleeds Live from SIIM 2018: AI and value-based healthcare Live from SIIM 2018: From pen and ink to AI in radiology How does radiology AI fit into value-based healthcare? Google AI algorithm shows promise for chest x-rays (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Is artificial intelligence vulnerable to cyber attacks?
Medical imaging artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms could be vulnerable...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIIM: AI can accurately detect cerebral microbleeds Live from SIIM 2018: AI and value-based healthcare Live from SIIM 2018: From pen and ink to AI in radiology How does radiology AI fit into value-based healthcare? Google AI algorithm shows promise for chest x-rays (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Zebra Medical Vision closes $30m Series C
Israeli machine-learning radiology firm Zebra Medical Vision said today it raised $30 million in a Series C round of financing. The Series C round was led by aMoon Ventures and joined by Aurum, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)  Innovation JJDC, Intermountain Healthcare, Khosla Ventures, NVIDIA, Marc Benioff, OurCrowd and Dolby Ventures, Zebra Medical Vision said. AI scientists Fei Fei Lee and Richard Socher also joined the offering. “Medical experts worldwide are facing a critical challenge in handling overwhelming demand. We are excited to partner with the Zebra-Med team, which is harnessing the ...
Source: Mass Device - June 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Imaging Software / IT Zebra Medical Vision Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you know if you have a cracked tooth?
Cracks in teeth vary in severity. Some are mild and invisible, while others are significant and cause a lot of pain. Dentists judge the extent of damage by inspecting the tooth and taking X-rays. Here, we describe how to tell if a tooth is cracked and when one needs removing. We also explore other treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Ultrasound finds more pneumonia than x-ray
Lung ultrasound finds more cases of pneumonia in children and young adults...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can AI diagnose pneumonia better than radiologists? AIUM: Lung US can handle diagnosis of pediatric pneumonia Most pediatric chest x-rays appear unnecessary DR tomo holds promise for fungal pneumonia surveillance H7N9 bird flu pneumonia scans show common imaging findings (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI can find, classify pleural effusions on chest x-rays
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm has shown promising results for finding...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology leaders must counter hype over AI in radiology Will AI cause radiologists to go the way of horses? New framework facilitates radiology AI algorithms AI can spot large pneumothoraces on chest x-ray Can AI accurately diagnose tuberculosis from chest x-rays? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Diagnosing breast cancer with an imaging pill
(American Chemical Society) For women, mammograms are a sometimes uncomfortable, but necessary, annual ritual. But this procedure doesn't always provide accurate results, and it exposes women to X-rays. In a study appearing in ACS' journal Molecular Pharmaceutics, scientists report that they have developed a non-invasive 'disease screening pill' that can make cancerous tumors light up when exposed to near-infrared light in mice without using radiation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 16, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Stunned scientists find BLUEBERRIES are better at destroying cancer cells than conventional radiation therapy alone
(Natural News) Cervical cancer strikes close to 13,000 women each year, claiming over 4,200 lives. Traditional treatment options include surgery to remove the affected tissue, radiation therapy using high energy x-rays to destroy cancer cells, chemotherapy drugs to destroy the affected cells (although healthy cells are killed too), or a combination thereof. However, these treatments... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will AI cause radiologists to go the way of horses?
Will radiologists meet the same fate from the advent of artificial intelligence...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New framework facilitates radiology AI algorithms Radiology and AI: From bête noire to nuts and bolts 4 reasons why AI won't replace radiologists AIUM: Radiologists must get out of their comfort zone AIUM: Can deep learning classify liver fibrosis on US?Comments: 5/14/2018 12:53:52 PMBalint From the JACR paper: "We need to figure how to deal with this coming change. And we need to do it in a hurry."   Publishing fewer articles in academic journals like this, that hav...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dentsply Sirona shares down despite Street-beating Q1
Shares in Dentsply Sirona (NSDQ:XRAY) have fallen today despite the dental-focused medical device maker posting first quarter 2018 earnings that topped consensus on Wall Street. The York, Penn.-based company posted profits of $81.2 million, or $59.8 million per share, on sales of $956.1 million for the three months ended March 31, for bottom-line growth of 35.8% while sales grew 34.6% compared with the same period during the previous fiscal year. Adjusted to exclude one-time items, earnings per share were 45¢, just ahead of the 42¢ consensus on Wall Street where analysts expected to see sales of $940.8 milli...
Source: Mass Device - May 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Dentsply Sirona Source Type: news

What can radiology learn from tort reform in Tenn.?
Do recent efforts at tort reform in Tennessee offer any lessons for the rest...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Malpractice claim rate against U.S. physicians drops State tort reform reduces orders for x-rays Malpractice nondisclosure terms can vary Ortho surgeons spend $2B per year on 'defensive medicine' NEJM: Radiology suits are uncommon, payouts below average (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI can prescreen chest CT studies for pneumothorax
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can be highly sensitive for detecting...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Big data for sale: A solution to spur AI research Summers: Radiologists shouldn't be intimidated by AI Education is needed to harness power of AI in radiology Google AI algorithm shows promise for chest x-rays AI can help distinguish lung nodules on CT scans (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Importance of Artificial Intelligence in Dentistry
ConclusionHuman history has taught us that the right and meaningful technology is always adopted by the community. We can be certain that AI will change dentistry in a way we cannot even imagine today. Dentistry has always been at the forefront when it comes to implementing new technologies. Be it practice management software, digital radiographs or 3D printing – dentists have been early adopters. AI-powered products are a natural next evolution of dental technology and the promise will be realized very soon. We hope you liked the article. If you are a dentist, then please Sign Up as a Clinical Investigator...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 4, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Radiologists need to adopt AI early to secure future
Much of what radiologists do today will be automated in the future, and it...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Min tapped as new editor in chief of JCCT Summers: Radiologists shouldn't be intimidated by AI Education is needed to harness power of AI in radiology Google AI algorithm shows promise for chest x-rays Radiology and AI: From bête noire to nuts and bolts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

'Severe harm' to patients caught up in huge x-rays backlog
Three patients suffered severe harm because their chest x-rays were among tens of thousands of tests not reviewed properly at Portsmouth Hospitals Trust. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 30, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Revealed: Surge in numbers waiting for X-ray and scan results
There was a surge last year in the number of patients waiting for the results of X-rays and scans, a leaked national performance report suggests. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 26, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Army researchers conduct first-ever combustion experiment with X-rays
(University of Illinois College of Engineering) The US Army Research Laboratory's Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Propulsion made an historic first with its experiment in a gas turbine combustor using X-rays. The data will help advance gas turbine engine designs for higher power density and efficiency, scientists said. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 13, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Teaching trust to check 5,000 X-rays after data mismatch
A teaching trust is re-examining around 5,000 X-rays – some dating back more than a decade – after fears they may have been overlooked and patients could have been put at risk. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 11, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NIH researchers crack mystery behind rare bone disorder
(NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) Researchers at the National Institutes of Health worked with 15 patients from around the world to uncover a genetic basis of 'dripping candle wax' bone disease. The rare disorder, known as melorheostosis, causes excess bone formation that resembles dripping candle wax on x-rays. The results, appearing in Nature Communications, offer potential treatment targets for this rare disease, provide important clues about bone development, and may lead to insights about fracture healing and osteoporosis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Presidental Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winner Author Doris Kearns Goodwin to deliver keynote address at Dentsply Sirona World 2018
Expect to be moved and motivated as the critically-acclaimed author delivers her lively and entertaining perspective to DSW18 attendeesCHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 9, 2018)–Dentsply Sirona, the Dental Solutions CompanyTM, announced today that world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will present the keynote address at Dentsply Sirona World 2018 on Friday morning, Sept. 14.Goodwin is the author of six critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling books, including her most recent,The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journal...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 10, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Education is needed to harness power of AI in radiology
Artificial intelligence (AI) can enhance the business and operational side...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are you ready for a radiologist shortage? Google AI algorithm shows promise for chest x-rays ACR partners with MICCAI to make AI a clinical reality Radiology and AI: From bête noire to nuts and bolts 4 reasons why AI won't replace radiologists (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 6, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Incredible X-rays show how a 44-year-old woman ’s bones VANISHED
The patient, whose name is unknown, had the scans taken at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh over a period of 18 months. She was diagnosed with Gorham-Stout disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ky. takes black lung x-ray reads away from radiologists
Radiologists in Kentucky are no longer allowed to read x-rays of miners who...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hopkins halts black lung screening program Report: Ky. coal miners shun black lung screening U.S. updates x-ray rules for black lung program Moments in Radiology History: Part 8 -- Imaging of black lung U.S. may allow digital x-ray to monitor black lung in miners (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Google AI algorithm shows promise for chest x-rays
How many radiologist-annotated images are needed to train a deep-learning algorithm...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: DiA Imaging Analysis inks deal with Google Cloud Change Healthcare partners with Google Cloud Ambra Health partners with Google Cloud Zebra to exhibit AI image analysis with Google at RSNA 2017 LifeImage partners with Google Cloud (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 2, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Why Does Cracking Your Knuckles Make So Much Noise? Science Finally Has an Answer
There aren’t any awards to be won for solving science’s minor mysteries—why yawning is contagious, why puppies make us melt—but that doesn’t mean we don’t want the answers anyway. Add to those everyday puzzles the matter of knuckle-cracking. Why, exactly, should some of the body’s smallest joints produce such an outsized racket? Now, a study in Scientific Reports at last provides an explanation. It’s a theory that was first posited as long ago as 1971, but had been furiously debated (as these things go) ever since. Thanks to some creative thinking and a new mathematical model...
Source: TIME: Science - March 29, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Research Source Type: news

Why Does Cracking Your Knuckles Make So Much Noise? Science Finally Has an Answer
There aren’t any awards to be won for solving science’s minor mysteries—why yawning is contagious, why puppies make us melt—but that doesn’t mean we don’t want the answers anyway. Add to those everyday puzzles the matter of knuckle-cracking. Why, exactly, should some of the body’s smallest joints produce such an outsized racket? Now, a study in Scientific Reports at last provides an explanation. It’s a theory that was first posited as long ago as 1971, but had been furiously debated (as these things go) ever since. Thanks to some creative thinking and a new mathematical model...
Source: TIME: Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Research Source Type: news

Zest Dental Solutions Update: Cem EZ - A DPS Best Product!
Zest Dental Solutions is excited to announce Cem EZ is now aDental Product ShopperBest Product! In January a group of clinicians evaluated Cem EZ for Dental Product Shopper (DPS), giving it an overall rating of4.5 out of 5 -- one of the highest ratings in the cement category! A 2-page article was published in their March issue about Cem EZ and the evaluation, and is attached to this email. Please take a moment to read through it. The evaluation is also posted on Cem EZ ’s DPS product page athttp://www.dentalproductshopper.com/cem-ezHere ’s what some of the clinicians had to say about Cem EZ:“Very good cem...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 29, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: March 16, 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]From Intricon expanding its manufacturing space to Arthrex signing a global distribution deal, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Intricon expands medical footprint Intricon announced in a March 13 press release that it has signed a 5-year lease that will secure 30,000 sq. ft of manufacturing floor space near its Arden Hills, Minn. facility. The company is expanding its manufacturing capabilities to meet the demand of its growing medical business. Intricon’s manufacturing space will expand the company’s footprint by 30% an...
Source: Mass Device - March 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Contract Manufacturing Diagnostics Hospital Care Imaging Orthopedics Patient Monitoring Regulatory/Compliance Software / IT Spinal Arch Therapeutics Arthrex Inc. CellRight Technologies Enhatch Guided Therapeutics Inc. Source Type: news

Philips wins FDA nod for ProxiDiagnost N90 radiography-fluoroscopy system
Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its ProxiDiagnost N90 digital radiography-fluoroscopy system. The newly cleared system is designed to perform both nearby fluoroscopy and digital X-rays to support more efficient room utilization and improve workflows, the Amsterdam-based company said. Philips said that the ProxiDiagnost N90 is designed to provide enhanced, high-quality images using premium flat detector technology, improved support for staff workflow, increased patient accessibility and increased dose rate reduction for pediatric examinations. “As a dual-use system, ProxiD...
Source: Mass Device - March 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Regulatory/Compliance royalphilips Source Type: news

8 women medtech innovators you need to know
As we celebrate more women becoming medtech leaders and paving the way for innovation, it’s important to remember the many accomplishments women have already made when it comes to the advancement of health and medicine. X-rays on the battlefield, the American Red Cross, leprosy treatment and more — these advances happened because of women. As we mark Women’s History Month this March, here are eight women who have made their mark on health and medicine. Next>> The post 8 women medtech innovators you need to know appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - March 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blood Management Cardiovascular Diabetes Diagnostics Healthcare Reform Hospital Care Imaging Regenerative Medicine American Red Cross cardiology chemotherapy HIV/AIDs leprosy leukemia malaria MedTech radiography vision im Source Type: news

Archaeopteryx 'flew in bursts like a pheasant', scientists say
The winged Late Jurassic creature would take to the air in frenetic, flapping bounds, fossil x-rays showArchaeopteryx, one of life on Earth ’s first stabs at building a bird, evaded predators and cleared obstacles on the ground by bursting into flight like a startled pheasant, a new analysis suggests.High-resolution x-ray images of the creature ’s skeleton reveal tell-tale similarities with the bones of birds that cannot glide or soar but instead take to the air in frenetic, flapping bounds, scientists say.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Archaeopteryx Science Dinosaurs Evolution Biology Fossils Zoology Palaeontology Source Type: news

Health Workers Endangered by Mini-C Arm Imagingn Health Workers Endangered by Mini-C Arm Imagingn
Radiation scatter from orthopedic hardware poses a risk during mini-C arm fluoroscopy, warn researchers, who say previous studies did not take into account the way metal interferes with x-rays.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Health Workers Endangered by Mini-C Arm Imaging Health Workers Endangered by Mini-C Arm Imaging
Radiation scatter from orthopedic hardware poses a risk during mini-C arm fluoroscopy, warn researchers, who say previous studies did not take into account the way metal interferes with x-rays.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Dentsply Sirona ousts interim COO, beats with Q4 results
Dentsply Sirona (NSDQ:XRAY) yesterday ousted interim COO Bob Size and reported fourth-quarter and 2017 results that beat the consensus expectation for both sales and earnings. Size was appointed last October, when the dental devices giant cleared the deck, ousting its chairman, CEO and COO (former Cardinal Health (NYSE:CAH) exec Donald Casey Jr. was hired as chief executive last month). This week, York, Pa.-based Dentsply Sirona said it decided Feb. 28 that Size “would cease to serve” effective today. “Mr. Size will continue with the organization for a period to be determined in order to as...
Source: Mass Device - March 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Dental MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Dentsply Sirona Source Type: news

The most disruptive medical device innovations of all time
When it comes to disruptive medical device innovations, it’s easy to lose the perspective of history. Here are devices through history that definitely made a difference. Chris Newmarker, Managing Editor and Danielle Kirsh, Assistant Editor Whether you’re talking about surgical robotics or efforts to bring more value to healthcare, the word “disruptive” seems to get tossed around a lot these days. So what is truly disruptive? And what is merely revolutionary or just innovative or simply hype? Take stents as an example. The coronary stent market is already worth billions of dollars; Grand View Researc...
Source: Mass Device - February 28, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Research & Development Innovation syringes X-rays Source Type: news