Biomedical scientists find cancer shrinking mushroom

A team of biomedical scientists have discovered that a mushroom used in Chinese cooking may have cancer shrinking properties. According to researchers from New York Medical College, the Maitake mushrooms can shrink bladder cancer cell growth by 75 per cent. The findings were presented during a recent meeting of the American Urological Association, which was […]
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University HealthSystem Consortium & ECRI To Provide Health Technology Assessment Services

30th November 2009 : Oak Brook, IL and Plymouth Meeting, PA— The University HealthSystem Consortium today announced that it has signed an agreement with ECRI Institute® in Plymouth Meeting, PA, to offer its academic medical center members special pricing on ECRI’s library of current technology research. This agreement will offer UHC members current data to […]
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Minimally Invasive Procedure for Oncology

CHICAGO, Nov. 29  — Siemens Healthcare will introduce its comprehensive portfolio for imaging in interventional oncology at At the 95th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. Using these minimally invasive procedures for cancer therapy, the interventional radiologist navigates catheters or needles in the millimeter range. To […]
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Siemens Delivers Images per the Customer’s Request – ‘Images My Way’

CHICAGO, Nov. 29 At the 95th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), “Images, my way” will resonate throughout the Siemens Healthcare booth (#825) from November 29 to December 3 at McCormick Place (Booth #825, East Building/Lakeside Center, Hall D) in Chicago. This year’s booth displays and demonstrations will […]
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Philips Responds to Industry Concerns With Focus on Radiation Dose

CHICAGO, Nov. 29 2009  The Royal Philips Electronics announced its response to an industry need by showing its portfolio of products designed to manage dose radiation at this year’s 95th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago. New this year from Philips are several advancements and upgrades focused on redefining […]
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FUJIFILM Enters Advanced Visualization Market

CHICAGO, Nov. 29 FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA is announcing its entrance into the advanced visualization space with the introduction of Synapse(TM) 3D* at This year at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting. Fujifilm is building on its core strength in image processing by now offering its own advanced imaging […]
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Acuo Technologies Enables Sharing of Imaging Studies Securely and Affordably

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ — Acuo Technologies, developers of high-performance medical image management software, data migration tools and services have announced a new product called AcuoShare that allows image sharing across the networks of hospitals, clinics & affiliates. The AcuoShare solution is based on the versatile Acuo Technologies DICOM Services Grid(TM) Software. The Acuo […]
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Facts about Tamiflu

Article by Dalia Ghoniem For biomed Middle East When the WHO declared H1N1 virus (swine flu ) as a pandemic, Tamiflu became the most known drug. A lot of rumors have arisen regarding Tamiflu ranging from it’s administration to it’s side effects. So what are the facts about Tamiflu ? Actually Tamiflu contains the active […]
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Diabetes Population to Double, Costs to Nearly Triple, in 25 Years

Diabetes is not only the problem of Middle East its getting alarming figures world over specially the developed countries. According to a study published today by National Changing Diabetes® Program the diabetes population in the United States will almost double over the next 25 years and annual medical spending on the disease is projected to […]
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New Study Finds Men and Women May Respond Differently to Danger

CHICAGO, Nov. 29 Researchers using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study brain activation have found that men and women respond differently to positive and negative stimuli, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). “Men may direct more attention to sensory aspects of emotional […]
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Study Shows obese people develop diabetes

The main risk factors for type 2 diabetes are obesity and a sedentary lifestyle (Lifestyle with a lack of physical exercise/activity.) . The biomedical researchers have known for many years that substances produced by fatty tissue which are  responsible for the link between obesity and diabetes. “Chronic inflammation of the adipose tissue, which is characteristic […]
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