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Ultrasound in Six Decades: From Bats and Submarines to the Technology That Can See With Sound

 How bats led to the invention of ultrasound and more from six decades of the tech that can see with sound In the late 1700s, Italian priest and scientist Lazaaro Spallanzani discovered that blindfolded [...]

Putting Control Of Mammograms In Women’s Hands, Literally

A first-in-industry mammogram with a remote control device addresses pain and anxiety by allowing women to adjust their own compression The best chance of early detection of breast cancer is a [...]

Untangling the wires: Using MRI research to help understand the brain

Researchers and clinicians now have a new tool to help them further their understanding of disease and the complexities of the human body. Join fellow radiologists for a first look at the SIGNA Premier – in select [...]

The Doctor’s Carousel: Diagnosing Parkinson’s Disease

How one man went from 100 doctors visits in 10 months to a diagnosis that changed his life. “Over 100 doctors visits in 10 months. One visit, exam, procedure, or blood [...]

Reflecting on an imaging milestone with a look into its AI future

How healthcare has evolved from the first clinically useful image to a library of images analyzed by AI In August 1980, a team from Scotland made a breakthrough in imaging. Setting [...]

The Midwife’s Assistant

She’s spent decades helping pregnant women cross mountainous terrain to get to the local health center — this year she was recognized for the first time Hours from the nearest city, [...]

Alzheimer’s Disease: This scan has the potential to make the difference in patient care

Researchers present interim results from the Imaging Dementia-Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study at 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in London   When German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer discovered the disease [...]

Is the AI trend why doctors of the future may know code?

Or at least the basics, as data and algorithms are unleashed in their service On any given day, radiologists at UC San Francisco (UCSF) and across the country view thousands of [...]

When It Comes to Breast Health, One Size Does Not Fit All

The significant role ultrasound played in this woman’s fight against breast cancer.   “It’s 2017. How are women still falling through the cracks?” asks Gail Zeamer. Gail was one of those [...]

An ultrasound designed for rural Africa is now helping moms in Europe

According to the World Health Organization, 70 percent of medical equipment designed in developed nations does not work in developing world facilities. However, the opposite does not always hold true. Pregnant [...]

Healthcare needs moonshots. This is what a digital one looks like

By combining digital and industrial, software and hardware, minds and machines, we can transform data into actionable insights to improve lives around the world By: David Hale and Dr. Michael Blum [...]

From Mayday to minimally invasive: How one pilot’s stroke risk nearly ended his career

The physician and the unheard of heart procedure with a potentially massive impact that came to the rescue An airline pilot in his early 60s had grown accustomed to taking blood [...]
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