Neurology

MIND Online Launches for Those Affected by Neurodegenerative Diseases

MIND Online goes live to give those affected by neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia and parkinsonian syndromes a platform to share their stories. Those affected [...]

Comprehensive Adoption of Early Diagnosis Will Improve Utilization of Hospital Equipment

  Bettina Fitt, GE Healthcare General Manager UK comments on the Public Accounts Committee report on under-utilization of NHS high-tech equipment.

GE Healthcare Marks World Alzheimer’s Day 2011

This week marks World Alzheimer’s Day 2011 and GE Healthcare supports initiatives such as this to raise awareness of the global health challenges caused by Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. The [...]

GE Healthcare Supports Alzheimer’s Disease International’s World Alzheimer Report 2011

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) has this week published its World Alzheimer Report 2011 – The Benefits of Early Diagnosis and Intervention – which reports that as many as 3 out of [...]

Advanced Technology May Hold Promise in Management of Cancer, Neurodegenerative and Cardiac Diseases

Combining the superb soft tissue contrast of MR (magnetic resonance), the exceptional metabolic insight of PET (positron emission tomography), and the precise anatomical reference of CT (computed tomography), enabled by a [...]

Seeing Parkinson’s Disease

Following the US FDA’s approval of GE Healthcare’s DaTscan imaging agent in January 2011, the product has now made its way to imaging centers across the country. This landmark imaging technology [...]

Research Collaboration to Identify Diagnostic Biosignatures in Early Alzheimer’s Disease Detection

GE Healthcare announced today a research agreement to collaborate with Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, L.L.C. (Janssen) to identify a biosignature related to Alzheimer’s disease.  This research effort will combine expertise in data [...]

Medical College of Wisconsin and GE Healthcare to Collaborate on Research into Brain Disorders

GE Healthcare and The Medical College of Wisconsin announced today they will collaborate on ultra-high field Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to study early neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease [...]

Health Innovation for an Aging Society

Omar Ishrak, president and CEO of GE Healthcare Systems, puts this week’s announcement of a joint venture between Intel and GE into context. “At GE Healthcare, we have the technology and [...]

Commitment to Stroke Awareness Earns GE Healthcare an Award From The Stroke Association

Stroke is the third-biggest killer and the leading cause of severe disability in the UK. Yet it has been chronically underrepresented in terms of education and awareness. The Stroke Association is [...]

From Silver to Gold: The Implications of an Aging Population in Japan

GE Japan and GE Healthcare Japan, in collaboration with The Economist Group, hosted "GE healthymagination Day 2010" in Tokyo, where over 500 of Japan's government, corporate and academic elite gathered to discuss [...]

Home Monitoring of Patients with Chronic Diseases

With the numbers of seniors expected to rise dramatically and increasing numbers of patients experiencing chronic disease, the current focus on face-to-face clinic interaction with the provider is not a sustainable [...]
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