100 Cyclotrons Smashing Atoms to Fight Disease

Last December, the 100th GE MINItrace cyclotron was delivered to the Institute of Nuclear Chemistry at the University of Mainz in Germany. It might sound like a device from science fiction, [...]

Hybrid Operating Theaters Could Lower Costs & Improve Patient Care

Last month, St George’s Hospital – one of the biggest in the UK – opened their new hi-tech Hybrid Operating Theater, where state of the art imaging could mean less invasive [...]

Scanning the Most Extraordinary Patients

Thomas Voracek sometimes uses CT scanning to examine his patients. Nothing extraordinary there: millions of CT scans are performed every year to look for broken bones, internal bleeding or tumors. But [...]

A New Horizon for Breast Health

Breast Cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide and in Europe alone, around 131,000 women die from breast cancer every year. But thanks to the efforts of scientists and [...]

The One Stop Clinic for Breast Health

Suzette Delaloge, MD MSc, is Associate Professor of Medical Oncology and Head of Breast Cancer Department at Gustave Roussy Institute, Paris, France and chair of the French National Breast Cancer InterGroup-Unicancer. [...]

Mammography at 50: Past, Present and Future

In Europe, one in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. However, survival rates are higher than ever before, and rising. Mammography and its importance to [...]

Setting a Model for the Digital Hospitals of the Future

A hospital in Dubai is doing things that until recently were only seen in fiction. Using the latest technology, from Google Glass to 3D printing, the Suleiman Habib hospital has been [...]

How a Clinic in a Can is Helping Fight Ebola

On Wednesday December 30th 2015, Guinea declared itself Ebola-free. The Ebola virus has devastated West Africa since the largest outbreak of the disease ever recorded began almost exactly two years ago, [...]
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