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July 3, 2012 — The Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act gives extra punch to the market forces pushing healthcare away from fee-for-service and re-injects a new sense of urgency into the transformation of the health industry, according to a report published today by the Health Research Institute (HRI) of PwC US.

Time July 03, 2012
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July 3, 2012 — A 51-year-old male became the first person to benefit from a radiation therapy technique that provides exceptional precision and high-speed delivery. Clinicians at St. James's University Hospital used Elekta's Agility multileaf collimator (MLC) and Elekta volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) to treat the patient's tongue cancer.

Time July 03, 2012
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July 3, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that highlights new echocardiographic methods that can detect latent systolic function in obese patients.

Time July 03, 2012
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July 3, 2012 — While rare, when sudden cardiac death occurs in a seemingly healthy competitive young athlete, the societal loss is high. At a time when the world is battling obesity in epidemic proportions, fear should not affect how parents view athletic participation.

Time July 03, 2012
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July 3, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that highlights the use of echocardiography in identifying the epicardial fat pad that is strongly associated with arterial stiffness.

Time July 03, 2012
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July 3, 2012 — Despite the rising incidence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), there has been little data available on the prevalence and clinical correlates of sub-clinical atherosclerosis in the peripheral arteries in large population-based samples.

Time July 03, 2012
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July 3, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that highlights the importance of performing an echocardiogram to measure pulmonary artery systolic pressures in stable patients with congestive heart failure.

Time July 03, 2012
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July 2, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that shows the utility of a six minute walk stress echocardiogram for the early detection of exercise-induced pulmonary arterial hypertension (EIPAH) in patients with connective tissue disease (CTD).

Time July 02, 2012
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Time July 02, 2012
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June 29, 2012 — More than 61 companies will display their latest products and services at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) Annual Scientific Sessions, June 30-July 3 in National Harbor, Md. Highlights from the show floor, as reported by the vendors, will include:

Time June 29, 2012
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June 28, 2012 — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) requiring minimum coverage is valid and is not a constitutional obstruction. The court also ruled that the expansion of Medicaid is within Congress’ spending power. The court ruled that the law is constitutional by a 5-4 vote.

Time June 28, 2012
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By upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the U.S. Supreme Court has sent a clear message that patients should be the first priority of the American healthcare system, was the response of both the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) following the ruling today.

Time June 28, 2012
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Time June 28, 2012
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June 28, 2012 — When a newly diagnosed cancer patient is considering treatment options, proton therapy might not be the first course that comes to mind. Yet over the past two decades proton therapy has continued to evolve as a viable alternative to chemotherapy and a less-invasive procedure than radiation or surgery, so much so that proton therapy is now considered the preferred course of treatment for many doctors and patients in the fight against cancer.

Time June 28, 2012
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June 28, 2012 — The following is being released today by the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center:New research in Nature Medicine shows that boosting a protein pathway in the body's blood making system protects mice from otherwise fatal radiation poisoning.

Time June 28, 2012
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June 28, 2012 — MRI Interventions, Inc. and Brainlab AG today announced an alliance with Tocagen Inc. in the fight against the most aggressive form of brain cancer, recurrent high grade gliomas including glioblastoma multiforme (GBM). Under the arrangement, MRI Interventions’ clearpoint neuro intervention system will be utilized at selected sites in Tocagen’s ongoing investigational clinical trial for the delivery of Toca 511 into brain tumors under real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guidance.

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June 28, 2012 — NDS Surgical Imaging (NDSsi), the global leader in medical imaging & informatics solutions, today announced a new partnership with Kaukomarkkinat Oy to represent and distribute its radiology product line, Dome, throughout Finland.

Time June 28, 2012
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June 27, 2012 — Three Palm Software, a global supplier of mammography visualization and computer-aided diagnosis software, announced that that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted Three Palm Software a new patent, US Patent 8,184,890.

Time June 27, 2012
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J. Raymond Geis, M.D., SIIM Chair, and Mitchell M. Goldburgh, Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences, discuss the "Corporate ...

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