Women's Health

Women's health related technology used to detect and treat breast cancer and cervical cancer, including mammography, breast MRI, ABUS, breast ultrasound, breast biopsy, and breast radiation therapy.

Gamma Medica, LumaGEM molecular breast imaging system, MBI technology, Major Health Partners Indiana
News | Breast Imaging | January 26, 2017

January 26, 2017 — Gamma Medica recently announced that through its collaboration with Ohio-based Alpha Imaging,...

HealthDecision, Breast Cancer Screening tool, personalized risk, UW Health, launch
Technology | Breast Imaging | January 25, 2017

January 25, 2017 — HealthDecision LLC recently announced the launch of the Breast Cancer Screening tool. This tool...

Fujifilm, Aspire Cristalle full field digital mammography system, digital breast tomosynthesis, DBT software upgrade, FDA approval
Technology | Mammography | January 24, 2017

January 24, 2017 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. announced that its...

Sectra PACS, breast imaging, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center
News | Mammography Reporting Software | January 23, 2017

January 23, 2017 — International medical imaging IT company Sectra recently announced that the Lynn Sage...

Zika virus, imaging zika, radiology of Zika, medical imaging of zika

Prenatal MRI of a Zika fetus showing enlarged cerebral fluid space, dilation of the cerebral ventricles, thinning of brain tissue, poorly developed cerebellum and the absence of brain cortical gyri. (Image coutesy of RSNA)

Feature | Women's Health | January 23, 2017 | Dave Fornell

The rapid spread of Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere this past year has caused great alarm in the United States...

breast cancer screening, substantial overdiagnosis, Annals of Internal Medicine study
News | Mammography | January 19, 2017

January 19, 2017 — Breast cancer screening in Denmark was associated with a substantial increase in the incidence of...

automated volumetric breast density, Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, EWBC, American Journal of Roentgenology, mammographic sensitivity
News | Breast Density | January 18, 2017

January 18, 2017 — Researchers from Elizabeth Wende Breast Care (EWBC) have demonstrated that automated volumetric...

News | Breast Imaging | January 17, 2017

Seno Medical Instruments, Inc. announced results from two analyses of the company's European MAESTRO post-market...

MD Buyline, James Laskaris, five medical technology innovations, very near future

The MARIA microwave radar breast-imaging system from Micrima Ltd. received European regulatory approval in 2015 and is currently involved in several clinical trials throughout the U.K.

Feature | Radiology Imaging | January 17, 2017

January 17, 2017 — James Laskaris, emerging technology analyst at MD Buyline, recently offered his perspective on...

Hitachi Aloka, Sofia 3-D Breast Ultrasound, Innovative Technology Designation, Vizient Inc., RSNA 2016
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 — Hitachi Aloka Medical America Inc. announced in November that the Sofia 3-D...

Gamma Medica, LumaGEM Molecular Breast Imaging system, MBI, Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia
News | Molecular Imaging | January 11, 2017

January 11, 2017 — Gamma Medica announced in November that Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia had committed to...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Breast Density | January 09, 2017

Monica Saini, M.D., consultant medical director — ABUS at GE Healthcare, discusses the necessity for personalized...

iCAD, IORT boost, Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy System, intraoperative radiation therapy, whole breast radiation, early-stage breast cancer, SABCS 2016
News | Brachytherapy Systems | January 05, 2017

January 5, 2017 — iCAD Inc. announced that researchers presented updated data on the use of...

radiation therapy complications with implant reconstruction, autologous reconstruction
News | Radiation Therapy | January 02, 2017

January 2, 2017 — Radiotherapy increased complications and impaired patient-reported satisfaction with reconstructed...

An example of areas of dense breast tissue (white areas) on a mammography X-ray.
News | Breast Imaging | December 29, 2016

December 29, 2016 — Significant differences exist in breast cancer screening rates for racial groups in the United...

pregnancy brain, pregnant brain, pregnancy's effect on the brain

An image from the study showing brain volume changes in women post pregnancy. Image by Oscar Vilarroya.

 

 

News | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | December 28, 2016

December 28, 2016 — Pregnancy involves radical hormone surges and biological adaptations, but the effects on the...

statlife, mammorisk, DenSeeMammo
Technology | December 20, 2016

December 20, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted  510(k) clearance to Statlife’s...

Videos | RSNA 2016 | December 19, 2016

ITN and DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new technologies being displayed on the...

Client Outlook, eUnity enterprise image viewing platform, FDA clearance, diagnostic mammography reading
Technology | Breast Imaging | December 14, 2016

December 14, 2016 — Client Outlook announced in November that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared its...

breast cancer

Image courtesy of the UVA Center for Survey Research

News | Breast Imaging | December 12, 2016

Most women don't know that having dense breasts increases their risk for...