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safe exercise level, atrial fibrillation, AF, men, women, HRS

New research reports significant differences between men and women with atrial fibrillation (AF) and the safety of intense physical activity. The study found that both moderate and vigorous levels...

HRS, early menopause, atrial fibrillation, Women's Health Study

A largest-of-its kind study has found that women who experience menopause at a younger age are at a decreased risk of atrial fibrillation (AF). The study followed nearly 18,000 women and revealed...

hot flashes, endothelial function, cardiovascular disease, risk, women, age

Two new studies suggest women who experience hot flashes earlier in life appear to have poorer endothelial function — one of the earliest signs of cardiovascular disease— than those who have hot...

radiation therapy, breast cancer, breath hold, heart, clinical study

Women who have breast cancer on their left side present a particular challenge to radiation oncologists. Studies have shown that the risk of heart disease is higher in this group of women after...

interventional radiology, placenta accreta, RSNA, study

Researchers reported on a procedure that can preserve fertility and potentially save the lives of women with a serious pregnancy complication called placenta accreta. Results of the new study...

June 17, 2014 — A total of 16 pioneering medical innovations were showcased in front of approximately 4,000 healthcare providers and experts at Premier Inc.'s sixth annual Innovation Celebration,...

Best in KLAS 2013 Software Service Cardiology

New leaders, new categories, new Best in KLAS segments and an aethetic overhaul are some of the highlights of the 2013 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report. 

rsna 2013 ultrasound systems cardiovascular women's US PlusView Packages

ContextVision will debut four real-time ultrasound image enhancement packages as part of its US PlusView...

radial access

clinical trial conducted exclusively in women suggests that an initial strategy of using the ...

Context vision RSNA 2013 ultrasound systems US Plusview women's health

At RSNA 2013, ContextVision will announce its latest additions to its U.S. PlusView Family, which will include four...

Digisonics will exhibit its Enterprise PACS and structured reporting solutions for cardiology, OB/GYN, radiology and general ultrasound studies at this year’s Society for Imaging Informatics in...

A new report that breast cancer patients treated with low doses of radiation therapy have a heightened risk of heart disease suggests that physicians need to work with patients before, during, and...

After spending a week walking the show floor and meeting with scores of vendors at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2011 annual meeting, the following are my choices for the most...

WomenHeart is the only national organization dedicated to promoting women’s heart health through advocacy, education and patient support. As the leading voice for the 42 million American women...

April 5, 2011 – Uterine fibroid embolization—an interventional radiology treatment for noncancerous growths that develop in the muscular wall of the uterus—improves a number of women's lower...

September 1, 2010 - The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) in Chicago and the Drummond Group Inc.

July 7, 2010 – Medical imaging company NovaRad recently expanded its distributor network by adding NXC Imaging to serve facilities in Wisconsin, South Dakota, North Dakota and parts of Illinois,...

January 25, 2010 - With more than 3,000 requests for medical devices to get 510(k) clearance each year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to...

December 22, 2009 – A new study is the first to specifically identify the year immediately around a woman’s final menstrual period as the time of most adverse changes in the lipid profile in women...

December 7, 2009 – New OEM ultrasound software solutions for dynamic 3D assessment of the fetal heart, 3D ultrasound breast analysis and contrast quantification were introduced by TomTec Imaging...