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Chindex International and Vital Images Sign Reseller Agreement

BETHESDA, Md. and MINNEAPOLIS, June 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chindex International, Inc. ("Chindex") (Nasdaq: CHDX ), a leading independent American provider of Western healthcare products and services in the People's Republic of China, and Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL ), a leading prov...

SPECT provides high-quality images of small tumors

TORONTOA new study shows that combining high resolution and high sensitivity collimation provides better quality images when using single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) scans, said researchers at SNM's 56th Annual Meeting. Collimatorsdevices that filter a stream of rays so that only t...

Media Images of Alcohol Can Drive You to Drink

Scenes in films, TV commercials have measurable impact, study finds WEDNESDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) -- Young men who watched the movie American Pie with accompanying commercials for alcohol were more apt to grab a beer or glass of wine from the refrigerator, compared to those wh...

Award Winning Photographer and Museum Founder to Donate Iconic Images In Support of the Innocence Project

Exclusive Donald Verger 'Images for Innocence' Exhibit www.donaldverger.com PORTLAND, Maine, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A case of mistaken identity sent Donald Verger to jail over a period of three days at the start of the New Year. Even before the charges were dismissed, Verger was compe...

Vital Images Names Healthcare Veteran Ray Ghanbari Executive Vice President of Strategy and Products

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL ) , a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions, has named Ray A. Ghanbari, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of Strategy and Products, a new position at ViTAL...

Theory of How Brain Builds Images Earns Grawemeyer Prize

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A scientist who helped explain how our brains build meaningful images from the bits of information we see has won the 2009 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. Anne Treisman, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished Universi...

New technique captures high-res images of full retina

Rockville, MD Researchers used a new imaging technique to take high quality color photographs of the clinical stages of ocular inflammation in mice, and the technology could help in the monitoring and treatment of diseases of the eye that may cause blindness. The study, "The Clinical Time-Cour...

Vital Images and Toshiba Renew Distribution Agreement

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL ), a leading provider of advanced visualization and analysis software, and Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Toshiba), have agreed to renew their global distribution agreement for five years, through December 31, ...

Vital Images Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL ), a leading provider of advanced visualization and analysis solutions, is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its pioneering work in developing advanced visualization and analysis software. Vital Images was establis...

Video: Ultrasound Systems Can Produce Clearer Images With TI's New Family of Fully Integrated High-Voltage Pulsers and Switches

DALLAS and MUNICH, Germany Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- To support manufacturers developing affordable, compact ultrasound systems, Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN ) today introduced a family of fully integrated high-voltage pulsers and switches. The TX734, the first device in the TX7xx family, ...

Tomophase to Exhibit First In-vivo Cross-sectional Images of Pulmonary Stenting Using Proprietary OCT System

Results to be displayed at CHEST meeting in October BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomophase Corporation announced today that it will display the first in-vivo cross-sectional images of implanted pulmonary stents using their proprietary optical coherence tomography (OCT) ...

High resolution heart images now available at peak stress

COLUMBUS, Ohio While treadmill exercise stress testing is an essential tool in the prevention, detection and treatment of cardiovascular disease, physicians are often challenged to gain clear images of the heart when a patient is at peak stress level. That is changing at the Ohio State Universi...

MDCT, virtual gastroscopy and MPR images differentiate malignant and benign gastric ulcers

Multidetector CT using virtual gastroscopy and post contrast enhanced multiplanar reformation images can be useful in differentiating between malignant and benign gastric ulcers, according to a recent study conducted by researchers from Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. ...

Vital Images Europe Surpasses 1,000 Licenses

Industry Leader Continues Strong Growth in European Market THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL ), a worldwide leader of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions, has surpassed the milestone of 1,000 install...

Vital Images Showcases the ViTAL Enterprise Solution at Stanford University's 6th Annual Face-Off

Advanced Clinical Functionality and Innovative Clinical Tools Deliver Exceptional Performance LAS VEGAS, May 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL), a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions featured ViTA...

Vital Images Surpasses 3,000 Customer Sites Worldwide

Pioneer in Advanced Visualization Solutions Has Become Worldwide Imaging Leader with Focus on Enterprise-wide Access and Clinical Collaboration MINNEAPOLIS, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL ), a worldwide leader of enterprise-wide advanced visualization a...

Protecting Patient Images From Damage and Disaster

Free Webcast from Iron Mountain and HP to give tips for preserving medical films and digital images BOSTON, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHO: Antonio Garcia from Frost & Sullivan's Healthcare Consulting Division and Michael J. "PACSman" Cannavo...

Vital Images Comments on CMS Decision to Allow Local Coverage for Cardiac CT Angiography

MINNEAPOLIS, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL ), a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions, said today that it is pleased that the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) decided to make no changes to national...

Drug-Related Images Trigger Brain's Reward Center

Addictive substances hijack brain areas tied to urges for food, sex WEDNESDAY, Jan. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Cocaine-related images can trigger the brain's emotional centers in drug addicts, even if they're unaware that they've actually seen such an image, says a study funded by the U.S...

Vital Images to Webcast Analyst and Investor Meeting at RSNA on Monday, November 26

Live Webcast at 8 a.m. CT MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL ), a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions, will Webcast its analyst and investor meeting held in conjunction with the a...

Vital Images to Present at the CIBC World Markets 18th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 7

Live Webcast at 8:10 a.m. CT MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vital Images, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTAL ), a leading provider of enterprise-wide advanced visualization and analysis solutions, will present at the CIBC World Markets 18th Annual Healthcare Conference on...

Popular gaming system may offer radiologists an alternative way to view patient images

The popular Wii gaming remote may offer radiologists a fun, alternative method to using a standard mouse and keyboard to navigate through patient images, according to a study performed at the New-York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, NY. The remote may also offer rad...

World's First Website for Patients to Share Diagnostic-Quality Medical Images

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart Imaging Technologies (HeartIT(R)) today publicly announced the world's first free website allowing patients to upload and share diagnostic-quality medical images using nothing but a standard web browser, www.webpax.com . "Patients can literally emai...

Drug-related preference in cocaine addiction extends to images

WASHINGTON, D.C. When given a choice between viewing pictures of cocaine and a variety of other images, cocaine addicted individuals, as compared to healthy, non-addicted research subjects, show a clear preference for the drug-related images. Findings from this study, which was conducted at the U...

Voxant, the New Media Network, Distributes More Than 43,000 Health News Videos, Articles and Images

Latest news on research and advocacy reaches niche communities on the Web, Special focus on National Breast Cancer Awareness Month RESTON, Va., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Voxant, the New Media Network, announced today that it now has more than 43,000 news videos, articles, and image...

New Computed Imaging Technique Uses Hazy Images to Improve View

X-ray imaging,Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have come out with a novel computational image-forming method // that is used for optical microscopy, which is capable of generating clear, three-dimensional images from hazy and unclear data. The technique, named Int...

Brain Images Show Hysteria Not an Imaginary Disorder

In what’s being called a novel finding, researchers using brain scans have uncovered evidence of cerebral dysfunction in women with sensory conversion disorder, better known as// hysteria. The study’s findings open up a new window to understanding hysteria, an unexplained neurological disorder in w...

Sensor Images Show Soaring Temperature and Pollution Levels in UK

Summer temperatures have been on an all time high in the United Kingdom, and space sensors have also been keeping tabs on the rising temperature and pollution levels. //According to the Met office reports, during the period from 15th to 19th July, the temperatures were a record high in UK along wit...

Do Food Images Encourage Binge Eating and Obesity ?

According to a recent study Dr John Beaver found that among certain people the brain is particularly sensitive to appetizing food thereby encouraging them to overeat. // This is the main reason why some people cannot keep their hands of the food. The study published the results in the Journal of Ne...

Coronal Multiplanar Reformatted Images to Replace the Conventional Ones

The researchers at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA said that coronal multiplanar reformatted images are very efficient in the evaluation of MDCT of the GI tract.// It has an increased speed and its accuracy of diagnosis is incomparable. For the study, the researchers reviewed...

Sexy Images and Lingerie Challenge A Man’s Decision Making Skill

Catching sight of a pretty woman is enough to challenge a man’s decision-making skills, reveals a new research conducted by Belgian researchers. // Men shown images of lingerie or sexy women before attempting to play a financial game more likely to accept unfair offers. Furthermore, this effect was...

Japanese Firm Develops Glove That 'feels' 3D Images

Ever dreamed of being drawn close to a smiling Marilyn Monroe or feeling the muscles of fitness guru Billy Blanks? A Japanese firm on Wednesday unveiled a system that enables you to feel "the shape and softness" of three-dimensional images using a sensor-loaded glove. The "tangible...

Parents Encourage Stereotype Body Images

Parents in the US are encouraging stereotype body images among their children, according to researchers belonging to the Florida State University. Even three year olds are not spared by their parents, wherein boys are encouraged to eat well and grow physically,// while girls are being taught how to...

Ability to process information as a baby continues into adulthood

...f time an infant looks at the pictures. Then one of these pictures is paired with a new image and again the time the infant focuses on the new and old images is recorded. Infants generally spend about 60 percent of the time looking at new images. In the research project for the award-winning paper, Faga...

Price Chopper Supermarkets Deploy Micromedex Solutions From Thomson Reuters as Key Component of Its Patient-Centered Care Initiatives

...medex Consumer Health Solution on its Web portal to provide customers with evidence-based drug information. The Consumer Health Solution provides pill images and covers adverse drug interactions, alternative medicines, and general health, nutrition, and disease topics. "We are pleased to provide thi...

Live recordings of cell communication

...w prospects for the research of neurological and infectious diseases". images on the nano-scale The researchers are using a method called FRET or F... possible to get a still image of the process with high resolution, or live images with low resolution. With the new method we can quantify the changes in ves...

HealthYes! Provides Free Preventive Screening in Support of Round Rock Express

...oard-certified radiologists. More than a quality screening, HealthYes! provides clients with detailed, clinically relevant analysis and ultrasound images within four business days. For more information, visit www.HealthYes.com/ . ### Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/hea...

Autism May Hinder Ability to Read Body Language

... spectrum disorder had trouble identifying emotions, such as anger or happiness, while watching short video clips of body movements. The videos had no images of faces or sound. Those who had the most difficulty identifying emotions also did poorly on a task in which they had to determine the direction of...

MultiVu Video Feed: SCIELE PHARMA ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF ULESFIA(TM), FIRST AND ONLY FDA-APPROVED NON-NEUROTOXIC HEAD LICE TREATMENT

...udith O'Haver, RN, MS, CPNP, Nurse Practitioner, Phoenix Children's Hospital B-ROLL INCLUDES: * Children at camp and school - Head lice images - Young girl patient with doctor -- Nurse combing out girl's hair - Ulesfia product shot VIDEO PROVIDED BY: Sciele Pharma, Inc., a Shion...

New Website www.loseadresssize.com Launches

...ize.com . This innovative website allows women and men to see what they might look like if they lost 1, 2 or even 3 dress or pant sizes. The "after" images provide inspiration and motivation for viewers to achieve their body shaping goals. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090805/LA57...
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