Saturday 10 October 2015

Cancer is 3rd leading cause of death in UAE

Cancer is the third leading cause of death in the UAE after cardiovascular diseases and accident and is the reason behind around 500 deaths annually, according to the country’s Ministry of Health statistics for 2014. Burjeel


Egypt hospital installs latest Philips MRI

The Nasser Institute Hospital in Cairo recently set up a state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) facility that will shorten examination time and aid in early disease detection. The Philips Achieve 3.0T TX MRI was inaugur


Brain scans help spot autism

US researchers are closing in on an accurate test for autism, a finding that could lead to earlier diagnosis and treatment. The test, which uses conventional magnetic resonance imaging or MRI machines, detected 94 percent of individuals wi


Sharp rise in MRI, CT use 'hasnot paid off' in US

A dramatic increase in the use of medical imaging in emergency departments when seeing patients with injuries hasn't paid off with an equal rise in diagnosing life-threatening conditions or follow-up hospital admissions, a study has revealed.

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