Tumors Force 11-Year-Old Boy

After Lewis Deakin, an 11-year-old boy in the United Kingdom, had several benign tumors grow in the arteries of his chest thanks to a condition called arteriovenous malformation, he became the first child in the country to undergo a mastectomy—and he’s taking it all in stride.   “He...

African Boy Undergo Facial Surgery

Dunia Sibomana was considered the lucky one two years ago when a group of chimpanzees jumped from the trees and attacked him and two other boys as they played near a preserve in their native Democratic Republic of the Congo. Dunia, unlike the others, survived. But he was severely...

Table sugar

Table sugar may increase the risk of breast cancer, according to a new animal study from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Previous research has drawn a link between higher sugar intake and breast cancer development, suggesting inflammation as a source, but the...

VLPHR Smart Card

ICUcare, LLC has developed what some are saying is the “holy-grail” solution to the problem regarding access and availability of medical records data for use by care providers in providing medical services to patients anywhere, anytime and under any circumstance. The system...

Automatic Brain Metastases Planning Software

Brainlab, a global leader in medical technology, announced today the release of ELEMENTS Automatic Brain Metastases Planning*. The new software will simplify stereotactic radiosurgery planning for metastatic brain tumors and is the newest addition to the Elements A La Carte software...

ExacTrac X-Ray

Brainlab, a global leader in medical technology, today announced the installation of the 625th ExacTrac® X-Ray. ExacTrac X-Ray provides submillimetric precison and a unique approach for solving the complexities associated with intra-fractional patient motion by internally verifying...

ProNova SC360

Singapore Institute of Advanced Medicine Holdings Pte Ltd (SAM) and ProNova announced today that ProNova has been selected by SAM as its partner to establish the first proton therapy facility in Singapore. The SC360 proton therapy system will be an essential element of a new outpatient...

Philips HomeSafe Wireless System

Royal Philips  introduces the HomeSafe Wireless System, a new solution that expands access to Lifeline – Philips’ leading medical alert service  – to those who do not have a home phone line. According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, more than a quarter...

TrueBeam system

Medical technology suppliers such as Swiss-based Emaform AG have high expectations when selecting appropriate structural materials. The polyurethane integral skin foam systems Baydur® 66 FR and 110 FR from Bayer MaterialScience are right at the top of their game, meeting every...

Philips PureRadiance

With more women seeking advanced technology in their skin care regimen, Philips, a global beauty brand, is bringing its proven technology to the United States for the first time with the Philips PureRadiance Facial Cleansing System. From the manufacturers of Philips Sonicare, Philips...