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Tag: X-ray


Innovation, Research

Researchers develop new technique to improve understanding of how acid damages teeth

October 15, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The University of Surrey and the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham have developed a new technique to improve understanding of how acid damages teeth at the microstructural level. The researchers performed a technique called “in situ synchrotron […]


Innovation, Research

A new method of X-ray imaging based on the coloring abilities of hackmanite

July 30, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Researchers from the University of Turku have discovered a new method of X-ray imaging based on the coloring abilities of the natural mineral hackmanite. The international group of researchers also found out how and why hackmanite changes colour upon exposure […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Will Nanox Disrupt The X-ray Systems Market?

November 3, 2020

Via: HitConsultant

With its share price falling from more than $66 to less than $24, September was a tumultuous month for Nanox. On August 25th, the medical imaging start-up closed its initial public offering, having raised $190m from the sale of 10,555,556 […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Uni team uses AI to identify Covid-19 in X-rays

May 27, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Students at Cranfield University have designed an artificial intelligence (AI) that can identify Covid-19 in X-ray images. The AI is able to detect abnormalities in X-rays and classify which are positive for pneumonia, before a second model is used to […]


Innovation, Research

UK study finds chest X-rays fail to spot lung cancer in 23% of cases

October 22, 2019

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The research team reviewed 21 studies to determine the diagnostic accuracy of chest X-rays, the recommended method for investigating symptoms of lung cancer. Databases including MEDLINE, EMBASE and the Cochrane Library were searched and a grey literature search was also […]


Innovation, Research

Cancer: Proton therapy has fewer side effects than X-ray radiation

May 29, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

According to estimates from the American Cancer Society, in 2019, doctors will have diagnosed 1,762,450 new cases of cancer, and 606,880 people will have died from the disease. X-ray radiation is one of the most common therapies for cancer, whether […]