Breg, Inc., a premier provider of sports medicine products and services, has launched the FreeRunner™ knee brace with new innovations to help people, particularly runners, who suffer from patella mal-tracking return to active lifestyles.  FreeRunner’s patent-pending design acts on knee anatomy differently than other braces, providing support when patients need it most, and the ability to move normally when they don’t. Patellofemoral issues are the most common cause of knee pain seen by health care providers.1 In fact, more than...

Siemens Healthcare today unveils its latest in vitro diagnostics innovations during the IFCC WorldLab 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey, June 22-26. Visitors to the Siemens exhibit – themed “Test smarter. Run faster.” – can explore Siemens’ portfolio of solutions, including new central laboratory clinical analyzers designed to help customers meet growing workload demands, a next-generation drug testing platform, enhanced informatics capabilities and coagulation testing for use at the point of care. ADVIA Centaur XPT Immunoassay System “At...

Hospitals are now able to address their interventional cardiology needs with Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.’s newest X-ray system, the InfinixTM Essential. As healthcare reform challenges hospitals to do more with less, the Infinix Essential is an ideal value system that doesn’t sacrifice performance. With its slim, off-center C-arm design, the system allows steep angulations for optimized vessel profiling during cardiac interventions. Featuring Toshiba’s revolutionary C-arm design and WorkRite technology, Infinix Essential...

The University of Minnesota Medical Center – Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis, recently became the first U.S. health care facility to install the Symbia Intevo xSPECT system from Siemens Healthcare. The first-ever xSPECT system, the Symbia Intevo fully integrates single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and CT during image reconstruction, combining SPECT’s high sensitivity with the high specificity of CT and completely integrating data from the two modalities to generate high resolution and, for the first time, quantitative...

EIZO Corporation announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for mammography and general radiography from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its 8 megapixel color multi-modality monitor, the RadiForce RX850. In 2012, EIZO introduced the industry’s first multi-modality color widescreen monitor with FDA 510(k) clearance for mammography and general radiography, the RadiForce RX840-MG. With FDA clearance for the RadiForce RX850, EIZO continues to provide the same high degree of customer assurance to medical professionals. The...

Today at the joint meeting of International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and the European Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESMRMB), GE announced the introduction of SPINlab, a hyperpolarizing system that enables the visualization of metabolic activity at the cellular level using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The system simplifies MRI research of metabolism by providing reliable access to hyperpolarized compounds in a dedicated unit. SPINlab is the inaugural product of Research Circle Technology...

Siemens Healthcare has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Artis one – an angiography system optimized for broad clinical utilization. The Artis one is designed for routine interventions, including revascularizations of peripheral vessel occlusions, functional tests of dialysis shunts in patients with kidney failure, diagnostic or minimally invasive angiographic treatment of narrowed coronary arteries, and pacemaker implantations. Flexible with low space requirement Despite being floor-mounted,...

Vertere Skin Care, the first and only brand of skin care specifically created to improve the appearance of aging, hyperpigmentation and adult acne with one regimen for all skin tones, announced today the launch of its newest product – Refining Treatment Cleanser. Refining Treatment Cleanser effectively addresses a significant challenge. Typically, cleansers designed to help improve the appearance of acne strip the skin of precious moisture which aggravates blemishes and wrinkles. Many cleansers designed for mature skins are often too...

Ultrasound-guided biopsies are more accurate and safer with Toshiba’s Smart Fusion ultrasound technology, giving clinicians a worry-free experience to focus on what matters most. Toshiba will showcase Smart Fusion at this year’s Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) annual meeting, in San Diego, Calif., March 22–27, 2014 (Booth #1236). Toshiba’s Smart Fusion technology on its Aplio 500 “Smart Fusion has allowed us to save patients from getting open surgical biopsies and increased our confidence in identifying the right lesion...

GenieMD is pleased to announce the release of version 6.0 of the GenieMD iOS healthcare app. This major update includes a new layout of the app as well as a significant number of new features. Notable new features include integration with the iHealth wearable devices and expanding the number and types of connected devices GenieMD users can now sync to their health records. Family caregivers now have the ability to create Care Circles and invite members of a support team to collaborate through secure messaging, post requests to the group,...