Nuclear medicine market to hit $2.2B by 2020

May 1, 2015 -- (AuntMinnie.com)  The worldwide nuclear medicine imaging market for PET and SPECT equipment is on track to produce $2.2 billion in revenues by 2020, according to a new report by RnR Market Research.

Two Asian giants will lead growth opportunities, with the Japanese market share set to increase by... Read More


Cardiovascular Disease Deaths Increasing Worldwide

THURSDAY, April 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Despite medical advances, new research indicates that more people are dying of heart disease and stroke worldwide than did a quarter century ago because the global population is growing, and growing older. The study is published in the April 2 issue of the New England... Read More


March 10, 2015 — The first annual financial results of Xofigo (radium-223 dichloride) from Bayer are in line with the MEDraysintell analysis showing that the growth of nuclear medicine in the future will come through therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals (radiotherapeutics). Revenue for Xofigo – a product used in the... Read More


PET/CT Trumps SPECT for Cardiac Studies

March 17, 2015 -- Researchers from Utah found that PET/CT is far superior to SPECT for diagnosing myocardial ischemia, with higher sensitivity at a lower radiation dose, according to a paper presented on Sunday at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting in San Diego. PET/CT in particular far outstripped... Read More


Global Medical Imaging Market to Hit $35B

February 24, 2015 -- The global market for medical imaging devices is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2% from 2014 to 2020, to reach an estimated value of $35 billion.

That's according to a new report published by Persistence Market Research, which valued the global medical imaging... Read More


February 5, 2015 -- The broader use of nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) stress tests could help emergency department (ED) physicians better determine which patients can be safely discharged after a normal electrocardiogram and negative biomarker (troponin) results, according to a February 1 talk at the... Read More