The latest local and international news on nuclear medicine and radiation products.
Every second of every day more than one nuclear imaging scan takes place throughout the world to help in early diagnosis of diseases and ailments such as cancers and cardiovascular disease. Additionally, nuclear medicine is used to treat cancer and other conditions....read more
Positive actions have resulted in more stable supplies of key medical isotopes in 2017 than predicted three years ago, but vulnerabilities remain. Read more in World Nuclear...read more
NNSA collaborates with South African firm on groundbreaking conversion to low-enriched uranium-based molybdenum-99 production
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) and South African Nuclear Energy Corporation’s NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd (NTP) completed conversion of their critical medical isotope molybdenum-99 (Mo-99)...read more
NTP Radioisotopes is a key international player in the nuclear technology business – with a market foot print in 50 countries. In a special report published in the Financial Mail, Group MD Tina Eboka discusses the remarkable turnaround of this state-owned company....read more
Nuclear medicine is underutilised in South Africa despite its potential to improve health outcomes and reduce medical costs, says Principal Specialist in Nuclear Medicine and Head of Nuclear Medicine at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, Dr Nozipho...read more