News tagged with brain radiation

Cellphone cancer warning falls lightly on US ears

(AP) -- News last week that an arm of the World Health Organization said cellphones might raise the risk of brain cancer has been greeted by Americans mostly with a shrug of the shoulder - one that's pinning ...

Jun 06, 2011
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Experts say cellphones are 'possibly carcinogenic'

(AP) -- A respected international panel of scientists says cellphones are possible cancer-causing agents, putting them in the same category as the pesticide DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee.

May 31, 2011
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Functional boost for magnetic resonance imaging

Over the last few years, researchers have used a type of brain scanning, known as functional magnetic resonance imaging fMRI, to help them map changes in blood flow in the brain and to correlate this with thoughts and behavior. ...

Jan 18, 2011
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Photons vs. protons for treatment of spinal cord gliomas

A study comparing the long-term outcomes of patients with spinal-cord tumors following radiation therapy suggests that certain subsets of patients have better long-term survival. It also suggests that photon-based radiation ...

Dec 22, 2010
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Multiple sclerosis activity changes with the seasons

New research shows that multiple sclerosis (MS) activity can increase during spring and summer months. The research is published in the August 31, 2010, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neu ...

Aug 30, 2010
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