News tagged with ct scan

Researchers use CT to predict heart disease

Using incidental findings from routine diagnostic CT, radiologists may be better able to identify people at high risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new study appearing online and in the November issue of Radiology.

dateSep 28, 2010 in Medical research
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Making CT scans kid-friendly

Ferdousi Dawood was worried. Her daughter's headaches were excruciating, and prescription medicines and natural remedies had failed to make a difference. Now, a doctor at Children's Memorial Hospital was recommending a CT ...

dateAug 05, 2010 in Cancer
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Making 'virtopsies' a reality

A new research project at the University of Leicester is set to play a vital role in continuing research into viable alternatives to invasive autopsies, which many families find to be unpleasant.

dateJun 28, 2010 in Medical research
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Experts: CT scans pose risks, need more regulation

(AP) -- From long-term cancer risks to radiation overdose mistakes, CT scans pose a growing danger to the American public and need more regulation to improve their safety, imaging experts write in a leading medical journal.

dateJun 23, 2010 in Health
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