News tagged with ct scan

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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Americans get most radiation from medical scans

(AP) -- We fret about airport scanners, power lines, cell phones and even microwaves. It's true that we get too much radiation. But it's not from those sources - it's from too many medical tests.

dateJun 14, 2010 in Health
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Scientists seek former students in toxic MT town

(AP) -- Researchers have embarked on an ambitious study to track the health of thousands of high school graduates over a half century in a Montana town where a toxic mine has killed hundreds of people and made it the deadliest ...

dateJun 04, 2010 in Health
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Engineer to create 3D puzzle to mend broken bones

( -- An engineer at the University of the West of England is working with an orthopaedic surgeon from the Bristol Royal Infirmary and a specialized software company to enhance the management of complex, joints' ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Other
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