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Medical Physicists: CT Scans Safe

Mayo Clinic professor of radiological physics Cynthia McCollough calls last fall's news from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center the straw that broke the camel's back for the CT scan community, at least when it comes ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Health
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Primordial fear: why radiation is so scary

Nuclear radiation is frightening stuff. A quarter century after Chernobyl, and more than 65 years after atomic bombs laid waste to Hiroshima and Nagasaki, fatally sickening thousands not killed outright, even ...

dateApr 24, 2011 in Environment
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Gold nanoparticles for cancer treatment

A new project at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) will develop methodologies to measure the radio-biological impact of gold nanoparticles, when used in combination with ionising radiation for enhancing ...

dateMay 13, 2014 in Bio & Medicine
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Lung cancer scans: False alarms amid lives saved

(AP) -- Full results of a big study that showed some smokers' lives could be saved by screening with lung scans now reveal more clearly what the risks are: There's a good chance of a false alarm.

dateJun 29, 2011 in Cancer
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