News tagged with ionizing radiation

Child-specific doses for pediatric PET patients

Studies have shown positron emission tomography's (PET) value as a minimally invasive, painless and safe diagnostic tool for many pediatric conditions. In a study published in the February issue of The Journal of Nuclear Me ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Cancer
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NRL's MISSE7 launched aboard STS-129

The Materials on the International Space Station Experiment (MISSE) 7, designed and built by the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), launched aboard STS-129 on November, 16, for transport to the International ...

dateDec 07, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Inserting Catheters Without X-rays

X-rays penetrate the patient's body, helping the doctor guide the catheter through the artery. In future, it will be possible to monitor the position of the catheter without exposing the patient to X-ray radiation, ...

dateMar 09, 2009 in Engineering
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