Experts: Body Scans 'inadequate' Abroad

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A foiled plot to sneak a bomb through airport checkpoints and onto a plane bound for the United States calls attention to gaps in screening measures that are supposed to detect threats airport metal detectors miss.

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    04/19/2014 - 8:56 am | View Link
  • The Singularity and Our Collision Path with the Future - Impact Lab
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    04/18/2014 - 12:53 pm | View Link
  • 7 Secret Reasons You're Still Hungry - Huffington Post
    ... that because BPA can be treated by the body as a ... Yale University researchers used MRI scans to show ... What to do: Weight-loss experts ...
    04/18/2014 - 10:05 am | View Link
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    04/17/2014 - 11:34 am | View Link
  • Breast and prostratic cancers are common in India: Dr. Vasishta - Sify
    ... ionising radiiation which is harmful to the body. ... X-rays, CT scans use ionising radiation and ... arthritis diet , Ask our experts , ...
    04/15/2014 - 9:43 am | View Link
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  • Whole Body Scan Could Help with Bone Marrow Cancer Treatment
    The patients had undergone whole-body, diffusion-weighted MRI scans before and after they received treatment for myeloma, which is a type of blood cancer. Typically, myeloma is monitored via bone marrow biopsies although there is evidence that these ...
    01/28/2014 - 5:46 am | View Link
  • Sugar Could Relieve the Process of Getting Body Scans
    For cancer patients, getting body scans becomes a regular and required test. This amount of scans often exposes the body to high levels of radioactive material, which is undesirable. Due to this fact, researchers have tried to find alternative options that ...
    07/12/2013 - 6:26 am | View Link
  • CT scans not safe for humans, experts warn
    The experts noted that few, if any, studies have directly examined the cumulative, lifelong effects of small, occasional doses of radiation delivered to specific areas of the body. Instead, safety standards for CT scans are based on studies of people ...
    04/27/2013 - 9:09 am | View Link
  • Airport Body Scanners Mostly Safe for Travelers, Experts Say
    Travelers in U.S. airports who are screened by body scanners are unlikely to encounter enough radiation to promote cancer or damage their cells, experts told MyHealthNewsDaily today. Body scanners that use X-rays will not be allowed in airports in Europe ...
    11/16/2011 - 3:14 pm | View Link
  • Experts Assess Health Risks of Airport Full-Body Scanners
    Physical pat-downs are performed on people who refuse the full-body scan. With amped-up media scrutiny on the full-body scans, and with many patients preparing for holiday travel, an increasing number of physicians have been calling Kelly Classic ...
    11/23/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • SPECT Scan
    A SPECT scan is an imaging technique that measures the emission of photons of a given energy from radioactive tracers introduced into the body.
    04/19/2014 - 11:57 am | View Website
  • Complete Body Scan
    Signing up in this fitness center can certainly make your body become overflowed with energy. fitness center Marion will definitely assist individuals burn their ...
    04/19/2014 - 10:38 am | View Website
  • About Body Scan Meditation | Gaiam Life
    Body Scan Meditation is a form of Vipassana meditation that helps expand mind/body awareness, release tension and quiet the mind.
    04/18/2014 - 10:28 pm | View Website
  • Body Measure | Body Composition Scan | Sydney Australia ...
    Finally a way to find out what’s happening on the inside! Body Measure are the experts in Dual Energy Xray Absorptiometry. Providing you with a safe, stress-free ...
    04/18/2014 - 6:39 pm | View Website
  • Body CT (CAT Scan)
    Current and accurate information for patients about CAT Scan (CT)of the body. Learn what you might experience, how to prepare for the exam, benefits, risks and much more.
    04/18/2014 - 5:41 pm | View Website
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