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  • The ABC’s of eating disorders: part 2 -
    ... refer patients to eating disorder experts when ... to popular culture can lead to body image ... X-rays, bone density scans, lab work and ...
    10/31/2014 - 6:36 am | View Link
  • More Than a Software Program - Radiology Today
    Hospital of Philadelphia Experts Discuss Their ... are broken down by body region and even all body ... Screening and diagnostic scans should be ...
    10/30/2014 - 3:08 pm | View Link
  • 2,500-Year-Old Siberian Mummy: Ancient Princess Used Cannabis to ... - Epoch Times
    ... with the spirits, the experts believe.  The ... because it was pressed to the body, probably by ... ” Dr. Andrey Letyagin looks at scans ...
    10/29/2014 - 3:13 pm | View Link
  • Health experts warn that for some of us, gardening this Autumn could ... - ABC News 4 Charleston
    Health experts warn that for some of us, gardening this Autumn could ... - WVNS
    10/29/2014 - 9:33 am | View Link
  • Broken pencil bits removed from boy’s eye - Gulf News
    Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), and experts at the ... and leads to the inflammation of body tissue. ... to SKMC, doctors reviewed medical scans and ...
    10/27/2014 - 8:28 am | View Link
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  • Egyptian mummy getting a closer look in St. Louis
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A team of experts in St. Louis is examining an Egyptian mummy to determine what killed him 3,000 years ago.
    10/26/2014 - 12:27 am | View Link
  • Artec Debuts World's First 3D Full Body Scanning Booth
    Shapify Booth Forms High-Resolution Body Scans in Just 12 Seconds to Create 3D Printed Replica Figurines for Any Occasion
    10/20/2014 - 9:27 am | View Link
  • King Tut’s face of woe behind the gold mask
    SCIENTISTS have produced the most detailed images yet of the face and body of Tutankhamun, which clearly show that he had an overbite, feminine hips and a club foot.
    10/18/2014 - 6:50 pm | View Link
  • Slow and steady may not win the weight loss race
    Slow and steady may not be more effective than rapid weight loss -- and other things we learned from medical journals this week.
    10/17/2014 - 3:12 pm | View Link
  • Dinosaurs breathed through their noses to cool their BRAINS
    Scientists at Ohio University made a computer model (pictured) to show how air moved through the nasal passages of Cretaceous pachycephalosaurids or 'pachy' dinosaurs.
    10/16/2014 - 2:13 pm | View Link
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  • King Tut's Club Foot Makes Chariot Death Unlikely, Researchers Say
    Scientists used more than 2,000 computer scans of King Tut’s mummified body to create a full-size, scientifically accurate image of the king. The research casts doubt on the theory that the young king, who is thought to have died at age 19, died in a ...
    10/22/2014 - 12:55 pm | 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 - 6:34 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 - 10:09 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 - 7:19 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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  • DEXA Scan, Body Fat/Composition Testing ^Like my facebook page for regular updates! Please subscribe, like, comment and share! I am available for On-line Coaching ...
    10/31/2014 - 4:31 am | View Website
  • About CT Scans
    A CT scan provides a detailed cross sectional view of all the different types of tissue in the body. Because of its detailed images, a medical professional can easily ...
    10/30/2014 - 11:44 pm | View Website
  • What Is Body Scan Mindfulness? | eHow
    Body Scan Mindfulness is a meditation technique from the Vipassana tradition in which attention is brought to each area of the body, starting with the tips of the ...
    10/30/2014 - 3:30 pm | View Website
  • The Melrose Aesthetic Centre
    At The Melrose Aesthetic Centre, we believe in the ability to age gracefully, and we can empower you to keep the visible signs of aging within your control.
    10/30/2014 - 3:49 am | View Website
  • Full body scanner
    A full-body scanner is a device that detects objects on a person's body for security screening purposes, without physically removing clothes or making physical contact.
    10/30/2014 - 3:20 am | View Website
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