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  • 15 thyroid cancer facts everyone should know -
    ... wide—has a huge impact on your entire body. ... of all thyroid cancer cases, but experts aren't ... after localizing a thyroid nodule." PET ...
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    More young Indians embracing gene testing for healthy ageing - Times of India
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    More young Indians embracing gene testing for healthy ageing - Siasat Daily
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    ... s mental health benefits A large body of ... and colleagues that included brain scans of ... generally accepted by the larger community, ...
    09/29/2015 - 8:44 am | View Link
  • World Heart Day: 10 ways to be 'hale and hearty' - Mid Day
    ... heart and overall health, say experts including ... Analysing heart scans and physical activity ... using seven metrics: blood pressure, body ...
    09/29/2015 - 6:56 am | View Link
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  • King Tut’s tomb may contain two hidden chambers, experts say
    By using 2,000 Computerized Tomography (CT) scans of the pharaoh’s mummified body, scientists have created a full size computer-generated image of Tutankhamun. The virtual autopsy reveals that the boy king suffered from a genetic bone wasting disease and ...
    09/28/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • 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 - 5:47 am | View Link
  • CT scans not safe for humans, experts warn
    (NaturalNews) Although the use of computed tomography (CT) scans has become increasingly common, there is no reliable evidence that such scans are safe, according to a paper ... delivered to specific areas of the body. Instead, safety standards for CT ...
    04/27/2013 - 10:09 am | View Link
  • Experts weigh risks of CT scans
    CT, or computerized tomography, scans use a series of X-rays taken from many angles to provide cross-sectional images of the inside of the body, according to the National ... researchers began to question the risk of CT scans, especially for children ...
    03/21/2013 - 6:25 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 ...
    11/17/2011 - 4:14 am | View Link
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  • Tiny Alien Body Confirmed With CT Scans And X-Rays Says Dr ...
    Tiny Alien Body Confirmed With CT Scans And X-Rays Says Dr. Steven Greer, Presidential Briefing Documents
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  • whole body thyroid scan
    A thyroid scan uses a radioactive tracer and a special camera to measure how much tracer is absorbed from the bloodstream by the thyroid gland.
    10/7/2015 - 9:31 pm | View Website
  • Positron emission tomography
    Positron emission tomography (PET is a nuclear medicine, functional imaging technique that produces a three-dimensional image of functional processes in the body.
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  • The Truth About Whole-Body Scans
    Whole-body scans are a hot trend, but are they more harmful than helpful? WebMD investigates.
    10/6/2015 - 9:46 pm | View Website
  • Capturing Full Body Scans in Color
    Intro: Capturing Full Body Scans in Color. This tutorial will teach you how to capture full body scans of people using photogrammetry and to prepare them ...
    10/6/2015 - 10:19 am | View Website
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