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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  • Researchers Easily Slipped Weapons Past TSA’s X-Ray Body Scanners - Wired News
    TSA Scanners That Saw You Naked Can Miss Guns, Bombs - BusinessWeek
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  • All You Can Eat - Wired News
    ... to lie down for dual-energy x-ray absorpti­ometry scans, an accurate way to measure body fat. ... there is no agreement among the experts on ...
    08/19/2014 - 4:30 am | View Link
  • Sharp rise in CT scans on children - BBC
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    08/14/2014 - 12:50 pm | View Link
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  • 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
    "It's still a low dose, but it’s much more than what’s usually said," Brenner said. Pass it on: The risks of low doses of radiation, such as those used by airport body scanners, are uncertain, but so far appear to be negligible.
    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
  • Experts say airport body scans pose little risk
    The new full-body scanners being installed in airports use X-rays to peek under clothing. But experts say the health risks associated with these extremely low doses of radiation are minuscule. Each backscatter X-ray scan (travelers get two, front and back ...
    03/7/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • 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.
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  • How Does a Body Scan Work?
    Body scans are important diagnostic tools. A body scan screens your body, detecting the presence of cancers, heart diseases and other abnormalities.
    08/20/2014 - 11:11 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 ...
    08/20/2014 - 9:59 am | View Website
  • 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.
    08/19/2014 - 11:58 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 ...
    08/19/2014 - 5:39 pm | View Website
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