Experts: Body Scans 'inadequate' Abroad

Body Scans

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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    ... the brain contains ‘maps’ of the body and the ... This came as a surprise to experts like ... of a series of vivid studies involving ...
    11/22/2015 - 11:23 am | View Link
  • A Heart-to-Heart with Steven Levine and His Living Heart Project - Wireless Design & Development
    ... of medicine, whereby cardiovascular experts can ... the human heart, generated by MRIs and CT scans. ... And slowly by surely, the entire ...
    11/20/2015 - 5:48 am | View Link
  • Open Wide! Dinosaurs' Jaw Stretch Linked to Feeding Habits - Yahoo! News
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    11/20/2015 - 4:35 am | View Link
  • Profiling to help airport security? -
    Airport passenger profiling key to thwarting attacks - The News International
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    Airport passenger profiling key to thwarting attacks: analysts - Yahoo! Singapore
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  • King Tut tomb: Experts 90% sure Queen Nefertiti's remains are in secret chamber
    The detailed scans showed a chamber that was adjoined to the north of ... and later expanded to accommodate the young king's body."
    11/28/2015 - 11:51 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
  • Experts Assess Health Risks of Airport Full-Body Scanners
    With amped-up media scrutiny on the full-body scans, and with many patients preparing ... can refer to when explaining to patients if the full-body scanners emit enough harmful radiation to pose a health risk. The message: "The amount of radiation is ...
    11/23/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Experts available to discuss safe holiday driving and the new airport full-body scan
    University at Buffalo faculty experts are available to comment on the following topics: Safe driving tips for the holiday and the uphill battle of a possible legal challenge to the body scans. The thoughts of the UB faculty members are summarized below.
    11/22/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
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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.
    11/29/2015 - 5:48 pm | View Website
  • CT scans not safe for humans, experts warn
    CT scans not safe for humans, experts warn. Saturday, April 27, 2013 by: David Gutierrez, staff writer Tags: CT scans, radiation, patient safety
    11/29/2015 - 5:40 pm | View Website
  • The Truth About Whole-Body Scans
    Whole-body scans are a hot trend, but are they more harmful than helpful? WebMD investigates.
    11/29/2015 - 6:13 am | View Website
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    Measuring the SUV (Standardized Uptake Value) for PET scans. Peeyush Bhargava, MD Last Modified: October 27, 2002 . Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts,"
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