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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  • Mother, 44, had a 'gut feeling' she had cancer as she waited for her kids at dance class but was told THREE TIMES by experts she was clear... before her fears were confirmed ...
    Unfortunately, chemotherapy did not work to shrink the tumours that riddled Caroline's body, after several scans shows the lumps had grown and were harder than before. 'That was when I began the clinical trial, and I that was when I went "I think I'm ...
    06/12/2017 - 3:40 pm | View Link
  • Dead or alive? Experts come together to create universal definition of moment we die
    Brain scans, however, showed similar activity to deep sleep had continued for more than 10 minutes. Was this evidence of life after death, simply a sign of electricity slowly draining out of the body or were the patients not actually dead at all?
    06/2/2017 - 8:31 pm | View Link
  • Your mindfulness practice can be formal or informal
    Body scans: Slowly and intentionally scanning your body with your mind focusing from the top of your head to the tips of your toes and radiating out from your heart space. The focus is on being relaxed and aware as you reclaim a connection (rather than ...
    05/10/2016 - 4:02 am | View Link
  • BMI isn't an accurate measure of a person's health: experts
    As waistlines around the globe continue expanding, some scientists say that it's time to do away with a common way to measure weight: body mass index (BMI). BMI, which is based on weight and height, is not an accurate measure of body fat content and does ...
    08/23/2013 - 4:49 am | View Link
  • Traditional physical autopsies – not high-tech 'virtopsies' – still the gold standard for determining cause of death, experts claim
    TV crime shows like Bones and CSI are quick to explain each death by showing highly detailed scans and ... January 17). Traditional physical autopsies – not high-tech 'virtopsies' – still the gold standard for determining cause of death, experts ...
    01/16/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Should you have a full body scan?
    CNBC's Hampton Pearon underwent a full body scan to learn how it can help flag medical problems before patients develop symptoms of disease. But some experts think ...
    06/12/2017 - 6:52 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.
    06/10/2017 - 2:54 pm | View Website
  • Experts Assess Health Risks of Airport Full-Body Scanners ...
    With the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) ramping up its use of full-body scanners in airports just at the busiest travel time of the year, passengers are ...
    11/23/2010 - 6:56 pm | View Website
  • Experts: Whole body scanners can be fooled
    Whole-body imaging scanners replacing traditional metal detectors at U.S. airports could make it easier rather than harder to smuggle contraband, experts say.
    06/13/2010 - 2:48 pm | View Website
  • Experts Say Radiation Fears From Full-Body Scans Unfounded
    Experts Say Radiation Fears From Full-Body Scans Unfounded. ... ABC News' Lisa Stark and Brian Hartman contributed reporting. ... Radiation Fears From Full-Body Scans?
    01/3/2009 - 6:57 pm | View Website
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