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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  • Prescription for Avoiding Ebola Airport Screening: Ibuprofen - NDTV
    ... ibuprofen, according to healthcare experts who ... no symptoms when he left Liberia, and fever scans there had shown a normal body temperature ...
    10/3/2014 - 3:08 pm | View Link
  • Jahi McMath’s family seeks reversal of brain-death ruling - World Magazine
    Reversal sought in California girls' brain-death - Chicago Daily Herald
    10/3/2014 - 1:16 pm | View Link
  • Take Ibuprofen to Avoid Ebola Airport Screening -
    United contacting those who flew with Ebola victim -
    10/3/2014 - 12:26 pm | View Link
  • Ebola Outbreak: Infected Travellers Use 'Lies and Ibuprofen' to … - Yahoo! Singapore
    Ebola goes undetected with ibuprofen and lies -
    10/3/2014 - 10:42 am | View Link
  • Officials Contact More People in Relation to U.S. Ebola Patient But ... - National Geographic
    States , public health officials and experts on ... burial team prepares to remove the body of an ... in West Africa .") A blood test that scans ...
    10/2/2014 - 1:41 pm | View Link
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  • Giant panda Tian Tian 'may have lost her cub'
    Experts had hoped Tian Tian would give birth this weekend after she was artificially inseminated on April 13
    09/1/2014 - 12:19 pm | View Link
  • 'My hayfever turned out to be a brain tumour': Musician's headaches and droopy eye diagnosed as inoperable growth ...
    Beth Frazer, 20, from Valley on Anglesey, blamed hayfever for her headaches, but after three visits to her doctor a brain scan revealed the true cause - a growth in her brain.
    09/1/2014 - 7:13 am | View Link
  • Transfer deadline day is fast approaching, but what happens in last-minute medicals?
    With transfer deadline day coming up, Sportsmail went to St George's Park in Staffordshire to gain an insight into what exactly goes on in a football medical.
    08/31/2014 - 7:36 am | View Link
  • Bugatti Veyron gets £3,000 paint job that uses MICROSCOPE to spot imperfections
    The Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse was given the expert treatment at the Jack Barclay showroom in Mayfair, London. Experts from Topaz Detailing examined scans on laptop before repainting sections.
    08/22/2014 - 11:44 am | View Link
  • Weapons can be easily smuggled past airport body scanners
    Two years ago, a blogger named Jonathan Corbett published a YouTube video that seemed to show a facepalm-worthy vulnerability in the TSA's Rapiscan full-body X-ray scanners: because metal detected by the scanners appeared black in the images they created, he claimed that any passenger could hide a weapon on the side of his or her body to render it invisible against the scans' black background ...
    08/21/2014 - 5:29 am | 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 - 6:34 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
  • Experts weigh risks of CT scans
    GREENVILLE, S.C. — CT scans have transformed medicine ... 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 Institutes of Health. They can be used to diagnose ...
    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 ...
    11/16/2011 - 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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  • Why and How to Do a Mental Body Scan for Stress Relief
    When you're stressed, you may be carrying stress in your body without realizing it. A body scan meditation can help you locate and release that stress. Here's how!
    10/21/2014 - 9:10 pm | View Website
  • About Body Scan Meditation | Gaiam Life
    Body scan meditation is a form of Vipassana meditation that is purported to help expand mind/body awareness, release tension and quiet the mind.
    10/21/2014 - 7:01 pm | 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.
    10/21/2014 - 5:14 pm | View Website
  • CT SCAN| Computed Tomography Scan|Cat Scan: Body Scan|Full ...
    People should be aware of the risks associated with full body CT scans (also known as CAT scans) and virtual colonoscopy. Full body scans, promoted in most ...
    10/21/2014 - 3:05 pm | View Website
  • What Is a Total Body Scan? | eHow
    A total body scan is also commonly referred to as a CT body scan, or simply as a CAT scan. A total body scan can be used to detect health issues that are potentially ...
    10/21/2014 - 2:51 pm | View Website
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