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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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    Kaufmann said many of these are created for nonweight-bearing body parts, such as arms ... is not a large number,” Kaufmann said. After scans and casting, OrthoPets made and sent Terra’s prosthetic. Though Terra gets around just fine even with ...
    05/15/2017 - 8:03 pm | View Link
  • NHS in danger of falling behind with out of date scanners, warn experts
    A report1 published by an intercollegiate expert advisory body called the Clinical Imaging Board (CIB ... that the machines are just not capable of producing the same quality of scans and also they have a tendency to wear out and break down more frequently.
    05/12/2017 - 5:22 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
  • Experts Available to Discuss Safe Holiday Driving and the New Airport Full-Body Scan
    Challenge to full-body scans will be tough R. Nils Olsen, Jr., professor in the UB Law School specializes in federal post-conviction remedies and environmental policy. With regard to anyone challenging the new full-body scan used at airports, he says ...
    11/23/2010 - 8:00 am | View Link
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  • Full-body scanners used on air passengers may damage human ...
    (NaturalNews) In researching the biological effects of the millimeter wave scanners used for whole body imaging at airports, NaturalNews has learned that the energy ...
    05/19/2017 - 11:56 pm | View Website
  • Information on whole body scanning | NSW EPA
    Overview. Whole body scanning by computed tomography (CT) is being vigorously marketed as a means of screening for early signs of illness in people who have no ...
    05/19/2017 - 4:36 am | View Website
  • ASK THE EXPERT: What should I expect from a full-body skin ...
    ASK THE EXPERT: What should I expect from a full-body skin exam? By Ronald Moy, MD. Dr. Moy is the founder of the Moy-Fincher Medical Group, Los Angeles, and is a ...
    05/19/2017 - 4:14 am | View Website
  • The Ramzi Theory Explained
    4. Sagittal scans cannot provide insight into whether placenta is located on left or right of the uterus. What is a sagittal scan? In the simplest terms, it is a view ...
    05/14/2017 - 1:32 pm | View Website
  • Why are CT scans performed?
    CT scans are performed to analyze the internal structures of various parts of the body. This includes the head, where traumatic injuries, (such as blood clots or ...
    11/5/2015 - 6:59 pm | View Website
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