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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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  • Is death just a hallucination? - Psychology Today
    ... walked out of the hospital, brain and body intact. ... In 2014, critical-care experts know that ... Brain scans suggest that both the OBE and ...
    09/1/2014 - 1:26 pm | View Link
  • Scatterbrained—or something more - Better Nutrition
    Priapism Associated With the Use of Stimulant Medications and ... - MDLinx
    09/1/2014 - 12:29 pm | View Link
  • Attempted homicide survivor reclaims her voice — and her life — ... - Dallas Morning News
    “I live in an old lady’s body,” she says. ... She scans the table to make sure everyone has what ... Experts say it’s normal for victims ...
    08/30/2014 - 12:43 pm | View Link
  • New MFPs and Printers in the Canon imageCLASS Lineup - Business TechEdge Magazine
    08/29/2014 - 11:38 am | View Link
  • The gender of dieting - Southwest Florida Herald Tribune
    Although experts have long insisted that losing weight is simply a ... such as pizza, cinnamon buns and chocolate cake, brain scans showed activity
    08/26/2014 - 2:34 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 - 6:26 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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  • Accuscan Full Body CT / CAT Scan Utah
    Accuscan imaging center - full body ct cat scan clinic in Salt Lake City, Utah, heart scan, lung scan for painless, non-invasive, fast, safe diagnosis
    09/2/2014 - 11:10 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.
    09/2/2014 - 6:38 am | View Website
  • Ask an Expert: CT Scan dye allergy
    Question: After a recent CT scan, I experienced severe stomach cramping (on the way home from the hospital) and then about a week later, I broke out in hives all over ...
    09/2/2014 - 3:53 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 ...
    09/2/2014 - 2:20 am | View Website
  • 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.
    09/2/2014 - 2:06 am | View Website
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