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    Report: scientists find near-perfect genetic picture for breast ... - Deutsche Welle
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    05/1/2016 - 6:01 am | View Link
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    04/30/2016 - 5:46 am | View Link
  • 8 Unexpected Things A Blood Test Can Reveal About You - Bicycling
    ... s going on throughout the rest of your body. ... depression . And for years, experts believed it ... mood disorders using blood tests or ...
    04/29/2016 - 11:54 am | View Link
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  • Scientists Discover Molecular Lightbulbs For New Form Of MRI: Why This Gets Experts Excited?
    The MRI scanner basically scans the human body by applying strong magnetic fields and radio waves, creating detailed images of the insides of the body. This process causes the nuclei in the Hydrogen atoms to broadcast their location and provide an inside ...
    03/27/2016 - 7:58 pm | View Link
  • 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 ...
    07/11/2013 - 2:26 pm | 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 - 11:14 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
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  • Thyroid Scan
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    Learn to bring more awareness and relaxation to your body with this short video.
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    05/1/2016 - 2:19 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.
    05/1/2016 - 7:38 am | 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 ...
    05/1/2016 - 1:33 am | View Website
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