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  • Fracking the poor | In These Times - In These Times
    ... blue shirt and khaki pants—her body lurched ... But public health experts are also concerned ... The doctors did a series of brain scans ...
    11/20/2014 - 5:11 am | View Link
  • Increased Screening Has Led to Rise in Thyroid Cancer Misdiagnosis - Mercola
    ... and hospitals often included ultrasound scans for ... latter of which detrimentally affects calcium regulation in your body. Experts Call for ...
    11/19/2014 - 10:46 am | View Link
  • New CyberComply online service streamlines certification to Cyber ... - Minyanville
    ... and CREST-accredited certification body for the ... by risk management software experts Vigilant ... and schedule the vulnerability scans ...
    11/19/2014 - 8:58 am | View Link
  • ctDNA 'Liquid Biopsy' Could Revolutionize Cancer Care - Medscape
    ... are present in every cell in the body, so ctDNA is ... to invasive tissue biopsy, experts told ... follow without having to do frequent CT ...
    11/18/2014 - 10:09 am | View Link
  • Clarke in doubt for summer - Sydney Morning Herald
    Surgery a chance, Tests almost no chance - Sydney Morning Herald
    11/17/2014 - 3:01 pm | View Link
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  • Egyptian mummy getting a closer look in St. Louis
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A team of experts in St. Louis is examining an Egyptian mummy to determine what killed him 3,000 years ago.
    10/26/2014 - 12:27 am | View Link
  • Artec Debuts World's First 3D Full Body Scanning Booth
    Shapify Booth Forms High-Resolution Body Scans in Just 12 Seconds to Create 3D Printed Replica Figurines for Any Occasion
    10/20/2014 - 9:27 am | View Link
  • King Tut’s face of woe behind the gold mask
    SCIENTISTS have produced the most detailed images yet of the face and body of Tutankhamun, which clearly show that he had an overbite, feminine hips and a club foot.
    10/18/2014 - 6:50 pm | View Link
  • Slow and steady may not win the weight loss race
    Slow and steady may not be more effective than rapid weight loss -- and other things we learned from medical journals this week.
    10/17/2014 - 3:12 pm | View Link
  • Dinosaurs breathed through their noses to cool their BRAINS
    Scientists at Ohio University made a computer model (pictured) to show how air moved through the nasal passages of Cretaceous pachycephalosaurids or 'pachy' dinosaurs.
    10/16/2014 - 2:13 pm | View Link
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  • 1,000 new cancer patients a day by 2016: Experts warn NHS faces 'care crisis' because it will not be able to treat such high numbers of cases
    The charity Macmillan Cancer Support says ‘cracks’ are already beginning to show as so many more patients are now waiting longer for vital scans and treatment ... haven’t been approved by the rationing body NICE. But there is such high demand ...
    11/13/2014 - 1:25 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 ...
    07/12/2013 - 6:34 am | View Link
  • CT scans not safe for humans, experts warn
    (NaturalNews) Although the use of computed tomography (CT) scans has become increasingly common, there is no reliable evidence that such scans are safe, according to a paper ... delivered to specific areas of the body. Instead, safety standards for CT ...
    04/27/2013 - 10:09 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
    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, a health physicist at the Mayo Clinic and asking her what they should tell their ...
    11/23/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    11/19/2014 - 7:14 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.
    11/19/2014 - 9:35 am | View Website
  • What Is Body Scan Mindfulness? | eHow
    Body Scan Mindfulness is a meditation technique from the Vipassana tradition in which attention is brought to each area of the body, starting with the tips of the ...
    11/18/2014 - 6:54 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 ...
    11/17/2014 - 7:10 pm | 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.
    11/16/2014 - 4:16 am | View Website
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