News tagged with radiation dose

Radiation from airport scanners—how much dose we get

A new report by an independent task force commissioned by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), has found that people absorb less radiation from airport X-ray backscatter scanner than they do while standing ...

Jun 27, 2013
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Dual agent scan differentiates diabetic foot disorders

Researchers are kick-starting better diabetic foot care and promoting reduced radiation dose with a new take on a hybrid molecular imaging technique. By targeting both bone cell activity and immune response and improving ...

Jun 11, 2013
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Dose analysis predicts non-Hodgkin lymphoma survival

Outcomes can be bleak for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), a cancer that develops in the white blood cells of the immune system. Accurate estimation of radiation absorbed dose in radioimmunotherapy (RIT) based on state-of-the-art ...

Jun 11, 2013
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