News tagged with radiation exposure
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A new stress test protocol that investigates reducing the use of perfusion imaging in low risk patients undergoing SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging for possible angina symptoms was found to be diagnostically safe, revealed ...
Cardiology May 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Abdominal computed tomography (CT) imaging, conducted for other indications, can be used to identify patients with osteoporosis, according to a study published in the April 16 issue of the Annals of ...
Cancer Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Two studies funded by NASA and presented at the AACR Annual Meeting 2013 help explain why space radiation may increase the risk of colorectal cancer in humans.
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, doesn't usually occur in kids, but a new study shows that it's happening more often.
Cancer Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The radiation dose imparted to patients undergoing multiple intraoperative lumbar single cone-beam computed tomography (CT) scans is within the dose range that patients receive during a single ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study by a Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found it's possible to maintain high-quality CT colonography diagnostic images while reducing the radiation dose. This is important as the use of CT colonography, or virtual ...
Cancer Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Ohio State University cancer researchers have identified molecules in the bloodstream that might accurately gauge the likelihood of radiation illness after exposure to ionizing radiation.
Cancer Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Efforts to prevent breast cancer need to focus more aggressively and coherently on environmental factors.
Cancer Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Study of Atomic-Bomb Survivors: Even lower levels of ionizing radiation exposure may lead to soft tissue cancers
In one of the largest and longest follow-up studies ever conducted to assess the effects of ionizing radiation upon the development of soft tissue sarcomas in humans, the investigators found that much lower levels than previously ...
Surgery Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Work-related stress is not linked to the development of colorectal, lung, breast or prostate cancers, a study published today in BMJ suggests.
Cancer Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers are improving the performance of technologies ranging from medical CT scanners to digital cameras using a system of models to extract specific information from huge collections of data and then ...
Medical research Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Regular exposure to sunlight—specifically ultraviolet B (UVB)—may reduce the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, indicates a large long term study published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Epidermal growth factor has been found to speed the recovery of blood-making stem cells after exposure to radiation, according to Duke Medicine researchers. The finding could open new options for treating cancer patients ...
Medical research Feb 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A study of more than 12,000 children from emergency departments throughout the country in the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) has identified seven factors that can help physicians determine the ...
Cancer Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers using a newly approved advanced computed tomography (CT) system were able to significantly reduce radiation exposure in patients undergoing coronary CT angiography (CCTA), according to a new study published online ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0