News tagged with toxicity levels

Does aluminium cause Alzheimer's and breast cancer?

Silvery, ductile, malleable and so very, very useful, aluminium is the most common metal in the Earth's crust. But despite its importance (or perhaps because of it), there are fears that this metal causes ...

Apr 01, 2013
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Mechanical tissue resuscitation technology shows promise

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers seeking a successful treatment for traumatic brain injury have found that the size and extent of damaged tissue can be reduced by using a new device to prevent cell death.

Apr 16, 2012
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IMRT reduces risk of side effects in breast cancer patients

Breast cancer patients treated with intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) instead of standard whole breast irradiation (WBI) have a lower incidence of acute or chronic toxicities, according to a study in Practical Ra ...

Mar 28, 2012
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