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Latest scan can tell need for bypass


August 29th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) An ultra-fast, 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner can tell which people with chest pain need or do not need cardiac angioplasty or bypass surgery to restore ... Read more...

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Now, a CT scanner that reduces cancer risk


August 8th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A low radiation CT scanner that reduces the risk of cancer through its controlled radiation was launched at a city hospital Monday. The equipment, 128-Slice CT ... Read more...

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Scientists trace violent death of Iron Age man


March 29th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) The skull and brain of an Iron Age man - one of the oldest brains found in Europe - unearthed face-down during excavations indicate he was ... Read more...

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Improved autopsy techniques ‘could make faith groups happy too’


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): UK scientists have come up with a cost-effective and easy-to-use non-surgical autopsy technique, which could revolutionize the conventional post-mortem process of opening up the body to determine a ... Read more...

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Egypt museum treasures being repaired


February 8th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 8 (IANS/AKI) A statue of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun standing on the back of a panther is among 70 archaeological treasures being repaired after they were damaged in a failed ... Read more...

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New nanoparticles make blood clots visible to CT scanner


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Researchers have designed nanoparticles that detect clots and make them visible to a new kind of X-ray technology.Gregory Lanza, a Washington University cardiologist at Barnes-Jewish Hospital said ... Read more...

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Scientists probe fossil of biggest ever sea predator


December 24th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Scientists are probing into fossilised skull of the biggest and the most fearsome sea monster that ever lived, with the help of one of the most powerful CT ... Read more...

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3D scan used to create model of the colossal sea monster


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists want to recreate a creature that got perished with the dinosaurs. Scientists are currently using 3D CT scanner to picture the fossilized skull of the colossal ... Read more...

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3D Scan To Reveal Details Of Colossal Sea Monster Pilosaur


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hitherto unknown facts about a massive sea monster named Pliosaur are going to be unveiled courtesy the very powerful CT scanners in the UK. ... Read more...

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Iron in coronary artery plaque ‘a marker of heart attack risk’


November 16th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new research has found that iron, derived from blood, is much more prevalent in the kind of plaque that is unstable and is more likely to promote ... Read more...

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Docs aim to reduce radiation doses for children


August 1st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Medical professionals have been taking measures to reduce children's exposure to radiation during diagnostic tests such as CT scans as their changing bodies and brains are especially sensitive. And ... Read more...

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CT scanner that views whole organs in a heartbeat unveiled


June 4th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 04 (ANI): The next generation CT scanner can capture image of an entire organ in less than a second and track blood flow through the brain or to a tumor, ... Read more...

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Face of 2000 yr old Egyptian mummy reconstructed


March 8th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Barcelona, March 8 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Quiron Hospital of Barcelona has reconstructed the face of an Egyptian mummy from 2000 years ago.According to a report in the Barcelona Reporter, the ... Read more...

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New cardiac CT technology cuts patient radiation exposure drastically


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): An imaging exam of the heart using the latest generation of CT technology exposes patients to as much as 91 percent less radiation than standard helical CT scanning, ... Read more...

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Global neuro-surgery experts to assemble at Agra


February 7th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 7 (IANS) Top international gurus of neuro-surgery will share invaluable knowledge and pass on the latest skills to 200 Indian doctors at a two-day workshop in the city of the ... Read more...

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Egyptians suffered heart attacks 3,500 years ago


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) Ancient Egyptian mummies, some as old as 3,500 years, showed hardening of arteries, suggesting that heart attacks and stroke afflicted the ancients too. "Atherosclerosis, despite differences in ancient and ... Read more...

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HIV-infected men have increased presence, severity of coronary artery plaques


January 8th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): HIV infected young men with minimal cardiac risk factors had significantly more coronary atherosclerotic plaques - some involving serious arterial blockage - than did uninfected males with similar ... Read more...

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Aussie bees ‘mummify’ beetle intruders alive


December 21st, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): An Australian stingless bee has a stern way of dealing with any beetle that tries to enter its hive - the parasitic interloper is mummified alive as the ... Read more...

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Heart disease found in 3,000 year old Egyptian mummies


November 19th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 19 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have detected hardening of the arteries in Egyptian mummies, some as old as 3,500 years, suggesting that the factors causing heart attack and ... Read more...

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Egyptian mummies show heart disease had ancient origin


November 18th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Hardening of arteries detected in Egyptian mummies as early as 3,500 years shows that heart attacks and strokes had ancient origins. "Atherosclerosis... despite differences in ancient and modern lifestyles... ... Read more...

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Fossil of “Mini T. rex” unearthed in China


September 18th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): Researchers in China have unearthed a small tyrannosauroid fossil in China, which is no more than three meters long, and predates the Tyrannosaurus rex by tens of millions ... Read more...

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Tiny predecessor of giant T. rex found in China


September 18th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Researchers have unearthed a tiny T. rex predecessor in China, weighing only a hundredth of its much larger and more ferocious dinosaur descendant, popularised by the movie "Jurassic ... Read more...

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World’s most advanced CT scanner to see through solids


September 11th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 11 (ANI): Researchers at The University of Nottingham, UK, have created the most advanced 3D X-ray micro Computed Tomography (CT) scanner in the world, which will help scientists from a ... Read more...

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Smart phone offers ultrasound imaging at finger-tips


April 22nd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Marrying ultrasound technology with a smartphone, computer experts have created a compact, mobile, palm-sized medical imaging device. William D. Richard, associate professor and research associate David Zar ... Read more...

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Soon, smartphones to provide ultrasound imaging


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. hope to bring the minimalist approach to medical care with the use of a medical imaging device that fits in the palm of the ... Read more...

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CT scanning performed on prehistoric turtle to find skull, eggs, embryos


April 16th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): The fossilised remains of a 75-million-year-old turtle, only the second in the world found with eggs inside it, underwent CT scanning at Bozeman Deaconess hospital recently.Knell, a ... Read more...

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New approach can tell after a single treatment if chemotherapy is working


April 15th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center say that a non-invasive method can enable cancer specialists to determine after a single cycle of chemotherapy whether the treatment is ... Read more...

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Ski instructor asked Richardson to go to hospital


March 22nd, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A ski instructor had urged the late actress Natasha Richardson to go to the hospital after her fall while skiing. The instructor Danush Rudolph was skiing on Mont Tremblant ... Read more...

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Early humans had jaws powerful enough to crack tough nuts and seeds


February 3rd, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): A new calculation of the ancient hominins bite has determined that they possessed jaws and teeth larger and more powerful than those of their ape ancestors, which ... Read more...

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11-year-old schoolboy survives arrow shot through the eye!


December 12th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): An arrow-shooting game turned almost fatal for a schoolboy archer, who had a narrow escape after being shot through the eye by a friend.The arrow went straight ... Read more...

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Portable CT boosts chance of stroke survival and recovery


December 3rd, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that having a portable eight-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner in an emergency room can potentially increase the number of stroke victims who receive a ... Read more...

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New 3D technique for early breast cancer diagnosis developed


September 18th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): An international team of researchers have developed a new X-ray technique that would allow 3D visualizations of the breast and detect tumours at early stages.Researchers revealed that ... Read more...

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Great white shark bite hardest of them all today


August 6th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) The great white shark possesses the most lethal and formidable bite of any existing species, according to a new study. Researchers calculated that the bite force of its ... Read more...

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Great white sharks extinct relative had the mightiest bite among all carnivores


August 4th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Scientists have used sophisticated computer modelling to calculate that the bite force of the great white sharks extinct relative - the gigantic fossil species Carcharodon megalodon, is ... Read more...

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Why violins from Stradivaris times sound better than modern ones


July 2nd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Studying classical Cremonese violins from the famous masters like Stradivari and Guarneri del Gesu with the help a CT scanner, a Dutch researcher at the Leiden University ... Read more...

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