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Skin bones helped huge dinos survive


November 30th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 30 (IANS) Bones within the skin of some of the largest dinosaurs ever to roam our planet might have stored vital minerals to help them survive and bear ... Read more...

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CT scans can detect gout cases


November 7th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Gout not detected otherwise can be confirmed by CT scans in patients, say researchers at the Mayo Clinic, US.The type of CT scan, known as dual-energy ... Read more...

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Frequent CT scanning for testicular cancer linked to secondary cancers


March 31st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Older men with early-stage testicular cancer who opt for surveillance with regular CT scans over lymph node removal are at greater risk for secondary cancers, according to a ... Read more...

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Clinicians should carefully use X-rays on pregnant women, infants: Study


February 11th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that clinicians should be careful about using X-rays on pregnant women and infants because of the potential for a slight increase in the ... Read more...

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Novel imaging technique may cut lymphedema in breast cancer patients


December 12th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Oncologists have pointed out that integrating single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with the computerized tomography (CT) scans may offer breast cancer patients substantial protection against lymphedema.The ... Read more...

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CT scans can identify cause of some strokes: Study


November 9th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Multidetector computed tomography (CT) helps pinpoint the causes of ischemic strokes, the most common type of stroke, according to a new study.An ischemic stroke occurs when blockage in ... Read more...

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King Tut suffered ‘massive chest injury that could have killed him’


November 7th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): A new research has claimed that Tutankhamun, Egypt's famous "boy-king", suffered a "massive crushing tearing injury to his chest" that likely would have killed him.X-rays and CT scans ... Read more...

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CT scans could detect heart disease


September 28th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Researchers may be better able to identify people at high risk for cardiovascular disease using CT, a new study at the University Medical Center Utrecht in the Netherlands ... Read more...

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Global warming threatens coral growth in Red Sea


July 16th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Carbon dioxide-induced global warming is slowly killing off a major coral species in the Red Sea, scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have discovered.As summer sea surface ... Read more...

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Overtesting In ERs Related To Fear Of Malpractice Lawsuits


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The doctors in Emergency rooms face the maximum pressure and often the survival of a patient depends on their discretion and actions. That is why sometimes ... Read more...

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Polymer pill the best method to improve lung cancer diagnosis


April 29th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Diagnosis of lung cancer would soon become more effective, thanks to scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), who claim that a polymer pill is ... Read more...

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FDA Investigates Radiation Complaints


April 9th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 09 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an announcement released on Thursday, the United States Food and Drug Administration said that it has received almost 1200 complaints in the last ten years about medical ... Read more...

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Jahvid Best Released From Hospital But Benched For Next Match


November 9th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jahvid Best, the star tailback of California Bears, was released from hospital on Sunday. He had been admitted to the hospital after he suffered an extensive ... Read more...

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One-third of all dinosaur species may never have existed


October 31st, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 31 (ANI): New analyses may wipe out one-third of dinosaur species, with a recent research leading to two dinosaurs being wiped out, as they were not separate species, but different ... Read more...

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Lightman injured during shooting of Knockout


October 16th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
During the shooting of Knockout last evening, a lightman fell from a height and was injured badly. Sanjay Dutt and producer Sohail Maklai rushed Purushottam, the lightman, to Lilavati Hospital.The reason for ... Read more...

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Vibration plate machines may help weight loss, trim abdominal fat


May 9th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Vibration plate exercise machines, if used properly, may help you lose weight and trim the particularly harmful belly fat between the organs, claims a new study.In a study ... Read more...

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CT scans reveal that dinos were complete airheads


December 9th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A new study, using CT scans, has revealed that dinosaurs had more air cavities in their heads than expected.By using CT scans, Ohio University researchers Lawrence Witmer ... Read more...

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Cardiac CT can effectively assess coronary artery stenosis


December 2nd, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): A large study performed by Dutch researchers suggests that Cardiac CT can effectively assess coronary artery stenosis. Experts at Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands, involved ... Read more...

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CT scans offer cheaper diagnosis of low-risk chest pain


July 18th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher in the US says that CT scanners may offer a cheaper alternative to the current methods of evaluating and diagnosing low-risk chest pain patients ... Read more...

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Weight loss programme or exercise? Both, says study


July 5th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) Researchers have compared a weight loss programme with gym membership to determine which conferred the best results. The answer is that both have pros and cons and that ... Read more...

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Simple blood test may improve treatment response in breast cancer patients


May 16th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Doctors dependence on radiology studies such as CT scans and ultrasound for breast cancer therapy could soon become passe, thanks to researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center, ... Read more...

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PET-CT scanning combo effective for lymphoma patients


April 6th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): According to a new study, Combined positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) imaging of lymphoma patients is a more effective method to evaluate response to ... Read more...

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iPhone could soon become a medical tool for doctors


March 23rd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 23 (ANI): Version 2.0 of the popular iPhones firmware, which is due to be launched in June this year, could turn the device into an indispensable medical tool in ... Read more...

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CT scan-cancer link research seriously flawed, claims expert


December 1st, 2007 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
London, December 1 (ANI): A health expert with the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) says that the possible hazards of CT scans, mentioned in a recent article in the New ... Read more...

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CT scans may pose significant cancer risk


November 29th, 2007 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): It is a common belief that all radiological examinations are essentially harmless, however this isnt true for Computed Tomography (CT) scans as researchers have found that high doses ... Read more...

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Pharaoh Tut’s bare face to go on public display for the first time


November 14th, 2007 - 1:57 am ICT by admin
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