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Exposure to low-dose radiation ‘ups cancer risk’


February 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 08 (ANI): A new study has shown that exposure to low-dose radiation from cardiac imaging and other procedures after a heart attack is associated with an increased risk of cancer.The ... Read more...

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Now drink containers under scanner at North American airports (Lead)


December 25th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto/New York/Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) Beverage containers also came under the scanner at US and Canadian airports from Friday as the North American countries further tightened aviation security.The Canadian Air ... Read more...

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Now thermoses, coffee cups added to terror weapons list


December 25th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) Air travellers carrying thermoses or coffee cups at US airports may be subject to extra scrutiny during this holiday season as such items could be used to conceal ... Read more...

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Epigenetics could help determine risks linked to low-dose radiation


February 1st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): The study of epigenetics could play a role in determining whether or not future trends of diseases can in fact be linked to low-dose radiation delivered from computed ... Read more...

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Mammography could increase breast cancer threat for high-risk women


December 1st, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers have found that low dose radiation from annual mammography screening may increase breast cancer risk in women with genetic or familial predisposition to breast cancer.The research suggested ... Read more...

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Novel therapy may eradicate lung cancer


October 30th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Scientists from UT Southwestern Medical Center have suggested a novel therapeutic strategy that would completely eradicate lung cancer.Researchers Pier Paolo Scaglioni and Georgia Konstantinidou have shown that using ... Read more...

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Low doses of radiation can cause heart disease, stroke


October 23rd, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new British study suggests that low doses of radiation can trigger heart disease and stroke.A team led by Dr. Mark Little at Imperial College London constructed a ... Read more...

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High-dose radiation, chemo combo boosts survival in lung cancer patients


April 9th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Researchers from University of Michigan have revealed that giving high doses of radiation along with chemotherapy can significantly improve survival in patients with stage III lung cancer.The ... Read more...

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UK docs to use ”Cyberknife” to treat cancer


February 8th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 8 (ANI): Doctors in Britain will for the first time use a robotic radiotherapy machine to treat cancer this week. The machine called Cyberknife is said to be worth 2.5 ... Read more...

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UK to try robot radiotherapy machine Cyberknife for cancer care from February


December 31st, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 31 (ANI): A robot radiotherapy machine to treat cancer, called the Cyberknife, will be introduced in Britain in February next year. Since the machine moves with a patient''s breathing, ... Read more...

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