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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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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...

Posted in Health |

Australian women’s jail to have full-body scanner

August 16th, 2010 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 16 (IANS) A high-security women's prison in Australia will have a full-body scanner for checking visitors and inmates in order to stop infiltration of drugs and weapons inside the jail. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ponting encourages Tait to make a Test comeback

July 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting is reported to have urged South Australian spearhead Shaun Tait to make a comeback to Test cricket.So impressed was Ponting with the resurgence of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lyrids Meteor Shower To Pace Up On Earth Day

April 22nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) April 22 shall witness the peak of Lyrids meteor shower for the year 2010 as they light up the northern hemisphere. Geologists at the observatory ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Old ’silver’ dental fillings not as toxic as previously thought

January 28th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Old 'silver' dental fillings, also called amalgams, may not be as toxic as many people fear, according to a new study.The study that examined the surface chemistry of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists to examine heat transfer between materials

May 1st, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 1 (ANI): Inefficient heat flow between materials acts as a major barrier to more powerful, efficient devices such as jet engines to personal electronics to nano-scale transistors. Now, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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...

Posted in Health Science |