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Military CT Scans

CT Scans are used for a variety of purposes to diagnose medical conditions. However, there is another use for these scans which the military has been using. Military officers perform "virtual autopsies" on deceased soldiers in Iraq for research purposes. "Such records of the dead are unprecedent ... Continue Reading

Military CT Scans

CT Scans are used for a variety of purposes to diagnose medical conditions. However, there is another use for these scans which the military has been using. Military officers perform "virtual autopsies" on deceased soldiers in Iraq for research purposes. "Such records of ... Continue Reading

Improving CT Lung Cancer Scans

There are a few screening exams which have the potential to be really great for early detection of serious disease but which are also flawed in the sense that they aren't always performed correctly and therefore don't meet their full potential. Lung cancer screening is one of these. Many people get ... Continue Reading

Improving CT Lung Cancer Scans

There are a few screening exams which have the potential to be really great for early detection of serious disease but which are also flawed in the sense that they aren't always performed correctly and therefore don't meet their full potential. Lung cancer screening is one o ... Continue Reading

Human Imaging Technology Used on Animals

There is an interesting cycle that takes place in the world of medicine. Much of the research that is done to create medical advances for humans is tested first on other animals. The information is then used to create safe and efficient medicine for people. But, in turn, the medical advances that be ... Continue Reading

Human Imaging Technology Used on Animals

There is an interesting cycle that takes place in the world of medicine. Much of the research that is done to create medical advances for humans is tested first on other animals. The information is then used to create safe and efficient medicine for people. But, in turn, the ... Continue Reading

Full Body Scanners for Airport Security

Full body scanners may soon replace the metal detectors commonly used in airport security, both in the United States and abroad. After the nearly missed bombing attempt during a Northwest/Delta flight flying from Amsterdam to Detroit on December 25th, airport security is turning to technology that m ... Continue Reading

Full Body Scanners for Airport Security

Full body scanners may soon replace the metal detectors commonly used in airport security, both in the United States and abroad. After the nearly missed bombing attempt during a Northwest/Delta flight flying from Amsterdam to Detroit on December 25th, airport security is tur ... Continue Reading

Get Timely Cancer Scans Using Online Reporting

If you have had any type of cancer in the past, you are probably concerned about staying on top of the treatments that are recommended by your doctor. You are probably also concerned about making sure that any warning signs that the cancer has come back are noticed and taken seriously right away to ... Continue Reading

Get Timely Cancer Scans Using Online Reporting

If you have had any type of cancer in the past, you are probably concerned about staying on top of the treatments that are recommended by your doctor. You are probably also concerned about making sure that any warning signs that the cancer has come back are noticed and taken ... Continue Reading

CT Scans Get Smaller, Stay Efficient

Would you be concerned if you found out that your doctor was looking at your CT head scan on a handheld PDA instead of on his desktop computer? If so, you'd be jumping to false conclusions about his inefficiency. It turns out that scans viewed on PDA's are just as efficient as those viewed at workst ... Continue Reading

CT Scans Get Smaller, Stay Efficient

Would you be concerned if you found out that your doctor was looking at your CT head scan on a handheld PDA instead of on his desktop computer? If so, you'd be jumping to false conclusions about his inefficiency. It turns out that scans viewed on PDA's are just as efficient ... Continue Reading

CT Scans Found to be Reliable for Heart Disease Prevention

Heart disease is a major cause of death. It concerns a great number of people. As a result, many people regularly get check-ups for their heart. No one wants their ticker to stop ticking. But to get the heart checked out isn't an easy procedure. Searching for blockages can be invasive and expensive. Continue Reading

CT Scans Found to be Reliable for Heart Disease Prevention

Heart disease is a major cause of death. It concerns a great number of people. As a result, many people regularly get check-ups for their heart. No one wants their ticker to stop ticking. But to get the heart checked out isn't an easy procedure. Searching for blockages can b ... Continue Reading

CT Scan Safety: What You Need to Know

Recent reports of the dangers associated with overuse of computed tomography (CT) scans has many patients concerned about receiving the diagnostic tests. But does that mean you should refuse to have a scan if your doctor prescribes one, or if you feel it could be helpful? According to some physician ... Continue Reading

CT Scan Safety: What You Need to Know

Recent reports of the dangers associated with overuse of computed tomography (CT) scans has many patients concerned about receiving the diagnostic tests. But does that mean you should refuse to have a scan if your doctor prescribes one, or if you feel it could be helpful? Ac ... Continue Reading

CT Scan for Cancer Patients

The Mount Vernon Sun ran an article last week that speaks to the importance of preventive imaging. The story is about a woman named Christine Rodman who is currently engaged in a battle with breast cancer. She went through several months of wrong diagnoses before the cancer was found, by which time ... Continue Reading

CT Scan for Cancer Patients

The Mount Vernon Sun ran an article last week that speaks to the importance of preventive imaging. The story is about a woman named Christine Rodman who is currently engaged in a battle with breast cancer. She went through several months of wrong diagnoses before the cancer ... Continue Reading

CT Scan Reveals Toothbrush in Woman's Nose

Fridays are always a good day for a little bit of light reading, right? And weird news from around the world falls in to that category. The news comes from India via AHN and reports on a case last week in which a CT scan revealed that a woman had surgery for removal of a toothbrush that was lodged i ... Continue Reading

CT Scan Reveals Toothbrush in Woman's Nose

Fridays are always a good day for a little bit of light reading, right? And weird news from around the world falls in to that category. The news comes from India via AHN and reports on a case last week in which a CT scan revealed that a woman had surgery for removal of a too ... Continue Reading

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