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Debate On Dense Breasts And Mammograms Rekindled
2012-08-22 05:46:05

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Based on a new study, the discussion on whether the density of breasts can affect the image resolution of mammograms has been rekindled. To begin, past studies have stated that women with dense breasts have a greater risk of developing breast cancer than women who have breasts with more fatty tissue. Proponents of these studies have noted that it is difficult for mammograms to catch a developing tumor due to dense tissue and...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.