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2012-10-26 12:40:05

The NHS should implement a non-invasive alternative to autopsies, according to a Department of Health-commissioned report by leading UK experts within the field of post-mortem cross-sectional imaging.

2012-01-14 01:35:19

As tissue slides are more routinely digitized to aid interpretation, a software program whose design was led by the University of Michigan Health System is proving its utility.

2011-03-01 14:17:46

A new non-surgical post-mortem technique that has the potential to revolutionize the way autopsies are conducted around the world has been pioneered by forensic pathologists and radiologists at the University of Leicester in collaboration with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

2010-03-18 12:55:06

An expert in forensic anthropology argues that the database should include computer records of citizens such as anthropological data, physiognomic characteristics, medical information, radiographic files, dental records and numbers of different identity documents.

2010-02-11 13:18:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) will take place February 22-27, 2010, at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in downtown Seattle.

2009-12-21 15:17:26

The role of a medical expert witness needs to be strictly defined and carefully controlled during legal proceedings and physicians need to be aware of their role, states an analysis of the Goudge Inquiry into pediatric forensic pathology published http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj090833.pdf in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) www.cmaj.ca.

2009-11-04 17:17:00

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While many people think the solution to violence occurs in police stations and courtrooms, there is a dedicated group of nurses who understand "Violence is a Health Care Problem".

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2009-06-11 16:54:07

The U.S. forensic pathologist who conducted an autopsy on David Carradine's body says the late actor did not commit suicide last week. Carradine's naked body was discovered hanging in the closet of his Bangkok hotel room with rope around his neck and genitals.

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2009-06-09 09:47:37

Former Chief Medical Examiner of New York City Michael Baden has agreed to perform a private autopsy on the body of actor David Carradine, who died in Thailand. Police in Bangkok said the 72-year-old Kung Fu and Kill Bill actor was discovered dead, hanging naked in a hotel room closet last Thursday. Although investigators initially announced they suspected suicide, they have since said they are also considering the possibility Carradine's death was the result of an autoerotic act gone wrong.

2008-09-29 21:00:13

By Parvesh Sharma Patiala: In spite of the fact that crime against humanity are on the rise and medical investigations of assault, poisoning cases, or unnatural deaths need services of forensic medicine experts, more than 90% medico-legal cases in the state are being dealt by doctors, who are not forensic medicine experts.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.