Latest Full-body CT scan Stories

MRI Fingerprinting Could Lead To More Efficient Disease Detection
2013-03-14 05:35:49

Full-body MRI scans could someday be a regular part of a person’s annual medical check-up, thanks to the efforts of researchers who are reportedly working on faster and less expensive magnetic resonance imaging technology.

2012-01-17 10:07:38

TV crime shows like Bones and CSI are quick to explain each death by showing highly detailed scans and video images of victims' insides.

2011-05-25 13:50:00

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Tuesday that new tests of full-body scanners deployed at airports found that the radiation they emit was within acceptable levels.

2011-03-12 07:30:00

Radiation test results from airport screening equipment will start being made public by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in an effort to calm the lingering fears many passengers have about potential health risks.

2010-11-04 18:16:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The physicians of Westside Medical Associates of Los Angeles and Westside Medical Imaging in Beverly Hills, California have announced the results of a pivotal, U.S. government sponsored trial showing that annual screening CT scans save lives.

2010-07-19 11:57:00

EVANSTON, Ill., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients requiring a CT scan at Saint Francis Hospital will now be exposed to up to 40 percent less radiation than traditional CT scans.

2009-05-06 15:23:48

Physicians should review a patient's computed tomography imaging history and cumulative radiation dose before doing another CT exam, U.S.

2009-05-06 08:24:42

Physicians should review a patient’s CT imaging history and cumulative radiation dose when considering whether to perform another CT exam, according to researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, and Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.

2009-04-02 09:36:44

CT scans are great at helping doctors determine what’s wrong. But too many of these scans might be promoting illness rather than helping to diagnose it.

2009-03-31 11:15:19

Patients who undergo numerous CT scans over their lifetime may be at increased risk for cancer, according to a study published in the April issue of Radiology.

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