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2008-09-23 15:00:34

A type of radiation seed implants offers more convenience for early-stage breast cancer patients by shortening radiation therapy, U.S. researchers said.

2008-09-18 12:00:40

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SenoRx (Nasdaq:SENO) today announced that three abstracts summarizing clinical findings related to its Contura(tm) Multi-Lumen Balloon (MLB) Catheter are scheduled for presentation at upcoming conferences.

2008-09-10 18:00:34

TomoTherapy Incorporated (NASDAQ: TOMO) today announced that Azienda Ospedaliero - Universitaria di Modena in Modena, Italy has selected the Hi-Art(R) treatment system for advanced radiation therapy.

2008-08-26 09:00:59

By LAURAN NEERGAARD Farms and processors still must follow standard rules for cleanliness. WASHINGTON -- Consumers worried about salad safety may soon be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs.

2008-08-26 03:00:41

WASHINGTON - Could food producers literally squeeze the salmonella out of a jalapeno? Or zap the E.

2008-08-26 03:00:10

By MCT WASHINGTON (MCT) - After two years of nearly constant food-borne illness outbreaks and recalls of everything from tainted peanut butter to tons of hamburger meat the Food and Drug Administration's decision last week to allow the irradiation of lettuce and spinach to kill dangerous bacteria didn't surprise anyone in the food industry.

2008-08-23 03:00:07

By Lauran Neergaard WASHINGTON - Consumers worried about salad safety might soon be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs.

2008-08-22 18:00:33

By Lauran Neergaard WASHINGTON - Consumers worried about salad safety may soon be able to buy fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce zapped with just enough radiation to kill E. coli and a few other germs.

2008-08-22 18:00:10

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it will allow the sale of fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce treated with radiation to kill bacteria. The New York Times said it is the first time the U.S. government has allowed produce to be irradiated at levels high enough to kill E. coli and salmonella.

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2008-08-22 10:10:00

Radiation may be the cure to consumer worries about E. coli and germs on fresh spinach and iceberg lettuce.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.