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2014-10-23 23:11:49

AllMed webinar provides health plans with the latest information on when IMRT is medically necessary in cancer radiation therapy. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Data supports the use of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) to optimize outcomes and reduce toxicities for certain cancers, but the procedure has recently come under government scrutiny for its high cost and because some physicians refer patients to facilities in which they have an ownership stake. During a...

2014-10-16 12:25:56

Medical Imaging Specialists at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago advise parents to ask your doctor that question CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's back to school and more youth than ever are involved in some type of sporting activity. That's why approximately three million youth are seen in hospital emergency rooms for sports-related injuries and another five million are seen by their primary care physician or a sports medicine clinic for injuries. Many...

2014-10-15 16:29:16

LONDON, Oct. 15, 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of an alarmingly rising incidences of cancer and limited treatment options, physicians are being forced to look for treatments beyond the conventional ones. In such a scenario, Proton Therapy, the most advanced radiation technique available, is being projected as the Rolls Royce of Radiation Oncology. Unfortunately, access to proton therapy is limited for many patients due to the low number of proton therapy centers. Hence, many...

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2014-10-09 06:38:55

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Extremely detailed images produced using radio telescopes spread throughout Europe and the US have allowed researchers to pinpoint the exact locations in a stellar explosion where gamma rays are emitted. Gamma-ray emissions were first observed by NASA’s Fermi Gamma-Ray Telescope in 2012 and are the highest-energy form of radioactive waves in the known universe. However, according to Michigan State University, how they are produced...

2014-10-08 20:22:33

DUBLIN, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lkh43q/radiation) have announced the addition of the "Radiation Detection Markets: 2014-2021" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lkh43q/radiation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report follows on from successful reports on radiation detection equipment and radiation detection materials in...

2014-09-29 08:30:16

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSEMKT: NAVB) - The usage of medical imaging, which creates visual representations of the interior of a patient's body for clinical analysis and medical intervention, has increased significantly. According to Nature magazine use of computed tomography exams in the United States, including X-rays and CAT scans, has increased from approximately 120 scans per 1,000 people in 2000, to 270 scans per 1000 people in...

2014-09-26 23:00:20

Treatment designed to reduce pain and inflammation associated with radiation therapy to the lower bowel. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 Synedgen announced today the award of a competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to demonstrate proof-of-concept activity of Synedgen’s proprietary treatment for radiation proctitis, a condition that causes painful tissue damage to...

2014-09-19 08:25:33

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 200 runners participated in the fifth annual 5K Run for the Future to Benefit the Radiation Oncology Institute (ROI), hosted by Radiation Business Solutions. This year the event was held at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. "Donations are still coming in," said Dan Moore, CEO of Radiation Business Solutions, "but at this point, through registrations and corporate sponsorships, we have raised over $70,000 for the ROI this year....

2014-09-16 12:31:14

KENNEWICK, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCQB: ADMD), a late stage development company engaged primarily in the development of brachytherapy devices and medical isotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, today announced that a patent was awarded for technology related to its brachytherapy products. AMIC's rights for the newly issued patent arise from its license from Battelle, under which AMIC exclusively licensed...

2014-09-10 12:27:54

ViewRay's MRIdian System Directly Tracks Tumor Motion Continuously During Treatment CLEVELAND, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MRIdian(TM) (me-rid-i-an) system from ViewRay(TM), a privately held medical device company, is now being used to treat patients at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center in Madison, Wisconsin, the second clinical group in the world to treat patients with MRI-guided radiation therapy. With yesterday's treatment, the center also became the first...


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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Radiation -- Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun due to nuclear fusion reactions. Fusion is the process whereby stars produce huge quantities of energy from the fusion of hydrogen or helium, in one of the most efficient processes of energy generation. The radiation referred to is usually electromagnetic energy, particularly infrared radiation, visible light, and ultraviolet. Some stars are known to emit radiation of other wavelengths. Solar neutrinos are a...

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The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin