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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...

2014-09-04 12:27:18

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: External Beam Radiation Therapy Devices Market Assessment Report - Global Size, Share, Competitive Landscape, Future Prospects and Forecast from 2013-2017https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2029288/External-Beam-Radiation-Therapy-Devices-Market-Assessment-Report---Global-Size-Share-Competitive-Landscape-Future-Prospects-and-Forecast-from-2013-2017.html The report provides a holistic...

2014-09-04 08:21:05

RGF Environmental Group's PHI Treatment Responds to Challenge RIVIERA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reducing spoilage, improving food chain cycles and lengthening shelf life of food products is an ongoing challenge for processors and packagers always on the lookout for specialized technological developments to retard or remove pathogens that lead to microbial contamination and product waste. A study conducted by the U.S. Economic Research Services Division (2010)...

2014-08-25 12:26:10

ELKO, Nev., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Douglas Debenham, board certified radiation oncologist, has announced plans to build a new radiation oncology center in Elko, Nevada this year. The new Northeastern Nevada Radiation Oncology Center will be fully operational and treating patients by the first quarter of 2015, thanks to a partnership between RBS Evolution (RBSE), a provider of cancer treatment centers in underserved communities, and Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital,...

2014-08-25 08:28:01

GLENWOOD, Ill., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, announced that its Board of Directors declared on August 22, 2014, a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share for the third quarter of fiscal 2014. The dividend will be paid on October 3, 2014, to shareholders of record on...

2014-08-20 08:27:47

WINFIELD, Ill., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CDH Proton Center Medical Director William F. Hartsell, MD, has been named a Fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), one of 30 distinguished radiation oncologists selected for the honor in 2014. ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, dedicated to improving patient care. "Dr. Hartsell joins an elite group of ASTRO members who have significantly contributed to the Society, the...


Latest Radioactivity Reference Libraries

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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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