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2014-02-11 12:24:33

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five years after having proton therapy for early- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer, 99 percent of men are living cancer-free and with excellent quality of life, according to a University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute study published today. Three-quarters of those with high-risk prostate cancer are also disease-free. The study, published in today's online edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology...

2014-02-08 23:01:22

RF Safe the trusted global distributor of "RF Safe Phone Flip Cases and RF Safe Air-tube Headsets" assures wireless consumers that they can reduce risks from cell phone radiation with very easy to use and fashionable phone radiation safety accessories. Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 The second volume of a report that detailed the "history of technologies later found to be harmful", has sparked discussion over the possibility that mobile phones have...

2014-02-06 23:00:16

RF Safe makes a cell phone flip case that deflects cell phone radiation to provide protection from the harmful microwave radiation created by cell phones. A simple smartphone accessory to reduce exposure to electromagnetic radiation. Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 According to John Coates, Founder of RF Safe, "If you carry a cell phone on you, you need an anti-radiation phone case to deflect radiation away for you. Your phone is constantly emitting potentially...

2014-02-05 20:26:50

ViewRay System Expands Treatment Options for Cancer Patients CLEVELAND, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ViewRay(TM) system, the world's first and only MRI-guided radiation therapy system, is being used to treat patients at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. The ViewRay system provides a patented combination of simultaneous radiation therapy delivery and continuous magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the...

2014-02-04 23:00:32

Senior Health Physicist Matt Smith has become manager of the Dade Moeller Training Academy, which specializes in radiation safety training. Smith has extensive experience in training federal and private sector professionals on radiation safety and detection topics. Richland, Washington (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Matthew H. Smith has assumed the position of Manager of the Dade Moeller Training Academy, which specializes in radiation and occupational safety training. A Senior Health...

2014-02-03 23:24:06

The new NATS EDUC-1510 student radiation counting system provides the ultimate in nuclear lab systems for students studying the characteristics of radiation. It combines the capabilities of multiple systems into a single station with superior software and the most comprehensive teaching laboratory manual for all fundamental nuclear experiments. Middletown, Connecticut (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 NATS Incorporated in Middletown, Connecticut has introduced the latest affordable Nuclear...

2014-01-30 16:26:40

GLENWOOD, Ill., Jan. 30, 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, will release financial results for the fiscal first quarter 2014 after the market close on Monday, February 3, 2014. The Company will host a conference call for investors on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m....

Photographing Radiation Beams In The Human Body Through The Cherenkov Effect
2014-01-24 15:40:56

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center A scientific breakthrough may give the field of radiation oncology new tools to increase the precision and safety of radiation treatment in cancer patients by helping doctors “see” the powerful beams of a linear accelerator as they enter or exit the body. We don't have X-ray vision. When we have an X-ray or mammogram, we cannot detect the radiation beam that passes through our bone or soft tissue, neither can our doctor. But what if we...

2014-01-22 12:27:05

Over 250 Attendees Will Join Researchers, Clinicians and Administrators to Discuss Advantages of Proton Therapy, Developing New Centers and More WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proton therapy experts from across America will gather at the second annual National Proton Conference, March 31-April 3, 2014, in Washington, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel-Pentagon City to discuss the benefits of proton therapy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130806/DC58665LOGO)...

2014-01-15 08:28:42

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its updated ProBeam(TM) proton therapy system. Varian's ProBeam system gives clinicians options for delivering dose precisely in order to minimize dose to healthy tissue in the course of delivering proton therapy treatments for cancer. Its scanning beam technology enables intensity-modulated proton therapy (IMPT) by modulating dose levels on a spot-by-spot basis...


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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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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