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2014-06-05 08:28:20

KENNEWICK, Wash., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCBB: 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 Dr. Darrell R. Fisher has been appointed to the AMIC Medical Advisory Board, joining Chairman Dr. Barry D. Pressman. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140115/CL46762LOGO Dr. Fisher is known...

2014-06-04 12:29:19

Skyline Radiation Oncology, first in state to use Clarity, now also offers precise stereotactic radiotherapy for prostate cancer due to increased disease targeting confidence TUSTIN, Calif., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyline Radiation Oncology's acquisition of Elekta's Clarity® soft tissue visualization system is enabling physicians to continuously track the motion of the prostate during the delivery of radiation therapy. With continuous intrafractional image guidance, Skyline is...

2014-06-02 20:21:01

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection Equipment: Major Applications and Global Marketshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/water/ultraviolet_uv_disinfection_equipment.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESIt is estimated that the global disinfection markets addressable by ultraviolet (UV) light technology represent more than $500 billion. The potential annual market for water and wastewater...

2014-06-02 08:30:11

Newly installed technology enables clinicians to target lung and other tumors quickly and precisely using finely shaped radiation beams rather than surgery NORMAL, Ill., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When a diagnostic chest X-ray revealed a nodule on his left lung, Paul Hoffman, 79, had a biopsy and soon got bad news: it was Stage 1 lung cancer. He was given two options. The first was surgery, which would have been risky because Hoffman has a heart condition and a pacemaker. The...

2014-06-02 08:28:55

Largest medical center in the Netherlands upgrades with several Elekta Versa HD linear accelerators ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians at the Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will be able to offer patients the most modern cancer treatment available through its purchase of Elekta Versa HD(TM) linear accelerators (linacs) and a substantial software upgrade including Elekta's MOSAIQ® oncology information...

2014-05-29 23:04:31

Biological/Radiation Protective Clothing can be segmented by Geographies, Companies, Ingredients, Applications and Users. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/biological-radiation-protective-clothing-reports-3670167522.html (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Companies are increasingly recognizing that accidents, coupled with heavy fines for deviation of OHS laws and regulatory requirements, cost far more than protective clothing. Regulations also render the employer responsible for workers...

2014-05-27 23:07:20

The emerging markets, including China and India, have become a business hub for companies engaged in the development and marketing of diagnostic imaging systems. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/diagnostic-imaging-market-411.html (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The report “Diagnostic Imaging Market by X-ray Systems (Digital, Analog, Portable), Computed Tomography, Ultrasound Imaging Systems (2D, 3D, 4D, Doppler), MRI Machines (Closed & Open), and Nuclear Imaging Systems (SPECT,...

2014-05-27 08:29:01

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has signed an agreement with YongLin Healthcare Foundation by which Varian will provide its ProBeam® proton therapy system for deployment at the National Taiwan University in Taipei. The YongLin Healthcare Foundation will donate the system to the University. Under the purchase agreement, Varian will provide the technology to equip three treatment rooms, two with gantries that...

2014-05-22 23:07:02

Over 400 medical professionals from around the world attended the conference which featured over 100 presentations discussing the growing applications of SRS/SBRT in the treatment of tumors of the brain, spine, lung, breast, prostate, liver, pancreas and head and neck. Campbell, California (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The Radiosurgery Society® (RSS), a non-profit organization of medical professionals dedicated to advancing the science and clinical practice of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)...

2014-05-22 16:27:00

Milestone System to Handle Full Patient Load for New, Integrated Cancer Center in Scottsdale, Arizona SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY) announced today the installation of its 500(th )TomoTherapy® System at the grand opening of Palo Verde Cancer Center - Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Ariz. The System, a TomoHDA(TM) model, is the only radiation therapy device at the new center, which also offers medical oncology services. The center's...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.