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2014-04-11 23:04:14

The world's premiere provider of cell phone radiation safety accessories, RF Safe, is betting most men agree it's worth 40 dollars to protect their genitals from phone radiation exposure. New RF Safe cell phone radiation case with flip cover layered with Peel n Shield™ reduces RF Exposure to male reproductive system. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 As the leading cell phone radiation safety specialist in world, RF Safe Corporation (http://www.rfsafe.com) has recently...

2014-04-11 08:24:43

More than 1,500 oncology professionals hear of pioneering radiosurgery treatments and knowledge-based planning techniques at two Varian-hosted symposia VIENNA, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer experts have reported advances in radiosurgery treatments for the prostate, liver and spine, as well as significant developments in radiation oncology treatment planning using equipment and software from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). Speakers at two Varian-hosted symposia at the...

2014-04-09 16:25:48

MONTREAL, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Jubilant DraxImage Inc., a Jubilant Life Sciences Company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Rossi as Vice President, Sales and Business Operations, Jubilant DraxImage Inc., with effect from the 21(st) April 2014. Mr. Rossi has worked for GE Healthcare, Life Sciences since 2002, and currently holds the position of General Manager, Global SPECT Business. During his tenure with GE, he has led several commercial organizations...

2014-04-08 23:28:18

Pre-clinical imaging technologies market plays a significant role in the assessment of specific drug candidate or treatment regime, in phenotyping and understanding the pathophysiology of various diseases. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/pre-clinical-molecular-imaging-market-841.html (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The report "Global Pre-clinical Imaging (In vivo) Market By systems and reagents [Micro-PET, Optical Imaging, Micro-MRI, Micro-SPECT, Micro-Ultrasound, Micro-CT...

2014-04-07 23:03:51

The global diagnostic market has been divided into five segments, namely, X-ray imaging systems, computed tomography (CT) systems, ultrasound systems, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems, and nuclear imaging systems (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/diagnostic-imaging-market-411.html). (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The report “Diagnostic Imaging Market by X-ray Systems (Digital, Analog, Portable), Computed Tomography, Ultrasound Imaging Systems (2D, 3D, 4D, Doppler), MRI...

2014-04-07 16:35:29

Women who have radiotherapy for breast cancer have a small but significantly increased risk of subsequently developing a primary lung tumour, and now research has shown that this risk increases with the amount of radiation absorbed by the tissue. Dr Trine Grantzau (MD) told the 33rd conference of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO33) in Vienna: "We found that for each Gray delivered to the lung as part of radiotherapy for a breast tumour, the relative risk of...

2014-04-07 15:55:09

For the first time, researchers have been able to demonstrate that the use of helium ions in radiation therapy could provide accurate treatment to tumors while helping to spare healthy organs. A treatment planning study to be presented at the ESTRO 33 congress today [Sunday] has been able to show that helium may have effects that are superior to radiotherapy using protons, themselves a considerable advance on conventional photon beam radiotherapy. Mr Hermann Fuchs, a PhD student at the...

2014-04-07 12:33:09

Next-generation CyberKnife 10.0 Increases Accuracy, Reduces Treatment Time WESTERVILLE, Ohio, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus CyberKnife, a service of Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, recently completed a major upgrade of its cancer treatment technology to the next-generation CyberKnife(®) 10.0 system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DA98217 CyberKnife is a robotic technology that performs stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), a nonsurgical method of...

2014-04-07 08:31:28

Where experience and state-of-the-art technology meet SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today that the European CyberKnife Center Munich-Grosshadern (ECZM) has performed 5,000 CyberKnife® treatments since June 2005. The center uses a CyberKnife M6(TM) System from the latest generation series, the most advanced robotic radiosurgery system in the world. Patients of the center benefit from a treatment option that offers...

2014-04-07 08:30:25

Presentation "DNA Damage Response and Tumor Metastasis" to be Presented April 7, 2014 at ESTRO 33, the Premier European Event in Radiation Oncology BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that the Institute's translational radiation oncology research program in the Drug Discovery Division has been invited to present at a symposium during the European Society of Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) 33(rd) annual meeting being held in...


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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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Word of the Day
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.