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2014-02-02 23:00:59

According to RF Safe, recent studies suggest that cell phone users face huge odds that are not in their favor when it comes to being exposed to cell phone radiation. It maybe safer to bet on your health than the Broncos losing the Superbowl to the Seattle Seahawks. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) February 02, 2014 RF Safe has a new defensive line player, a custom altered phone case that blocks phone radiation from sacking your body. Original flip case covers for all popular smart phones are...

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....

2014-01-26 23:01:46

Nuclear Medicine / Radiopharmaceuticals Market report broken down into segments and sub-segments, providing exhaustive value analysis for the years 2010, 2011, 2012 and forecast to 2017. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/european-nuclear-medicine-radiopharmaceuticals-market-1107.html (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 The “European SPECT/PET Radioisotopes (Technetium, F-18)], Beta/Alpha Radiation Therapy (I131, Y-90)], [Applications (Cancer/Oncology, Cardiac)] & (Deuterium,...

2014-01-24 23:24:54

Based in South Korea, CNU Hwasun Hospital is considered one of the leading oncology hospitals in Asia and around the world. International patients benefit from outstanding standards of care and very competitive prices, making South Korea one of the preferred destinations for cancer treatment and orthopedic surgery abroad. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 On January 23rd, CNU Hwasun Hospital in South Korea became the official sponsor for all oncology procedures and cancer...

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...

2014-01-23 12:29:23

Varian to provision six cancer treatment centers and establish a local office to support the Algerian government's efforts to expand cancer treatment services ALGIERS, Algeria, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Algerian Ministry of Health (MOH) that will include the provisioning of six cancer treatment centers with $51 million of advanced technology for radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Varian...

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)...

2014-01-16 12:30:16

Hybrid imaging technology delivers accurate results with half the radiation in half the time TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center has established a brand-new Nuclear Medicine Suite in its Department of Radiology. The advanced facility, which opened to patient care in late December, features late-generation technology and upgraded software systems that minimize radiation exposure and expedite the testing process: half the dose, in half the time....

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...

2014-01-15 08:27:48

KENNEWICK, Wash., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCBB: ADMD), a company engaged in the development, production and distribution of medical isotopes focused on yttrium-90 brachytherapy devices, today announced that its CEO, James C. Katzaroff, will present AMIC's corporate overview at "TEN;" Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference at Club Med in Sandpiper Bay, Florida, on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:30am...


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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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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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