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2013-09-03 08:28:18

Clinicians from the U.S., Europe, and Asia report promising results during medical meeting in Taiwan TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical experts outlined promising new approaches to treating liver cancer using radiosurgery with advanced imaging and motion management technology. Presentations on non-invasive radiosurgical approaches to treating hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) were made by leading clinicians here last week at a meeting organized by the Taiwan...

2013-08-29 12:23:30

TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientific evidence available for decades suggests that far fewer Americans need die of cancer, writes Arthur Robinson, Ph.D., in the fall 2013 issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. But preventative measures with enormous potential are not being studied--or are off limits. Robinson highlights an article published in 2002 about a population of people in Taiwan who had a cancer incidence only 3 percent of that...

Fukushima Plume To Be Harmless By The Time It Reaches US Shores In 2014
2013-08-29 04:02:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The radioactive ocean plume created as a result of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster is expected to reach North America by next year, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the journal Deep-Sea Research 1. Fortunately, the study authors report the plume will be harmless by the time it reaches US shores. “Observers on the west coast of the United States will be able to see a measurable increase...

2013-08-28 23:21:02

This product further builds upon ETS’s strategic initiative to supply the highest quality aquatic UV protection available today. Beaver Dam, WI (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Engineered Treatment Systems (ETS), a leading manufacturer of ultraviolet disinfection systems, provides a state of the art ETS ECP ultraviolet system, manufactured specifically for therapy pools. Whether you’re a professional athlete, a college sports player or a kid with a knee injury, everyone needs highly...

2013-08-28 08:27:11

Anchorage clinic installs first and only dedicated intracranial radiosurgery system in the state ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In Alaska's vast expanse of over 586,000 square miles, Anchorage Radiation Therapy Center (ARTC) will be the first Alaskan clinic to offer dedicated brain stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) with its acquisition of Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion(TM) system. Beginning in December 2013, ARTC will start to use Perfexion to treat patients...

2013-08-27 23:22:10

A leading bottler of sports drinks and teas for major suppliers around the globe with a unique set of variables- water type and flow fluctuations. In addition, a smaller footprint had to be achieved. Beaver Dam, WI (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 ETS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Neptune-Benson, is pleased to supply their ETS ultraviolet disinfection system to treat the process water for a leading bottler of sports drinks and teas for major suppliers around the globe. It is well recognized that...

2013-08-27 08:27:43

UK public hospitals acquire Varian's advanced systems for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery CRAWLEY, United Kingdom, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS Supply Chain has placed an order for 20 TrueBeam(TM) machines from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) as part of a program to replace older machines and roll out modern radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments for patients in the UK's public hospitals. The order, placed in June, follows a successful program that last year...

2013-08-26 16:22:33

GLENWOOD, Ill., Aug. 26, 2013 /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 today that its Board of Directors declared, at its meeting on August 23, 2013, a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013. The dividend will be paid on October 3, 2013, to...

2013-08-26 12:25:46

The granting of a core Laser Doppler patent in the US triggers the completion of a technology transfer process with EPFL. LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aïmago SA, a Swiss medical device company and developer of the Aïmago EasyLDI Perfusion Camera, announces that a core patent for the real-time and non-invasive skin perfusion visualization has been granted in the US. As a result, Aïmago has completed a technology transfer process with the Swiss Federal...

2013-08-26 08:28:12

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) today announced that its management will host an investor meeting on Monday, September 23, 2013 at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) being held in Atlanta. The meeting is open to institutional investors and research analysts. Accuray Incorporated management will host a breakfast meeting, from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. E.D.T. on Monday, September 23 at the OMNI...


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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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