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2014-06-23 12:28:59

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus CyberKnife, a service of Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, has reached an important milestone with the treatment of its 1,000(th) patient. This month marks four years of operation for Columbus CyberKnife, the area's only CyberKnife(®) treatment provider and one of only four in Ohio. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DA98217 "This is a testament to our team's specialized expertise in stereotactic radiosurgery and...

2014-06-17 12:29:56

ALBANY, New York, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Medical Imaging Reagents Market (Class: Contrast Reagents, Optical Reagents and Nuclear Reagents; Technology: Nanoparticles, Fluorescent Proteins, Fluorescent Dyes and Probes, Radiopharmaceuticals and Quantum Dots & Application: Diagnostics, Drug Discovery and Development and Research and Development) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...

2014-06-17 08:29:01

Cancer center examines treatment for liver tumors that metastasize from colorectal cancer PARK RIDGE, Ill. ­­, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois CyberKnife, a department of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, is developing a new treatment protocol that offers hope for patients suffering from a form of cancer which until recently was regarded as incurable. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118632 The protocol, overseen by Illinois CyberKnife Medical Director Dr....

2014-06-16 16:25:31

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced it has entered into a series of agreements whereby JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. will assume $45 million of Varian's approximately $115 million loan commitment to fund the development, construction and initial operations of the Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego. Under the agreements, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. purchased $38.1 million of Varian's outstanding loans and is obligated...

2014-06-13 12:25:13

WEST JORDAN, Utah, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BC Technical, the largest nationwide, non-OEM provider of medical imaging solutions, and UltraSPECT, Inc., a leading supplier of software products for nuclear medicine facilities, have entered into a long-term agreement to provide their customers easier access to UltraSPECT products across the nation. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120510/LA04560LOGO The ability to lower radiation exposure to patients and staff is a high...

2014-06-13 08:24:18

TRU-D SmartUVC no-touch room disinfection technology and its sales and engineering staff not included in sale MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President and chief executive officer of Lumalier Corporation, Chuck Dunn, today announced the sale of the company's well-known in-duct and upper-air UV product lines to Memphis-based Evergreen UV LLC. Dunn will continue as President and CEO of TRU-D SmartUVC. TRU-D automated UVC no-touch room disinfection technology was first to...

2014-06-11 16:26:49

Varian co-sponsoring seminar on treating cancer with Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy at the Shanghai International Convention Center this week SHANGHAI, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), the world leader in radiotherapy equipment and software, is introducing the ProBeam(®) Compact proton therapy system at the annual meeting of the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG 53) here this week. The new compact, single-room system is designed to...

2014-06-10 23:01:36

The report will be available on June 23rd of 2014. Glen Allen, VA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets today announced that it has released a preview chapter from the soon-to-be released report, “Radiation Detection Markets 2014-2021” that will be issued in June 23rd of this month. The report analyzes and forecasts the potential for radiation detection equipment and continues the firm’s coverage that dates back to 2011. Details of the report, including a table of...

2014-06-10 13:21:26

Duke University Medical Center Children with heart disease are exposed to low levels of radiation during X-rays, which do not significantly raise their lifetime cancer risk. However, children who undergo repeated complex imaging tests that deliver higher doses of radiation may have a slightly increased lifetime risk of cancer, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. The findings, published June 9, 2014, in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, represent the largest...

2014-06-09 23:04:55

ETS Ultraviolet Disinfection systems were built to withstand and out perform other UV’s in the harshest oilfield conditions. Coventry, RI (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, ETS- UV disinfection systems, and components, has perfected a UV system that provides superior performance in the very harsh environment of fracture operations. The emergence of Hydraulic Fracturing or “Fracking” as it is called, has led to the...


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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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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