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2014-05-20 23:08:25

Barnes-Jewish Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the country to offer patients the opportunity to have brain surgery using technology that reduced the need for follow-up surgery. Now, its neurosurgery team has reached a milestone by performing more than 1,000 cases using its moveable intraoperative MRI system – more than any other center in the United States. St. Louis (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Barnes-Jewish Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the country to offer patients the...

2014-05-20 20:22:17

GLENWOOD, Ill., May 20, 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, announced that its Board of Directors declared on May 20, 2014, a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share for the third quarter of fiscal 2014. The dividend will be paid on July 3, 2014, to shareholders of record on June 12, 2014....

2014-05-19 08:28:36

New technology now being used to treat nasopharyngeal and other cancers; stereotactic radiosurgery program for select cancers coming in June HONG KONG, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital (PYNEH) in Hong Kong has become the first medical center in Asia to treat cancer using a TrueBeam(TM)2.0 system for image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery. Installation of the new system, which was provided by Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), was completed...

2014-05-16 23:02:57

In honor and tribute to veterans, an industry leader in developing products that provide ultimate protection from mobile device radiation is extending a special discount. Bradenton Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Representatives with DefenderPad (http://defenderpad.com), the creators of one of the world’s hottest products available on the market today, announced today that its Memorial Day sale is now open. “In honor of veterans and those who fought for our country, and those who...

2014-05-13 23:15:37

DDD-Diagnostic Is Excited to Announce FDA (510k) Approval of the QuantumCam Nuclear Medicine Camera! UMRi is Ready to Distribute the NEW QuantumCam Camera Throughout North America. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Universal Medical Resources, Inc., is prepared to begin shipping and installing the new QuantumCam variable angle, SPECT gamma camera manufactured by DDD-Diagnostic A/S. The QuantumCam has been approved by the FDA and awarded 510k certification. DDD, located in Denmark, is known throughout...

2014-05-13 08:33:29

Patients with five to 10 metastatic brain tumors who receive Gamma Knife radiosurgery live as long as those with two to four tumors post-therapy NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Japanese multi-institutional study(1) of 1,194 patients, has found that individuals with five to 10 tumors treated with Gamma Knife® stereotactic radiosurgery alone (no whole brain radiation therapy) fared as well as a group with two to four tumors who received this radiosurgery-only treatment. The...

2014-05-13 08:33:05

Nuclear radiation blocking drug for civilian distribution part of 14Mil order MOORESVILLE, N.C., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nukepills.com announces today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was recently shipped 6,383,000 tablets of FDA approved potassium iodide for protection against radiation in the event of a nuclear reactor accident. The balance of the total 14 million tablet solicitation by HHS, on behalf of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), is...

2014-05-12 08:37:31

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced a new release of the company's Velocity oncology software platform. The updated software offers clinicians a set of new tools that facilitates the use of diverse types of images and automates time consuming image processing procedures that are fundamental to treating cancer with advanced image-guided radiotherapy or radiosurgery. Velocity software is designed to access and aggregate...

2014-05-08 23:00:18

Allegheny General Hospital has become the first hospital in Pittsburgh to use a new cardiac imaging technology that provides sharper images of the heart in shorter time with less radiation exposure. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part of the Allegheny Health Network, has become the first hospital in the Pittsburgh area to offer patients access to a revolutionary nuclear cardiac imaging technology that greatly improves and expedites the diagnosis of...

2014-05-08 08:33:54

Kettering Medical Center is first designated Center of Excellence KETTERING, Ohio, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta has established a Center of Excellence program that seeks the collaboration of its clinical customers in the development of high-quality research, education and outreach to advance the treatment of cancer and brain disorders. Long-time Elekta solutions user, Kettering Medical Center (Kettering, Ohio) has been named the program's first Center of Excellence. The program...


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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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