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2013-07-01 23:01:40

North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) announced today it has installed the most advanced cardiac computed tomography (CT) scanner to help diagnose heart disease and a patient’s risk for heart attack. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) announced today it has installed the most advanced cardiac computed tomography (CT) scanner to help diagnose heart disease and a patient’s risk for heart attack. Developed by Toshiba Medical Systems, the...

2013-06-20 11:11:34

CT scan radiation reduced by 37 percent Patients at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are being exposed to significantly less radiation during CT scans because of new technology that allows doctors to more tightly control radiation doses. The first-of-its-kind imaging software reduced overall radiation exposure from CT scans by 37 percent, according to two new studies published online today in the journal Radiology. The imaging software — developed and currently in use...

2013-06-13 23:15:30

A recent study published by JAMA Pediatrics examined the rates and radiation dosages of CT scans used in children. The medical imaging experts at Dayton Children´s want to calm parents´ fears and help them understand the benefits versus risks of CT scans for children. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Dayton Children´s Hospital is a strong advocate for safe and low dose radiation for children. A June 10 study published by JAMA Pediatrics examined the rates and radiation...

2013-06-12 23:22:19

Associated Veterinary Specialists installs Neurologica Ceretom CT Scanner for diagnosing Midwest pet problems and performing CT scans on cats without anesthesia. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Associated Veterinary Specialists (AVS), a St. Louis animal clinic providing advanced veterinary care in the areas of diagnostics, internal medicine, dentistry, oncology and surgery, has always been the leader in veterinary diagnostic imaging in the St. Louis area and is now continuing in that...

Reducing Pediatric CT Scans Cuts Cancer Rates
2013-06-11 11:44:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Computed tomography (CT) has become an invaluable tool for diagnostic and research purposes, and a new study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics has found that eliminating unnecessary scans and lowering the radiation doses of some scans could lower the risk of developing imaging-related cancers in children by 62 percent. The study concluded that the 4 million CT scans performed on children in the US each year could lead to approximately...

2013-06-10 23:01:25

A study examining trends in X-ray computed tomography (CT) use in children in the United States has found that reducing unnecessary scans and lowering the doses for the highest-dose scans could lower the overall lifetime risk of future imaging-related cancers by 62 percent. The research by a UC Davis Health System scientist is published online today in JAMA Pediatrics. (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 A study examining trends in X-ray computed tomography (CT) use in children in the United States has...

2013-06-10 10:24:57

A new study has found that women can be screened for colorectal cancer at least five to 10 years later than men when undergoing an initial "virtual colonoscopy." Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings may help establish guidelines for the use of this screening technique, which is less invasive than a traditional colonoscopy. Detecting precancerous polyps through the use of imaging techniques such as a traditional colonoscopy...

2013-06-04 23:03:58

High demand from Asian OEMs for mammography image enhancement products fuels growth. Boston, MA and Stockholm, Sweden (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 A recent Frost & Sullivan report highlights the growing trend of digitalization in the Asian medical imaging market. As more companies convert from analogue to digital, ContextVision, software imaging partner for the most recognized medical imaging manufacturers worldwide, continues its expansion in Asia with three new mammography contracts....


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'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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