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Latest X-ray computed tomography Stories

2012-12-24 15:11:43

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are looking into the widespread implementation of computed-tomography (CT) scanning for the early detection of lung cancer in a public heath setting, asking two key questions: Without screening, why and how do patients with lung cancer get diagnosed with the disease in the first place?

MRIs Detect Brain Injuries That CT Scans Fail To Find
2012-12-19 11:40:05

Scientists recently discovered that hospital MRIs could help show signs of mild traumatic brain injuries that may not be seen with CT scans.

Crash Landings And Swans
2012-11-26 20:07:55

Despite – or perhaps because of – their large size, swans seem particularly prone to injury. Known problems include collisions with cars, lead poisoning due to gunshot wounds or ingested foreign bodies and injuries from fishing hooks.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.