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2014-02-10 23:25:09

CDI Miami offers new procedures that detect skeletal health and prevent osteoporosis. Miami, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Osteoporosis is typically an age-related disorder where bone density is lost slowly over time. The most common symptom is bone fracture; these occur in bone structures and situations where bones wouldn’t usually break. These “fragility fractures” usually occur in the spinal column, ribs, hips, and wrists, which are all points where complex joints and movement...

2014-02-10 16:27:39

Reduces ED Length of Stay, Can Avoid Radiation from CT Scans NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using portable ultrasound as a first-line imaging study in kids with suspected appendicitis helps reduce emergency room length of stay and reduces the need for CT scans, according to a team of Mount Sinai researchers. Bedside ultrasound, often referred to as point-of-care ultrasonography, has a specificity of about 94%, meaning that it misses few cases, the Mt. Sinai...

2014-02-10 16:26:31

DUBLIN, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/scbzg6/bone) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Bone Densitometers Market - Forecasts to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/scbzg6/bone ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Bone densitometer devices allow non-invasive, quantitative measurement of bone mass...

2014-01-28 23:29:51

North Broward Radiologists, a Florida-based radiology group, now offers lung cancer screenings for patients in high-risk populations. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 New legislation under the Affordable Health Care Act guarantees full insurance coverage of annual lung cancer screenings for high-risk patients. North Broward Radiologists (NBR) is excited to announce current availability for high quality, effective lung cancer screening for these patients. Patients included...

2014-01-27 23:25:06

The Digital Medical Imaging of Center for Diagnostic Imaging in Miami announces lung screenings for smokers and ex-smokers to help save lives. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 85 percent of lung cancers occur in smokers resulting in approximately 160,000 deaths a year. Many of those deaths as a result of the disease going undetected for months, giving the disease time to spread throughout a patient's lungs until it reaches fatal stages. Both scientists and medical experts agree,...

2014-01-27 23:00:33

Rapid substitution of stationary devices by portable X-ray and CT scan devices in compliance with changing dynamics of the healthcare industry will open up new avenues for this market. Visit http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/portable-x-ray-and-ct-scan-devices-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The global market for portable X-ray and CT scan devices is expected to reach USD 8,408.0 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research,...

2014-01-20 23:24:26

CDI Miami announces new x-ray diagnosis procedures that will improve the old practice of x-rays. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 X-Ray imaging is the most widely known and used form of medical imaging in the world. A procedure using x-rays uses a small amount of radioactive energy on a specific area of the body in order to detect an anomaly in the tissue, such as a fracture or mass. The procedure is painless and safe, and takes very little time. When x-ray imagery first entered...

2014-01-20 08:22:49

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved Workflow in Advanced CT Systems to Increase Adoption Rates Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved Workflow in Advanced CT Systems to Increase Adoption Rates SummaryGBI Research's report, "Computed Tomography Systems Market to 2019 - Lower Radiation Dose and Improved...

2014-01-16 23:30:36

The number of CT procedures being performed in the U.S. has declined at an average annual rate of 5.5% for the past two years, according to a new survey of CT sites performed by IMV Medical Information Division. The decline contrasts with the rapid growth in CT procedure volume over the previous decade. Des Plaines, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 The number of CT procedures being performed in the U.S. has declined at an average annual rate of 5.5% for the past two years, according to a new...

2014-01-16 12:30:16

Hybrid imaging technology delivers accurate results with half the radiation in half the time TEANECK, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center has established a brand-new Nuclear Medicine Suite in its Department of Radiology. The advanced facility, which opened to patient care in late December, features late-generation technology and upgraded software systems that minimize radiation exposure and expedite the testing process: half the dose, in half the time....


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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