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Effects of space radiation on astronauts

Effects of space radiation on astronauts

60 year mark reached in long-term radiation study

60 year mark reached in long-term radiation study

UCSF Medical Center advances brain disorder treatment with noninvasive radiosurgery tool

UCSF Medical Center advances brain disorder treatment with noninvasive radiosurgery tool

Hazards of CT scans overstated

Hazards of CT scans overstated

Stereo mammography improves cancer detection

Stereo mammography improves cancer detection

Defensive medicine leads to overuse of CT scans

Defensive medicine leads to overuse of CT scans

Unprecedented increase in the use of radiologic exams on pregnant women

Unprecedented increase in the use of radiologic exams on pregnant women

Pregnant women may be having too many high-tech scans

Pregnant women may be having too many high-tech scans

Skin injuries to patients can be avoided when radiation dose is monitored

Skin injuries to patients can be avoided when radiation dose is monitored

New device delivers radiation therapy to specific tumor sites

New device delivers radiation therapy to specific tumor sites

New insights into cataracts

New insights into cataracts

Antioxidants inositol and inositol hexaphosphate could provide all-purpose radiation protection

Antioxidants inositol and inositol hexaphosphate could provide all-purpose radiation protection

Manipulation of MOF enzyme may make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy

Manipulation of MOF enzyme may make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy

Children would need different medical care in wake of dirty bomb

Children would need different medical care in wake of dirty bomb

Intravenous gene therapy protects normal tissue of mice during whole-body radiation

Intravenous gene therapy protects normal tissue of mice during whole-body radiation

Non-invasive imaging test could help prevent heart attacks

Non-invasive imaging test could help prevent heart attacks

European directive will halt use of MRI scans; cancer diagnosis and treatment will suffer

European directive will halt use of MRI scans; cancer diagnosis and treatment will suffer

High-density diffuse optical tomography helps scan infant brains

High-density diffuse optical tomography helps scan infant brains

Novel radiotherapy approach for lung cancer

Novel radiotherapy approach for lung cancer

Cancer risk from radiation during cardiac CT scans studied

Cancer risk from radiation during cardiac CT scans studied