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New radiation protection technique significantly reduces physician radiation exposure during coronary angiography

New radiation protection technique significantly reduces physician radiation exposure during coronary angiography

Early myocardial enhancement defects (dark spots) on multidetector CT are valuable predictors of myocardial viability

Early myocardial enhancement defects (dark spots) on multidetector CT are valuable predictors of myocardial viability

Call to speed access to innovative advances for all breast cancer patients

Call to speed access to innovative advances for all breast cancer patients

New method for examining how radiation damages body tissue

New method for examining how radiation damages body tissue

Magnetic resonance imaging can help rule out acute appendicitis in pregnancy

Magnetic resonance imaging can help rule out acute appendicitis in pregnancy

ANSTO radiation worker records unusual dose

ANSTO radiation worker records unusual dose

New approaches to counteract platelet shortages

New approaches to counteract platelet shortages

Gene therapy may prevent the damaging effects of radiation

Gene therapy may prevent the damaging effects of radiation

Chernobyl: The True Scale of the Accident

Chernobyl: The True Scale of the Accident

First proof of how the rare disorder Fanconi anemia causes chromosomal instability

First proof of how the rare disorder Fanconi anemia causes chromosomal instability

Cataracts a risk for pilots and astronauts

Cataracts a risk for pilots and astronauts

Airline pilots have an increased risk of nuclear cataracts

Airline pilots have an increased risk of nuclear cataracts

Two minor changes in technique could make a major difference in the radiation dose used in survey CT scans

Two minor changes in technique could make a major difference in the radiation dose used in survey CT scans

Even low dose radiation exposure causes cancer

Even low dose radiation exposure causes cancer

Low doses of radiation associated with a small excess risk of developing cancer

Low doses of radiation associated with a small excess risk of developing cancer

Routinely reformatting computed tomography (CT) scans to view organs from several different directions may help radiologists improve diagnosis

Routinely reformatting computed tomography (CT) scans to view organs from several different directions may help radiologists improve diagnosis

Tungsten-antimony breast shield reduces radiation dose to the female breast during chest CT by 43% to 73%

Tungsten-antimony breast shield reduces radiation dose to the female breast during chest CT by 43% to 73%

Combining PET and CT scans leads to more accurate radiation therapy for lung cancer patients

Combining PET and CT scans leads to more accurate radiation therapy for lung cancer patients

Cardiovascular experts issue blueprint for safer X-Ray imaging

Cardiovascular experts issue blueprint for safer X-Ray imaging

Ground breaking research in understanding the characteristics of human skin at very high frequencies

Ground breaking research in understanding the characteristics of human skin at very high frequencies