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  • Medical treat for Indian patients as Silent MRI scanner launches in country 01-03-2014 11:00 AM

    New Delhi: A new non claustrophobic and Silent MRI machine that promises to make life easier for patients, over the conventional MRI has recently been launched in India. One can now say goodbye to the noise and the claustrophobia one associates with while undergoing an MRI brain scan as the...
  • Google says nothing wrong in reading our Gmail emails to serve ads 05-09-2013 02:35 PM

    California: Google's attorneys say their long-running practice of electronically scanning the contents of people's Gmail accounts to help sell ads is legal, and are asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that seeks to stop the practice. In court records filed in advance of a federal hearing scheduled for...
  • Hospital official arrested for allegedly harassing a woman in scan room 10-08-2013 12:14 AM

    Coimbatore: An assistant in a private hospital in Coimbatore was arrested on Friday on charges of allegedly harassing a woman patient, who had gone there to take a scan. The woman was asked to take scan by the hospital in Peelamedu on Avanashi Road and when she entered the room,...
  • Google launches 'scan and match' music service 20-12-2012 10:35 AM

    Los Angeles: Google is turning on a "scan and match" service for Google Music users to store copies of their songs online, offering for free what Apple charges $25 a year for. The service, which launched Tuesday, cuts uploading time for those who want to save their music libraries online....
  • Patients unaware of radiation exposure by CT scan 08-08-2011 05:02 PM

    New Delhi: Hospitals should inform patients regarding the radiation exposure they have undergone during CT scan and other such tests rather than keep them in the dark, health experts said. Pointing out that radioactive elements emitted from radiation transmit highly charged particles that can damage genetic blueprint of the cell,...
  • Court allows Kalmadi to undergo brain scan 16-07-2011 10:10 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday allowed disgraced former Commomwealth Games chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who is lodged in Tihar jail on corruption charges, to undergo an MRI brain scan on the prison medical superintendent's advice. Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh directed the Tihar jail authorities to get the scan...
  • Radiation exposure common in kids and teens 04-01-2011 12:12 PM

    Chicago: Children and teens often get diagnostic tests that expose them to radiation, increasing the risk of cancer later in life, U.S. researchers said on Monday. "In just a three-year span, 42.5 percent of kids got some form of ionizing radiation from a diagnostic medical procedure," said Dr. Adam Dorfman,...
  • Brain scans may help predict schizophrenia 23-12-2010 04:14 PM

    New Delhi: Simple brain scans can help predict the onset of schizophrenia in young people with a family history of the disease, scientists have claimed. A team from the University of Edinburgh found that the brains of people who go on to develop schizophrenia suffer from an accelerated shrinking before...
  • Brain scans predict which dyslexics will read 21-12-2010 10:05 AM

    Chicago: Sophisticated brain scans accurately predicted which teens with dyslexia would learn to read within three years, a finding that could lead to better ways to treat the common learning disability, researchers said on Monday. By looking for a specific pattern of brain activity in teens with dyslexia, the researchers...
  • Body scan controversy at American airports 18-11-2010 09:21 AM

    There has been a major controversy over full body scans at airports in America. Millions say that it poses a health risk and is invasive.The American Aviation Security Chief justifies it in a Senate Committee saying it Is invasive but necessary . ...
  • 11 more US airports to install full body scanners 07-03-2010 12:10 PM

    Civil liberties groups fear breach of people's privacy. ...
  • Patients are conscious in vegetative state: study 10-02-2010 11:30 AM

    The new finding was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. ...
  • Watch: Passengers' take on full-body scans 06-01-2010 11:51 AM

    Coming soon to an airport near you is a full-body scanner. ...
  • New ways of detecting breast cancer 21-07-2008 04:33 PM

    Mumbai: Encouraged by India's thumping nine-wicket win in the first Test at Ahmedabad, former chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar hopes that the home team would pay back England with a 4-0 drubbing, similar to what the visitors did last year in their backyard. "The way we have played the first match,...
  • Mayawati breathes easy in Taj case 15-05-2007 06:41 PM

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  • Are you thin outside fat inside? 02-04-2007 10:17 PM

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  • Vajpayee undergoes MRI scan at AIIMS 15-01-2007 11:37 PM

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  • Brain scan helps predict schizophrenia 07-12-2006 03:56 PM

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  • Brit man scanning PM house arrested 24-10-2006 08:05 PM

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