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New X-ray technique: Bone scans without radiation exposure
 

New X-ray technique: Bone scans without radiation exposure

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Irish researchers have developed a new X-ray bone-scanning technique that can produce high-resolution 3D images and diagnose bone quality without exposing patients to radiation.
 
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30 Oct 2016 - General
 
This is a great development! X-rays cause a lot of radiation and thus are only advisable to be done every 2 years, however, there are cases when a patient needs to have more frequent x-rays and thus has an increased risk toward the dangers of radiati...
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The use of Xray has been in medical practice for many decades, and the usefulness of Xray has still not reduced a bit. There are newer imaging modalities that are being developed using the same principle of Xrays that can produce high contrast images...
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I am really glad that research in this area has progressed. Even though radiation exposure in x-rays are not generally harmful, a lot of people still have concerns over getting repeated x-rays. This is common among parents who worry about the possibl...
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At last! After years of stuty, good thing that scientist were able to finally invent this less radiation Xrays. This will lessen our risk of being at risk of developing cancers due to frequent exposure to radiation. Another benefit would be it has 3 ...
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