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CT Scans Reveal Surprises About Wash U And Saint Louis Art Museum's

CT Scans Reveal Surprises About Wash U And Saint Louis Art Museum's … The mummies were already X-rayed in the late '60s, and two were CT-scanned in the '90s. But Sanjeev Bhalla, the lead Washington University radiologist on the project, said the new, much higher-resolution scans have already revealed some surprises. Full News here – […]

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Long-Awaited FDA Report on LASIK Confirms Safety and Effectiveness, with

Long-Awaited FDA Report on LASIK Confirms Safety and Effectiveness, with … Lance Kugler, MD, President, Refractive Surgery Alliance: "The FDA data confirm what patients and their refractive surgeons have known for many years: That LASIK is a safe and effective treatment for the correction of myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism.". Full News here – Read more […]

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Epi-LASIK for Vision Correction

Epi-LASIK for Vision Correction At his office, he performs a variety of custom and standard laser vision correction procedures including LASIK, PRK and Epi-LASIK (Advanced Surface Ablation). He has performed more than 10,000 LASIK procedures and over 1,000 PRK and Epi-LASIK … Full News here – Read more on WTNH

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Reel Advice: Devils and saints

Reel Advice: Devils and saints Things get worse when Maggie (Melissa McCarthy), a single mom and CAT scan tech in the midst of an ugly divorce from her lawyer husband David (Scott Adsit), moves in next door with her adopted son Oliver (Jaeden Lieberher ). To begin with, the drivers … Full News here – […]

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Company Update (NYSE:ABT): Abbott Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Results

Company Update (NYSE:ABT): Abbott Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Results Abbott Laboratories also offers blood glucose and glucose monitoring systems, test strips, and data management software and accessories for people with diabetes; and medical devices for the eye, such as cataract surgery, LASIK surgery, and contact lens … Full News here – Read more on Jutia Group

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Daredevil Nik Wallenda will make his next tightrope walk between two Chicago

Daredevil Nik Wallenda will make his next tightrope walk between two Chicago … Walking on a tightrope between skyscrapers isn't enough anymore for Nik Wallenda. Now he's going to try it blindfolded. On live TV. The member of the famed Flying Wallendas family said he was inspired to try this sightless feat after having Lasik […]

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Correcting radial keratotomy: Refractive epidemic of future

Correcting radial keratotomy: Refractive epidemic of future (I do not propose LASIK in RK cases, because I consider RK to be like a cake that has eight pieces that are kept together on a plate. You cannot take a knife and go horizontally through all the cuts—which is LASIK—and not expect to disrupt the slices […]

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Real-time System Monitors Dangerous Bacteria in the Body

Real-time System Monitors Dangerous Bacteria in the Body Current imaging tools, such as CT, MRI and PET scans, use inflammation as a surrogate to diagnose and monitor infection, the researchers said. Yet inflammation, which is the body's response to infection rather than infection itself, is not specific to … Full News here – Read more […]

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TurningPoint Dental Implant Center

TurningPoint Dental Implant Center And have advanced cat scan technology in their office that assist with placement of the implants. If you are interested, check out their FREE seminar happening tonight (October 22, 2014). The seminar is a great way for folks to come and learn much more … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Mark & Dave: What's politics appeal? Hint: Not policy

Mark & Dave: What's politics appeal? Hint: Not policy Engineered yogurt bacteria could replace your next colonoscopy. You just eat the yogurt, then pee in a cup. Just like a pregnancy test, this yogurt will activate markers that could detect colorectal cancer. Who would have guessed the death panel would … Full News here – […]

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Exact Sciences' Potential Competitor (EXAS)

Exact Sciences' Potential Competitor (EXAS) While this beats the alternative option of getting a colonoscopy, it does not beat what EDP Biotech Corporation is unveiling. EDP Biotech Corporation created a blood test that detects a protein called CD24 in the blood, which is elevated in the … Full News here – Read more on Seeking […]

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Pew Report Shows What 2025 Will Look Like, Maybe

Pew Report Shows What 2025 Will Look Like, Maybe "Indeed, the home security system will include health monitoring as a matter of course. Robotic and remote surgery will become commonplace. Lasik is just the beginning." Experts predicted an increase in telemedicine, fast medicine chains analogous to … Full News here – Read more on U.S. […]

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SouthWest Health Notes Colon cancer screening options

SouthWest Health Notes Colon cancer screening options Cortez family physician Jill Schenk, MD, received special training during her medical training to become proficient in performing colonoscopy. “For two months during my fellowship I did colonoscopies almost exclusively,” said Schenk. In her practice … Full News here – Read more on Cortez Journal

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Cure Rates Remain High With Fecal Transplant for C difficile

Cure Rates Remain High With Fecal Transplant for C difficile Dr DuPont and his team compared the efficacy of fresh, frozen, or lyophilized FMT from the same donors administered by colonoscopy to 33 patients with recurrent C difficile infection. "We found equivalent success rates in FMT in the three methods of … Full News here […]

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Lawsuit Claims HCA Hospitals Overcharge

Lawsuit Claims HCA Hospitals Overcharge Alachua County resident Penny Wollman made the allegations against North Florida Regional. The suit claims that, after a February car crash, Wollman was charged $ 6,853 for a CT scan of her cervical spine, $ 6,140 for a CT scan of her brain, and $ 1,454 … Full News here […]

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