If not a CT scan, then what?

A couple of weeks back, we brought you an update on the safety issues of computer tomography (CT) scans and the concerns over radiation levels. Now, you might want to know what are the alternatives … [Read more...]

Medical radiation: do we get too much exposure?

Resource Post for March Are people exposed to too much radiation in the name of diagnostic medicine? I was at the dentist for a normal check up earlier this week. This was my first visit at this … [Read more...]

Bleeding hearts

Have you ever seen a bleeding heart? Literary, I mean? Up till now, many of us use the term "bleeding heart" figuratively to mean "a person who is excessively sympathetic towards other people." A real … [Read more...]

Muscuskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSUS) has been around for quite sometime and has turned into an established imaging technique for the diagnosis and follow up of patients with rheumatic diseases -- such as … [Read more...]

How Is Breast Cancer Diagnosed?

Medical professionals now have an extensive array of tools at their disposal to make diagnosis of breast cancer more reliable, especially in the early stages. That's great news, since it considerably … [Read more...]

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