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FEATURE Body scans: a bombshell

April 2006 (Vol. 17 Issue 1) /

Heart disease and cancer are the biggest killers in both the UK and US

FEATURE Body scans: a bombshell

April 2006 (Vol. 17 Issue 1)

* An infrared scanner converts the infrared radiation emitted from the skin to electrical impulses that are visualised in colour on a monitor

FEATURE Body scans: a bombshell

April 2006 (Vol. 17 Issue 1)

* DITI has a high sensitivity for the early detection of changes in blood vessels, nerves and bones

FEATURE Tonometry

November 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 8)

Tonometry An early warning for glaucoma, this simple test can detect low eye pressure, or IOP (intraocular pressure), an indicator of other eye disorders such as inflammation, a detached retina and a poor blood supply to the eye

FEATURE Tonometry

November 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 8)

As the infectious agent of the spongiform encephalopathies is present in the cornea of an infected person - and the equipment used in the two contact forms of tonometry is not properly disinfected between tests - the test can spread Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)

FEATURE The mri scan

October 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 7)

While MRI scanning may not be as safe as radiologists claim, most injuries and reactions are rare

FEATURE What sort of vegetable fats add to amd risk?

October 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 7)

Re macular disease (WDDTY vol 15 no 3), do you mean vegetable fats after they've been processed, as in margarine?

FEATURE The mri scan

October 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 7)

The MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan is a screening technique that has been in use since the early 1980s

FEATURE The psa test

September 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 6)

Consider using the following tests instead:

FEATURE The psa test

September 2004 (Vol. 15 Issue 6)

More than 10,000 cases of cancer of the prostate, the walnut-sized gland that sits just below the bladder, are diagnosed every year in the UK

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