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Ancient Crop Effective in Protecting Against Modern Health Hazard by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Mon 05 Sep 2011 10:17pm Posted on 2011-09-02 06:00:00 in Environment | Functional Foods | Flax has been part of human history for well over 30,000 years, used for weaving cloth, feeding people and ani ... Read on »
Will radiation kill you? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:26pm Several people have asked me lately if radiation is truly dangerous. These conversations were sparked by an editorial comment made on a column I wrote for Life Extension Magazine's April, 2006 issue on "Three ways to detect hidden heart disease". Among the methods that were discussed in this piece was, of course, CT heart scanning. Anyone ... Read on »
Pathogenetic mechanisms in radiation fibrosis by Jan Posted Sun 13 Mar 2011 12:37pm Deregulation of normal regenerative responses to physical, chemical and biological toxins in susceptible individuals leads to abnormal remodelling of extracellular matrix with pathological fibrosis. Processes deregulated after radiotherapy have much in common with processes associated with fibrotic diseases affecting the heart, skin, lungs, kidne ... Read on »
How much extra radiation exposure comes from a chest x-ray? by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:27am This was a question from a mom of a patient, for whom we both agreed a chest x-ray to rule out pneumonia would have been a good step. Excellent information can be found at http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/safety/index.cfm?pg=sfty_xray#3. To quote, "in simple terms, we can compare the radiation exposure from one chest x-ray as equivalent to the a ... Read on »
Low (lower!) Dose Radiation Dental X-Rays by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:31pm Dr. Gibbs has recently purchased two new dental ray machines to provide the greatest benefits to our patients. This is why we use digital x-rays to produce consistently safer, better results. Here's why our patients find our low-radiation digital x-rays to be superior to any other x-ray technology: Safer Technology — Our digital x-ray ... Read on »
The Amount of Radiation in a Dental X-Ray by Randall LaFrom Posted Wed 26 Oct 2011 3:24pm Do you cringe at the thought of an x-ray? Do you protest when your dentist calls for one at your routine dental exams ? If so, you’re missing out on an opportunity for your dentist to check the health of your teeth and gums, and it’s probably because you’re afraid to be “unnecessarily” exposed to radiation. Well, think again. A dental ... Read on »
Value of Low Dose Radiation Digital Panoramic X-Rays by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:31pm A patient recently asked me why I, who is usually considered to be “on the forefront” of dentistry and technology, waited so long to purchase a digital panoramic x-ray machine. The older machines commonly used by oral surgeons and orthodontists (Dr. Gibbs’ orthodontist father had a early film version 25 years ago!) were of limited ability ... Read on »
Value of Low Dose Radiation Digital Panoramic X-Rays by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 11:02am    A patient recently asked me why I, who is usually considered to be “on the forefront” of dentistry and technology, waited so long to purchase a digital panoramic x-ray machine.  The older machines commonly used by oral surgeons and orthodontists (Dr. Gibbs’ orthodontist father had a early film version 25 years ago!) were of limited ability r ... Read on »
Low-Radiation Digital X-rays by Randall LaFrom Posted Sat 18 Dec 2010 12:13am One of the greatest aspects of contemporary dentistry is technology that improves patient safety and diagnostic capability. One such tool is digital x-rays, or digital radiography. I’m Dr. Randall LaFrom .  At LaFrom Dentistry in Cupertino, CA , I’ve invested in digital x-rays because I believe it improves my ability to administer state-of-th ... Read on »
Low Radiation Panoramic X-rays--Advantages by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:31pm Although a panoramic image does not eliminate the need for the smaller, detailed images of specific teeth obtained from the smaller digital x-rays pictures, it does provide a more comprehensive view to enhance the diagnostic evaluation of not just the teeth, but surrounding bone, sinuses, tempro-mandibular joint, and bone pathology. In fact, ... Read on »