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ViaMedica

Montreal, Canada
ViaMedica is a private diagnostic center in Montreal offering MRI, CT Scan, Ultrasound, Blood Tests, Vaccines and Nursing Services. Blogging to provide people with health information, health news, advisories and much more.
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Widespread Public Defibrillators May Save Lives Study Finds by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The availability of public automated external defibrillators (AEDs) increases the odds of surviving a heart attack with little neurological consequences, sugge ... Read on »
Freezing Tumors Shows Promise Against Prostate, Breast Cancer by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Cryotherapy prevented need for surgery in one group, and thwarted recurrence in the other. Researchers have succeeded in freezing away breast and prostate tumors ... Read on »
Yellow Fever in Brazil - Travel Health Notice by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Outbreak Notice Yellow Fever in Brazil This information is current as of today, March 08, 2010 at 14:58 EST Updated: March 02, 2010 Current Situation Yellow feve ... Read on »
New MRI May Lead to Better Brain Pictures by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine MIT researchers say technology will yield more on circuitry and activity. Researchers are reporting that they've developed a new kind of MRI sensor that can det ... Read on »
New Heart CT Scans Deliver Far Less Radiation: New Radiology Study by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Imaging entire heart in one sitting reduces exposure time The newest heart imaging CT technology exposes patients to as much as 91 percent less radiation than st ... Read on »
ViaMedica Hosts Breast Biopsy Feature For The Breast Course 2010 by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine ViaMedica welcomes The Breast Course to the West Island of Montreal. On Feb 21, 2010 Dr. Nathalie Duchesne will conduct the 6th edition of The Breast Course TM for a ... Read on »
Daclizumab Aids Multiple Sclerosis Treatment by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Multi-center study shows daclizumab reduces disease activity when added to interferon beta Adding the drug daclizumab to standard treatment with interferon beta m ... Read on »
FDA Seeks Reduction in Radiation From Medical Scans by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Picture from: wdwbobbie.files.wordpress.com Unnecessary exposure from CT scans and fluoroscopes may increase cancer risk, officials say By Steven Re ... Read on »
What is a CT Scan? What are the Benefits vs Risks? by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What is CT Scanning of the Body? CT scanning—sometimes called CAT scanning—is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. ... Read on »
Healthy baby campaign uses texts to reach mothers by ViaMedica Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Expectant mothers in the U.S. are getting a new tool to help keep themselves and their babies healthy: pregnancy tips sent directly to their cell phones. The ... Read on »