Mobile phones can reveal information on radiation exposure

In accidents or terror attacks which are suspected to involve radioactive substances, it can be difficult to determine whether people nearby have been exposed to radiation.
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New ACR toolkit offers online practice-specific resources to enhance patient engagement skills

The new American College of Radiology Radiologist’s Toolkit for Patient- and Family-Centered Care offers online practice-specific resources to help radiologists enhance patient engagement skills and offer more patient-centered care.
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Mice study may help explain why dieting can be inefficient way to lose weight

A study carried out in mice may help explain why dieting can be an inefficient way to lose weight: key brain cells act as a trigger to prevent us burning calories when food is scarce.
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Exposure to high prenatal stress and air pollution linked to increased risk for childhood asthma

A new study has found that children, especially boys, whose mothers were exposed to higher levels of outdoor particulate air pollution at the same time that they were very stressed were most likely to develop asthma by age six.
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Researchers develop simple, flexible technique for early cancer diagnosis

Earlier discovery of cancer and greater precision in the treatment process are the objectives of a new method developed by researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy and Boston University.
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