Tag: "microwave" at medical news
Giant Microwave That Recycles Plastic Back into Diesel, Gas
...C) claims the process requires only a finely tuned microwave
that uses 1200 different frequencies within the microwave
range, which act on specific hydrocarbon materials, and a mix of materials made from oil to reduce t...
Boiling Makes Broccoli to Loses Its Anticancer Properties
...ating the effects of cooking by boiling, steaming, microwave
cooking and stir-fry. Boiling appeared to have a...g methods were investigated: steaming for 020 min, microwave
cooking for 03 min and stir-fry cooking for 05 min. All three methods gave no significant loss of to...
Scientists Predict Bleak Future For Life
... what's left over from the radiation is the famous microwave
background, which is very dilute." So what is the...able to observe the universe's expansion, constant microwave
background, red shift of galaxies and other cosmic hallmarks. "Those are really all at the basis o...
Overseeing Agency Indifferent to Workplace Safety in US
...issouri doctor discovered a troubling pattern at a microwave
popcorn plant in the town of Jasper. After an additive was modified to produce a more buttery taste, nine workers came down with a rare, life-threatening disease that was ravaging their lungs. After painstaking investigation, scientists at the Nati...
'Pan'demonium Over Non -stick Pans
... PFOA is released even when non-stick cookware and microwave
popcorn bags are subject to normal heat. NICNAS has cautioned consumers against the overheating of non-stick cookware, which would most certainly result in the release of toxins that can have an adverse effect....
Cancer Therapy Based on Missile Detection
...e tumor shrinkage with the combined use of focused microwave
thermotherapy and preoperative chemotherapy," Fenn said. In this study tumors shrunk by approximately 50 percent more in women treated with both the MIT technique and chemotherapy, versus women treated with chemotherapy alone. Source-Bio-Bio Tech...
Heavy Periods Have Other Remedies, Not Necessarily Hysterectomy
...trial ablation, a surgical option, employs heat or microwave
to wipe the lining of the womb, clean. These varied options have relegated hysterectomy to be the last and final resort, when all other treatment measures have failed to produce results. Professor Mary Ann Lumsden, chair of the NICE guideline group...
Micro-organisms Ensconced in the Kitchen Sponge Meet Their Nemesis in a Microwave
...Bacillus cereus spores, needed four minutes in the microwave
to surrender. They inferred that it is better to microwave
the sponges as often as possible, or at least as frequently as food is cooked. The study is publis...
Combination Therapy to the Rescue off Lung Cancer Patients
...ctors have used radio frequency ablation (RFA) and microwave
ablation, processes that heat tumors to destroy th...ted over seven years with thermal ablation (RFA or microwave
ablation) and either standard radiation therapy or brachytherapy, a procedure in which a "seed" of r...
Singapore Manufacturer to Bring Ethnic Foods to the World
...dy-to-eat meals will be able to be prepared in the microwave
in a few minutes or boiled in hot water. ...
Terahertz Imaging Promises To Revolutionize Breast Cancer Treatments
...erahertz light is located between the infrared and microwave
portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. The researchers found that by placing a slice of excised breast tissue on a special quartz plate and exposing it to terahertz light, the light waves reflected from the tissue contained unique information abou...
PFCAs Detected in the Artic
...ancer in man. Their ubiquitous presence is seen in microwave
popcorn bags, stain-free carpets, fast-food wrappers, denture cleaners, windshield washer fluid. // Scott Mabury, at the University of Toronto had led a team which has investigated the effect of these chemicals for the past five years. These fluori...
Alzheimer's Can Be Slowed Down By Gold Nanoparticles
...xture for several days and then exposed it to weak microwave
fields for several hours. The energy levels of the fields were six times smaller than that of conventional cell phones and unlikely to harm healthy cells. The fibrils subsequently dissolved and remained dissolved for at least one week after being irr...
T-waves to sweep over imaging technology
...rom 0.1 to 10 THz, just between infrared light and microwave
radiation. The waves have already invited research in a multitude of diverse sectors such as the semiconductor materials, medicine, manufacturing, space, and defense industries. T-ray applications that could enable the label-free characterization of...
Popcorn Workers At Health Risk
...opcorn flavoring vapors, with positions in mixing, microwave
packing, maintenance, and quality control, while 22 workers had a low exposure to flavoring vapors, with positions in office, polyethylene packaging, warehouse, and outside sections of the plant. Study results show that neutrophil concentrations in...
Combating insomnia with warm feet
... sleep more easily. The booties are warmed in the microwave
and are worn for 30 minutes during the hour before a person goes to sleep. Sensors are worn to measure the person's body temperature and a wristwatch-like activity monitor is used to determine when sleep occurs. Study participants will follow the pro...
Microwave radiation has no hazards
...Korean War Navy veterans exposed to high levels of microwave
radiation emitted from radar equipment were no mor...d little, of adverse health effects resulting from microwave
frequencies. One exception reported by Tarone and his colleagues, however, was that aviation electr...
Radiofrequency catheter ablation safe for infants
...ainless burst of radiofrequency energy, similar to microwave
heat, is used to destroy about 20% of heart muscle. A study in the Journal of the American Heart Association found the procedure was 90% effective in treating the condition. The report's author Dr Andrew Blaufox, professor of paediatric cardiology a...
Radiofrequency Energy Cooks Tumors Without Surgery
...tromagnetic and non-ionizing in nature, similar to microwave
energy. Researchers have used RFA throughout the human body, including the liver, kidney, adrenal, breasts, ribs, lungs, diaphragm, muscle, prostate, and pelvis. <br...
The Cancer Rumour mill working over time
...deo-sprays, shampoos, floor cleaners, cell-phones, microwave
ovens, and electrical blankets when they read stories attributed to phony medical journals listing these products as potential cancer causers. However, medical experts are concerned that people believe such myths yet ignore research that clearly sho...