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Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry for speedy diagnosis of Brain disorders

Imaging modality has yet another discovery to its credit. Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry (MRS) as is it called is a safe, non-surgical method of identifying brain infections such as brain abscess, and an accurate// and rapid way of diagnosing meningitis. The new method will also help distinguish between brain tumor and other types of brain infection in a simple but effective way. Severa...

Hazards of Electromagnetic Fields for children

Though technologic developments bring social and economic benefits to the society, the health consequences of these are difficult to predict and manage. With rapid advances in electromagnetic field (EMF) technologies and // communications, children are increasingly exposed to EMFs at an earlier age. Due to an association between childhood leukemia and exposure to extremely low frequency (...

Mass Spectrometry to Identify Viruses

Although mass spectrometry has been used to determine the chemical composition of materials for decades it had rarely been used to identify viruses// especially in complex environmental samples. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health successfully separated, purified and concentrated a norovirus surrogate from a clinical sample within a few hours using pr...

No Increased Risk of Certain Cancers from Electromagnetic Fields Among Energy Workers

Electromagnetic fields do not pose a health hazard to workers in the electrical energy supply industry, suggests a large study of 28,000 people, published ahead of print in// Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Exposure to low frequency electromagnetic fields of 50 to 60 Hz has been implicated in an increased risk of leukemia, brain and breast cancers. The researchers...

Does Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields Cause Cancer?

Electromagnetic fields may not pose a risk of cancer; a Danish study conducted amongst 28,000 workers in 99 utility companies// has shown. Danish medical records were analyzed to monitor fresh cases of leukemia, breast cancer, or brain cancer among the utility workers for 23years. This was done to ascertain the levels of exposure to electromagnetic fields and its effects....

Some Cancers Linked to Very Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields

Some cancers seem to be linked to extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields, suggests research published ahead of print in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The findings are based on more than 20,000 Swiss railway workers, who were monitored for 30 years. The researchers opted to study this group, because railway workers in Switzerland tend to change jobs...

Does Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields Cause Cancer?

Electromagnetic fields may not pose a risk of cancer; a Danish study conducted amongst 28,000 workers in 99 utility companies has shown. Danish medical records were analyzed to monitor fresh cases of leukemia, breast cancer, or brain cancer among the utility workers for 23years. This was done to ascertain the levels of exposure to electromagnetic fields and its effects....

Nanospectrometer Aids in Identifying Nutrient Cycle

Scientists at the University of Southern California have applied a nanoscale imaging method to a biological system, helping to clear up an old puzzle of the global carbon and nitrogen cycle . Their study appears as an advanced online publication of The ISME Journal. A state of the art NanoSIMS instrument (short for nanometer-scale, secondary ion mass spectrometry) located at Lawrence...
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