Breast Thermography- A Responsible Second Look

Thermography is a non invasive test. This means that it sends nothing into your body. In fact, there is no contact with the body of any kind, no radiation and the procedure is painless. Utilizing very sophisticated infra-red cameras and desk top computers, thermal imaging technicians simply capture a photograph of the breasts. An infra-red […]

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Topol: Time to End Routine Mammography

The medical community prides itself on evidence to drive important decision-making. But when the evidence is contrary to entrenched medical practice, it has a hard time coming to terms. Such is the case for mammography recommendations. All of the data now available point to significant net harm—far more risk than benefit— for routine mammography. If […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients At Increased Risk Of Surprise Heart Attack

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of a surprise heart attack, according to new research presented today at ICNC 12 by Dr Adriana Puente, a cardiologist in the National Medical Centre “20 de Noviembre” ISSSTE in Mexico City, Mexico. Risk was increased even when patients had no symptoms and was independent of traditional […]

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Saving Lives with Infrared Thermal Imaging

Saving Lives with Infrared Thermal Imaging The history of thermography can be traced to the first cave woman that felt the forehead of the first cave baby. Even then, they knew that excess heat signals inflammation, infection or another pathological process in the body. Many early physicians knew this, too. Hippocrates put a clay/mud mixture […]

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