Taking Measures for Eradication of Tuberculosis in India

According to India TB Report 2022, there is an increase in tuberculosis patients by 19 % compared to the last year. In the year, 2021 there were 4.93 lakhs of deaths due to tuberculosis. Along with lack of proper healthcare facilities, factors like HIV, diabetes, alcohol, malnutrition, tobacco and smoking are the comorbidities that affect…

Is Your Thyroid Shield Protecting You?

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped, endocrine gland located at the base of the neck, just above the collarbone. It is responsible for releasing hormones that regulate the rate of many activities of the body such as how fast the heart beats or how quickly calories are burnt. Speaking about radiation exposure, the thyroid is the…

How To Manage Stress At Workplace?

While doing any job it is obvious that at some point everyone would feel pressurized. Every job has its own set of stressful elements, even if you are satisfied and happy with your daily work. Stress could arise from situations like excessive workloads, less time to meet a deadline, lack of social support, few opportunities…

Medical Radiation- Leading Cause of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer, referring to the unusual growth of skin cells, is a serious skin concern that majorly is of three types: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma. Many risk factors can make a person more likely to develop skin cancer. These risk factors do not directly cause skin cancer but can be a…

Benefits of Portable X-rays over Traditional X-rays

With the advancements in medical technology, diagnostics have become easier, faster, and more accurate for doctors, physicians, and other healthcare professionals. The continuous evolution in the innovation and development of medical equipment have enabled better treatment and cure for various problems in the body. One such medical equipment that evolved with time is an X-ray.…

Is Ultrasound safe for pregnant women?

Introduction:  An ultrasound is a non-invasive imaging technique that uses sound waves to create real-time images or videos of the internal organs or the soft tissues of the body.  Ultrasound is generally used on pregnant women as it does not involve the usage of harmful radiation. It is also used in identifying injuries or damages…

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Surgeon Choice – RadShield Radiation Protection Drapes

Scatter radiation is the leading cause of exposure for medical staff during fluoroscopic procedures. Chronic exposure to low-dose radiation confers a trivial risk of stochastic effects, including malignant disease, skin burns, hair loss, reproductive organ damage, skin damage, or eye problems. Recently the International Commission on Radiological Protection documented that the equivalent dose limit for…