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Innovation, Research

Two clinical trials use low-dose X-rays to treat COVID-19 pneumonia

June 17, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Previous studies have shown that low-dose, whole lung radiation in the form of X-rays can effectively treat severe pneumonia, with minimal side effects. Two clinical trials are applying a modern version of this concept to test patients who have acute […]


Regulatory

FDA calls for lowest dose in child X-rays

January 16, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The Food and Drug Administration last week issued new guidance urging healthcare providers to “child size” the radiation dose when conducting medical imaging exams on children. “The level of ionizing radiation from X-ray imaging is generally very low, but can […]