Deb Headworth

Posts Tagged ‘arteries’

Scan shows if your arteries are clogged.

In arteries, cholesterol, cinch, cinch inch loss, clogged arteries, heart, weight on December 15, 2008 at 7:02 am

Advanced CT Scans Valuable To Check For Clogged Arteries (December 8, 2008) — In a development that researchers say is likely to quell concerns about the value of costly computed tomography scans to diagnose coronary artery blockages, researchers report solid evidence that the newer, more powerful 64-CT scans can easily and correctly identify people with major blood vessel disease and is nearly as accurate as invasive coronary angiography. … > full story

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Human robots? Robots cleaning your arteries?

In robots, technology on December 15, 2008 at 6:50 am

Robotics Integrated With Human Body In Near Future? Technology Gulf Between ‘Have’ And ‘Have Nots’ Predicted By 2020 (December 8, 2008) — What is the potential future impact of robots on society? New conclusions show that the enormous automation capacity of robots and their ability to interact with humans will cause a technological imbalance over the next 12 years between those who have them and those who do not. One significant area of research may well result in the insertion of robots into our bodies, such as intelligent implants in the brain, which will improve our rational thought, and nanorobots to be released into the blood to clean our arteries. … > full story