Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicCT scan

Topic: CT scan

Lung damage found in recovered Covid patients though CT scans didn’t show, Oxford study says

Researchers from Oxford and Sheffield were able to establish this using a different technology, called a Xenon MRI scan.

What are CT scans, the radiation risk from them & do they cause cancer

While some studies indicate a high risk of radiation exposure from CT scans, others show this might not be the case. However, experts say CT scans must not be prescribed indiscriminately.

CT scan is like 5-10 x-rays, not 300-400: Docs’ body refutes Guleria’s ‘unscientific’ comments

AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria claimed that a CT scan is equivalent to 300-400 x-rays and should be avoided for mild Covid cases. A radiological body has termed this ‘alarming’.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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