The FDA puts its regulatory muscle behind a growing movement to make life-saving medical radiation—both diagnostic and therapeutic—safer.

FDA to increase oversight of medical radiation


"I think it is very timely in light of concerns about radiation exposure and the possibility of overexposure," said Dr. James Thrall, professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School, chairman of the American College of Radiology, and radiologist-in-chief at Mass General. "I think it will nudge the industry."

Source: The New York Times