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Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty that involves the use of radioactive substances to diagnose and treat diseases. Nuclear medicine deals with individuals taking radiopharmaceuticals(a radioactive isotope) by mouth or by IV than a gamma camera takes an image from the radiation the radiopharmaceutical emits. There are no known long term side effects of these radioactive isotopes. The body rids itself of the isotopes in about 60 hrs.