Tag: "radon" at medical news
Patients Find Healthy Vein in Old Austrian Mine
... 100 percent humidity, and a high natural level of radon
gas," said Franz Zaver Rieser, a manager at the me...tion issues regular warnings that high exposure to radon
can increase the risk of lung cancer. It has been a major headache for some home and office owners i...
Tritium Risks at New Heights
...ered less of a cancer risk than substances such as radon
that emit very large and damaging particles into cells when the elements decay....
Canadians Urged to Renovate Houses to Check Radon Gas Radiation
...ans could be constantly exposed to radiation from radon
gas. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive ...d quietly killing them." Health Canada estimates radon
gas kills 2,000 people annually in this country, more than fires, drownings, air crashes, and accide...
Irish Households Exposed To Lethal Radiation
... For people who are or were smokers, the risk from radon
is significantly higher than for people who have n...d found to have the third highest concentration of radon
gas recorded to date in a home in Ireland and the dose received by the householders is analyzed to b...
Non Smoking Women Less Prone To Lung Cancer
...US include secondhand smoke, asbestos exposure and radon
WHO Steps Up To Create A Public Awareness About The Consequences Of Exposure To Radon
... countries reduce the health risks associated with radon
gas and also increase public and political awarene...to human health . Although the average exposure to radon
varies enormously, recent studies have shown that, when exposed to a radon
concentration of 100 Bq (...