CT Scan Radiations may Lead to Cancer
An analysis based on computerized simulation models suggests that the lifetime risk of cancer associated with radiation exposure from a computed tomography (CT scan) coronary angiography varies widely, with the risk greater for women and younger patients.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the ...
Hodgkin's Survivors Prone to Breast Cancer Later
... Louis S. Constine, a professor of radiation oncology at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center.
The amounts of radiations
used are much lower than in the past, Constine added, as is the proportion of the body irradiated. Chemotherapy is also sometimes substituted for radi...
World Environment Day (International Polar Year)
...air inside a greenhouse to keep it at a higher temperature as compared to the air outside it. Technically, it refers to the emission of IR (infra red) radiations
from the atmosphere, which warms the earth's surface. More commonly, it signifies the increase in temperature of the earth's surface due to emission o...
Mobile use increases risk of infertility in men
... A recent research proposes that radiations
from handsets may affect fertility in men as heavy users of mobile have markedly lower sperm count than normal.//
A study conducted on 361 infert...
Simi Valley Nuclear Meltdown Effects Greater than Suspected
... stating that no radioactive material was released during the meltdown, thereby causing no public health threat to the surrounding community.
could have possibly caused some 260 cancer cases in an area near the hilltop lab. The findings are a result of studies conducted over a period of seve...
Experiments In Outer Space To Determine single Cell Survival
... unicellular organisms are riding on the International Space Station, to test if they can secure safer homes for their occupants amidst the vacuum and radiations
of outer space, than those created by standard chemical procedures.
These experiments are carried out courtesy of Sandia, a National Nuclear S...
Chernobyl Disaster still Causing Cancer
...000 sq km mainly in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and the west of England - were contaminated above 4,000 bequerels per square meter. The doses of radiations
from this are only expected to decline slowly over the next few centuries.
The rates of thyroid cancer in children across northern England befor...
Occupational Exposure To Radiation Causes Chromosome Aberrations
...ich nucleotide breaks occurs in the chromosomes leading to aberrations, which may lead to cancer. Earlier studies of occupational exposure to ionizing radiations
where carried out by the same author at Mayak weapons complex in Russia.
In plutonium exposed workers the chromosome aberrations occurred at a fre...
Airlines Pilot At Heightened Risk Of Having Cataracts
... Exposure to cosmic radiations
while flying may increase the risk of having cataracts for airlines pilots, in comparison to non-pilots. The research was published in the recent issu...
Microwave radiation has no hazards
... The talks about harmful radiations
started during war times. Korean War Navy veterans exposed to high levels of microwave radiation emitted from radar equipment were no more likely than...