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Radiation Fighting Compound Comes From Cabbage, Cauliflower And Broccoli
2013-10-15 05:03:05

[ Watch the Video: Veggie Power During Radiation Treatment For Cancer ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A compound derived from cruciferous vegetables - like cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli - has been shown to protect rats and mice from lethal doses of radiation, according to a new study from Georgetown University Medical Center. Previous studies have shown that the compound, known as DIM (3,3'-diindolylmethane), has been found to have cancer-preventative...

2013-02-26 10:30:59

-Currently, doctors have no way to accurately measure damage to the body soon after a person is exposed to ionizing radiation. -It is therefore difficult to know whether a person is likely to suffer serious effects after an occupational or accidental exposure. -This animal study shows that radiation exposure alters the levels of certain small molecules in the blood, perhaps offering a reliable measure of damage to the body. Ohio State University cancer researchers have identified...

2011-12-13 22:35:25

Irradiation with low-dose X-ray extends shelf life, reduces bacteria in fresh-cut asparagus As consumer demand for convenient, nutritious foods increases, pre-cut and packaged fruit and vegetables become more popular. Food producers are looking to science to discover new ways to safely extend the shelf life of these "minimally processed" products. A potential solution to vegetables' short market life may be the lie in x-ray irradiation, the latest ionizing irradiation technology currently...

2011-06-09 09:00:00

Leading-edge GammaFIT(TM) design offers affordability, scalability for global customers OTTAWA, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Nordion Inc. (TSX: NDN) (NYSE: NDZ), a leading provider of products and services to the global health science market, today announced it will be unveiling details of its new Flexible Irradiation Technology (GammaFIT) modular irradiator system. The technical presentation of the design will take place at the 2011 International Meeting on Radiation Processing...

2010-12-07 13:46:22

Method could result in safer, more nutritious fresh produce A team of Texas AgriLife Research engineers has developed a way to cut by as much as half the amount of irradiation needed to kill 99.999 percent of salmonella, E. coli and other pathogens on fresh produce. By packing produce in a Mylar bag filled with pure oxygen, Dr. Carmen Gomes, AgriLife Research food safety engineer, and her colleagues found they could significantly reduce the amount of radiation needed to kill those pathogens....

2009-11-25 06:50:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Food Irradiation Trends - Global Market Opportunities http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164458/Food-Irradiation-Trends---Global-Market-Opportunities.html For long, irradiation technology has been successfully used in supplementing the diet of astronauts and inmates in hospitals who nurture weak immune systems. Market growth thrives on factors such as industry...

2009-06-05 09:12:00

MENTOR, Ohio, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Join STERIS Isomedix Services for a one day seminar offering industry expertise on topics critical to success in medical device sterilization. The event, being held in Boston, Massachusetts on September 23, will provide attendees the opportunity to learn about sterilization technologies, process validation, materials selection and much more. In addition to the TechTeam experts from STERIS Isomedix Services, the seminar will feature thought leaders from...

2008-12-16 14:50:00

MENTOR, Ohio, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Join STERIS Isomedix Services for a one day seminar offering industry expertise on topics critical to success in medical device sterilization ( http://www.isomedix.com/Markets/Medical/ ). The event, being held in San Jose, California on March 11, 2009, will provide attendees the opportunity to learn about sterilization technologies, process validation, materials selection, and much more. In addition to the TechTeam experts from STERIS Isomedix...


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