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2011-05-27 11:27:59

New study challenges belief that exposure to nuclear radiation has no or negligible genetic effects in humans Ionizing radiation is not without danger to human populations. Indeed, exposure to nuclear radiation leads to an increase in male births relative to female births, according to a new study by Hagen Scherb and Kristina Voigt from the Helmholtz Zentrum Mnchen. Their work shows that radiation from atomic bomb testing before the Partial Test Ban Treaty in 1963, the Chernobyl accident, and...

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2011-05-20 12:50:41

National Science Foundation awards rapid-response grants to establish ocean radionuclide levels from FukushimaAmong the casualties of the March 11, 2011, earthquake and resulting tsunami in Japan was the country's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.A result of the loss of electricity, overheating at the power plant led to significant releases of iodine, cesium and other radioisotopes to the environment.Japanese officials recently raised the severity of the nuclear power plant incident to...

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2011-04-25 06:20:00

Why are people so afraid of radiation? Is it the unseen nature of its presence? The long-term possible damage to our DNA? And what about the radiation we are exposed to every single day caused by cell phones, solar flares, and medical equipment? After nuclear power plant accidents in Russia, Japan and the US, the fear of radiation contamination can cause more panic and confusion than the actual radiation. Despite the daily dangers we all face, such as disease, cancer, auto accidents and...

2011-04-02 00:00:29

There are many good reasons to own a high-performance air purification system. Protection in North America against radioactive fallout from the nuclear accident in Japan is not one of them, says Glory Dolphin, CEO of IQAir North America. Santa Fe Springs, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 There are many good reasons to own a high-performance air purification system. Protection in North America against radioactive fallout from the nuclear accident in Japan is not one of them, says Glory...

2011-03-31 07:25:00

CHICAGO, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A 9.0 Earthquake and hundreds of aftershocks. A 30-foot tsunami. A volcano erupts in southern Japan. A $35 billion hit to the economy. Thousands dead, injured, displaced, and missing. And now fears of a nuclear meltdown. This confluence of events in Japan has created a horrific event of biblical proportions. Japan is the third largest nuclear power user in the world and, as of 2008, had 55 active nuclear reactors operating around the island...

2011-03-28 00:00:27

Natural chelator given to victims of Armenian earthquake, Russian nuclear accidents Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) March 27, 2011 A popular hangover prevention supplement may be a safe and effective alternative to potassium iodide for people scrambling to protect themselves from radioactive fallout from Japan's crippled nuclear power plants. The supplement, Cheerz® IntelliShotâ“ž¢ and iTabsâ“ž¢, acts as a natural "chelating agent,"...

2011-03-22 00:00:28

Free Report Names Protective Foods that Disarm Radioactive Fallout Released by Damaged Japanese Nuclear Reactors Santa Fe, NM (Vocus/PRWEB) March 21, 2011 Americans worried about radioactive fallout released by damaged nuclear reactors in Japan can discover the foods that protect against radiation sickness, in a new report entitled "Fallout Foods That Block Radiation Sickness" just released by the popular nutrition website, http://www.MyHealingKitchen.com. "The greatest health threat that...

2011-03-18 04:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world watches the nuclear tragedies unfold in Japan, fears are rising regarding the potential for radioactive fallout to travel to the United States, particularly the West Coast. Could this really happen and can we protect ourselves from a nuclear event? The general answer to both questions is yes, according to Medical Expert Dr. Isaac Eliaz. But there is much more you can do to protect yourself and your family from radiation...

2011-03-15 06:35:00

MOORESVILLE, N.C., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 50,000 potassium iodide tablets have been donated by Nukepills.com to Tokushukai Hospital in Tokyo, Japan for immediate distribution to those affected by Japan's nuclear reactor crisis. This effort was facilitated by Dr. Alisa Suzuki Han, Radiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a teaching facility of Harvard Medical School, in Boston, MA. The radiation-blocking drug, currently en route to Japan, will be distributed by the...

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2010-02-12 10:15:00

Through laboratory soil cleanup methods, residents of Bikini, Enjebi and Rongelap Islands - where nuclear tests were conducted on the atolls and in the ocean surrounding them in the 1950s - could have lower radioactive levels than the average background dose for residents in the United States and Europe. The National Nuclear Security Administration's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists Bill Robison and Terry Hamilton calculated the radiation doses for people resettling Bikini,...


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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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