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2014-02-14 23:24:38

The latest state-of-the-art linear accelerator at the Breast Health Center at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center will provide a precise, effective way of delivering radiation therapy directly to cancer—right down to the millimeter. Ogdensburg, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Radiation therapy, a popular, safe method for eradicating cancer cells that may be still be present after surgery, plays an important role in treating all stages of breast cancer. Traditional radiation therapy uses...

2014-02-13 23:04:02

Electromagnetic radiation is the emerging health problem of the 21st century, causing genetic damage, brain dysfunction, brain tumors, and other conditions such as sleep disorders and headaches. The solution: iewei wristband, the health tracker. (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 This spring 2014, a new wristband is scheduled to be offered for wear to customers in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The iewei wristband detects measures and analyzes electromagnetic wave exposure and alerts wearers...

2014-02-12 23:26:13

Brain Tumors are now the leading cancer that causes death in children and the rate adults are getting brain tumors on the same side of the head as their mobile is held now has many questioning cell phone radiation safety. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Could cell phone radiation from towers, wifi and wireless hand-held devices be responsible for a shocking increase in brain tumors over the last 10 years? According to the Brain Tumor Foundation of Canada, brain tumors are...

2014-02-12 12:32:02

DUBLIN, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cn9qz8/nuclear_medicine) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Nuclear Medicine Market & Radiopharmaceuticals - Trends & Forecast to 2017" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Radiopharmaceuticals are drugs that contain radionuclide-emitting ionizing radiation and are used for disease diagnosis and...

Could An Earthquake Be Responsible For The Image On The Shroud Of Turin?
2014-02-12 09:49:22

Springer Neutron radiation caused by 33 A.D. earthquake could have led to "wrong" 1988 radiocarbon dating of Shroud, suggest researchers An earthquake in Old Jerusalem might be behind the famous image of the Shroud of Turin, says a group of researchers led by Alberto Carpinteri of the Politecnico di Torino in Italy in an article published in Springer's journal Meccanica. They believe that neutron radiation caused by an earthquake could have induced the image of a crucified man - which...

2014-02-11 12:24:33

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five years after having proton therapy for early- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer, 99 percent of men are living cancer-free and with excellent quality of life, according to a University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute study published today. Three-quarters of those with high-risk prostate cancer are also disease-free. The study, published in today's online edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology...

2014-02-08 23:01:22

RF Safe the trusted global distributor of "RF Safe Phone Flip Cases and RF Safe Air-tube Headsets" assures wireless consumers that they can reduce risks from cell phone radiation with very easy to use and fashionable phone radiation safety accessories. Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 The second volume of a report that detailed the "history of technologies later found to be harmful", has sparked discussion over the possibility that mobile phones have...

2014-02-06 23:00:16

RF Safe makes a cell phone flip case that deflects cell phone radiation to provide protection from the harmful microwave radiation created by cell phones. A simple smartphone accessory to reduce exposure to electromagnetic radiation. Palo Alto, California (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 According to John Coates, Founder of RF Safe, "If you carry a cell phone on you, you need an anti-radiation phone case to deflect radiation away for you. Your phone is constantly emitting potentially...

2014-02-05 20:26:50

ViewRay System Expands Treatment Options for Cancer Patients CLEVELAND, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ViewRay(TM) system, the world's first and only MRI-guided radiation therapy system, is being used to treat patients at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. The ViewRay system provides a patented combination of simultaneous radiation therapy delivery and continuous magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for the...

2014-02-04 23:00:32

Senior Health Physicist Matt Smith has become manager of the Dade Moeller Training Academy, which specializes in radiation safety training. Smith has extensive experience in training federal and private sector professionals on radiation safety and detection topics. Richland, Washington (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Matthew H. Smith has assumed the position of Manager of the Dade Moeller Training Academy, which specializes in radiation and occupational safety training. A Senior Health...


Latest Radioactivity Reference Libraries

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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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Solar Radiation -- Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun due to nuclear fusion reactions. Fusion is the process whereby stars produce huge quantities of energy from the fusion of hydrogen or helium, in one of the most efficient processes of energy generation. The radiation referred to is usually electromagnetic energy, particularly infrared radiation, visible light, and ultraviolet. Some stars are known to emit radiation of other wavelengths. Solar neutrinos are a...

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