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2013-12-15 23:00:29

In Response to Dr. Oz Dec, 6th Show on cell phone radiation causing breast cancer. RF Safe adds pink to the colors of their line of RF radiation shielded cell phone pouches for breast cancer awareness. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 Dr. Oz said women who keep their cell phones in their bras are putting themselves at risk for breast cancer. On the Dec. 6 episode of the Dr. Oz Show ("Why You Should Keep Your Cell Phone Out of Your Bra"), Dr. Oz said he believes...

2013-12-12 08:30:17

DUBLIN, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mkg43l/radiation) has announced the addition of the "Global Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market Report 2013-2017" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 North America dominated the radiation protection market for medical applications in 2012, followed by Europe. However, emerging markets in developing countries across the world,...

2013-12-10 23:25:18

Ability to customize radiation therapy improves patient safety & quality. Aliso Viejo, Calif. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Cianna Medical, Inc., a women’s health company, today announced the outcomes of a large, retrospective study demonstrating the safety and efficacy of the SAVI® breast brachytherapy applicator. Researchers reported favorably low recurrence rates, high rates of survival and excellent cosmetic outcomes. SAVI is a strut-based applicator that delivers a form of...

Mars Surface Radiation Suitable Manned Mission
2013-12-10 15:24:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Newly released data from the Curiosity rover indicate that Martian radiation levels are very close to being acceptable for future manned missions to the surface of the Red Planet. While the Curiosity rover spent its first 300 days cruising around the planet’s Gale Crater gathering soil samples and examining rock structures, the onboard Radiation Assessment Detector (RAD) was making detailed recording of the radiation found on the...

2013-12-09 12:26:41

- Radiation therapy leaders call for comprehensive payment reform to improve the quality of care for life-saving cancer care - WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Radiation Therapy Alliance (RTA) - a nonprofit organization representing 227 community-based radiation therapy centers - today commended the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for withdrawing the proposal to cap certain freestanding radiation oncology reimbursements at the OPD/ASC rates...

2013-12-03 16:25:11

GLENWOOD, Ill., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Landauer, Inc. (NYSE: LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation measurement and monitoring, outsourced medical physics services and high quality medical consumable accessories, announced today that its Board of Directors declared, at its meeting on December 3, 2013, a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share for the first quarter of fiscal 2014. The dividend will be paid on January 6, 2014, to shareholders...

2013-12-02 23:28:47

RF Safe rebuts the common misconception reported by media that Hands-free Headsets are hailed as one of the best ways to reduce overall cranial exposure from cell phone radiation by increasing the distance between the phone and head. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 A new study published in Clinical Neurophysiology suggests it doesn’t take years or even months of exposure for cell phone radiation to negatively alter our brains—it only takes minutes....

2013-12-01 23:01:41

Asia-Pacific Nuclear Medicine/Radiopharmaceutical Market report studies the Asia-Pacific nuclear medicine market over the forecast period of 2012 - 2017. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/asia-pacific-nuclear-medicine-radiopharmaceuticals-market-1140.html (PRWEB) December 01, 2013 The "Asia-Pacific Nuclear Medicine/Radiopharmaceuticals Market & Stable Isotopes [SPECT/PET Radioisotopes (Technetium, F-18)], [Beta/Alpha Radiation Therapy (I131, Y-90)], [Applications...

Fukushima Radioactive Material Spread By Typhoons
2013-11-30 05:35:52

[ Watch the Video: Frequent Typhoons Spread Fukushima Contaminates ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The typhoons that pound Japan every year are damaging enough on their own, but new research indicates they are also carrying radioactive material from the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster into the country’s waterways. Researchers from France's Climate and Environmental Science laboratory (LSCE) and Tsukuba University in Japan have found that high winds...

2013-11-29 23:25:47

This holiday season, parents are buying cell phones for their young children at alarming rates without understanding the potential long-term health risk or the cell phone radiation safety accessories that should be used to keep them safe. (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 According to John Coates who founded RF Safe in 1998, "RF Safe offers the only cell phone radiation safety accessory package that addresses all major areas of potentially harmful cell phone radiation exposure." RF...


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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