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Tuesday 25th October 2016

Radiation Articles


Rise in CT scans

15th August 2014

Experts say there has been a sharp rise in the number of children and adults having CT scans.

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Targeted radiation could help fight breast cancer

26th March 2014

A new study suggests delivering radiation directly to tumours may slow progression of breast cancer.

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NHS trust fined

8th October 2013

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has been fined after radiologist is exposed to radiation.

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Radiation-based prostate cancer drug approved

16th May 2013

The FDA have approved an injectable drug that uses radiation to treat prostate cancer.

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Human sensitivity to radiation

15th March 2013

Report shows exposure to radiation varies among people due to lifestyle and genetic factors.

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People unaware of radiation risk from CT scans

4th January 2013

Study finds one-third of people did not know the radiation risk when having a CT scan.

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Dentists warned against x-ray machine

4th December 2012

Dentists have been warned against using hand-held x-ray machine over radiation fears.

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Radiotherapy linked to diabetes risk in children

23rd August 2012

Study suggests children who have radiotherapy that exposed their pancreas to radiation are more likely to develop diabetes later on in life.

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Fukushima radiation detected in US

30th May 2012

Radiation been discovered in the seafood chain off the coast of America.

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Japan nuclear accident effects unknown

22nd November 2011

Many Japanese say they don't trust government advice on radiation, and are taking testing into their own hands.

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