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(HealthDay)—There were about 4,300 fewer than expected cases of cancer among people in Sacramento County, Calif., in the two decades after the closure of the Rancho Seco nuclear reactor, according to a ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0
A proposed study could help determine if there is a link between living near nuclear power plants or other nuclear facilities and having a higher risk of cancer, but challenges and limitations exist, says a new report from ...
Health Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(PhysOrg.com) -- With more than 15 million endoscope procedures done on patients each year in the U.S. alone, scientists today reported evidence that a new version of these flexible instruments for diagnosing ...
Surgery Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Life begins at 40, but not for a small and ageing fleet of nuclear reactors vital for millions of life-saving medical procedures each year and using material that could go in an atomic bomb.
Other Mar 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Japan is ordering more tests on rice growing near a crippled nuclear plant after finding elevated levels of radiation, government officials said Saturday.
Health Sep 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
What ills do we risk from radiation to which we are exposed naturally, by choice, or by accident? The question looms large in the aftermath of the meltdown of fuel rods from nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power ...
Health Aug 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0