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The LNT Model Is Wrong and Is Not Useful For Radiation Protection

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 01:09

Siegel J CP BG LtE re Applegate RS LD 9.02.2020 Rebuttal to: Epidemiological Support of the Linear Nonthreshold Model in Radiological Protection – by Kimberly E. Applegate, MD, Roy E. Shore, PhD & Lawrence T. Dauer, PhD We read with much interest the recent article, “Epidemiological Support of the Linear Nonthreshold Model in Radiological Protection: […]

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Projected Cancer Risks to Residents of New Mexico from Exposure to Trinity Radioactive Fallout

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 00:09

“Thus, most cancers that have occurred or will occur among persons exposed to Trinity fallout are likely to be cancers unrelated to exposures from the Trinity nuclear test. ‘

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Estimated Radiation Doses Received by New Mexico Residents from the 1945 Trinity Nuclear Test

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 00:05

For the first time, organ doses received by representative persons in four ethnic groups, all age groups, and all counties of New Mexico have been estimated as a result of exposure to radioactive fallout from the 1945 Trinity nuclear test.  

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National Cancer Institute Cancer Risk Projection Study for the Trinity Nuclear Test Summary of Findings in Health Physics

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 00:01

Background on the Trinity Test A study to estimate the radiation doses and associated range of excess cancer risk from the world’s first test of a nuclear weapon, conducted in 1945 and known as Trinity, was recently completed by a team of researchers from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of […]

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The Double Threshold: Consequences for Identifying Low-Dose Radiation Effects – Waltar & Feinedegen

Sat, 08/29/2020 - 03:18

Thresholds A and B should be terms in modeling dose-response functions. Regarding whole-body responses, current data suggest for low-LET acute, non-chronic, irradiation a Threshold B of about 100 mGy prevails, except for leukemia and probably some other malignancies, and for chronic, low dose-rate irradiation where the Threshold B may well reach 1 Gy per year. […]

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Why I Changed My Mind About Nuclear Power – Schellenberger TEDx 2017

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 20:21

https://environmentalprogress.org/big-news/2017/11/21/why-i-changed-my-mind-about-nuclear-power-transcript-of-michael-shellenbergers-tedx-berlin-2017  

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Position Statement of SARI, XLNT and SRI Regarding Health Effects of Ionizing Radiation July 27, 2020

Thu, 07/23/2020 - 21:26

Recommendation: Substantial scientific evidence supports these statements. If the public, professionals, advisory bodies, governments, and the media understand and act on the above information, there would be considerable, beneficial impacts on public health and prosperity.  

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Radiation therapy for COVID-19 pneumopathy

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 20:26

The two papers which are being published in this issue of Radiotherapy and Oncology present the extreme alternative positions in the current discussion about the potential value of using radiotherapy to treat acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Both make their point very clear, yet the interested reader will still find it difficult to arrive at […]

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A-BOMBS, BEARS AND CORRUPTED SCIENCE – Reassessing radiation safety

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 20:20

You can have ‘toomuch of a good thing’. But can you have ‘too little of a bad thing’? Professor Calabrese has shown that a great many things that are damaging in large quantities may – in small doses, below a certain threshold – do no harm or even be beneficial. It seems that very small […]

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