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Effects of Radon From Hot Springs on Lymphocyte Subsets in Peripheral Blood

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 16:17

Radon hot springs in Pingshan County posed no obvious threats to the health of residents and may enhance immune function.  

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The Contrarian Who Cures Cancers

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 15:54

James P. Allison believed that unleashing the immune system was a way to beat cancer when almost no one else did. A Nobel Prize and a growing list of cancer survivors vindicate him.    

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Low-dose ionizing radiation and cancer risk: not so easy to tell – Suraj Dahal, Matthew J. Budoff

Sun, 01/19/2020 - 00:55

One should also bear in mind that over-estimating the harmful effects of ionizing radiation could falsely alarm physicians to not to order such imaging tests and could impose greater risk to patients than that associated with diagnostic radiation exposures.

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Stabin’s Comment on ‘the role of radiation protection professionals in the landscape of low dose radiation’

Tue, 12/17/2019 - 22:01

Mike’s Stabin’s critical comments on Ansari’s LNT article: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-6498/ab15e6    

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Bill Sacks’ and Jeff Siegel’s Response to Ansari’s “Reply to ‘the essential role of all scientists: critical evaluation not uncritical acceptance’”

Mon, 12/16/2019 - 22:52

Surrebuttal to Ansari response – December 2019 For your interest, attached is our penned surrebuttal to both Dr. Ansari’s reply to our letter to the editor of the Journal of Radiological Protection, and to the accompanying invited editorial by Drs. Ansari, Kleinhans, and Boice (exact references included in the attachment). The journal has declined to print our […]

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Assessing the Scientific Basis of the Linear No Threshold (LNT) Model

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 01:30

https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/chemico-biological-interactions/vol/301 An examination of the linear no-threshold hypothesis of cancer risk assessment: Introduction to a series of reviews documenting the lack of biological plausibility of LNT R.Golden E.Calabrese Show more https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbi.2019.01.038

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Dr. Calabrese – On the effects of low-dose radiation and linear-no-threshold (LNT) hypothesis

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 17:09

 Prof. Ed Calabrese made a video presentation as a luncheon seminar, “On the effects of low-dose radiation and linear-no-threshold (LNT) hypothesis.” His lecture is available at the URL https://www.datadeliver.net/receiver/file_box.do?fb=b1ecf765461d44c09d96aff40e4a976e&rc=74ae1a991b7c4afa9996ddd8e57fc2d2&lang=ja You have to click on “I agree” to the Japanese terms and conditions and then the blue bar below. Then the mp4 presentation downloads.  It take more […]

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