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Published by Library of Congress, Science and Technology Division, Reference Section in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ionizing radiation -- Safety measures -- Bibliography.,
  • Ionizing radiation -- Physiological effect -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    July 1980.

    Statementcompiled by Victoria Ann Reich.
    SeriesLC science tracer bullet -- TB 80-5.
    ContributionsReich, Victoria Ann., Library of Congress. Science and Technology Division. Reference Section.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17651400M

    Low-Level Radiation, High-Level Cover-Up,15 report the results of Charles Walden et al who observed a supra-linear effect of ionizing radiation on human chromosomes. "Their findings contradict the conventional scientific dogma that the dose- response is linear, and that a straight line can be used to estimate low-dose effects from studies of.   NATO STANAG , Command Guidance on Low Level Radiation Exposure in Military Operations, 3 MAY 00; USACHPPM TG , The NBC Battle Book, AUG 02; Many studies have shown that repeated exposures to low levels of ionizing radiation from CT scans and x-rays can cause cancer. See this, this, this. this, this, this, this, this, this and this.


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The Health Costs of Low-Level Ionizing Radiation This site is dedicated to providing information about the health costs of man-made low-level ionizing radiation. His work has already changed the way the world views the dangers of radiation, and his latest book [Radiation from Medical Procedures] will—eventually, after a long fight.

Updating information previously presented in the publication, Health Effects of Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation: BEIR V, this book draws upon new data in both Low-level ionizing radiation book and experimental research.

Ionizing radiation arises from both natural and man-made sources and at very high doses can produce damaging effects in human.

Research on Health Effects of Low-Level Ionizing Radiation Exposure examines recent scientific knowledge about the human effects of exposure to low-dose radiation from medical, occupational, and environmental ionizing-radiation sources. This report is intended to provide advice to the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI) about 1/5(1).

COMMITTEE ON RESEARCH DIRECTIONS IN HUMAN BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF LOW-LEVEL IONIZING RADIATION. HEDVIG HRICAK (Chair), Chair, Department of Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

DAVID J. BRENNER, Director, Center for Radiological Research, Columbia University Medical Center LAWRENCE T. DAUER, Associate Attending Physicist, Department of. ^IHealth Effects of Exposure to Low-Level Ionizing Radiation presents a comprehensive, consideration of these issues within a solid historical and scientific framework.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: Health effects of low-level radiation. c Description: xxvi, pages. ON LOW-LEVEL IONIZING RADIATION AND ITS BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS A Report of the Biological Effects Committee American Association of Physicists in Medicine Edward W.

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Science and Technology Division. References Section.;]. Ionizing radiation (ionising radiation) is radiation that carries sufficient energy to detach electrons from atoms or molecules, thereby ionizing them. Ionizing radiation is made up of energetic subatomic particles, ions or atoms moving at high speeds (usually greater than 1% of the speed of light), and electromagnetic waves on the high-energy end of the electromagnetic spectrum.

PET (positron emission tomography) scans Fluoroscopy CT or CAT (computed tomography) scans X-raysRadiation exists all around us and is in two forms: ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.

Non-ionizing radiation is a form of radiation with less energy than ionizing radiation. Unlike ionizing radiation, non-ionizing radiation does not remove electrons from atoms or molecules of.

This book is the seventh in a series of titles from the National Research Council that addresses the effects of exposure to low dose LET (Linear Energy Transfer) ionizing radiation and human health.

A comprehensive review of non-ionizing radiation and its public health and environmental risks, for researchers, policy makers, and laymen This book explains the characteristics of all forms of electromagnetic non-ionizing radiation (NIR) and analyzes the relationship between exposure and its biological effects, as well as the known dose.

Ionizing radiation arises from both natural and man-made sources and at very high doses can produce damaging effects in human tissue that can be evident within days after exposure.

However, it is the low-dose exposures that are the focus of this book. So-called late effects, such as cancer, are produced many years after the initial exposure. BEIR VII develops the most up-to-date and comprehensive risk estimates for cancer and other health effects from exposure to low-level ionizing radiation.

It is among the first reports of its kind to include detailed estimates for cancer incidence in addition to cancer mortality. In general, Brand: National Academies Press.

Research on Health Effects of Low-Level Ionizing Radiation Exposure: Opportunities for the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute by Institute of Medicine, Research Directions in Human Biological Effects ofLow-Level Ionizing Radiation Committee, National Research Council, Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board and Board on the Health of Select Populations (, Paperback).

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Some researchers have even added the view that chronic low level exposure to radiation poses a greater risk than short term high level exposure. Radiation is normally classified into ionizing and non-ionizing types.

Non-ionizing radiation comes in the form of light, radio waves, microwaves and radar. This multi-author book, directed to medical and health physicists, clinical radiologists, radiation safety professionals, and any others with an interest in radiation protection and radiation hazards, considers the risks associated with low-level exposure to ionizing radiation and the effectiveness of associated statutory limitations on radiation exposure.

It can be that so called ‘low-level-radiation’ may cause more malicious effects than certain medium or higher levels of radiation. This is for instance the case in the realm of radioactive radiation, also called ionizing radiation (subatomic particles of electronic magnetic waves). RSSC BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF IONIZING RADIATION 08/11 B.

Area Exposed The portion of the body irradiated is an important exposure parameter because the Low-level exposures such as those typically encountered in an occupational setting will not produce observable prodromal symptoms, although there is still some reaction on a File Size: KB.

Resource Letter EIRLDP Effects of Ionizing Radiation at Low Doses. Richard Wilson Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Contents.

Introduction The data at high dose levels Books and major compilations WEBSITES United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiations (BEIR ) NCRPM. Low-Level Radiation May be Mutagenic Posted by michael on Wednesday @AM from the three-eyed-fish dept.

The Night Watchman writes: "According to article on BBC news, scientists have determined that low doses of radiation can indeed cause alterations in human DNA that are then passed down to future generations.1/5(). How To Shield Yourself From Low-Level Radiation.

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Because of the many unknown vectors of dissemination of ionizing radiation throughout the entire planetary environment, every person is now vulnerable. Scientific studies have shown significant associations between cancer and radiation dose levels of about 10 rem ( Sv) or greater, with the cancer risk increasing as the radiation dose increases.

For low-level radiation exposure (i.e., whole body doses less than about 10 rem ( Sv)), statistical limitations in studies have made cancer risk. This is the background against which this book has been created. It represents a debate of the issues surrounding the low level radiation controversy, enabling all sides involved to assess the validity of the data presented and the strength of the arguments put : Hardcover.

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Exposure can be from a source of radiation external to the human body or due to internal irradiation caused by the ingestion of radioactive contamination.

This book is the seventh in a series of titles from the National Research Council that addresses the effects of exposure to low dose LET (Linear Energy Transfer) ionizing radiation and human health.

Updating information previously presented in the publication, Health Effects of Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation: BEIR V, this book draws upon new data in both epidemiologic and. Newer data suggest that the risks for low-level radiation are lower than risks estimated from data from high exposures and that the present 5 rem per year limit for workers is adequate.

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It is shown that low level ionizing radiation shortens by several hours the period of embryogenesis while the larva mass increases as the development proceeds.

A single preincubational exposure of silkworm eggs to a Cited by: 6. Ionizing radiation can cause biological effects which are passed on to offspring through the effects of radiation on cells has been found to be dependent on the dosage of the radiation, the location of the cell in regards to tissue, and whether the cell is a somatic or germ line cell.

Generally, ionizing radiation appears to reduce methylation of DNA in cells. In one Chapter of this book, Dr. Burlakova and fourteen other scientists publish their findings on animal and human studies of the health effects of low dose/slow- dose rate, exposure to ionizing radiation.

They examined carefully the following biological phenomena under ionizing radiation exposure situations. This book is the seventh in a series of titles from the National Research Council that addresses the effects of exposure to low dose LET (Linear Energy Transfer) ionizing radiation and human health.

Updating information previously presented in the publication, "Health Effects of Exposure to Low Levels of Ionizing Radiation: BEIR V", this.

A second book, inRadiation Hormesis, examined hundreds of studies on man and animals showing that low levels of radiation were beneficial to health, longevity, and reproduction. Full text of "Proceedings of a congressional seminar on low-level ionizing radiation: a report" See other formats.EFFECTS OF LOW LEVELS OF LOW-LET IONIZING RADIATION In the 15 years since the publication of the.

previous BEIR report on Low LET radiation (BEIR V) much new information has become available on the health effects of ionizing radiation. Since the BEIR V report, substantial new information on radiation-induced., cancer has.The present workshop had its orlglns in discussions among Alexander Hollaender, Oddvar Nygaard, Donald Borg, Richard Setlow and Victor Bond on the need for a symposium that would deal with a broad spectrum of pressing subjects related to the physics, chemistry, and biological actions of ionizing radiations, and the theoretical and practical problems of risk assessment.