effects of radiation

Hiroshima, Nagasaki bomb victims remembered


August 6th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Over 3,500 college students from all over Mumbai took a pledge here Monday to work for peace and a nuclear-free world to commemorate the 67th anniversary ... Read more...

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Chavez in ‘good health’ after treatment


June 10th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 10 (IANS) Refuting media reports that claimed Hugo Chavez is not expected to live more than a few months, the 57-year-old Venezuelan president has said his latest ... Read more...

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Chavez will die of cancer in a few months: Report


June 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's battle with cancer has entered its last stage, and the 57-year-old leader is not expected to live more than a few months, ... Read more...

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Uranium not responsible for dying fish, says Meghalaya


April 20th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 20 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Friday denied a report that fish in the state's Ranikor river had died due to exploratory drilling for uranium ore and said the ... Read more...

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Enviro chips to avoid harmful radiation from mobiles, PCs (Lead, Correcting name in first para)


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Mobile phones, computers and even granite in your kitchens emit varying amounts of radiation and people should take steps to fend off its harmful effect ... Read more...

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Enviro chips to avoid harmful radiation from mobiles, PCs


November 19th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Mobile phones, computers and even granite in your kitchens emit varying amounts of radiation and people should take steps to fend off its harmful effect ... Read more...

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Stricter radiation norms soon for mobile handsets


June 5th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Concerned by the latest World Health Organisations (WHO) study linking mobile phone usage with brain tumours, Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin ... Read more...

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Exposure to nuke radiation leads to more male births


May 29th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Exposure to nuclear radiation triggers an increase in male births, says a new study. The research shows that radiation from atomic bomb testing before the Partial ... Read more...

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Meghalaya dithers on uranium mining


May 24th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 24 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Tuesday said it has yet to decide whether it will allow its rich deposits of uranium to be mined, something which has been ... Read more...

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Take a vitamin pill to mitigate the effects of radiation: NASA


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): With astronauts facing risks from radiation on long-duration space missions, NASA has recommended a simple solution - take a vitamin pill.Astronauts are exposed to more radiation than nuclear ... Read more...

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Japan quake toll may cross 10,000, no nuclear meltdown (Second Intro Roundup)


March 14th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 13 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan Sunday said the country was facing its worst crisis since World War II, as the toll from Friday's earthquake and tsunami ... Read more...

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A fourth of telecom towers non-compliant on emission norms: Minister


January 7th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delh, Jan 7 (IANS) As many as 130,728 telecom towers are yet to comply with the self certification norms on possible health-related effects of electromagnetic emissions even after six-month extension of ... Read more...

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Haryana gets global nuclear energy centre


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) Haryana Friday got another first after it was announced here that the state would host the world's first Global Centre for Nuclear Energy partnership. The global centre ... Read more...

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Smoking and radiation therapy for head, neck cancers don’t mix


November 17th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Researchers have found that patients with head and neck cancer who have never smoked have much better survival rates after radiation therapy than patients with a history of ... Read more...

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Paul asks NASA to stop animal testing


August 26th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Beatles Superstar Sir Paul McCartney and NASA have a strong relationship but right now they are involved in some monkey business. The Former Beatle is ... Read more...

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Key changes suggested in nuclear liability bill (Factfile)


August 18th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) A parliamentary panel that examined the contentious nuclear liability bill tabled its report in both houses of parliament Wednesday with a slew of recommendations aimed at safeguarding ... Read more...

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Nuclear bill: Panel backs suppliers liability


August 18th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Relenting to a key demand of the opposition, a parliamentary panel Wednesday recommended inclusion of a clause in the proposed civil nuclear liability bill envisaging "clear ... Read more...

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Docs aim to reduce radiation doses for children


August 1st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Medical professionals have been taking measures to reduce children's exposure to radiation during diagnostic tests such as CT scans as their changing bodies and brains are especially sensitive. And ... Read more...

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Scientists report declining biodiversity in Chernobyl exclusion zone


July 31st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Mammals are declining in the exclusion zone surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, a wildlife census reveals.The study, the largest of its kind, aimed to establish the ... Read more...

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Advance made to counter cell damage caused by excess radiation


June 24th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Oral treatment of mice with a drug has been found to mitigate toxic effects of radiation, raising hopes for the development of an effective way to counter the ... Read more...

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New heart procedure that eliminates X-ray exposure developed


January 17th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 17 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a ground-breaking technique that could eliminate radiation exposure in patients to treat common heart disorder.Experts at the University of Virginia Health System developed ... Read more...

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‘Haryana n-plant completely safe’


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) The proposed nuclear plant in Haryana's Fatehabad district will be "completely safe", company officials said Thursday. "The nuclear power plant would be completely safe," Nuclear Power Corporation of India ... Read more...

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Now, astronauts to get vitamin A-rich carrots in space


October 24th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 24 (ANI): A new study has indicated that astronauts will soon have their own gardens aboard the International Space Station (ISS), with the ability to grow vitamin A-rich carrots in ... Read more...

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Hiroshima mayor calls for world free of nuclear weapons


August 6th, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Hiroshima, Aug 6 (DPA) Japan observed the 64th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima Thursday with an appeal for a nuclear weapons-free world. Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba made an appeal for peace ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft sends first lunar images to Earth


July 3rd, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has transmitted its first images from the Moon, since reaching lunar orbit on June 23.The spacecraft has two cameras - a low ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan observes anniversary of decision to end nuke tests


June 18th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Astana, June 18 (ANI): Over 25,000 locals, Kazakh dignitaries and world media assembled at Semipalatinsk on Thursday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's decision to stop nuclear tests at the Semipalatinsk ... Read more...

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Moon to get its own neighborhood watch


June 15th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): The Moon is all set to get its very own neighborhood watch, in the form of a scouting probe due to launch on June 17, which will make ... Read more...

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Developmental drug effective against radiation damage


April 23rd, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A drug, currently under development, has been found effective in providing protection against damaging effects of radiation exposure.The research team from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has ... Read more...

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Exercise helps kids recover after brain tumour treatment


September 12th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 12 (IANS) Exercise helps repair brain cells after radiation, particularly in children being treated for brain tumours, researchers say after clinical trials on mice. Exercise helped restore stem cell ... Read more...

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Tripura restricts cellphone towers for fear of radiation


July 8th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 8 (IANS) Fearing radiation harmful to human health, the Tripura government has imposed restrictions against setting up Base Tower Stations (BTS) for mobile phones. The Tripura State Pollution Control Board ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to assess impact of radioactive waste spillover


July 8th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 8 (IANS) Jharkhand will soon send a team of experts to villages located near the Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (UCIL) site in Jamshedpur to assess possible effects of radiation ... Read more...

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