radiation injuries

US healthcare system unprepared for catastrophic release of radiation: Officials

April 8th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): US officials have said that he country's health-care system is not capable enough to cope with a catastrophic release of radiation.The Washington Post quoted an assessment prepared ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fat a key tool in facial reconstruction

October 26th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Fat grafting, the process of taking fat from one area of the body and injecting it into another, has emerged as an increasingly important tool in reconstructive plastic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New pill likely to protect against radiation exposure

July 13th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Researchers have discovered and analysed a class of new compounds, which could potentially prevent radiation-related injuries to the kidneys, lungs, skin and intestinal tract. These agents are novel ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Oral pills to prevent injury after radiation exposure may soon be available

July 12th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Scientists have found several new compounds, collectively called the 'EUK-400 series', which can be taken orally to prevent radiation-induced injuries to the kidneys, lungs, skin, intestinal tract, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz PM calls for end to nuclear weapons

June 9th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 9 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, the first Western leader to visit Hiroshima after it was destroyed by an atomic bomb in 1945, has called for an end ... Read more...

Posted in National |