• dose
  • In case of low-dose prolonged irradiation, the herbal preparation Elixir-3 (E-3) diminished the radiation damage and facilitated repair processes. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) Team Dose Reconstruction Project assists the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health by reconstructing the radiation doses received by workers at various Department of Energy and Atomic Weapons Employer facilities. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The beam spoiler is composed of a sheet of material which has a low atomic number, typically lucite, the thickness of which is varied according to the beam energy and the distance by which the radiation dose must be shifted. (wikipedia.org)
  • The purpose of the BRET measure is to allow a low level dose to be easily compared with a universal yardstick: the average dose of background radiation, mostly from natural sources, that every human unavoidably receives during daily life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Presumably, a dose of radiation which is equivalent to what a person would receive in a few days of ordinary life will not increase his rate of disease measurably. (wikipedia.org)
  • The BRET value corresponding to a dose of radiation is the number of days of average background dose it is equivalent to. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 2000 UNSCEAR estimate for worldwide average natural background radiation dose is 2.4 mSv (240 mrem), with a range from 1 to 13 mSv. (wikipedia.org)
  • Measurements of its quantity are used to determine the absorbed radiation dose of the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dosage is the rate of application of a dose, although in common and imprecise usage, the words are sometimes used synonymously. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre is at the center of a storm after it emerged that many skin cancer patients received the wrong dosage of radiation because of a mis-calculation. (medindia.net)
  • Between November 2004 and November 2007, some 326 patients received 17 percent less dosage for skin cancer. (medindia.net)
  • While the medical benefit to patients outweighs the procedural risk, long fluoroscopy times associated with complex interventions have resulted in acute radiation injuries to patients. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The Cincinnati Radiation Experiments were a series of total and partial body irradiation tests performed on at least 90 patients with advanced cancer at the Cincinnati General Hospital, now University Hospital, from 1960-1971. (wikipedia.org)
  • On September 25, 1958, Saenger sent a grant proposal entitled "Metabolic Changes in Human following Total Body Radiation" to the Department of Defense, requesting $25,085 to analyze the amino-aciduria levels in the urine of total body irradiated patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although they were all cancerous, Dr. Saenger sought patients that were in good nutritional health, and who had not been exposed to previous radiation treatment. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Unfortunately for some patients, as time passes, people who received radiation therapy may begin experiencing deficits in their learning, memory, and spatial information processing abilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, if radiation therapy inhibits neurogenesis in the hippocampus it would lead to the cognitive decline observed in patients who have received this radiation therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • irradiation
  • X-ray exposure area product, primary and scatter radiation to patient and interventionist and procedure and irradiation time for interventions performed without and with region-of-interest imaging (control and experimental arms, respectively). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • However, the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments held that without the DOD funds, Dr. Saenger could not have begun the irradiation tests. (wikipedia.org)
  • David Egilman, a doctor practicing in Massachusetts at the time, criticized the patient selection and irradiation processes in a statement to the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments, writing that many of the cancers were radio-resistant and could not have been treated effectively without killing the patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • radon
  • Even with collective evidence, it was not until the 1950s, thanks in part to W.F. Bale, that it was accepted by researchers that radon was the major cause of radiation damage to lung tissue in mine workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its absorption, transportation, and utilization A Combined Voltage Regulating and Quenching Circuit for the Geiger‐Müller Counter Radiation dosage to lungs from radon and its daughter products, Bale and Shapiro. (wikipedia.org)
  • exposure to radiation
  • RESULT: A comparison of the recommended borders to the actual boundaries of the radiographs taken show an additional exposure to radiation in all three procedures: 85% of chest radiographs also included the whole abdomen, 64% of abdomen radiographs included both thigh and upper chest and 62% of chest and abdomen radiograph included the thigh. (biomedsearch.com)
  • beam
  • NASA considered connecting a Bigelow expandable craft to the ISS for safety, life support, radiation shielding, thermal control and communications verification testing for the next three years," and in December 2012, signed a $17.8 million contract with Bigelow to develop the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM), then projected to fly in 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • proven
  • In animal studies discussed by Monje and Palmer in "Radiation Injury and Neurogenesis", it has been proven that radiation does indeed decrease or arrest neurogenesis altogether in the hippocampus. (wikipedia.org)
  • However it has not been proven whether the apoptosis is a direct result of the radiation itself or if there are other factors that cause neuronal apoptosis, namely changes in the hippocampus micro-environment or damage to the precursor pool. (wikipedia.org)
  • therapy
  • The goal is to be able to develop patient-specific treatment, and kidneys were chosen for prototyping as they're one of the highest-risk organs in radiation therapy and imaging. (odbornecasopisy.cz)
  • citation needed] Dysgeusia, or an alteration in taste perception, is common, especially for those who are receiving concomitant radiation therapy to the neck and mouth area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Radiation therapy can be used to cure care or shrink tumors that are interfering with quality of life. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the question remains whether radiation therapy results in a complete ablation of the stem cell pool in the hippocampus or whether some stem cells survive. (wikipedia.org)
  • greatly
  • The truth is that the problem of deadly radiation in the atmosphere and in the Pacific Ocean has been greatly exacerbated since March of 2011 because radiation has been accumulating, and continues to accumulate since that day. (blogspot.com)
  • molecular
  • Radiation hybrid (RH) mapping is based on radiation-induced chromosome breakage and analysis of chromosome segment retention or loss using molecular markers. (genetics.org)
  • The analysis of 87 individuals of this population with 39 molecular markers mapped on chromosome 1D revealed 88 radiation-induced breaks in this chromosome. (genetics.org)
  • The analysis of molecular marker retention in our radiation hybrid mapping panel allowed the localization of scs ae and 8 linked markers on the long arm of chromosome 1D. (genetics.org)
  • treatment
  • For people with brain tumors, radiation can be an effective treatment because chemotherapy is often less effective due to the blood-brain barrier. (wikipedia.org)
  • protection
  • Therefore, a brief review is provided concerning the structure, fields of activity and assessment of the relative role and influence of different governmental and non-governmental organisations on the development of radiation protection standards, regulations and laws. (environmental-expert.com)
  • In particular, the relevant activities of the Radiation Protection Commission (SSK), the Federal Radiation Protection Agency (BfS), the Radiation Protection Association (FS) and other scientific societies are briefly described. (environmental-expert.com)
  • researchers
  • Researchers at the University of Würzburg have been using 3D printing to prototype kidney models, or kidney phantoms, of different shapes and sizes in order to assess how much radiation is needed for optimal imaging. (odbornecasopisy.cz)
  • chart
  • This chart explains the different amounts of radiation given off from different objects, including bananas, plane journeys and more. (blogspot.com)
  • I also read on a different chart that sleeping next to another person gives you half the amount of radiation that a banana does, so make sure you stay on the safe side and do what I do, sleep alone and have no human interaction, especially with females. (blogspot.com)
  • How do you read a radiation dosage chart? (reference.com)
  • order
  • Radiation hybrid (RH) maps are developed on the basis of radiation-induced chromosome breakage and a reconstruction of marker order based on coretention analysis. (genetics.org)
  • study
  • CONCLUSION: In the NICUs participating in the study, neonates are currently being exposed to X-ray radiation in nonrelevant body regions. (biomedsearch.com)
  • times
  • Well, it appears that this may have been a much bigger issue than originally thought, as some maintenance on these machines has shown radiation levels 10 times the amount that they're supposed to be emitting . (techdirt.com)