Cheap imported handheld x-ray device known as the Tianjie Dental Falcon from China, could expose patients to ten times suggested levels of radiation, increasing their risks of cancer and organ damage, according to UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA).
Previously, smaller fish and plankton were found with elevated levels of radiation in Japanese waters after a magnitude-9 earthquake in March 2011 triggered a tsunami that badly damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi reactors.
In the study of about 3,000 adults, almost 50 percent were diagnosed with meningioma, a common type of brain tumor attributed to frequent doses of dental x-ray radiation.
Agricultural lands in parts of Japan is no longer safe because of high levels of radiation in the soil, scientists have warned, as the country struggles to recover from the Fukushima atomic disaster.
Japan is asking for more test on rice grown near the damaged nuclear plant facility after discovering a high levels of radiation noted on the country’s chief staple crop, according to government officials.
Razuyoshi Sato, a councilman has long opposed the nuclear industry, an unpopular stance in a city where many people were employed at the Daiichi plant, suspected that the farmer Mrs. Kiyoko Okoshi’s fears were founded.
The biggest number of people recorded that were exposed to radiation, are the survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bomb attack.
Manufacturers recommend that users hold cellphone slightly away from their ears to reduce potential hazards from cellphone.
Two time Oscar nominee Michael Douglas 65, will undergo two months of radiation and chemotherapy after having been diagnosed with throat cancer, it says in a statement.
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