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Japan -Thyroid screenings detect relatively high exposure

Saturday, March 10, 2012 Comments off

Experts have detected radioactive iodine in the thyroid glands of 80 percent of the people who used to live near the Fukushima nuclear plant. Five of them had dosages of more than 50 millisieverts. Read more…

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Hungary:Radioactive iodine leaked from Hungarian institute

Friday, November 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 18,2011

Hungary says the source of radioactive iodine detected in Europe over the past few weeks was probably from an isotope maker in Budapest. Read more…

Japan:Taking thyroid tests to the children in Fukushima

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 15,2011

Doctors in Fukushima Prefecture are hitting the road to improve children’s’ access to thyroid tests in an effort to spot possible health problems associated with the nuclear accident in the prefecture. Read more…

Japan:Thyroid checkups begin for Fukushima children

Monday, October 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Oct. 10,2011

The Fukushima prefectural government has begun thyroid examinations for children in an effort to assess the health impact of the nuclear accident.

The examinations will cover around 360,000 youths aged 18 or younger as of April 1st. Read more…

Japan:Radioactive iodine spread south of nuclear plant

Thursday, September 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 22,2011

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Japan:Radiation effect on children’s thyroid glands

Sunday, August 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 14,2011

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Japan:Fukushima workers’ exposure tops 650mSV

Saturday, June 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 11,2011
Detailed tests have found that 2 workers who were exposed to radiation at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant received doses of more than twice the government-mandated emergency limit. Read more…

Japan:Belated release of radiation forecast data +Related News

Monday, May 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News May 2,2011

The Japanese government is about to begin releasing data projecting the spread of radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant that it initially withheld for fear of causing panic. Read more…

Japan:Radioactive level halved at reactor water intake + Related News

Thursday, April 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 28,2011

The operator of the quake-damaged nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan says levels of radioactive iodine in seawater samples taken near one of the plant’s crippled reactors are down by Read more…

Japan:Panel to study better ways to check radiation

Monday, April 25, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 25,2011

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