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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…

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:Radiation effect on children’s thyroid glands

Sunday, August 14, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  August 14,2011

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