2012年11月9日金曜日

"Exposure to Low-level Radiation Can Cause Leukemia"

"Protracted exposure to low-level radiation is associated with a significant increase in the risk of leukemia, according to a long-term study published Thursday in a U.S. research journal."
reports Japan Times/Kyodo.

The abandoned city of Pripyat with Chernobyl plant in the distance (source:  Wikipedia)


"The study released in the monthly Environmental Health Perspectives was based on a 20-year survey of around 110,000 workers who engaged in cleanup work related to the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster in 1986."



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