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Effects of A-Bomb Radiation on the Human Body

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In recent years, radiation exposure has become a major issue in various parts of the world as the result of nuclear testing and accidents at nuclear power plants such as Chernobyl. In order to help the victims of such events, the International Council for the Health Care of the Radiation-Exposed was established. This study by the council provides a comprehensive 47-year review of the known radiation-induced health effects on the survivors of the atomic bomb explosion in Hiroshima, Japan. Included are reports by ...

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In recent years, radiation exposure has become a major issue in various parts of the world as the result of nuclear testing and accidents at nuclear power plants such as Chernobyl. In order to help the victims of such events, the International Council for the Health Care of the Radiation-Exposed was established. This study by the council provides a comprehensive 47-year review of the known radiation-induced health effects on the survivors of the atomic bomb explosion in Hiroshima, Japan. Included are reports by 39 specialists in the field of radiation medicine encompassing studies on all diseases, cancers, growth and developmental effects associated with radiation exposure. This up-dated information on the medical problems of the A-bomb survivors contributes to a better understanding of radiation-induced disorders in humans.

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Radiation exposure has become a major issue as the result of nuclear testing and accidents at power plants such as Chernobyl. This volume summarizes the results of approximately half a century of research, including rapid advances made recently in studies of the late effects on radiation-exposed people in Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and around the world. Covers malignant and benign tumors; endocrine, metabolic, and other diseases; psychoneurological and psychological effects; prenatal exposure; chromosomal aberrations and genetic effects; mutation; immune function; effects on growth and development; and aging and life span. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783718654185
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/1995
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Foreword to the English edition
List of Contributors
Overview 1
1 Malignant tumors 25
2 Benign tumors 121
3 Endocrine and metabolic diseases 127
4 Hematologic and hematopoietic organ disease 149
5 Psychoneurological and psychological effects 163
6 Ocular lesions 171
7 Circulatory diseases 181
8 Respiratory disease 195
9 Hepatic disorders 203
10 Gynecologic diseases 209
11 Dermatologic effects 217
12 Musculo-skeletal diseases 221
13 Prenatal exposure 229
14 Chromosomal aberrations 247
15 Mutation 275
16 Immune function 289
17 Effects on growth and development 307
18 Aging and life span 315
19 Genetic effects 331
20 Estimations of radiation dose 367
Index 405
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