Ownership and use of wireless telephones: a population-based study of Swedish children aged 7-14 years
- New campaign: Teenage Cancer Trust. // Marketing (00253650);6/6/2007, p6
The article reports that Teenage Cancer Trust charity has launched an advertising campaign to educate on how to protect the young people from the harmful effects of the sun in Great Britain. It mentioned that the charity has recruited celebrities to front the initiative such as singers Natasha...
- The Radiation Exposure of Radiographer Related to the Location in C-arm Fluoroscopy-guided Pain Interventions. Young Jae Chang; Ah Na Kim; In Su Oh; Nam Sik Woo; Hae Kyoung Kim; Jae Hun Kim // Korean Journal of Pain;Apr2014, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p162
Background: Although a physician may be the nearest to the radiation source during C-arm fluoroscope-guided interventions, the radiographer is also near the fluoroscope. We prospectively investigated the radiation exposure of radiographers relative to their location. Methods: The effective dose...
- Nationwide survey on pediatric CT among children of public health and school nurses to examine a possibility for a follow-up study on radiation effects. Ono, Koji; Ban, Nobuhiko; Ojima, Mitsuaki; Yoshinaga, Shinji; Akahane, Keiichi; Fujii, Keisuke; Toyota, Masahiko; Hamada, Fumiko; Kouriyama, Chihaya; Akiba, Suminori; Kunugita, Naoki; Shimada, Yoshiya; Kai, Michiaki // Radiation Protection Dosimetry;Jul2011, Vol. 146 Issue 1-3, p260
A nationwide survey was conducted in Japan on paediatric CT among children of public health and school nurses to examine a possibility for a follow-up study on radiation effects. A survey questionnaire was sent out to 3173 public primary and junior high schools and 317 public health centres...
- Schools & Organizations Win EPA Sun-Safety Awards. // Professional Safety;Sep2005, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p6
Reports that the third annual SunWise Awards is recognizing schools and other organizations in the United States for extraordinary efforts in teaching sun safety to prevent skin cancer, cataracts and other health effects caused by too much sun.
- Rapid Growth in Melanoma Rate. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;7/28/2015, Vol. 314 Issue 4, p332
The article looks at melanoma in the U.S., reporting that the incidence of the disease doubled between 1982 and 2011 and discussing sunburn and indoor tanning parlor use as risk factors and possible public health strategies for promoting sun protection and reducing the disease.
- Systematic review and meta-analysis of psychomotor effects of mobile phone electromagnetic fields. Valentini, Elia; Ferrara, Michele; Presaghi, Fabio; De Gennaro, Luigi; Curcio, Giuseppe // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Oct2010, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p8
Objectives Over the past 10 years there has been increasing concern about the possible behavioural effects of mobile phone use. This systematic review and meta-analysis focuses on studies published since 1999 on the human cognitive and performance effects of mobile phone-related electromagnetic...
- Autism and microwave radiation. // Foods Matter (USA);Sep2008, p25
The article reports on the microwave radiation that may have a significant role in both the development of autism and the effectiveness of treatments for autism. It is stated that microwave radiation from wireless communication devices may act in conjunction with genetic and environmental...
- Are Americans Being Zapped? The microwave controversy generates demands for action. // Time;
Information about the effects of microwave in the body discussed at a conference sponsored by the Radar Victims Network in San Francisco, California in August 1978 is presented. Topics include the need of Government intervention against the danger of microwave radiation, electromagnetic spectrum...
- Should Medical Radiation Exposure Be Recorded? Eason, Charles F.; Brooks, Barbara G. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep1972, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p1189
There appears to be enough evidence to support the desirability and feasibility of a study to record the diagnostic radiation exposure of radiation workers. A course of action to initiate a viable pro- gram of this type is described.