Father's occupational exposure to radiation and the raised level of childhood leukemia near the Sellafield nuclear plant
- Slow work sifting Sellafield evidence. Dyer, Clare // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/9/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6870, p87
Presents a court case involving Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant on the alleged radiation exposure to working children in Wales. Development of cancers among children; Demands of the victim; Evidences of the case.
- RADIATION BOGEYMAN RETURNS. Zink, John C. // Power Engineering;Aug2000, Vol. 104 Issue 8, p32
Focuses on the issue of low-level radiation health effects. Controversy over low-level radiation health effects; Details on the report `Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology'; Information on a study conducted by the National Cancer Institute on radiation health issue.
- Robots cut away neutron shield as reactor dismantling runs to plan. // Professional Engineering;3/27/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p10
Reports on the dismantling of the Windscale advanced gas-cooled reactor (Wagr) at the Sellafield. Project of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority on the neutron shield removal; Cost of the government on the Wagr core reactor removal project; Application of robotic arms on the dismantling...
- A reevaluation of cancer incidence near the Three Mile Island nuclear plant: the collision of evidence and assumptions Wing, Steve; Richardson, David; Armstrong, Donna; Crawford-Brown, Douglas // Environmental Health Perspectives;Jan1997, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p52
Previous studies concluded that there was no evidence that the 1979 nuclear accident at Three Mile Island (TMI) affected cancer incidencein the surrounding area; however, there were logical and methodological problems in earlier reports that led us to reconsider data previously collected. A...
- Inhalation of Radiation. Moeller, Dade W. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Aug2000, Vol. 108 Issue 8, pA 370
Focuses on a study conducted at the University of California at Los Angeles to determine whether former nuclear power plant employees suffered radiation exposure through the inhalation of radioactive material. Findings.
- The Effects of Internal Radiation Exposure on Cancer Mortality in Nuclear Workers at Rocketdyne/Atomics International. Ritz,, Beate; Morgenstern,, Hal; Crawford-Brown,, Douglas; Young, Bambi // Environmental Health Perspectives;Aug2000, Vol. 108 Issue 8, p743
Reports on a study of the effect of internal radiation exposure on cancer mortality in nuclear workers at Rocketdyne/Atomics International. Examination of cancer mortality of workers exposed at difference cumulative lung-dose levels; Potential for confounding due to chemical exposures and...
- Shaving the cost of scrapping lead waste at Harwell. // Engineer (00137758);6/27/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7630, p7
Reports on the British Atomic Energy Authority's sale of lead originally used as shielding at one of its nuclear facilities on to the scrap market. Technique used to decontaminate the waste; Cost savings of the agency from the sale of lead.
- Radiation risks. Darby, Sarah // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/16/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7216, p1019
Discusses radiation risks from nuclear power plants. Public mistrust on nuclear power; Epidemiology of nuclear radiation exposures; Advantages and disadvantages of nuclear radiation.
- Radiation: Children at Risk. Mokhiber, Russell // Multinational Monitor;Jun2000, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p8
Focuses on a study which suggested that the health of people in the United States (U.S.) who lived near a nuclear plant may be affected by radiation reactors. Remarks from model Christie Brinkley; Infant death rates near U.S. nuclear plants; Other findings.