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Thyroid cancer in Fukushima children increased 20-fold via Beyond Nuclear International

Latest results of the Fukushima thyroid screenings confirm worrying trend By Dr. Alex Rosen In 2011, people in Japan were exposed to radioactive fallout. Some still live in contaminated regions where they are exposed to elevated levels of radiation on … Continue reading

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Fukushima Pref. to end maternal health survey as no effects of radiation found via Japan News

The Fukushima prefectural government decided to end in fiscal 2020 its health survey of expectant and nursing mothers, which began in the wake of the accident at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. At … Continue reading

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Resilience in Fukushima: Contribution a Political Economy of Consent via Sage Alternatives: Global, Local, Political

By Thierry Ribault Abstract This article is a contribution to the political economy of consent based on the analysis of speeches, declarations, initiatives, and policies implemented in the name of resilience in the context of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. It … Continue reading

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Where to Find Fukushima Radiation Health Survey via Fukushima Voice Version 2E

Information: Fukushima Medical University’s Radiation Medical Science Center Website  Fukushima Medical University’s Radiation Medical Science Center opened a new website on January 10, 2019. The original English website, “Office of International Cooperation,” is still active, although it seems to be updated at a … Continue reading

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Researcher: Children’s cancer linked to Fukushima radiation via AP

TOKYO (AP) — A new study says children living near the Fukushima nuclear meltdowns have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer at a rate 20 to 50 times that of children elsewhere, a difference the authors contend undermines the government’s position … Continue reading

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Koichi Tanigawa: A passionate voice in radiation disaster medicine via The Lancet

[…] Tanigawa became a fierce critic of the arrangements made to evacuate older patients from the area, many of whom died—not from radiation, which was insufficient to do much harm, but from the trauma of the evacuation itself. He acknowledges … Continue reading

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Mental health suffers most in major nuclear accidents, studies find via Reuters UK

People caught up in a nuclear disaster are more likely to suffer severe psychological disorders such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder rather than any harm from radiation, scientists said on Friday. Factors such as having to evacuate homes or … Continue reading

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112 Fukushima Children Suspected (28 Cases) or Confirmed (84 Cases) with Thyroid Cancer: 108 from Initial Screening and 4 from Full-Scale Screening via Fukushima Voice

The Seventeenth Prefectural Oversight Committee convened in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture, on December 25, 2014, releasing the latest results of thyroid examination, consisting of Initial Screening or the first-round (originally scheduled to be conducted from October 2011 to March 2014, … Continue reading

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International Symposium in Fukushima Comes Up with Recommendations to Government via CNW

TOKYO, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ – The Nippon Foundation held an International Expert Symposium on September 8 and 9, 2014, in Fukushima City, Fukushima Prefecture, on the theme “Beyond Radiation and Health Risk – Toward Resilience and Recovery,” putting together … Continue reading

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44.2% Abnormalities–Fukushima Thyroid Examination Part 4 via Fukushima Voice

The Tenth Report of Fukushima Prefecture Health Management Survey was released on February 13, 2013. The Radiation Medical Science Center of Fukushima Medical University now has an English site where they have complete, official translation of the previous survey results. … Continue reading

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