Tag Archives: Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF)

DNA analysis to determine genetic impact of A-bomb victims to families via The Mainichi

HIROSHIMA (Kyodo) — Hundreds of Japanese atomic bomb survivors, known as hibakusha, and their children are planning to undergo genome analysis to determine whether exposure to the radiation from the 1945 blasts in Hiroshima and Nagasaki has impacted health further … Continue reading

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Study: Atomic bomb radiation raised teens’ risk of breast cancer via The Asahi Shimbun

Women from Hiroshima and Nagasaki who had their first periods around the time of the atomic bombs are at an increased risk of developing breast cancer, a study has found. The findings by researchers from Japan and the United States … Continue reading

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How a secretive US agency discovered the a-bomb’s effect on people via Politico

Susan Southard […] When Do-oh was 20, new hope appeared at her door. It was 1949, at the time of year, she remembered, that “the persimmon fruits started to develop color.” Her injuries still hadn’t fully healed, and her hair … Continue reading

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