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Title Radiobiology and Radiation Hormesis : New Evidence and its Implications for Medicine and Society
Author(s) Sanders, Charles L.
Publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing
Publication year 2017
Description 1 online resource (280 pages)
Notes Prefaceshow all notes
1: Movers of Radiation Hormesis
2: Radiological Weapons
2.1 Development of Nuclear Weapons
2.2 Atmospheric Tests
2.3 Predicted Radiation Effects of Strategic Nuclear War
2.4 Nuclear Winter
2.5 Survival of Nuclear War
2.6 Dirty Bomb
2.7 Unexpected Resources
3: The Harmful and Fraudulent Basis for the LNT Assumption
3.1 A Scientific Scandal of the Last Two Centuries
3.2 The Scan that Cures
3.3 Chernobyl and Fukushima
3.4 Statistical and Observational Malfeasance
3.5 Muller's Deception and Russell's Mistake
3.6 S.A.R.I. References
4: Thresholds
4.1 Caloric Restriction
4.2 Radiation Deficiency
4.3 Radiation Hormesis-Threshold Model
4.4 Mechanisms of Radiation Hormesis
4.5 Thresholds for Animals
4.6 Thresholds in Humans
5: Plutonium Particle Toxicity Myth
5.1 Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Tests
5.2 Hot Particle Problem
5.3 Sources of Environmental Plutonium
5.4 Plutonium Particle Aggregation
5.5 Lung Cancer in Animals
5.6 Plutonium Carcinogenesis in Humans
5.7 U.S.T.U.R
6: Wonderful Radon
6.1 Continental Surveys for Radon
6.2 Dosimetry
6.3 High Background Radiation Areas6.4 Uranium Mines
6.5 Residential Radon
6.6 Radon Spas and Clinics
6.7 Radium Therapy
6.8 Montana Radon Health Mines
6.8.1 Ankylosing Spondylitis
6.8.2 Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
6.8.3 Multiple Sclerosis
6.8.4 Bronchitis
6.8.5 Ulcerative Colitis
6.8.6 Hepatitis C Infection
6.8.7 Scleroderma
6.8.8 Asthma, Behcet's Syndrome, and Psoriasis
6.8.9 Migraine, Headache, Gout, and Fibromyalgia
6.8.10 Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
6.8.11 Glomerulosclerosis
6.8.12 Carpal Tunnel
6.9 Radium Dial Painters
6.10 Thorium
6.11 Natural Nuclear Reactor on the Colorado Plateau: Radiological CharacterizationReferences
7: Benefits in Disease Prevention, Control, and Cure
7.1 Lifespan
7.2 Radiation Hormesis in Epidemiology
7.3 Reverse Aging
7.4 Inflammation
7.5 Arthritis
7.6 Infections
7.7 Cardiovascular-Related Chronic Diseases
7.8 Neurodegenerative Disease
7.9 Historical Radiation Therapy
7.10 Neoplastic Transformation
7.11 Immune Therapy
7.12 Abscopal (Bystander) Effect
7.13 Low-Dose Radiation Therapy
7.14 Therapeutic Use of Radiation from Radioactive Pads
8: Heuristic View on Quantum Bio-Photon Cellular Communication8.1 Quantum Biology
8.2 Quantum Mechanics
8.3 Properties of Light
8.4 Teleportation
8.5 DNA
8.6 Brain
8.7 Radiation Adaptive Response
ISBN 9783319563725; 3319563726
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Keyword(s) Radiation Physiological effect / Radiobiology
Publication type Monograph
Language English
About This book presents new information on radiobiology that more clearly refutes the linear no-threshold (LNT) assumption and supports radiation hormesis. Fresh light is cast on the mechanisms of radiation hormesis and the potential benefits of low-dose ionizing radiation in preventing and treating a wide variety of inflammatory and proliferative diseases. It is proposed that these effects may derive from cellular communication via electromagnetic waves directed by DNA, with each cell acting as a quantum computer. Readers will also find close analysis of the negative impacts of radiophobia on many aspects of modern life, including attitudes to imaging technologies, licensing of nuclear power reactors, and preparedness for survival of nuclear war. The book will be of interest to researchers and scientists in radiobiology, radiation protection, health physics, medical physics, and radiology. Specifically, it will provide medical physicians, radiation oncologists, radiation epidemiologists, gerontologists, cell biologists, toxicologists, and nuclear engineers with a wide range of interesting facts and enlightening novel perspectives.
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