From Chernobyl To Mars: The Future Of Radiation Protection
In the minutes after block 4 of the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl exploded, no one knew that they are experiencing a disaster that never happened anywhere before on planet Earth. The public health, environmental, and even the socio-political consequences were disastrous and we can still experience the negative impacts. That’s why we posed the question of what public health authorities, as well as individuals, can do to mitigate the consequences of radiation exposure, and what digital technologies are available for radiation detection. In this respect, after our investigations, it even turned out that it would be beneficial to get to Mars as soon as possible. Are you asking why? We can only tell you to read on. Chernobyl brought nuclear energy issues back on the table The HBO miniseries Chernobyl was a marvelous piece of television, but shocking for too many reasons: the political and sociological environment that greatly added to the catastrophe, the individual reactions to what happened and why, and the disastrous medical heritage that many still have been coping with for more than 30 years already. Moreover, the Chernobyl disaster still lingers over our head as we make decisions about public health issues and nuclear energy use – and on the brink of climate catastrophe, these questions are more topical now than ever. Based in Eastern Europe and having some personal experience in the Eastern block in the Cold War, one of The Medical Futurist team&rsqu...
PURPOSE. The accident precursor reporting system is a key point in preventing accidents and proper functioning of this system is critical. In the present study, the accident precursor reporting system in the Iranian East Azarbaijan Province Gas Company was...
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Publication date: Available online 7 July 2020Source: The American Journal of SurgeryAuthor(s): Sameer Hirji, Camila Guetter, Lena Trager, Farhang Yazdchi, Samantha Landino, Jiyae Lee, Alexandra Anastasopulos, Edward Percy, Siobhan McGurk, Marc P. Pelletier, Sary Aranki, Prem S. Shekar, Tsuyoshi Kaneko
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The objectives of this paper are the presentation of a sample of patients with PC undergoing treatment with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) in usual clinical practice and the determination of parameters associated with the development of resistance to castration (CRPC). MATERIAL AND METHODS: Multicenter, observational, retrospective study that analyzes patients treated with ADT from January 2016 to January 2017. Descriptive analysis of the most relevant clinical variables and univariante analysis and progression times by Kaplan-Meier test. RESULTS: Sample of 952 patients. At PC diagnosis median age 74 years. Med...
CONCLUSIONS: We concluded that despite the fact that the plasmacytoid variant of BC is rare, it is important to take into account the pathologic and clinical features of this tumor in order to manage the optimal treatment of this poor prognosis cancer. PMID: 32633253 [PubMed - in process]
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Publication date: Available online 8 July 2020Source: Journal of Contextual Behavioral ScienceAuthor(s): Amanda Davey, Joseph Chilcot, Elizabeth Driscoll, Lance M. McCracken
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CONCLUSION: To address flaws in conceptualisation and the resulting gaps in knowledge, we suggest a definition and a theoretical framework that are suited to allow heterogeneity in the field, but enables the development of sound interventions, as well as facilitate the interpretation of intervention effectiveness. PMID: 32631110 [PubMed - in process]
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