Are there any health effects from the treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant?
The treated water from the contaminated water at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant contains radioactive substances such as tritium. Tritiu・・・
What is the thyroid “monitoring program”? How is it different from the thyroid examination currently done in Fukushima after the nuclear accident?
In March 2021, the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) released a report on the effects of radiation afte・・・
What is the radiation dose in the forests of Fukushima Prefecture?
Radioactive materials released by the accident at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant were also dispersed to forests in Fukushima Prefecture・・・
How can you measure the “mental health” of the residents around the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant?
Fukushima Medical University has been administering gThe Mental Health and Lifestyle Surveyh as part of gFukushima Health Management Surveyh to monito・・・
Prolonged storage of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is not an effective solution to the problem
There are calls for the long-term storage of treated water containing tritium, which is technically difficult to remove, after purification of "contam・・・
Why do school exams cause overdiagnosis of thyroid cancer in Fukushima？
What is the problem with thyroid cancer screening during class time in Fukushima?After the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident, Fukushima P・・・
How much are risk and benefit perceived on thyroid cancer screening test?
A cancer screening test is given to people who have no symptom. The people are screened to find whether they have cancers. The test brings risks ・・・
Was there recriticality at Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Plant?
Criticality is a state in which nuclear fission reaction is occurring continuously in nuclear fuel. Nuclear fission generates a large amount of radiat・・・
Is “A2” rating of thyroid gland checkup result a problem?
How worried should we be about the test result of thyroid gland test? Results of thyroid gland inspection conducted in Fukushima are graded as A1・・・