How big is the population outflow from Fukushima?
There is still a persistent, false notion that Fukushima became barren, uninhabitable land because of the tsunami and radiation pollution from the Fuk・・・
How many disaster-related casualties were there in the Great East Japan Earthquake?
How many disaster-related death were caused in the Great East Japan Earthquake? Disaster-related deaths are not direct damages from disasters suc・・・
Is thyroid cancer increasing among children?
Thyroid cancer among children and adolescents is one of the major health concerns after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident. Is the num・・・
Does radioactive material accumulate in fish and get concentrated?
In Fukushima, does radioactive substance accumulate in fish? It is known that radioactive cesium contained in sea water, fresh water and food, li・・・
Is tap water of Fukushima safe to drink?
Tap water is, needless to say, indispensable for our life. But in Fukushima, is it safe still after the the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant acci・・・
Thyroid cancer and radioactive iodine
In Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident, residents in the surrounding area were exposed to radiation by the radioactive substance released in large ・・・
External exposure and the air dose rate
External exposure is radiation that comes from outside the body. Some sources are of natural background radiation such as cosmic radiation and mineral・・・
Genetic effects of radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident
There is a concern whether the radiation dose from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident may genetically affect babies who were born aft・・・
Relationship between the thyroid and iodine
The thyroid gland, or simply the thyroid, is a small organ (weighs about 20g) located below the Adam’s apple in the front part of the neck. It takes ・・・