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ISSN: 2666-5557
CN: 10-1773/R
p-ISSN: 2097-0439

Aging and age-related health effects of ionizing radiation

There is increasing evidence showing a close relationship between human radiation sensitivity and age-related health effects including cancer. Individuals exposed to ionizing radiation (IR) are the...

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Advance on monitoring of radioactivity in food in China and Japan after Fukushima nuclear accident

After the nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (Fukushima nuclear accident) in 2011, Japan quickly took emergency measures to reduce radiation hazards posed by the released...

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Management of infection control and radiological protection in diagnostic radiology examination of COVID-19 cases

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, diagnostic imaging has been providing valuable radiological support for disease diagnosis and prognosis prediction. Radiological staff, especially radiographers working...

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Mechanisms ​of melatonin in anti-aging and its regulation effects in radiation-induced premature senescence

Melatonin is an effective antioxidant hormone produced mainly by the pineal gland. Premature senescence refers to senescence induced by declined cell proliferation and physiological functions when cells...

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Prevention and treatment for radiation-induced skin injury during radiotherapy

The skin tissue has the largest area in the human body and functions as both a barrier and a defender. As such, it tends to be the first tissue to be damaged. Advances in medical technology provide...

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COVID-19 and low-dose radiation therapy

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative pathogen of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has caused more than 179 million infections and 3.8 million deaths worldwide....

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Mechanisms underlying FLASH radiotherapy, a novel way to enlarge the differential responses to ionizing radiation between normal and tumor tissues

Different from conventional radiotherapy (CONV-RT), FLASH radiotherapy (FLASH-RT) delivers a single high dose at a mean dose rate ≥40 ​Gy/s in milliseconds to achieve similar tumor control to CONV-RT...

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Opinion on reconsideration of lung cancer risk from domestic radon exposure

Two extensive collaborative meta studies including 13 residential case-control studies from Europe and 7 from North America have demonstrated that domestic radon clearly poses a risk for lung cancer...

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A review on 3D deformable image registration and its application in dose warping

Deformable image registration (DIR) has been well explored in recent decades, and it is widely utilized in clinical tasks, especially dose warping. Nowadays, as deep learning (DL) develops rapidly,...

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Implementation of safety and security standards for high dose rate brachytherapy sealed radioactive source used in a medical radiation facility

To provide guidance on basic concepts and elements for radiation safety and security measures for a HDR brachytherapy sealed radioactive source in a medical radiation facility....

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Salicylic acid sensitizes cervical cancer cells to radiotherapy by activating AMPK/TSC2/mTOR pathway

To investigate the radio-sensitizing effect of salicylic acid (SA) on human cervical cancer cells and its potential molecular mechanism....

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Study of whole-body occupational radiation exposure in the industrial radiography in Bangladesh

In order to understand the complete scenario of the effectiveness of radiation protection practice in the workplace, especially in the industrial radiography and also to analyze the trends with other...

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Risk factors and causes of hyponatremia in patients after radiotherapy for head and neck cancer: A retrospective study

Hyponatremia is the most frequently encountered electrolyte abnormality which is caused by kinds of reasons including kidney, metabolic and central nervous system diseases. The adverse effects of hyponatremia...

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Oxidative stress: A critical hint in ionizing radiation induced pyroptosis

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are a group of oxygen-containing free radicals and peroxygenic compounds, which are important substances in the maintenance of normal physiological functions of the body....

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Physical dosimetric reconstruction of a case of large area back skin injury due to overexposure in an interventional procedure

To estimate the physical dose of skin and key organs in a case of overexposure during a cardiac interventional procedure....

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Determination of thorium in the hair and urine of workers and the public in a rare earth mining area

To assess the thorium exposure of the mine workers and the public to a typical rare earth mine and estimate the resultant committed effective dose to them....

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Fast analysis method of strontium-90 after separation using crown ether resin

To explore the separation condition for 90Sr using crown ether resin, in order to establish a fast method for analysis of 90Sr in food and environmental samples....

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Lactoferrin improves hepatic pyroptosis in mice after irradiation

To investigate the effects of lactoferrin (Lf) on hepatic pyroptosis (an inflammatory form of programmed cell death) in mice exposed to radiation....

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Radionuclide content and risk analysis of edible mushrooms in northeast China

To explore the concentration level of radionuclide in mushrooms in northeast China, and to analyze the risk of the effective dose of edible mushrooms to the human body....

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The gross α and β radioactivity levels of drinking water source in one oil industrial city in northeast China

To investigate the gross α and β radioactivity levels of drinking water source in the city, the largest oil field production base in northeast China, in order to ensure the safety of drinking water...

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Combination of immunotherapy-radiotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer: Reality and perspective

The aim of this review was to examine the theoretical, preclinical and clinical bases of the combination radiotherapy immunotherapy in the management of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Preclinical...

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Assessment of excess lifetime cancer risk and risk of lung cancer due to exposure to radon in a middle eastern city in Iran

To assess the excess lifetime cancer risk and lung cancer risk due to exposure to 222Rn at homes, stone cutting and processing plants, and stone mines....

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The regulation of hematopoietic stem cell fate in the context of radiation

Hematopoietic system is one of the main target organs of irradiation injury. Exposure to radiation can cause acute myelosuppression and long-term hematopoietic injury due to the direct and indirect...

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Radiation-induced non-targeted effect of immunity provoked by mitochondrial DNA damage triggered cGAS/ AIM2 pathways

Non-targeted effect is an important complement to the classical target theory of radiation biology which takes nuclear genomic DNA as the core target. The principle of radiation target theory is to...

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Analysis of tritium activity concentrations in urine and internal dose assessment for nuclear power plant workers

To investigate the activity concentration of tritium in urine of nuclear power plant (NPP) workers, in order to evaluate the occupational exposure levels....

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