Jerry Cuttler, D.Sc. in nuclear sciences and engineering, recipient of 2011 International Dose-Response Society Award for Outstanding Career Achievement: Are your health and longevity important? Once upon a time, low doses of IR were used to: Cure cancer (complete remission). Cure infections: gas gangrene, boils, sinus, inner ear, whooping cough, pneumonia, etc. Treat inflammations: arthritis, colitis, etc. Cure asthma. Now: Treat Alzheimer’s & Parkinson disease with no evidence of increased risk of cancer.