Today: 28.Oct.2020

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.

Alan Waltar, Chair, ANS - HPS Conference September 30 - October 3, 2018, Pasco, Washington, USA: The main question for this conference is how the radiation protection standards should be updated to more closely reflect reality rather than the arbitrary Linear No Threshold model used for the last sixty years. The path forward and the total impact of the meeting will be dependent on how well the information from this meeting is accepted, disseminated and incorporated into decisions related to the control of radiation exposures. We, the organizing committee, have made a commitment to continue to work with the collected data and the concept of true optimization to insure that indeed this meeting has a long lasting impact on our understanding of the underlying science of radiation exposure, along with the regulations associated with protecting the public with adequate and appropriate radiation standards.

Scientists for Accurate Radiation Information https://radiationeffects.org/

XLNT Foundation https://www.x-lnt.org/

Anything taken in excess can be harmful; aspirin is a good example. Thus, the adverse health effects of high doses of ionizing radiation at high dose rates do not predict possible harmful effects from low doses or low dose rates of (ionizing) radiation. Repeated studies have tried and failed to detect harmful effects caused by low doses or low dose rates of radiation. On the contrary, studies have found beneficial health effects. By ignoring such studies and extrapolating the effects of high doses of radiation at high dose rates, advisory bodies have concluded that low dose rates and low doses of radiation increase the risk of cancer. They are wrong.

Wade Allison, Emeritus Professor of Physics, University of Oxford, United Kingdom explains the science of low dose radiation and the disastrous consequences of existing radiation regulations.

Published in UK