[ RadSafe ] Radiation Protection In Pill Form

Cary Renquist cary.renquist at ezag.com
Thu Jul 2 17:56:50 CDT 2009

I'm sure that there are many peer reviewed articles that demonstrate the
efficacy of 
the various antioxidants in providing a radio-protective effect in

In the real-world, probably not so much.

I seem to recall some recent articles that point to the opposite
effect... i.e. that 
antioxidants can cause an increase in cancer.  Specifically, I recall
one article that 
indicated that beta-carotene appeared to increase cancer risk in


Cary Renquist
cary.renquist at ezag.com

-----Original Message-----
From: radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl [mailto:radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl] On
Behalf Of North, David
Sent: Thursday, 02 July 2009 11:39
To: radsafe at radlab.nl
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Radiation Protection In Pill Form

My "snake-oil alarm" just went off. I notice that this pill is called a
"Nutritional Supplement". Is that so that it doesn't have to go through
rigorous and lengthy FDA drug evaluation?

David L. North, Sc.M. DABR
Medical Physics
Main Bldg. Rm 317
Rhode Island Hospital
593 Eddy St.
Providence, RI 02903
dnorth at lifespan.org

On 7/2/09 1:55 PM, "Cary Renquist" <cary.renquist at ezag.com> wrote:

> New Nutritional Supplement BioShield-Radiation(R) First To Offer
> Radiation Protection In Pill Form
> 02 Jul 2009   
> After a series of comprehensive research studies and a governmental
> research initiative, a respected team of radiation biologists and
> antioxidant scientists at Premier Micronutrient Corporation has
> developed BioShield-Radiation(r) - a patented micronutrient
> specifically designed to address oxidative stress produced by ionizing
> radiation.
> Now offered for the first time direct to the public via the new
> http://www.bioshieldpill.com website and the only product of its kind
> the market, BioShield-Radiation(r) contains a unique, proprietary
> combination of dietary and endogenous antioxidants which have each
> exhibited radiation protection capabilities. Completely safe and
> maximally effective in decreasing oxidative stress as demonstrated in
> numerous scientific studies, BioShield-Radiation(r) is recommended
> - Patients undergoing medical or dental x-ray procedures, including
> nuclear, mammography, and fluoroscopy
> - Anyone regularly exposed to elevated levels of ionizing radiation
> as healthcare, aviation, military and nuclear power plant personnel,
> well as people living in high radon homes and environments
> - Frequent fliers (on average, the amount of cosmic radiation roughly
> doubles with every 6500-foot increase in altitude)
> In addition to being offered direct to the public,
> BioShield-Radiation(r) is now available for purchase by hospitals,
> imaging centers, physician practices and dental facilities as well.
> Genesis of BioShield Radiation
> The U.S. Pentagon's search for ways to protect its personnel from the
> adverse effects of radiation they might encounter led them to Premier
> Micronutrient Corporation (http://www.mypmcinside.com), co-founded by
> Dr. Kedar Prasad, the first person to receive a Ph.D. in radiation
> biology in the United States. Because of the company's unparalleled
> expertise in antioxidant science, it was encouraged to develop an
> approach to radiation protection on a biologic basis that entailed
> research collaboration with the Department of Defense and NASA and
> - among other important applications - ultimately led to the
> of the BioShield-Radiation(r) pill.
> ---
> Cary Renquist
> cary.renquist at ezag.com

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