[ RadSafe ] Sternglass => Mangano scaremongering =>was:RE:Sci.Am. about Fukushima and US Pacific NW infant mortality

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Sun Jul 10 02:53:20 CDT 2011

July 10

         Link to Busby's "Very Low Dose" paper (below).


         Link to Abstract of Busby et al's "Evidence of Radiation 
Effects" paper (below).


Steven Dapra

At 01:21 PM 7/8/2011, you wrote:

>The question of the effects on foetus and babies is very much an 
>open one. ICRP does not look at effects like these as 
>they  concentrate on cancer as an end point. I have already 
>suggested there is an effect seen in infant leukmeia. There are 
>other effects also as we reviewed below. The effects on sex ratio 
>have been discussed.
>Busby C.C. (2009) Very Low Dose Fetal Exposure to Chernobyl 
>Contamination Resulted in Increases in Infant Leukemia in Europe and 
>Raises Questions about Current Radiation Risk Models. International 
>Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.; 6(12):3105-3114.
>Busby Chris, Lengfelder Edmund, Pflugbeil Sebastian, Schmitz 
>Feuerhake, Inge (2009) The evidence of radiation effects in embryos 
>and fetuses exposed by Chernobyl fallout and the question of dose 
>response. Medicine, Conflict,  Survival 25(1) 18-39


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