[ RadSafe ] A little radiation is good for mice

Otto G. Raabe ograabe at ucdavis.edu
Mon Nov 12 12:05:44 CST 2012

From:         Carter Schroy <cbs970 at AOL.COM>
Subject:     Radiation Hormesis in the News

Just when you thought you had it all figured out ...

  A little radiation is good for mice
Low doses of radioactivity led to healthier pups

"But radiation acts differently at low doses, producing health benefits
for mice with an unusual genetic makeup ... Antioxidant vitamins, such
as vitamins C and E, erased those health gains."


Prof. Otto G. Raabe, Ph.D., CHP
Center for Health & the Environment
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
E-Mail: ograabe at ucdavis.edu
Phone: (530) 752-7754   FAX: (530) 758-6140

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