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submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
People who received frequent denteal x-rays have an increased risk for developing meningioma according to an article published in April of 2012 in the journal Cancer. About 1400 patients who got regular dental films and another 1400 controls showed that the risk for meningioma was increased 1.5-2.0 times higher in the x-rayed group. In those people who had panorex...
submitted by: admin on 09/20/2013
Medical radiation is dangerous and heart scans should not be used unless clearly needed because of the risk of cancer. Conflicts of interest lead to it being overused. The accuracy and reliability are also in question.
submitted by: admin on 06/25/2016
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) reviewed data about possible environmental risks for developing breast cancer. They felt that pesticides, beauty products, heousehold chemicals, and plastics might or might not be risk factors for breasts cancer. They did agree that medical x-rays were a clear risk for developing breast cancer. They recommended that...