HPA Press Release-Radiation Incident Victims

Pioneering Technology will detect DNA damage to radiation incident victims.

September 16 2009 - The Health Protection Agency.

For years scientists have struggled to find quick ways of assessing the extent of radiation damage, at a cellular level, in those involved in radiological and nuclear incidents. Because of this bottleneck choosing the right treatment for people caught up in such incidents, but who are not suffering visible medical effects, can be slow.

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