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Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2019, 7(3), 91-95
DOI: 10.12691/aees-7-3-2
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Impacts and Controlling Measures for Radionuclides

P. Sreelatha1, and J. Siva Krishna1

1Department of Humanities and Sciences, AITS, Rajampet, Kadapa Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India

Pub. Date: August 09, 2019

Cite this paper:
P. Sreelatha and J. Siva Krishna. Impacts and Controlling Measures for Radionuclides. Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2019; 7(3):91-95. doi: 10.12691/aees-7-3-2

Abstract

Scientific research studies declared that in a short span of time, there will be severe environmental and human health hazards may occur due to radioactive chemicals. Living organisms’ exposure to either low level or high level radiation may cause deep impact on their survival. It disturbs our living environment and does not allow further generations to lead healthy lives. Radiation effects human health in various ways, such as skin burns and acute radiation syndrome (Radiation sickness). It can also result in long term health effects such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. Though the impact of radiation is in low level, that causes gradual health disorders and leads to cancer risk. So, in the present paper I would like to study on radiation, its impacts on environment and human health in various ways, hazards of radiation, and controlling measures.

Keywords:
radiation impact human health environment hazards

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