Diagnostic X-ray damage must be reduced say experts
This article was originally published in Clinica
Some 42,000 people worldwide die from the carcinogenic effects of diagnostic X-rays each year, according to Dr Jack Valentin of the Swedish Radiation Protection Institute in Stockholm. Speaking at the 10th World Congress on Radiology in Wurzburg, Germany, Dr Valentin based his calculations on estimated exposure levels from diagnostic X-rays of 0.3 mS per capita worldwide annually.
You may also be interested in...
Stephen Hahn’s low visibility period as the newly installed FDA commissioner comes to an abrupt end. Trump offers generous praise amid COVID-19 response – but how quickly might that change to blame?
The latest drug development news and highlights from the Pink Sheet US FDA Performance Tracker.
Assessment work also isn’t slowing down, the new and generic drug office directors said in an interview, but approval data offers a note of concern.