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WEBSITE of the Project: http://pdn311.town-web.net/english/katudou.html

U.S. Version: http://www.radiation.org/reading/ijhs/ijhs_9_2000.html

Japanese: http://pdn311.town-web.net/

Project by Prof.Chihiro Ichihara – a physicist specialising in Neutron transport experiments working as an Associate Professor both at the Research Reactor Institute of Kyoto and at the Aichi Medical University. He gave an interesting presentation and said the Strontium 90 counter costs 160,000,- EUR. Currently he sends the teeth to a Lab in Basel, Switzerland.

Interesting thing: The World Health Organisation quit genetic Chernobyl research in the early 90ies, and instead researched caries in children teeth, withouth checking Strontium 90. Source: http://mondediplo.com/2008/04/14who

This radionuclide is build in as Calcium (bones and teeth), has a FULL decay time of 285 years, and causes bone cancer, influence on stem cells, bone marrow depression and destroys the immune system. It’s daughter isotope “yttrium 90, the daughter product of strontium — were known to concentrate in the pituitary gland.” “even slight damage to the pituitary gland from radioactivity in the air or in the mother’s diet could lead to a slight retardation in development” http://www.ratical.org/radiation/SecretFallout/SFchp14.html

click on the images to enlarge them:


and more info: A form for parents



shown at IPPNW Congress Berlin. Feb 27th 2016.

PROGRAM: http://www.chernobylcongress.org/home/programme.html

SPEAKERS: http://www.chernobylcongress.org/home/speakers.html

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PROGRAM: http://www.chernobylcongress.org/home/programme.html

SPEAKERS: http://www.chernobylcongress.org/home/speakers.html


Here are the links I’ve promised to those I have given the cards:

Why is Chernobyl reactor 4 empty?


Why are the TEPCO reactors 1,2 and 3 empty?

Answer: LINK 1, LINK2, LINK 3

Thanks for reading.


Flaw 1: Critics point to the huge cost of the atomic industry. At the same time these critics are demanding more safety. But this Request for more safety means more money for the nuclear industry. Such critics are as bad as the atomic industry. They are both friends.
No matter how much money and no matter how much safety: In order for a reactor to run it must emit Radioactive atoms into our air, soil, food and bodies.The nuclear industry does not know what to do: laugh or yawn at us and our so called “criticism”. And it is running for decades. It is not possible to win this fight like that..

Flaw 2: It is always maintained that a nuclear explosion can not take place in a reactor. This is said so that we make a difference between bomb and reactor. Thus, the nuclear industry can continue to exist. That is the MAIN argument. And why the fairy tale of the meltdown was invented by them. And all the critics chatter these tales, and thus support the nuclear industry. An AtomicBOMBexplosion is not possible – BUT: a nuclear explosion of the reactor is possible and also happened. Namely, when promptly and violent supercritical state of a dry reactor generates a lot of fast neutron forming chain reactions. The temperature is 100,000 times lower than that of a nuclear BOMB explosion, but higher than any chemical temperature, and the explosive force reached “only” 250 tons of TNT In Chernobyl, but it IS POSSIBLE! Thus, the nuclear industry would have NO chance any more to exist and would be forever ended. But the critics love their meltdown lie. This goes on and on for decades, and the industry laughs and yawns at us. Although this nuclear reactor explosion scenario is known since the 1940ies.

Flaw 3: A containment is built to keep everything dangerous inside. This is a lie. First there are the venting chmineys releasing 370 bq radio iodine and 1,850,000 bq of radioactive gases per second and unit, all the time. Who controls the limits of the emissions? The operator!Then there are the Steam Relief Valves – spring loaded – are venting the radioactive atoms into the air, or going to the dry well. In case of an emergency, in western reactors the pressure is going up in the containment which can destroy the containment totally – so the operators have to vent it – the fuel – out. They melt the reactor fuel and vent it out. This is official. Such scenarios exist in the U.S. / NRC programs.


4 years BEFORE Chernobyl exploded:
In September 1982, a fuel channel in the center of the core of the Unit 1 of the Chernobyl NPP was destroyed as a result of mistakes made by the personnel. A large amount of radioactive substances was released to the industrial site of the NPP and the city Pripyat. The personnel involved in the liquidation of the consequences of this accident received high irradiation doses. / Chernobyl had it’s first accident, it went super critical during a TEST. The same situation caused the explosions in 1986. http://www.rri.kyoto-u.ac.jp/NSRG/reports/kr79/kr79pdf/Malko1.pdf

Can a reactor go supercritical? Yes. Supercritical is the same as a nuclear explosion of the reactor type (less yield less temperature than a bomb type, mind you). If this is possible it contradicts the law, the regulations. A containment cannot contain a nuclear explosion. Nothing can. So, the containment is constructed (pressure cooker) to avoid it. It avoids it by VENTING. But this also contradicts the regulations: The containment can no longer CONTAIN the radioactive material (which is aerolized / gaseous during venting), so it is against the rules. Both ways contradict the rules. So, the officials LIE to us, by saying “Meltdown”. They always say it, when the FUEL is GONE, so we fall for the illusion it went down, instead of UP and OUT, via pipes, chimney, valves, dry-well and x vessle breach. This way the industry survives, but not DNA.

The Nuclear Explosion in a Reactor:
“The containment should adequately contain such radioactive matter as may be released into it as a result of any fault in the reactor.’ Clearly if nuclear explosions are possible a licence should not be granted.”: http://www.spokesmanbooks.com/Spokesman/PDF/91Gifford.pdf

“The number of fissions and the energy released quickly escalate, and if the process is unchecked, the result is a violent explosion. Reactions that multiply in this fashion are called chain reactions.”: http://wps.prenhall.com/wps/media/objects/3313/3392670/blb2107.html

The gas cooling is to avoid the risk of severe supercritical state …” https://tekknorg.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/mgowing-a.jpg

IAEA and UNSCEAR, as well as TEPCO and the governments have missed – in their view – the point long time ago to inform humanity about the true emission of radioactivity by TEPCO. They can not be trusted, this is vital. We must draw our own conclusions, and take care of our protection. The non dominant mutations will rise in the next generations and cause a massive die out as in most primitive times. The effects are now: Cancer, Dementia, Diabetes, Autism, and so on. This is not just a phase or phenomenon but harbinger. Normally, new mutations should be rejected with each generation, now climb the old and the new stay even. Better medical care will not alleviate the overall problem, but increase the burden on future generations..

Three Nobel Prize winners calculated the genetic damage of nuclear energy: https://tekknorg.wordpress.com/2015/10/14/three-nobel-prize-winners-calculated-the-genetic-damage-of-nuclear-energy/

Waiting for an “extinction event” somewhere in the future, while millions are unborn or being killed by cancer and other mutations, and these victims are undetected and dissolved between the generations, the decades, the centuries, and they are not counted, and not brought in connection with the TEPCO catastrophe. A Perfect Crime. A hostile factor was not just rised _the radiation_ no, it is a factor, that is not recognizable by our senses. Even normal equipment and techniques can not detect it. You can detonate 1,000 Hiroshima bombs or vent just ONE reactor. In terms of radioctivity it is the same = 592,000,000,000,000,000,000 becquerel. If we say “Meltdown” we ignore all written above and parrot the nuclear industry and IAEA. And punish the past, present and future victims. This time with ignorance. In the nuclear age this is to render assistance.

Fast Breeders: Pure Uranium 235 or Plutonium is used as fuel, the chain reaction can be maintained by fast neutrons. The neutrons are not slowed down by thermal velocities. Excess Neutrons are absorbed by depleted uranium surrounding the core. And so they form more and more plutonium. A Hell Machine. And not a solution.

We are surrounded by pseduo humanitarian experts.
Here’s a trick to expose anti nuclear experts as pro nuclear experts; Ask them what they think about Low Dose Radiation Damge. If they answer:
“The Risk is Small” – they are fake, uninformed, or mislead the people by strategic misinterpretation. Ignoring the Children and Fetus Mitosis, the Latency of Damage and the Long Term Genetic Effect. Usually on one hand they will stand up for radiation victims and attend prominent congresses – in order to get money and improve their reputation – on the other hand they deny any damage caused by low doses. This is going on for decades. All of them think so: IAEA, UNSCEAR, RERF, TEPCO, Health / Public Authorities, World Health Organisation, ICRP. They are the reason why the whole Nuclear Business including Nuclear Bombs can go on. Try it out, it works,

Solutions no longer exist to to solve something,
They are used to adapt us to the problems.
To merge Victims and perpetrators of industrial catastrophes.
To manipulate the brain, of mentally ill.
To deny any damage, and apply it to natural risks.
Since education is mere memorization and comparison mere history,
this project manages better with each generation.
And so none of the coming generations will understand why the diseases are growing and accept it as “normality”
There is only one allowed reality.

Lothar Loeffler (died 1983) was one of the leading racial biologists and racial hygienists under Hitler during National Socialism. Working together with those who killed disabled people and children. After the war he was a member of the Eugenics Commission USA, the Working Group on Radiological Protection of Germany and the Atomic Commission of Germany. This is _one_ reason I believe nuclear fission products are used to degenerate us within generations. In 1961 (!) this man got the
Federal Cross of Merit of Germany! Unbelievable.  https://books.google.de/books?id=LeQusx57mpkC&pg=PA79&lpg=PA79&dq=lothar+loeffler+nuclear+mutation&source=bl&ots=HQ5ck-IuJO&sig=bN0c_jkWMcXISRSMPltSFlQosGs&hl=de&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjEpN-A1N3JAhULFCwKHXs1AzYQ6AEINDAD#v=onepage&q=lothar%20loeffler%20nuclear%20mutation&f=false

Emmy Stein was one of the leading scientists doing radium research – also under Hitler during National Socialism. Radiation effects on plants – known for nearly hundred years.  https://books.google.de/books?id=gPrtE4K0WC8C&pg=PA143&lpg=PA143&dq=Antirrhinum+radium+Emmy+Stein+1922&source=bl&ots=8EDd9LgkVF&sig=SqeLMTtx98h7aD5LLc_qAtJN3nY&hl=en#v=onepage&q=Antirrhinum%20radium%20Emmy%20Stein%201922&f=false

Many people just have amputated their imagination power and reality is still greater than imagination – that scares them, so they prefer facts. And here our experts come. With their templates aka text books. Everything behaves to standards. No reason for fear.To lose fear and forgetting things is also a critical mass.

You believe in the meltdown hypthesis = You support TECPO and IAEA. You support the restart of the japanese reactors, because meltdown means reactors contain dangerous materials during accidents. Mostly. That is not the case, they use their valves and chimneys to get rid of pressure and core material.

The DNA is designed not to “forget”,
while the shell “around” It can have the illusion,
Japan’s catastrophe is TEPCO.
Europe’s catastrophe is ROSATOM.
These companies stil exist because we forget,
We are forced to. By strategical misinterpretation by so called experts.
And geneticists.

The genetic mutations are expressed at the advanced age of the individual. For us that was “aging” or “Being old”. Now there is in children: rheumatism, dementia, cancer. The previous generations had the chance of becoming old, but were already “affected”. We’re not getting older, but age faster. By genetic load. This is known to the ruling class since at least 60 years (two generations). But no geneticist loses a word about this expiration date of huge parts of the human race.

In the eyes of those in power, there can be nothing better than hatred, suspicion and false focus, among the to be dominated people. They become a simple controllable mass. They call for retaliation and military spending can rise.

How do you decontaminate something that is smaller than any decontamination process, something of which this very decontamination process consists: atoms / energy. How to decontaminate forms of energy, releasing parts of itself, no matter what you do? How to decontaminate natural laws? How to stop time and space from being?

Reality is something you press into a template and you can color it the way you want. Standardized radiation maps, and evac zones, means continuing the nuke business and saving money.

It is hard to track down all health effects of radiation, because it can cause everything bad we know.






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1986 it was said, 1996 quoted:


2007 it happened to TECPO already:


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“Dr. Inge SCHMITZ-FEUERHAKE – Genetic Effects of Ionizing Radiation Born 1935 in Osnabrück, studied physics and mathematics. 1966 she wrote her PhD thesis on dosimetry of radioactive fallout. From 1966 to 1973 the physicist worked at the institute for nuclear medicine at the Hannover Medical School and researched on the dosimetry and diagnostic application of radioactive radiation. From 1973 to 2000 she taught as professor for experimental physics at the University of Bremen.”

9th post about the Chernobyl Fukushima Symposium with REAL independent experts, from March 4th – 7th 2014, Germany:

Documentation: http://www.chernobylcongress.org/documentation-arnoldshain.html

more about  her / Source: http://www.chernobylcongress.org/speakers/artikel/b15e8810beda2864301f9d0a42d951c1/katsumi-furitsu.html

Program: http://www.chernobylcongress.org/filead



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March2014a March2014


Start: March 4th 2014 18:00 (6 pm)

End: march 7th .2014 13:00 (1 pm)

Sign until Januar 20th 2014! (FORM BELOW)

The speakers will be translated into german & english & japanese!

At this specialist consultation doctors from Germany , America, Belarus and other countries will share findings about the diseases as a result of the nuclear disaster by Chernobyl and Fukushima and discuss ways of medical treatment. This event is organized in cooperation of the Centre ecumenism EKHN with the German Section of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War , Physicians for Social Responsibility Association ( IPPNW  / PSR) .

Head: Dr. Dörte Siedentopf , IPPNW / Board (her article SILENT DEATH: German: http://www.n-tv.de/Spezial/Horrorszenario-wartet-auf-Japan-article2887296.html English: http://fukushima-diary.com/2011/11/slow-death/) Here, she is speaking: http://vimeo.com/22981871

and Dr. Martin Repp , Commissioner for dialogue with Asian religions in the center ecumenism EKHN

Target Audience: Physicians, scientists , environmentalists, and Committed in initiatives that take care of the people from radiation- polluted areas in various ways.

Martin Niemöller House , AmEichwaldsfeld 3 (STREET), 61389 Schmitten / Arnoldshain (CITY)

Contacthttp://www.zentrum-oekumene-ekhn.de , E-MAIL martina.schreiber (at) zoe- ekhn.de

No nuclear shills allowed. Real Science, No BEIR, no WHO, no IAEA, no UNSCEAR, no BEIR folk. No Kan, no NRC. Just real experts, with 20+ years Chernobyl field experience. Fighting official rule, for the truth:



with english translation added:

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WITHOUT. Mail and SIGN!:

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Dr. Rosa Goncharova, from Minsk, Belarus (100% irradiated) :

“I think that increased thyroid cancer incidence of children from irradiated parents would be first manifestation of the induced genomic instability”: http://vivretchernobyl.wordpress.com/2008/06/05/presentation-of-rosa-goncharova-genomic-instability-after-chernobyl-prognosis-for-the-coming-generations/

Rosa Goncharova‘s geneticist. In the Belarusian capital Minsk, she directs the laboratory of the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the Belorussian Academy of Sciences. For decades, the research professor and her team investigated the effects of long-lasting radioactive low-level radiation.

What harm take people living in contaminated areas? LINK: http://www.hr-online.de/servlet/de.hr.cms.servlet.File/11-042?enc=d3M9aHJteXNxbCZibG9iSWQ9MTIwMTQ3NTImaWQ9NDExMDgxNDEmZm9yY2VEb3dubG9hZD0x

“Even after 22 generations of mice you can still see changes, mutations. They are inherited. The radioactivity is harmful. So it happens that many offspring do not survive or even many embryos. Those who survive are somehow cope with the situation. But whose genome is unstable, and they also pass into the next generation. And often they are ill. Their whole system is more unstable than in other animals.”

Dr. Keith Baverstock (http://www.kbaverstock.org/) VIDEO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQZr8jbiGH0

“Keith Baverstock, PhD, a graduate of London University, led the Radiation Protection Programme at the World Health Organisation’s Regional Office for Europe from 1991 to 2003, initially at the European Centre for Environment and Health in Rome, Italy since its foundation in 1991. From 1998 to 2002 he set-up a dedicated project office in Helsinki for nuclear emergencies and public health and in 2002 he transferred to the WHO’s European Centre for Environment and Health located in Bonn where he was the Regional Advisor for Radiation and Public Health.” His bureau was closed by pressure from the nuclear industry http://www.chernobylcongress.org/speakers/artikel/2cc0de2cee21dc8506748b53a7d1e584/keith-baverstock.html”

“By mid 1998 first draft of the Guidelines was circulating between IAEA and WHO at the management level.

“Although there had been a clear agreement between the two organisations at
the management level and the work had taken place openly the IAEA withdrew
at that stage strongly advising that the whole issue should either be dropped or
revised. The issue was the proposal to lower the action level for implementation
from 100mGy to 10mGy dose to the thyroid’s of children.”

Dr. Ian Farilie (http://www.ianfairlie.org/) VIDEO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkGEzuOiUYY

“Dr. Ian Fairlie is a radiobiologist from Great Britain. He works as an independent consultant in the field of radioactivity in the environment and advises environmental organisations, the European Parliament as well as local and national authorities in several countries. Fairlie studied chemistry at the University of Western Ontario in Canada and radiobiology at Barts Medical College in London. He wrote his doctorate on the effects of radioactive contamination in the vicinity of Sellafield and La Hague.” http://www.chernobylcongress.org/speakers/artikel/3e03a972eec5d0bf9e43dfc4f8059bba/ian-fairlie.html







Dr. Timothy A. Mousseau (http://www.biol.sc.edu/faculty/mousseau) / http://cricket.biol.sc.edu/chernobyl/Chernobyl_Research_Initiative/Introduction.htm

“Stress is not the cause of mental illnesses

1) increased oxidative stress and low levels of antioxidants

lead to:

2) normal development of the nervous system is jeopardized

leads to:

3) high frequencies of developmental errors


4) reduced brain size and impaired cognitive abilities in humans

leads to:

5) psychological effects”


Chernobyl birds have smaller brains: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3033907/


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His article: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2012/12/16/news/who-downplayed-health-effects-of-nuclear-crisis-on-fukushima-residents-german-physician/#.UeaVXZyK07o

VIDEOS – part 1

part 2

Bandazhevsky recently was in Japan, his articles:


The Overview of independent nuclear science:
http://www.acsir.org/info.php?28 EN / JAP

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Nuclear power plants make children sick
Questions and answers about cancer risk around nuclear facilities

Original PDF File: http://www.ippnw.de/commonFiles/pdfs/Atomenergie/atomkraftwerke_machen_kinder_krank.pdf 

translation by: 巣三根 スサンネ  and: Jere Licciardello

When speaking of the dangers of nuclear power plants, most people think of incidents in which radioactivity is released, or they think of large reactor accidents such as Windscale, Chernobyl and Harrisburg. It is less known, though, that everyday normal operations of nuclear facilities and their “tolerable emissions” already are a threat.
The closer children live to a nuclear power plant, the higher is their risk of developing cancer. The until now most elaborate study on this issue from 2007 (LINK & SUMMARY) verified that without doubt. But it had no consequences: Instead, supporters of nuclear power strive to conceal the proven link between cancer and nuclear power plants.
In this issue, its grave results and discussions about them are described.

_Do children who grow up near a nuclear power plant have a higher rate of cancer than other children?
Yes, definitely. The cancer risk increases the closer the infant to a nuclear power plant lives. Thus children who are raised up to five kilometers of a German nuclear power plant, have a by 60 percent increased risk of getting cancer. Their risk of developing leukemia (blood cancer), is even increased by 120 percent – more than twice as high compared to children who do not live near a nuclear power plant. Leukemia is among the cancers that are particularly easily induced by radiation (1). Even at a distance of 50 kilometers from a nuclear power plant the risk of developing cancer in children is increased. The results of the epidemiological investigation are actually highly significant at close range. That is, the proven clustering of cancer cases around nuclear power plants can not be explained by simple “coincidence”. 1980 to 2003 121 to 275 infants across the country only fell ill with cancer, because they lived close to a nuclear power plant.


_What is this study that proved increased Cancer risk?
The so-called KiKK study. The acronym stands for “Epidemiological Study of Childhood Cancer in the Vicinity of Nuclear Power Plants “(2). It has been commissioned in March 2003, by the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS), a subordinate to the Federal Environment Ministry Authority. The German Childhood Cancer Registry at the Institute for Medical Biometry, Epidemiology and Computer science (IMBEI), University of Mainz, has carried out the study and was scientifically monitored by an external panel of experts from twelve physicians, pidemiologists, physicists and statisticians. The study was published in December 2007. It is the world’s most sophisticated, most accurate and most comprehensive investigation on the topic.

_Was there even earlier evidence of increased cancer rates in the vicinity of nuclear power plants?
Yes. Already in 1978, publications on leukemia cases in children who lived in the main wind direction of the NPP Lingen (Ems) caused trouble. In the 1980s, studies in England showed that children, who live in the vicinity of nuclear installations, have an increased risk of developing leukemia.(3)(4) Also in the vicinity of the NPP Gundremmingen there was evidence of diseases and malformations of the extremities or the internal organs in newborns.
In the beginning of the 1990s, an unusual accumulation of cases of leukemia, a so-called “cluster” in the vicinity of the NPP Krümmel in Geesthacht at the river Elbe caused a heated debate. A study of the Mainz Institute for Medical Statistics and Documentation (IMSD) from 1992, using data from 1980 to 1990, has failed to indicate an increase in childhood cancer rates within the 15-kilometer radius around nuclear plants, but showed a significant increase in incidence of leukemia in small children under five years within the proximity of five kilometers.(5) In a second study of the IMSD, the so-called Michaelis-study published in 1997 with data from 1980 to 1995, that result was not alleged any longer.(6) Only until the study of 1998 by the Munich based physicist Dr. Alfred Körblein who reanalysed Michaelis’ data showed again an increase by 54-percent in children under five years and an increased incidence of leukemia by 76 percent within the five kilometer area (7) Following public pressure from the Ulm initiative doctors (“Ulmer Ärzteinitiative”) and other South German initiatives – including 10 000 letters of protest by citizens – and the IPPNW the Federal Office for Radiation Protection comissioned in 2001 a methodologically sophisticated study, which later became the KiKK study.

_What questions should the survey answer?
The panel of external experts and the Federal Office for Radiation protection decided on three questions that the KiKK study should answer: Do cancers in children under five occur more frequently in the vicinity of nuclear power plants than anywhere else? If yes: Does the risk increase with proximity to the nuclear power plants (“negative distance trend”)? Are there influencing factors that are able to explain the results of the investigation?

_What were the precise characteristics of the population under study?
What did the study attempt to learn?
All administrative districts located within the 50-kilometer radius of all of Germany’s nuclear power plant sites(15). were studied*, including 21 operating nuclear reactors.
* NPP Lingen and NPP Emsland were regarded as one location, due to their great proximity.


Rate of cancer among children attributable to living close to nuclear power plants 1980 – 2003
dark gray: from; light gray: until – Less than 5 – less than 10 – less than 20 – less than 30 – less than 40 – less than 50 km distance to the next nuclear power plant

Because conclusions have greater statistical power the larger the data base, researchers chose an extended study period: 24 years, from 1980 to 2003.
The Mainz Children’s Cancer Registry registered nationwide all newly diagnosed cancers in children since 1980, eliminating bias of reporting from
multiple regional registries.1,592 new cancer cases cancer, 593 of them from leukemia, were found in the study group of children < age 5. A case-control study, the question needed to be answered as to how many cases might be expected due to chance alone. The control group must be carefully selected. In this case the control group were children
A case-control study is more complex. Hence, the study population from which “cases” were tallied were the children in the 5 km. from a nuclear plant in the same districts.

The control group included a total of 4,735 children. For every ill and every healthy child, the researchers determined the distance between housing and exhaust chimney of the nuclear power plant accurate to 25 meters. This distance served as an approximation (“surrogate”) for the expected radioactivity in the area of the dwelling – because it is simply not possible to measure radioactivity precisely in approximately 6,327 dwellings directly around the clock and for years or even to determine it retrospectively.

_ What are the answers the study gives to the three questions?
Yes, children under five years of age who live in the vicinity of nuclear power plants do have a higher rate of cancer than anywhere else.
Yes, the risk of disease increases with proximity to the nuclear power plants (“negative distance trend”).
No, apart from the distance between home and nuclear power plant, no other factors were found that could explain the outcome of the investigation, despite extensive search. Thus, there was and is no doubt that the radioactive emissions from nuclear power plants cause the increased cancer rate and particularly the greatly increased incidence of leukemia in young children.

_ Why did the study only investigate the cancer of small children?
Infants are much more sensitive to radiation than adults. Therefore it is more likely one can find “execss cases” in childhood cancer and leukemia given a limited sample size.
There are several reasons for this:
First, a child is steadily increasing weight and size, as it grows from embryo to adulthood; the younger it is the more quickly it grows. Therefore, cells of an embryo, fetus, infant, infant divide significantly more frequently than those of a child, teenager or even adult. Dividing cells(mitosis) are much more susceptible to radiation than cells in recovery phase.
Secondly, the ability to identify (“surveillance”) and eliminate “defective” cellsis not fully developed in childhood. the human embryo is programed for rapid growth. Without this cellular repair mechanism at its disposal, stem cells, such as those that are caused by radioactive exposure, may br induced to continue to divide beyond the programmed point when they might normally be turned off in normal fetal development. This could, and does sometimes, lead to cancer or leukemia, or other birth defects.
Third, a growing child absorbs more matter than it releases – in contrast to an adult. Its body accepts radioactive substances in food, drink and air more avidly.

Particularly dangerous are radioactive cesium and strontium, which emit for a very long time and remain in muscles or bones.
Fourth, children have their whole lives ahead of them. In some radiation-induced diseases, it takes a long time, until they can be detected, sometimes 20 or even 30 years. Children have more than (older) adults this dubious opportunity, to live until the end of this latency period.


_ Can the results of the investigation also transferred to young people and adults?
Certainly not one to one, because children are, as said above, clearly more sensitive to radiation than adults. Disease clusters in older children, adolescents and adults who are living close nuclear power plants are by no means out of question . On the contrary: In the vicinity of the Fermi Reactor in Michigan / USA and the Vermont Yankee reactor in Vermont / USA, for example, health authorities reported recently a general increase in cancer rates.(8), (9) Also a meta-analysis of several studies in the U.S. showed elevated leukemia rates in the vicinity of nuclear power plants in patients up to 25 years.(10)

_ Cancer can have many causes. Why should radiation from nuclear power plants be responsible for the diseases of children?
The Mainz experts in the KiKK study evaluated about 20 factors that can trigger cancer. The control group andante study group were ‘matched” so as to be the same with regard to: the socio-economic situation of the families of diseased and the control children, exposure to pesticides, tobacco smoke and other toxins, immune diseases, and exposure to radiation other than than the nuclear reactors may be present. Therefore, these “confounders” could not, explain the striking clustering of childhood cancer around nuclear power plants explain – except for the nuclear power plant near the place of residence. Furthermore, the incidence of cancer increased with proximity to nuclear plants. Also incidence decreased with distance from the reactor (“negative distance trend “), a strong indication that the cancer risk has something to do with nuclear power emissions. And what other cause, if not radiation should be eligible for the cancer in question? The sight of the cooling towers, perhaps? In addition, the increase of leukemia (blood cancer), which is known to be inducible by radiation exposure, among those in the vicinity of a nuclear plant is particularly strong evidence.


_ Radiation from the nuclear power plant? Are they not very tight?
No, they are not. Every nuclear plant is already emitting radioactive substances into air and water during the so-called normal operation – quite legally. In the case of nuclear power plants this comprises among others tritium (H-3, heavy hydrogen), radioactive carbon (C-14), strontium (Sr-90), iodine (I-131), cesium (Cs-137), plutonium (Pu-239), radioactive noble gases such as krypton (Kr-85), argon (Ar-41) and xenon (Xe-133). Most of these isotopes emit beta particles, which are high-energy electrons and which are, despite being of small range, very dangerous after absorption into the body (incorporation) through respiration, food and beverages. The aforementioned isotopes have very different half-lives between 5.2 days (Xe-133) and 24 110 years (Pu-239). A nuclear power plant in Germany is usually allowed to emit every years as much as a quadrillion (1015) becquerels of radioactive noble gases, 30 billion (3.10^10) becquerels of radioactive particles and approximately 10 billion (10^10) becquerels of radioactive iodine-131 into the air.(11)
In this context particular attention should be paid to tritium and strontium. Tritium is a beta emitter with a half-life of 12.3 years. Nuclear power plants and other nuclear facilities emit it in large quantities over their chimney and its wastewater into the environment. It combines readily with oxygen to “severe water “(HTO). Plants, animals and humans are not able to distinguish tritium from normal hydrogen and heavy water. This means that tritium and water that contains tritium are absorbed as normal hydrogen and normal water are absorbed and used in all parts of the body. Tritium is thus built into all organs and even right into the genes where beta particles – despite their relatively short range – are close enough to radiation sensitive structures to lead to diseases and genetic defects.(12)
Strontium-90, a beta emitter with a half-life of 28.8 years, is indeed released in much smaller quantities to the environment than tritium. However, there is no reason for an all-clear, because strontium is considered to be calcium by the body and therefore incorporated into bones and teeth – especially in children whose bones and teeth are still growing.
Strontium-90 particles which are located close to the bone marrow send their beta particles over years and decades into the bone marrow, where the formation of blood takes place. Even small amounts of strontium-90 are therefore one of the most dangerous triggers for childhood leukemia.


_ What is the benchmark, how much is a nuclear power plant allowed to emit?
According to radiation protection regulation nuclear facilities may not strain <expose> the general population with<to><strain with replace with expose to> more than a maximum of 0.6 millisievert per year (0.3 millisievert through the air plus 0.3 millisievert through sewage. This is often misleadingly called a “30-millirem-concept”, using the unit millirem which was used in the past). In order to estimate the dose of a nuclear power plant that causes (measurable) stress, operators of the facility and the licensing authorities calculate the effects of emissions on fictional local residents, the (a) so-called “reference man”. Hereby a number of more or less well-founded assumptions and realistic models are used – from dilution and spread of the exhaust gases to the living, dining and drinking habits of “reference man”. Which is, by the way, always a young, healthy, adult male.



_ Is the radiation exposure from a nuclear power plant reportedly very low. Can she still many additional cancers explain?
All official information on radiation exposure from nuclear facilities <are> based on computer models and assumptions. How much radiation the residents actually gotten <received> a nuclear plant, <is less clear> No one knows. For the conspicuous accumulation (clustering) of cancer in children around nuclear power plants there are a whole series of (many) possible explanations: 13.14 The actual emissions from the nuclear reactors could be higher than the mostly random and / or nuclides and certain limited types of radiation measurements to believe. (One reason for underestimating dose received may be that routine measurements are obtained from further out from the nuclear power plant operators themselves made while supervisors only occasional control measurements.) conduct
The computational models that allow the dilution and dispersion nuclides of the votes in the simulated environment of the NPP be, may be wrong., and miscalculate the actual radiation exposure of people in the vicinity of nuclear facilities.
Conventional assumptions may be in error , regarding inclusion and retention of radionuclides in exposed plants, animals and humans. If so, the hypotheses concerning the impact of these these nuclides upon the body may also be in error. Biological effects in the body of nuclides are probably undervalued. Tritium is disregarded by the radiation protection authorities, casually understated it seems, at least strongly unterschätzt. We have far to go to have reliable dose-ressponse relationships, relating to most nuclides and nuclide daughters. Special cases are iodine and strontium, which have affinity for the thyroid an done respectively. It is hazardous science to extrapolate from this special case data. The ideas about what dose of radiation to which Damage leads (“dose-response relationship”), could incorrectly be as above (page 15) as described for strontium. Certain population groups, especially children, are extremely radiosensitive. Limits and model calculations take no account of it so far.


_ What kind of reaction did it for publication
the study?

Given the controversial results of the study was the stir in large domestic and foreign. The authors of the study were were obviously scared of their own courage.
In a kind Dementia they recanted their own findings  and wrote: “Due to the current state of the radiation biology and radiation epidemiology, Causal relationships from onizing radiation emissions from German nuclear power plants generally are easily misinterpreted, either in measuring disease associations or in identifying safe exposures or safe proximities. “Munich radiation biologist Edmund Lengfelder considers the current approach “the constituent elements of Forgery or fraud in science “erfüllt.1
Authors argue nuclear plant emissions are thousands of times too low, and to prove the observed cancer rates on the basis of the environment would need to be significantly increased, and suspect “still unknown Factors “,” selection mechanisms “and statistical Coincidence. This in the face of clear and highly statistically significant study results, they provide rather fatuous and far-fetched explanations. Nevertheless, nuclear power supporters attacked the argument.
Authors also admit there was “neither measured nor modeled” data on radiation exposure in children. This may be irrelevant. Scientists had the Mainz Cancer Registry available. Study planning chose the distance between residence and nuclear dose. About their research projects then she wrote: “With the help of a distance law can with an approximate size of the surrogate dose-response Relationship to be estimated. “15

The outside panel of experts reviewing the study trivialized the interpretation of the results immediately in re: relationship between radiation exposure Nuclear power plants and cancer, stating that “because of the particularly high Radiation risk to small children and insufficient emissions data from power reactors (…) an relationship could not be excluded.

In regards to “several epidemiological Causality criteria for such a relationship. “16 The physician and epidemiologist at the University of Greifswald, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hoffmann, a member of the external expert panel ruled: “I know few epidemiological studies that have as clear Findings as these. “17 The Federal Office for Radiation Protection, Commissioned recognizes that “due to the significant dependence the risk of the distance to the sites of Reactors ” there are a”t least indications” of possible correlations “.18
The Federal Environment Ministry, however, saw no reason to tighten existing limits upon residence in proximity to German nuclear power plants as a radiation protection measure, and suggests that radiation exposure from a nuclear power plant may not be sufficient explanation for the established leukemia cases rate.

_ What conclusions can we draw from the study?
IPPNW calls not “allowed emissions” from the nuclear plant, to the alleged exposure of a healthy man (“Reference man”) to orient, but in the embryo. A healthy young man with intact cellular repair mechanisms can probably tolerate more radioactivity than a woman and even as a child, not to mention a whole embryo. It is therefore high time that the “reference man” gets replaced by a “reference embryo “ 9, 20

Because embryos can be already damaged by very low radiation doses, it would hardly be technically possible, to reduce the nuclear power plant emissions to the extent that an embryo is not actually at risk. Therefore, the nuclear power plants will be shut down immediately. Everywhere.
Our children are more important than nuclear power plants to maturity. Furthermore, the emissions from nuclear facilities, as long as these still in operation, are continuously measured by the supervisory authorities and are not reviewed by the self instead of talking small about the results of the study, the population in the vicinity of nuclear power plants should be elucidated about the increased Risk by officials. Finally, advocates the IPPNW for a sick child in the nuclear environment Shift the burden of proof: It is not the parents should have to prove that the condition of their child caused by the nuclear power plant was, but the nuclear power plant operators would have to prove that their Nuclear power plant is not the cause of the disease.

_ I live near a nuclear power plant. Should I move? Not every child living near a nuclear plant gets Leukemia. The absolute incidence figures per year, and nuclear are not very large. Panic is not appropriate. We think it is but essential that pregnant women and parents of young children the increased risk are informed so that their living and life decisions can make responsible. The CEO of EnBW, E. ON, RWE and Vattenfall in any case, it was by the way, all live far away from their nuclear power plants.

_ Conclusion
The most extensive, elaborate and careful investigation on cancer near nuclear power plants has a long harbored suspicions confirmed scientifically threaten nuclear reactors already in the normal everyday operation of the health our children. There is no doubt that the radioactive Emissions from nuclear power plants are linked with the exceptionally high Cancer and particularly leukemia rates in young children within an area of up to 50 kilometers. Those who do not want to see the truth have their eyes shut tight.
There is some evidence that the radioactive emissions and effluents of nuclear power plants not only work as demonstrated, har embryos and small children but also adolescents and Adults. More scandalous is that the supervisory authorities yet refuse to draw the conclusions from the results into their own commissioned study, and instead of the obvious connection between Cancer and nuclear power continue to deny. No wonder: If the limit values for radioactive emissions are defined that any risk to unborn children and even less could can be excluded, no more nuclear power plant operation would remain. Rather than haggle for longer maturities and new nuclear capacity, It would be really the task of parliamentarians and Rulers,to protect the people against the dangers of nuclear power, moreover, for 50 years, the cancelation of the Atomic Energy Act. It is our responsibility for future generations that the energy production by nuclear fission is put immediately to end.
Thanks to the persistent, decades-long commitment of citizens and citizens that the KiKK study was made famous. Critical scholars and doctors had to ensure by their publication to ensure that the explosive results were not returnes under the carpet. And only political pressure will ensure that Limits are tightened and nuclear power plants are shut down. We all have our own contributions. Nuclear power plants threaten even in normal operation, the health.

_ What to do?
If you believe the arguments in this brochure, disseminate them further. It is important that many people actively involved in the debate about nuclear power. Because the energy companies have well-equipped public relations departments to to place their claims in the public and parliamentarians take by lobbying for their point of view. No nuclear power produces no radioactive emissions. Change Your current provider, you switch to a real Green electricity provider. So that you personally get out of nuclear out and give you a receipt for the energy companies their actions, that does hurt them. Vote with your consumer also from which energy you want! Convince even more people from the exchange! Environmental and consumer groups and anti-nuclear initiatives have joined forces with the campaign to “make nuclear phase-yourself” help to provide for change. Under
www.atomausstieg-selber-machen.de are independent green electricity provider recommended.From where they can You can easily switch to green power. If you want to do more, get involved in the actions of. broadcasted (more at www.ausgestrahlt.de) that play They organize themselves in a local anti-nuclear group, a
Event on the topic (speakers conveyed the IPPNW) or mingle, as readers with a brief, in the public debate on the energy supply of tomorrow.
Everyone can contribute something.

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