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India’s Mobile Tower Radio Emission Norms

Telcos say that they are not allowed to expand tower network due to emission issues. Emissions from mobile towers are considered safe as it is non-ionising or “low energy” radiation, which cannot alter the human DNA. At most, it can only induce thermal effects by way of mild arming of the body. Only ionising or ..

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‘All mobiles must carry radiation tags by September’: Centre to cell phone manufacturers

The Government has instructed all cell phone manufacturers to include radiation tags in mobile handsets to display Specific Absorption Rate, SAR value by the first of September 2012. All the indigenous manufactures have been instructed to make necessary changes in the design, software and packaging in compliance with these instructions within the stipulated time. A ..

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High Precision Radiotherapy-RAPIDARC

Recently, High Precision Radiotherapy “RAPIDARC” was inaugurated at Madras Cancer Institute, Chennai for treating Cancer. “RapidArc” radiotherapy technology is a new technique of treatment, greatly benefiting the cancer patients. It is a fast, simple cancer treatment to the poor, enables unparalleled speed and shorter treatment time for sites such as Head & Neck, Spine, Thorax, ..

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