radiation syndrome


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Noun1.radiation syndrome - syndrome resulting from exposure to ionizing radiation (e.g., exposure to radioactive chemicals or to nuclear explosions); low doses cause diarrhea and nausea and vomiting and sometimes loss of hair; greater exposure can cause sterility and cataracts and some forms of cancer and other diseases; severe exposure can cause death within hours; "he was suffering from radiation"
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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Official documents referring to the unnamed diver indicate he suffered "acute radiation syndrome" as well as leg wounds from the explosion and skin "contamination with radionuclides" which also accumulated in his body.
ENPNewswire-August 22, 2019--Pluristem Therapeutics to Host Key Opinion Leader Call on its Acute Radiation Syndrome and Hematological Deficiencies Programs
The studies were designed to evaluate PLX-R18 as a potential prophylactic countermeasure against acute radiation syndrome (ARS) administered prior to radiation exposure.
It is believed up to 54 people died from the blast itself and acute radiation syndrome as a direct result of the explosion.
Although the exact number of casualties are still not known, some 134 servicemen and women who were among the first to respond to the rapidly escalating disaster were soon hospitalised with Acute Radiation Syndrome as a result of exposing themselves to the radioactive uranium particles that were quickly spreading due to the explosion.
During the weeks following the 1986 reactor explosion and resulting fire, 134 servicemen were hospitalized with acute radiation syndrome (ARS).
CHERNOBYL: THE FACTS l Now a ghost town, Pripyat was home to 50,000 people l The initial explosions and fires killed 31 people l Fifty emergency workers died of acute radiation syndrome l As many as 90,000 deaths could be linked to the disaster l Financial incentives have tempted some people to live close to the exclusion zone l There are still 200 tonnes of radioactive material at the abandoned plant l It might take 20,000 years before the area is contamination-free
Two workers died as a result of the explosion while 28 firefighters died as a result of ofacute radiation syndrome (ARS).
Headquartered in Seoul, Korea, the company's lead investigational candidate EC-18 is in development for Chemotherapy Induced Neutropenia (CIN), Chemoradiation Induced Oral Mucositis (CRIOM) and Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS).
(NASDAQ:PSTI) announced it has concluded what it terms "a positive meeting" with the FDA regarding the ongoing development of PLX-R18 for the treatment of acute radiation syndrome (ARS).
The first project funded will be an early development compound that can be used for acute radiation syndrome and certain potential chemical threats.