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Clearing the air: A systematic review of mass media campaigns to increase indoor radon testing and remediation

Abstract: Indoor radon is a naturally occurring gas that penetrates homes through cracks in the foundations, and it is a natural radioactive gas that penetrates homes. It is one of the leading causes of lung cancer. Indoor radon consumers' health is a concern. The purpose of this report is to systematically review the existing body of evidence regarding mass media campaigns' design and effectiveness in order to properly assess the health risks of indoor radon to homeowners.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1515/commun-2021-0141


Indoor Radon Levels in Homes and Schools in the Western Cape, South Africa—Results from a Schools Science Outreach Initiative and Corresponding Model Predictions

In the Western Cape province of South Africa, we introduce a school science outreach project that introduced learners to applied nuclear physics study by means of a two-day workshop that brought learners and teachers from 5 schools to applied nuclear physics research. The participants were warned of the harmful health risks of inhaling radon and its daughter radionuclides during the first day of the workshop, and they were shown how indoor radon activity concentrations can be determined using the electret ion chamber method. Here's a look at the change in the potential difference among each electret in order to determine the average indoor radon activity level. U00b1 26 Bqmu22123 in homes and 41 b1 36 Bqmu22123 in schools, respectively, the highest concentration was found to be 144 Bqm U22123, according to the average indoor radon concentrations.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph20021350


Windowed Radon Transform and Tensor Rank-1 Decomposition for Adaptive Beamforming in Ultrafast Ultrasound

Ultrafast ultrasound has recently emerged as an alternative to traditional focused ultrasounds. Ultrafast ultrasound enables the imaging of the human body at potentially high frame rates, thanks in part to the low number of insonifications it needs. Ultrafast ultrasound diagnosis is thus hindered. We determined the windowed Radon transformation of several complicated radio-frequency images reconstructed using delay-and-sum to achieve this. We begin by decompositions with the best local sinograms weighted tensor rank-1 decompositions, and their findings are then used to reconstruct a corrected image. Using real data, we show that our procedure is able to successfully recover aberration-free images and that it outperforms both cohesive compounding and the recently introduced SVD beamformer. Eventually, we validate the proposed beamforming method on in-vivo data, resulting in a dramatic improvement in image quality relative to the two reference methods.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.36227/techrxiv.21899862


Windowed Radon Transform and Tensor Rank-1 Decomposition for Adaptive Beamforming in Ultrafast Ultrasound

Ultrafast ultrasound has recently emerged as an alternative to traditional focused ultrasound. Ultrafast ultrasound enables the analysis of the human body at potentially high frame rates due to the low number of insonifications it needs. Ultrafast ultrasound diagnosis is thus significantly impeded. We calculated the windowed Radon conversion of several difficult radio-frequency photos reconstructed using delay-and-sum to do so. We start with the decompositions that have been deemed by the obtained local sinogram weighted tensor rank-1 decompositions and their findings are eventually used to reconstruct a corrected image. Our approach is able to successfully recover aberration-free images using simulation data, and it outperforms both cohesive compounding and the recently introduced SVD beamformer, according to our study. In the final analysis, we evaluate the new beamforming algorithm on in-vivo data, resulting in a significant improvement of image quality relative to the two reference methods.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.36227/techrxiv.21899862.v1


On the exactness of the universal backprojection formula for the spherical means Radon transform

Abstract The integral of a function f in Radon transform f in u211dn is deufb01ned by the presence of a function f in u211dn over the sphere S of radius r centered at a x, normalized by the region of the sphere. U0393,u2286;u2286u2208; u2108; U2208; and r u2208; a comprehensive reconstruction f from the data f where x is related to a hypersurface u2393–u2208 has critical applications in modern imaging modalities, such as photo- and thermoacoustic tomography. A function that is not supported within a bounded domain named as u03a9 is specifically recovered from its spherical means established on u0393,'u0393. u0393. u02a9u2202/u203dn, a function supported within a U3a9 cluster, can be uniquely recovered from its spherical means identified on u0393.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6420/acb2ee


Health effects of exposure to radon: implications of the radon bed mattress incident in Korea

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive material that occurs in the earth's crust or building materials and is a naturally occurring radioactive material. About half of the total background radiation dose to which humans are exposed annually is due to internal exposure to radon. Radon is a carcinogen and is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. In epidemiological studies of mine workers and the general population with indoor radon exposure, an association between radon and lung cancer has consistently been found. However, links between radon and other conditions, such as leukemia and thyroid cancer, have yet to be established. Specific dose conversion coefficients are used to determine the source and extent of exposure, while determining specific dose conversion coefficients.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.4178/epih.e2019004


Timepix3 detector for measuring radon decay products

Measurements were carried out at the NIXT Laboratory, exploiting the presence of natural radon gas and measuring its decay products on the sensor surface. Estimation of the radon gas danger is one of radiation protection's most significant issues, and has encouraged the development of new advanced methods suitable for monitoring this gas in restricted environments. This paper describes the development of the Radon decay chain and the application and use of this testing system to discover the various decay signatures and track the temporal evolution of the Radon decay chain.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/17/06/p06009


Recovering a function from its integrals over conical surfaces through relations with the Radon transform

Abstract in R n This paper discusses the elusive challenge of inverting the n-dimensional cone transform that incorporates a function over conical surfaces. The cone transform study resulted from Compton camera imaging, a nuclear imaging technique for the passive detection of gamma-ray sources. We present a new identity relating the n-dimensional cone and Radon transforms into spherical convolutions with arbitrary weight functions.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6420/acad24


On the Radon-Nikodym Property for Vector Measures and Extensions of Transfunctions

Any Banach space udd3c that has the Radon-Nikodym property is also listed on the Udd3c-valued plan by an operator who is defined on positive steps as an operator under natural conditions. We also used this information to show that under natural conditions an operator defining on positive steps has a unique extension to an operator defined on udd835Udd3c-valued steps for any Banach space uddd3c that has udddd3c that has ud3c under natural conditions an operator defined on udddd3c-Nikodddd3c-valued3c-valuedddd3c-valuedddddd3c-valueddddd3c-uddd835udddddddddd835ud3c-valuedddddd3c-valuedd3c-valuedd3c-valuedd3c-valuedd3c-valued835-valuedd.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.2478/amsil-2020-0022


ANALYSIS OF RADON GAS EXPOSURE IN THE HOME ON THE RISK OF LUNG CANCER (NARRATIVE REVIEW)

This article reviewed several journal papers on the danger of lung cancer from exposure to Radon gas in the home. The results of this research revealed a significant association between Rn in the home and lung cancer risk; the length of the homeowners' stay in the house lasted from 2 to 30 years; and eight journal papers found that the most common lung cancer cell subtypes in the home was adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.21776/ub.jochapm.2022.002.01.2

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