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Fukushima medical university states variety of diseases increasing in disaster area of Fukushima

Epidemiology professor, Ohira from Fukushima medical university stated variety of diseases are increasing in the former evacuation zone of Fukushima. It’s 13 municipal areas. Prof. Ohira stated in the symposium held

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Over 0.5 μSv/h in the area of Fukushima Medical University

Japanese citizens posted their radiation measurement data on Twitter. These show the radiation levels are significantly high even in the medical institute.   11:48  7/26/2014 “Is this really a hospital

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Most of the thyroid cancers of Fukushima children already transferred to lymph node

Following up this article.. Japanese professor “Thyroid cancer rate of Fukushima children is already up to 40 times much as normal” [URL]   In the thyroid disorder reviewing committee of

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In 311, only Fukushima Medical University staff took potassium iodide tablets

Fukushima Medical University distributed potassium iodide only to their staff, doctors and their family members on 311. From their internal materials, they distributed 3,814 potassium iodide tablets to each department


Trading profit of Fukushima medical university in 2012 marked the highest since 2006/ 1.3 billion yen, 25%↑ from 2011

According to Fukushima medical university, they made 1,339,000,000 JPY of trading profit in 2012, which is the highest since 2006. It is also 25% higher than 2011. The hospital income

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Fukushima thyroid detailed inspection to be conducted in the hospital of chairman of health investigative committee

Fukushima prefectural government is going to start the detailed thyroid test for the children who were under 18 years old in 311. The testees were diagnosed to have nodules (>5mm)


Fukushima medical university reports radiation level of their own area by 50~75% lower than JP Gov

Fukushima medical university and Nuclear Regulation Authority belonging to Ministry of the Environment show significantly different atmospheric dose of Fukushima medical university area. Both of them are showing the “real-time”


Fukushima pref gov underestimated external exposure dose of 12,500 citizens by up to 400 μSv/h, “Program error”

On 6/25/2013, Fukushima prefectural government announced they “miscalculated” the external exposure dose of 16,118 citizens (422,228 in total). They are estimating the exposure dose of Fukushima citizens received from 3/12/2011

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Fukushima medical university joined 1 billion yen of liability insurance for potential lawsuit, “Paid from Tax”

According to the independent media OurPlanet-TV, Fukushima medical university joined 1 billion yen of liability insurance in mid 2012. As to the thyroid test, they are aware of the possible

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[Mystery] The latest Fukushima health report can’t be copied, changed to word format or change encode

On 6/5/2013, Fukushima prefectural government released their latest health report. (cf, 12 Fukushima children diagnosed to have thyroid cancer, 15 more suspected to have cancer, “300% up since February” [URL])