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Radiation Hormesis

Biopositive Effect of Radiations

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My purpose is to promote harmony with nature and to improve our quality of life with the knowledge that cancer mortality rates decrease following exposure to low dose irradiation. Hormesis (Greek HORMO = I excite) is the stimulation of any system by low doses of any agent. Hormology is the study of excitation. Low doses of many agents evoke a biopositive effect ; large doses produce a bionegative effect. The message is simple : small and large doses induce opposite physiologic results.

Plenary lecture presented at the 7th GIRI Meeting, November 1993, Montpellier, France.

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Luckey, T.D. (1997). Radiation Hormesis. In: Bastide, M. (eds) Signals and Images. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-5804-6_2

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