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Рак лечится ближе к дому: в Мавритании открыт первый центр ядерной медицины

IAEA Top News - 18 December, 2017 - 11:41

Открытие в конце 2014 года в Исламской Республике Мавритании первого за всю историю центра ядерной медицины, созданного с помощью МАГАТЭ, сделает современную диагностику и лечение более доступными и позволит снизить затраты. Это новое медицинское учреждение – часть Национального онкологического центра страны, созданного в 2010 году при поддержке со стороны МАГАТЭ.

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Integrated Farming Finds Success in India with Help of Nuclear Science

IAEA Top News - 10 hours 54 min ago
Farmers have teamed up with scientists to find new ways to produce more food, improve the quality of their farmland and earn more money. With the help of nuclear techniques, they now have a method for producing high quality livestock and more crops while protecting the health of their soil for a future of more fertile farming.
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Indonesia Selects Nuclear-bred Soybean Variety for Mass Production

IAEA Top News - 17 October, 2017 - 14:00
Indonesia's Ministry of Agriculture last month selected an improved soybean variety developed using nuclear techniques as the basis for its national self-sufficiency plan, which aims to increase food security in the country.
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US Announces $433,000 Support toward Scientific Research and Coordination on Ocean Acidification

IAEA Top News - 13 October, 2017 - 09:00
Global research on the effects of carbon dioxide (CO2) on the ocean will get a boost as the US Government announced a further $433,000 to support the IAEA Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC).
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Combining External Radiation with High-dose Rate Brachytherapy Effective for Cervical Cancer, IAEA Study Confirms

IAEA Top News - 11 October, 2017 - 13:00
A five-year long clinical trial conducted in seven low and middle-income countries has confirmed the safety and effectiveness of combining high doses of internal radiation therapy (Brachytherapy) with pelvic external beam radiation therapy in treating cervical cancer.
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Indonesian City Lands Environmental Award Thanks, in Part, to Use of Nuclear Technique

IAEA Top News - 10 October, 2017 - 15:15
Indonesia's third largest city has just won the title of ASEAN Environmentally Sustainable City. The use of nuclear techniques to monitor air pollution have contributed to the achievement, city official have said.
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IAEA Director General at the Edoardo Amaldi Conference: Nuclear Science has a Key Role to Play for Development

IAEA Top News - 9 October, 2017 - 07:30
IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano emphasized the IAEA’s role in strengthening global nuclear safety and security, as well as the importance of nuclear science for development, when he spoke at the 20th Edoardo Amaldi Conference [hyperlink to the conference programme] in Rome on Monday.
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Costa Rica Aims to Eradicate Harmful Flies with the Help of Wasps and Nuclear Technology

IAEA Top News - 5 October, 2017 - 15:00
A group of Costa Rican experts has demonstrated that using a tiny wasp and nuclear technology can control the stable fly, a pest that is causing losses to pineapple producers and cattle breeders in Costa Rica and beyond.
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IAEA Releases Projections on Global Nuclear Power Capacity Through 2050

IAEA Top News - 4 October, 2017 - 09:45
The IAEA’s annual publication on energy and electricity projections show that nuclear power’s global potential up to 2050 remains high, although its expansion is expected to slow in coming years.
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New Reading Room Enhances Access to IAEA Archives

IAEA Top News - 3 October, 2017 - 11:15
A modernized reading room with enhanced access to the IAEA’s archives opened today for the benefit of researchers studying the Agency’s past.
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Борьба с раком в Тунисе: изменение представлений и расширение доступа к лечению

IAEA Top News - 1 October, 2017 - 09:00

Диагноз “рак” не равнозначен смертному приговору. Если рак обнаружен и подвергнут медицинскому воздействию на ранней стадии, он излечим.

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IAEA Support in Human Health

IAEA Top News - 29 September, 2017 - 08:30
On 19-20 September in Vienna (Austria), the IAEA held its annual Scientific Forum that focused on Nuclear Techniques in Human Health: Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment. To draw attention to the important use of nuclear science and technology and the IAEA’s role in this field May Abdel-Wahab, Director, IAEA Division of Human Health explains how this technology can benefit human health.
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Italian and Pakistani Bust Donations add to the “Nuclear Art” Collection of the IAEA

IAEA Top News - 28 September, 2017 - 14:15
Busts of famous nuclear scientists donated by Italy and Pakistan last week are the latest in a series of art donations received by the IAEA on the occasion of its 60th anniversary.
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Ambassador Darmansjah Djumala of Indonesia Takes Over as New Chairman of IAEA Board of Governors

IAEA Top News - 25 September, 2017 - 08:45
The IAEA Board of Governors elected by acclamation the Governor of Indonesia, Ambassador Darmansjah Djumala, as the Chairman of the IAEA’s Board of Governors for 2017-2018.
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Resolutions Adopted to Strengthen Nuclear Safety, Security, Science and Technology: IAEA 61st General Conference Concludes

IAEA Top News - 22 September, 2017 - 13:30
Measures to strengthen international cooperation in nuclear safety and security and to further nuclear science and technology in both nuclear power and non-power nuclear applications were the focus of some of the key resolutions adopted at the 61st regular session of the IAEA General Conference, which came to a close today.
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General Conference Day 5 Highlights

IAEA Top News - 22 September, 2017 - 13:00
A summary of the highlights from the fifth day of the IAEA General Conference that includes information on side events that took place.
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New IAEA Self-Assessment Methodology and Enhancing SMR Licensing Discussed at Regulatory Cooperation Forum

IAEA Top News - 22 September, 2017 - 12:30
A new IAEA safety culture self-assessment methodology and a pilot project on the licensing of small modular reactors (SMRs) were highlighted at the eighth IAEA Regulatory Cooperation Forum (RCF), held today on the margins of the IAEA 61st General Conference.
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Supplies of Key Medical Isotopes Stable, but Vulnerabilities Remain

IAEA Top News - 22 September, 2017 - 12:00
After nearly a decade of looming shortages, supplies of critical medical isotopes have stayed stable, but vulnerabilities remain, explained experts during a side event at the IAEA’s 61st General Conference today.
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General Conference Day 4 Highlights

IAEA Top News - 21 September, 2017 - 17:00
A summary of the highlights from the fourth day of the IAEA General Conference that includes information on side events that took place.
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Atoms for Health – Conclusions from the 2017 Scientific Forum

IAEA Top News - 21 September, 2017 - 16:45
Nuclear medicine has a key role to play and should be a major element in healthcare systems, but substantial costs and a lack of skilled practitioners often pose a challenge to ensure wide application in countries, particularly in the developing world. Private-public partnerships and the integration of equipment purchase and maintenance in broader health plans are crucial to mobilize resources and ensure the sustainability of these services.
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