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Cancer risk escalates among Fukushima kids

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 17:54

A new study has revealed that the cancer risk among 1-year-old girls in Fukushima has increased slightly.

Radiation can pose bigger cancer risk for children: UN study

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 23:23

Infants and children can be more at risk than adults of developing some cancers when exposed to radiation, for example from nuclear accidents, a U.N. scientific report said on Friday.

Infants in Fukushima face greater risk of cancer: WHO

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 12:32

Infants in Japan`s Fukushima prefecture are at greater risk of developing cancer after the March 2011 accident at the Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant, the World Health Organization says in a report released here Thursday.

Fukushima kids fatter as radiation fears cut exercise

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 12:56

Children in nuclear disaster-hit Fukushima are getting obese due to lack of outdoor exercise amid daily exposure limitations due to radiation fears after last year`s nuke tragedy, a Japanese government report said.

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