Radiation and health

Report on the nature, origin and effects of radiation on health.


Published: 01/01/1964

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The study of the effects of radiation on man is part of an immensely wider sociological survey.

This report attempts a balanced exploration of both the good and bad effects of ‘ionizing’ radiation – omitting sunlight and near visible radiation – upon individuals, before looking at some of the social problems in the control of radiation.

Suggested citation

Mayneord WV (1964) Radiation and health. Nuffield Trust.