Benjamin A Jelin

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RATIONALE We previously reported that obstructive and restrictive lung function findings were associated with radioactive Cesium 137 ((137)Cs) soil contamination from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster in a pediatric cohort residing in the Narodichesky district of Ukraine from 1993 to 1998. OBJECTIVES To determine whether these associations persist, we repeated(More)
The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (CNPP) accident represents one of the most significant civilian releases of (137)Cesium ((137)Cs, radiocesium) in human history. In the Chernobyl-affected region, radiocesium is considered to be the greatest on-going environmental hazard to human health by radiobiologists and public health scientists. The goal of this study(More)
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