The debate on the use of linear no threshold for assessing the effects of low doses.

@article{Tubiana2006TheDO,
  title={The debate on the use of linear no threshold for assessing the effects of low doses.},
  author={Maurice Tubiana and Andr{\'e} Aurengo and Dietrich Averbeck and Roland Masse},
  journal={Journal of radiological protection : official journal of the Society for Radiological Protection},
  year={2006},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={317-24}
}
From December 2004 to July 2005, three reports on the effects of low doses of ionising radiation were released: ICRP (2004), the joint report of the French Academies of Science and Medicine (Tubiana et al 2005), and a report from the American Academy of Sciences (BEIR VII 2005). These reports quote the same recent articles on the biological effects of low doses, yet their conclusions diverge. The French report concludes that recent biological data show that the efficacy of defense mechanisms is… CONTINUE READING

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