People with the illness are often given a radioactive iodine treatment to wipe out stray cancer cells, a treatment that comes with its own health dangers.
What does RAI stand for?
RAI stands for Radioactive Iodine
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We have 154 other meanings of RAI in our Acronym Attic
- Radiology Alliance for Health Services Research
- Research Assistantships for High School Students
- Registered Animal Health Technician
- Rural Allied Health Team (Australia)
- Recirculation Air Handling Unit
- Rural Allied Health Undergraduate Scholarship (Australia)
- Radar Altimeter Indicator (avionics)
- Radio and Allied Industries
- Radio Audizioni Italiane
- Radio Televisione Italiana
- Rah Ahane Iran (Iranian Railways)
- Raised Air Intake (vehicles)
- Random Access & Inquiry
- Random Access Iterator (computer programming)
- Rangeless Airborne Instrumentation
- Readily Apparent Identity (appraisals)
- Readiness Assessment Instrument (various applications)
- Reading and Arithmetic Indexes
- Recherche d'Agglutinines Irrégulières (French: Irregular Agglutinins Search)
- Reconnaissance Attack Interface
Samples in periodicals archive:
WASHINGTON, April 10 Kyodo Higher-than-normal levels of radioactive iodine were found in kelp along the California coast a month after last year's nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, according to a study published in a U.
Online newspaper Japan Today said that in samples taken from 41 women across five prefectures, the tests found cesium in the breast milk of four women in Tokyo, Fukushima and Ibaraki, and radioactive iodine in the breast milk of a woman in Fukushima.
Ingesting pills or solution of KI (a stable salt of iodine) can potentially block uptake of radioactive iodine by the thyroid gland.
In China, the National Nuclear Emergency Coordination Committee said "extremely low levels" of radioactive iodine were detected on Thursday in the air of seven more Chinese regions, including Beijing, but the materials pose no threat to public health, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.
Tokyo, March 30 (BNA) -- The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency says radioactive iodine in excess of 3,300 times the national limit was found in seawater near the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Tuesday afternoon.
Summary: Low levels of radioactive iodine believed to be from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan have been detected in the UK.