Are x-rays harmful?

Answer On One Hand: X-Rays May Cause DamageAccording to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), receiving medical X-rays slightly increases your risk, over your lifetime, of getting cancer. In addition... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Are x-rays harmful

How can I prevent My eyes from the harmful rays of Computer screen?

I'll like to suggest a few ways.1. Use an L C D set.2. Wear a glass.3. Put a cellophane paper on the screen. 4.If your eyes are alright use less brightness on the screen.

I am pregnant 40 days and had been exposed to X-rays indirectly before 20 days because I was in the same room when my son had a chest X-ray. Will this will be harmful for my pregnancy?

A two view chest x-ray series is not a significant dose of radiation and would most likely have no effect on the fetus. The greater the distance between you and your son at the moment of x-raying t... Read More »

How are x-rays used?

A nurse or technician positions an X-ray film plate underneath the part of your body that has been injured and a tiny amount of radiation passes through your body, transferring an image onto the fi... Read More »

When did x-rays come out?

While researching cathode rays, German physicist Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen discovered that certain objects became transparent when the rays were aimed at them toward a photographic plate. In late 1895... Read More »