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While searching back in recent emails this morning I found the following sent to this list way back in August (apologies to Gerald Goldberg). With the flack about the Danish cell phone industry funded study, however, Goldberg’s comments come at a good time.
From Gerald Goldberg MD.
Recently using the approaches mentioned in my book, “Would you put your head in a Microwave Oven”, Henrik Eiriksson did an analysis of the Danish health statistics from 1995 to the present to see if there were any observable trends or relationships between the rise in the usage of microwave and the incidence of disease. The data was correlated with the levels of known toxins which are present in the environment. Of note with the data there was a negative correlation with the levels of pesticides, hydrocarbons and other environmental pollutants. The findings are highly suggestive of a direct relationship between the use of microwave radiation and the rising incidence of disease. These trends need to be discussed and amplified upon. The data is currently available to be able to plot out current trends against the rise in the incidence of the increased utilization of microwave based technologies.
There is a tendency in the scientific community to do studies based on long term exposure looking at specific disease entities or outcomes. There is also a tendency on the part of the microwave community to do critiques on the biases of the studies. The conclusions of most of these studies will forestall the analysis of the health consequences which are currently going on. More important is the direct evidence which can be gleaned from the health directories of various countries. This will literally demonstrate the pulse of this epidemic as it evolves. The data is readily available to view cause and effect in real time, which this data is but a presentation of. Microwave radiation is known to have an immediate effect on the biology and physiology of the organism as well as long term effects. The concurrent analysis of the data makes it possible for governments to appropriately address the problems confronting their communities in a timely fashion. The data is readily available and simple to comprehend. There is a place for academic discussions, but this will do little to forestall the tragedy as it unfolds in front of us.
I would generously encourage anyone to contribute to this evolving data base. I can be reached at < firstname.lastname@example.org >
Gerald Goldberg, MD
Author: “Would you put your head in a microwave oven” www.authorhouse.com