• 23 AUG 05

    Rationale for China EMF Exposure Standards

    Note: I have created a new category for this list titled “Alternatives to ICNIRP Hegemony”. The following is the first listing in this category. Don Discussion on Rationale for China EMF Exposure Standards. Huai Chiang, Zhengping Xu. Bioelectromagnetics Lab, Zhejiang University School of Medicine Hangzhou 310031, China Paper presented at the Third International EMF Seminar,

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    • 20 AUG 05

    NOTICE: Announcing The Canadian SWEEP Initiative

    Public Notice from The Canadian SWEEP Initiative” WHAT IS SWEEP? WHO IS SWEEP? The Canadian SWEEP Initiative (for Safe Wireless, Electric and Electromagnetic Policy) is now entering it’s third month in existence. We are an umbrella organization, similar in structure to the Clean Air Coalition, and intend to serve as a forum for broad-based education

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    • 20 AUG 05

    Olle Johansson et al references now available

    A complete listing of Olle Johansson et al papers has been added to this site. The url is: References for Olle Johansson et al papers Don

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    • 20 AUG 05

    References for Olle Johansson et al papers

    Wang L, Hilliges M, Jernberg T, Wiegleb-Edstrom D, Johansson O, “Protein gene product 9.5-immunoreactive nerve fibres and cells in human skin”, Cell Tissue Res 1990; 261: 25-33 Johansson O, Hilliges M, Bjornhagen V, Hall K, “Skin changes in patients claiming to suffer from “screen dermatitis”: a two-case open-field provocation study”, Exp Dermatol 1994; 3: 234-238

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    • 20 AUG 05

    Olle Johansson et al paper on standardization of skin biopsies

    For the attention of this list (From Olle Johansson): A lot of a scientist’s work is about standardization, controls, “check-ups”, etc. Such work is very time-consuming, very accurate and detailed, but is rarely published. However, right now we have actually been able to publish a very important paper, dealing with the standardization of skin biopsies

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    • 19 AUG 05

    San Francisco plans to wireless WiFi

    Newsom seeks aid in getting city online By Guy Ashley CONTRA COSTA TIMES SAN FRANCISCO-Laptop computers and personal digital assistants are as essential as frothy cappuccino in this city, so it only makes sense for San Francisco to launch a bold initiative to make wireless Internet access available from every park bench, office tower and

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    • 18 AUG 05

    Info. on WLAN (WiFi) wireless systems

    More on WLAN (WiFi) systems from Tony Palanca from Tower Sanity: www.linksys.com The attached URL from the worlds leading home wireless network provider (linksys) has new solutions that provide broadband connectivity 500 meters from the “little tower” that you buy. This wireless LAN/router costs a couple of hundred dollars and is designed to be set

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    • 18 AUG 05

    Mobiles aimed at under-8s set for return to high street

    From Mast Sanity: link to article on MYMO in Sunday Telegraph today. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2005/08/14/nkidmob14.xml Mobiles aimed at under-8s set for return to high street By Nina Goswami (Filed: 14/08/2005) A mobile telephone aimed at primary schoolchildren but withdrawn by the main distributor eight months ago because of health fears continues to be sold in Britain. Health

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    • 16 AUG 05

    Spanish paper on RF effects on birds

    Translation of the summary: Posibles Efectos De Las Ondas Electromagneticas Utilizadas En La Telefonia Inalambrica Alfonso Balmori Ardeola 51(2), 2004, 477-490 Summary – Possible effects of the electromagnetic waves used in th ewireless telephony on wildlife. A bibliographical revision of the possible effects of the waves used in the wireless telephony on animals is presented

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    • 16 AUG 05

    More on the “Canary” story

    From: Iris Atzmon I received interesting & important posts in response to the Canary story (that was sent by Frans van Velden from the Neatherland), It is interesting to note that in Osafia, the Druz village that removed anetnnas because of more than 200 cancer cases (15 new cancer cases were diagnosed only last month),

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    • 16 AUG 05

    Now mobile phones are promoted as a ‘learning tool”

    From Tower Sanity: Eduation tool a phone call away By Shane Green Education Editor (The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia) August 15, 2005 Schools have a blunt approach to mobile phones: ban them in the classroom. But in a radical reversal, a new push has emerged for students to use them as the learning device of

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    • 15 AUG 05

    Israeli Research: Cell Phone Radiation May Cause Visual Damage

    The following message may indicated that text messaging may not be as safe as assumed, especially if one is wearing metal framed glasses. Don ISRAELI RESEARCH: CELL PHONE RADIATION MAY CAUSE VISUAL DAMAGE In a recent scientific study conducted by a team of researchers from the Technion, a possible link between microwave radiation, similar to

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    • 15 AUG 05

    Canary bird recovers from mobile phone mast exposure

    The following message from Frans van Velden suggests some very interesting “community based” research that could be done by community groups such as “Mast Sanity” in the U.K. and “Tower Sanity” in Australia, just to name two. Example: In schools, homes and workplaces that have WiFi (WLAN) systems installed. Install a caged canary in the

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    • 13 AUG 05

    On the Non-ionizing Radiation Red Herring

    Response to Lloyd Morgan’s message from Iris Atzmon: Don, Lloyd wanted responses from the public, I think it would be very interesting for him to read what Dr. Robert Kane has written about the ionizing/ non-ionizing and the mechanism, Lloyd and Kane complement each others messages: http://www.emfbioeffects.org/images/RedHerring.doc Regards, Iris. Note: Robert Kane is the author

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    • 12 AUG 05

    Austrian doctor’s group warns of excessive mobile phone use by children

    Sent by Robert Reidlinger: Vienna Doctor’s Chamber (Wiener Ärztekammer) warns of excessive mobile phone use by children. Data for the cancer risk from mobile phone radiation are increasing: new catalogue of guidelines advises cautious contact with mobile phones. Wien (OTS) – The Vienna Doctor’s Chamber (Wiener Ärztekammer) warns expressly against excessive mobile phone use especially

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    • 11 AUG 05

    A message from Lloyd Morgan re. SAR measurements

    From Lloyd Morgan To the List, I would like our activist community to consider using different units of measurements when discussing the power absorbed by our brains when using a cellphone. This is referred to as Specific Absorption Rate or SAR. Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) when discussed as total energy absorbed over time is Specific

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    • 09 AUG 05

    Reasons to petition to remove Mike Repacholi

    “Initiative Omega” has started a petition calling for Dr Jong Wook Lee, Director-General World Health Organization (WHO) to remove Dr. Mike Repacholi as General Coordinator for the WHO’s “International Electromagnetic Fields Programme”. The chances of that happening are about as remote as the US pulling out of Iraq as long as there’s a barrel of

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    • 08 AUG 05

    Further on Hardell, Mild, Carlberg studies

    Sourced by Iris Atzmon 1: Environ Res. 2005 Jul 12; [Epub ahead of print] Related Articles, Links Case-control study of the association between the use of cellular and cordless telephones and malignant brain tumors diagnosed during 2000-2003. Hardell L, Carlberg M, Mild KH., Department of Oncology, University Hospital, SE-701 85 Orebro, Sweden; Department of Natural

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    • 06 AUG 05

    Three papers from Hardell

    From Lloyd Morgan Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2005 13:03:55 EDT If you haven’t seen the latest from Hardell et al., there are 3 important papers. One in Neuroepidemiology (June), one in Environmental Research (July) and one in Int Environ Occup Health (July). The first 2 report on brain tumors with ORs as high as 9.9,

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    • 05 AUG 05

    Curbing the Influence of the Drug Industry: A British View

    Sent by Milt Bowling: PLoS Medicine, Volume 2 | Issue 9 | SEPTEMBER 2005 Essay The Essay section contains opinion pieces on topics of broad interest to a general medical audience. Curbing the Influence of the Drug Industry: A British View A recent report from politicians in Britain recommends a fundamental review of drug development,

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