• 13 SEP 05

    CORRECTION!

    Some of my previous messages sent by Lloyd Morgan who is the Director of the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States gave the mistaken impression that his comments represented the opinions of the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States. This was my error as all messages from Lloyd Morgan were his

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    • 05 SEP 05

    Comments from Lloyd Morgan re. Message # 202

    Please note that a message from Lloyd Morgan has been posted to this list. He is replying to message #202, adding to the comments from Power Watch on the acoustic neuroma study and makes some very important observations. I have not sent it out via e-mail because of highlighted comments from Mr. Lloyd that would

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    • 05 SEP 05

    Commentary from Lloyd Morgan

    Dear EMFacts community, Please see my various comments within the text below (in bold itallics). Best regards to all, Lloyd Morgan Director, Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States [For identification purposes only. All statements are mine and mine alone and do not represent positions or opinions if the Central Brain Tumor registry of

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    • 05 SEP 05

    The real reason for ICNIRP hegemony

    Notice from Tower Sanity (Australia): Concerned citizens According to Telstra’s Annual Report 2004, Innovation Everywhere (on pages 12 -13 (soft copy)/pages 10-11 (hard copy) under the heading Risk Factors) http://www.telstra.com.au/abouttelstra/investor/docs/companyoverview.pdf : “The establishment of a link between adverse health effects and electromagnetic energy (EME) could expose us to liability or negatively affect our operations The

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    • 05 SEP 05

    Power Watch analysis on that acoustic neuroma study

    The analysis by PowerWatch, http://www.powerwatch.org.uk : British Journal of Cancer advance online publication 30 August 2005; doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6602764. Mobile phone use and risk of acoustic neuroma: results of the Interphone case-control study in five North European countries The media widely and incorrectly reported that the largest ever study into mobile phone use and brain cancer showed

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    • 04 SEP 05

    The Bizarre foundations of “Spiked”

    Following the last message on the mis-reporting of cell phone research by “Spiked” I was send a few links to follow up on about the journalistic credentials and foundations of this group. A visit to gmwatch and a search of ‘Spiked’ there, provides interesting detail of the names and faces, as well as their agenda

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    • 03 SEP 05

    Spinning of the Interphone study from “Spiked”

    It did not take long for the spin merchants to come out proclaiming that the latest Interphone study ( see message # 194 ) proves mobiles are safe. Following is an inventive article from Jennie Bristow from “Spiked”, an on-line publication that looks suspicially like it was created to support whatever industry is willing to

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    • 01 SEP 05

    Part 3: The Lonn study: commentary from Sam Milham

    Letters to the Editor American Journal of Epidemiology Vol. 162, No. 6, August 17, 2005 A cursory glance at the recent paper in the Journal by Lonn et al (1) reveals that, in tables 2-4, only four of 136 calculated odds ratios are above 1.0. If there is no relation between cell phone use and

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    • 01 SEP 05

    Part 2: The Lonn study, commentary from Lloyd Morgan

    Letters to the Editor American Journal of Epidemiology Vol. 162, No. 6 2005 The recently published study by Lönn et al. (1) is flawed in many ways. In a broad overview, too few cases were included to enable the authors to find an increased risk for a reasonable latency time at the brain location where

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    • 01 SEP 05

    Part 1: The Lonn study: no connection with mobile phone use and cancer. Really?

    Here’s the abstract of another recent mobile phone study where the authors “conclude that the data do not support the hypothesis that mobile phone use is related to an increased risk of glioma or meningioma.” Am J Epidemiol. 2005 Mar 15;161(6):526-35. Long-term mobile phone use and brain tumor risk. Lonn S, Ahlbom A, Hall P,

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    • 01 SEP 05

    Abstract of acoustic neuroma study

    British Journal of Cancer advance online publication 30 August 2005; doi:10.1038/sj.bjc.6602764 Mobile phone use and risk of acoustic neuroma: results of the Interphone case-control study in five North European countries M J Schoemaker1, A J Swerdlow1, A Ahlbom2,13, A Auvinen3,10, K G Blaasaas4, E Cardis5, H Collatz Christensen6, M Feychting2, S J Hepworth7, C Johansen6,

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    • 01 SEP 05

    New study on acoustic neuromas and cell phone use

    Here’s some good news for theTelcos spin factories: “No brain cancer link to mobile phones, study says” Watch the spinning of media articles coming out proclaiming the old ‘mobiles proven safe’ line. More justification for Motorola’s call to end all future research. Note however, that Swerdlow is not saying there is no risk, just no

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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

    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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    • 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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    • 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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