• 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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    • 24 JUL 05

    Kids’ cellphone use in spotlight (Toronto Star)

    From Robert Reidlinger: Kids’ cellphone use in spotlight Officials agree questions call for use of caution Tyler Hamilton and Robert Cribb Toronto Star, 7/09/05 Public calls for greater caution around children’s use of cellphones are emerging for the first time in Canada as scientists raise questions about the impact of radio frequencies on young heads

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    • 24 JUL 05

    Cell phone use and brain tumor development (CNN)

    From Sage Associates: CNN interviewed Keith Black, MD – head of the neurosurgery at Cedars Sinai Hospital in LA – on brain tumors and cell phone use. You can see the video itself at: www.CNN.com/video and scroll down to Health. The segment is “Cell Phone Use – Cancer Ties Explored” Transcript of segment on cell

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    • 21 JUL 05

    Symposium on “Coherence and Electromagnetic fields

    From Sianette Kwee: Symposium on “Coherence and Electromagnetic fields in biological systems”, Prague July1-4, 2005 www.ure.cas.cz/events/cefbios2005 Among the most intereresting presentations. I.Y. Belyaev et al: “Adverse effects of microwaves from GSM/UTMS mobile phones depend on carrier frequency and type of signal”. They used blood samples from hypersensitive and normal persons in their study . They

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    • 19 JUL 05

    A burning bush or tobacco smoke?

    When we read that the WHO, of all organisations, is actually recommending that children should use hands-free headsets, this is BIG news. However they should be taking a page out of Sir William Stewart’s recommendation that children should not use mobile phones at all. Why is Repacholi changing his tune? Has he encountered truth in

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    • 13 JUL 05

    New Australian research on driving and hands-free mobile phones

    From Tower Sanity Alliance: Sydney Morning Herald Hands-free, but not crash-free By Julie Robotham Medical Editor July 13, 2005 Hands-free mobile phones offer no protection against car accidents, according to world-first Australian research that plotted the call records of drivers involved in crashes. Drivers were four times more likely to crash while using a phone

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    • 13 JUL 05

    Mike Repacholi Changes His Tune?

    From Louis Slesin, Microwave News: According to a report from CTV, Canadian television, WHO’s Mike Repacholi is now saying that the World Health Organization is advising children to use hand-free set. If confirmed, this is a major reversal. Mike Repacholi has long said no children need not take any special precautions when using a mobile

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    • 12 JUL 05

    WHO study examines cellphone risks to kids

    Sent by Sylvie: http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1121131876533_10/?hub=Health WHO study examines cellphone risks to kids CTV.ca News Staff While cellphones are increasingly popular among kids, some scientists worry the devices are a health risk to them. The World Health Organization is completing a massive study to see if there’s a link between cellphone use and brain cancer and other

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    • 11 JUL 05

    Cell phone scientists pressured to ‘soften” findings

    (Sent by Iris Atzmon) The Toronto Star July 10, 2005 Is her cellphone safe? Some scientists trying to find the answer say they’ve been pressured to soften controversial findings ROBERT CRIBB AND TYLER HAMILTON STAFF REPORTERS What you know about the potential health risks of your cellphone may be clouded by powerful corporate interests anxious

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    • 08 JUL 05

    New MW-dosimeter / Study on the Feasibility of Epidemiological Studies on Health Effects of Mobile Telephone Base Stations

    Following is a message of interest from Gerd Oberfeld MD: Dear Colleagues, For those who are interested in environmental epidemiology … a) new MW-dosimeter for GSM900/ GSM1800/DECT/UMTS/WLAN http://www.maschek.de/uk/frameset.php?p=produkte b) Study on the Feasibility of Epidemiological Studies on Health Effects of Mobile Telephone Base Stations – Final Report http://www.mobile-research.ethz.ch/var/pub_neubauer_pref14.pdf Please distribute this information to people you

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