Sunday, February 15, 2009

Interview Dr Emilie van Devente / CFL Bulbs and EMF Radiation in Our Homes / Effect of body metals re EMF exposure effects / EU Workshop

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This is a very important news story from Belgium.

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Sent: Sunday, February 15, 2009 12:00 PM

Subject: Next-up News Nr 836 WHO interview Dr Emilie van Deventer : the BioInitiative Report and changes to the statutory limits for exposure to electromagnetic radiation

The BioInitiative Report and changes to the statutory limits for exposure to electromagnetic radiation: interview with Dr Emilie van Deventer on the position of the WHO.

- Translation of the news report from RTBF (Belgium), extract : "Electromagnetic radiation: a ticking time bomb?"

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Live Talkcast with Dr. Magda Havas, EMF Researcher - A Greener Indiana

Feb 12, 2009 ... Topics: CFL Bulbs and the Effect of EMF Radiation in Our Homes Lynn from Living in a Chemical Soup invites you to join a live talkcast with: ...

Topics: CFL Bulbs and the Effect of EMF Radiation in Our Homes

Lynn from Living in a Chemical Soup invites you to join a live talkcast with:
Magda Havas,B.Sc., Ph.D.Environmental & Resource Studies, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, Canada
Magda Havas is Associate Professor of Environmental and Resource Studies at Trent University where she teaches and does research on the biological effects of electromagnetic fields, dirty electricity, ground current, radio frequency radiation and electrical hypersensitivity. She has co-edited 3 books and has more than 100 publications.

She provides advice to the public and expert testimony on radio frequency radiation from wireless telecommunication antennas and electromagnetic fields from power lines in the United States and Canada.

When? Monday, Feb. 16 at 8 PM EST.
Where? Online and/or by phone.
To participate in this talkcast:
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You can also call in to participate and talk with Dr. Havas. (724) 444-7444 Regular long distance fees apply. Call is to the US. Enter talkcast ID 11292, then # Enter 1, then # The talkcast will be recorded and made available for download later.
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Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2009 16:23:48 EST 
Subject: Effect of body metals re EMF exposure effects + audio interviews of EMF/EMR experts 

Below are excerpts from one of the excellent audio interviews also listed below. -   Shivani

Dr. Klinghardt, founder of The Institute for Neurobiology in Seattle, Wa, an expert in the health consequences of electromagnetic fields and   a leading educator for physicians in U.S. and Europe, states: "Some of us   (and I am part of that group of physicians) believe that electromagnetic radiation and its deep biological effects in the body  are affecting everybody. It is just a matter of degree and of quantity. We do know from research, from Dr. Amora in NY, that there is a synergistic effect  between heavy metals deposited in the central nervous system from, for example mercury or lead toxity, and electromagnetic fields."

"Metals stored in the central nervous system act like an antennae that concentrate electromagnetic fields in the central nervous system and then the effects of that are more devastating than in people that have a clean central nervous system. That is pretty firmly established.   However who  becomes toxic with heavy metals also involves a genetic component.   There are people that have impaired enzymes of detoxification very often caused not necessarily by increased exposure toxic metals, but by defective genes. That number  of people is going up tremendously. That is true of most autistic children and most  children of behavioral problems and so forth. That number is closer now to 20-25% of the population."

Dr. Klinghardt states that it is "more like 8% of the population that is aware they are hypersensitive to electromagnetic fields. The other 92% is easily affected, but in a more quiet way and may not know that the breast cancer is coming from the exposure to nightime electromagnetic fields in the  home or that their hormonal problems or low testosterone is caused by the ambient electrical fields at home. The patient with ALS or MS may not be aware  that the silently creeping advancement of the illness is greatly contributed to by the electromagnetic fields of the home. So you really have a distinct line  between where the symptoms are obviously caused by electrosmog and where it may be more clandestine, more hidden where the symptoms are caused by electromagnetic fields in a more silent way."   [BTW, we know someone who was diagnosed with ALS whose symptoms were reversed when he learned to avoid exposure to harmful electromagnetic frequencies. -Shivani]

Hear the interview with Dr. Klinghardt by clicking on the link to it at:

Below is a list of the audio interviews available there:
What is Happening to Patients?
Thomas M. Rau, MDMedical Director
Paracelsus Clinic, Switzerland. 
Dietrich Klinghardt, MD, PhD
Director, Klinghardt Academy of Neurobiology
Expert in the health consequences of electromagnetic fields and leading educator of physicians.
How Serious is This Problem?
Olle Johansson, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Sweden; Professor, Royal Institute of Technology; Authored Bioinitiative Report's section on EMF and the immune system.
The DNA & Cancer Connection
Henry Lai, PhD
Research Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington. 
Public Health in Jeopardy
David Carpenter, MD
Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, and Director, Institute for Health and the Environment, School of Public Health, University of Albany, SUNY Co-Editor, The BioInitiative Report(
What's Happening in Nature?
B. Blake Levitt
Award-winning science journalist and Author, Electromagnetic Fields, A Consumer's Guide To The Issues And How To Protect Ourselves, the classic book in this field.

Member, Bioelectromagnetics Society.
Deceptions With Science
Magda Havas, PhD
Associate Professor, Environment & Resource Studies, Trent University, Canada.
Expert in radiofrequency radiation, electromagnetic fields, dirty electricity and ground current.
The Call to Action!
Whitney North Seymour, Jr., Esq.
Retired Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP;
Former New York State Senator & United States Attorney, Southern District of NY

Co-Founder, Natural Resources Defense Council
Wisdom Traditions Perspective
Robert A. F. Thurman, PhD
Jey Tsong Kappa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Studies
Department of Religion Columbia University
President, Tibet House


From: "| Alex |� Nationaal Platform Stralingsrisico's" <>

Date: February 14, 2009 2:48:54 PM EST (CA)

Subject: EMF and Health: Science and Policy to address public concerns Brussels

Follow the link for the 21 presentations made at the EU Workshop on "EMF and Health: Science and Policy to address public concerns" which were held on 11-12 February 2009 in Brussels. Some are very interesting and enlightening.

Also the draft proposal for the EU parliament,