You may have noticed the recent spate of social media posts and articles expounding the various hazards of 5G, as though it were some tangible bogeyman to be avoided at all costs. Yet this is a disingenuous simplification of the … Continue reading Should I worry about 5G?
Book Review by Roy Riggs ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Many leading scientists today believe that the increasing amount of computers and other electronic devices within our homes could be making us ill. Research has now linked these higher levels of electromagnetic radiation and consequential dirty electricity to increases in autism, cancer, depression and Alzheimer’s disease. In his fascinating and well-researched book Grahame Gardner explains and guides readers through a tour of their domestic dwellings, exposing many hidden dangers you wouldn’t expect. Grahame’s complete command of the subject allows him to express in straightforward and accessible language how many of … Continue reading A Basic Guide to Technopathic Stress
There was a very good article in Metro today about electrosensitivity – it’s well worth a read. Insomnia is one of the biggest effects of ES and Weeks says this lack of sleep affects our immune systems and our ability to repair and fight infections. ‘A study by scientists in America categorically showed that having your mobile phone by your bed at night affects your ability to go into a deep sleep,’ he says. ‘This is sufficient evidence to show that mobile phones don’t allow us to go into a deep REM [Rapid Eye Movement] sleep, thus preventing us from … Continue reading Electrosensitivity: Is your mobile really a threat to your health?
Dr. Douglas Fields: Left-Sided Cancer–Should You Blame Your Bed and TV? Finally! A study that supports what some of us have been saying for years – that metal springs in mattresses act as wave-guides and amplify EMF’s from television and FM signals. …the length of a bed is half the wavelength of FM and TV transmissions that have been broadcasting since the late 1940s. In Japan most beds are not made of metal, and the TV broadcast system does not use the 87- to 108-megahertz frequency used in Western countries. Thus, as we sleep on our coil-spring mattresses, we are … Continue reading Is Your Bed Giving You Cancer?
According to the February issue of Electrosensitivity UK, two provinces in France are planning on replacing their entire wireless technology infrastructure with fibre-optics by July 2010: To remove the health dangers of WiFi, Wimax, digital TV and digital Radio, the départments of the Drôme and the Ardèche in France are aiming by July 2010 to replace wireless with fibre-optic cables, at a cost of 123 M€ (184 M$). This will cover 100% of the population of 0.95 million, connecting 372,000 homes via the ordinary phone line through 213 switchboards. It will provide ultra high speed broadband connection (100 Mbps) without … Continue reading France aims to remove wireless tech
The February newsletter from the Institute of Bau-Biologie arrived in the Inbox this morning and it contains a rather damning article about the hidden dangers of CFL’s. In my profession of lighting designer I’ve been aware of this for quite some time and there has been much discussion in the industry as to whether they are actually more efficient in real terms than conventional sources (in general the answer is a resounding NO – they cost more to produce, they perversely put more strain on power generation, they are highly polluting if not disposed of properly etc.). This article by … Continue reading Dangers of Compact Fluorescent Lamps