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Electromagnetic Fields, Pulsed Radiofrequency Radiation, and Epigenetics: How Wireless Technologies May Affect Childhood Development

May 15, 2017

Announcing a Special Section of Child Development from © The Society for Research in Child Development, Inc. Contemporary Mobile Technology and Child and Adolescent Development, edited by Zheng Yan and Lennart Hardell, May 15, 2017 Article by Cindy Sage and Ernesto Burgio Abstract Mobile phones and other wireless devices that produce electromagnetic fields (EMF) and pulsed radiofrequency radiation (RFR) are widely documented to cause potentially harmful health impacts that can be detrimental to young people. New epigenetic studies are profiled in this review to account for some neurodevelopmental and neurobehavioral [...]

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BioInitiative Working Group Comments on 2014 SCENIHR Preliminary Opinion on Potential Health Effects of EMF

April 12, 2014

16 April 2014 Mr. Stefan Schreck Mr. Ladislav Miko Mr. Robert Vanhoorde Mr. Michael Walsh SANCO.DDG2.03 Via email: SANCO-C2- SCENIHR@ec.europa.eu + DOWNLOAD PDF Re: Preliminary Opinion on Potential Health Effects of Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Gentlemen, The BioInitiative Working Group has reviewed the Preliminary Opinion on Potential Health Effects of Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) dated November 29, 2013. We submit the following comments and suggested revisions. Thank you for providing this opportunity for comment. We hope these suggested revisions will be incorporated in the Final Opinion. OVERALL COMMENTS [...]

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Press Releases

November 8, 2012

BioInitiative 2012 Report Issues New Warnings on Wireless and EMF BioInitiative 2012 Report Issues New Warnings on Wireless and EMF University at Albany, Rensselaer, New York / Embargoed until January 7, 2013  A new report by the BioInitiative Working Group 2012 says that evidence for risks to health has substantially increased since 2007 from electromagnetic fields and wireless technologies (radiofrequency radiation). The Report reviews over 1800 new scientific studies.   Cell phone users, parents-to-be, young children and pregnant women are at particular risk. There is a consistent pattern of increased risk [...]

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Table of Contents

(This red icon   indicates a link to a PDF file.)  Preface 2007  Preface 2012  Table of Contents 2007 Table of Contents 2012 2007 Report: Summary for the Public (Table 1-1 Conclusions)– Ms. Sage 2014 Supplement: Summary for the Public – Ms. Sage Table 1-1 – Conclusions 2014 Table 1-2 Reported Biological Effects from Radiofrequency Radiation at Low-Intensity Exposure 2012 Ms. Sage Statement of the Problem – Ms. Sage [...]

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Conclusions

BIOINITIATIVE 2012 - CONCLUSIONS Table 1-1 Overall, these 1800 or so new studies report abnormal gene transcription (Section 5); genotoxicity and single-and double-strand DNA damage (Section 6); stress proteins because of the fractal RF-antenna like nature of DNA (Section 7); chromatin condensation and loss of DNA repair capacity in human stem cells (Sections 6 and 15); reduction in free-radical scavengers - particularly melatonin (Sections 5, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17); neurotoxicity in humans and animals (Section 9), carcinogenicity in humans (Sections 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 and [...]

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