Posts Tagged ‘electrosensitivity’

Oh dear, Doctor Jessen!

May 2, 2012

In tonight’s Evening Standard, Dr Christian Jessen examined the claims that mobile phones cause health problems and came to the conclusion that “the only health issue firmly associated with mobile phones is an increased risk of car accidents for people who use mobiles while driving.” You just know there’s going to be a “but” though, don’t you? (more…)

Mobile Phones And Sleep Patterns

December 12, 2010

[BPSDB]In my last post I commented on the METRO quoting Philip Weeks as claiming that there was American research showing that having a mobile phone by ones bed disrupted sleep patterns. There was no reference given in either the print or online versions of the articles so I requested them from Weeks. (more…)

If Your Phone Doesn’t Get You, Your Microwave Will

September 7, 2009

[BPSDB]It is clearly time for scare stories about microwave radiation again. The “Body Matters” pages in the Monday 7 September issue (paper edition only. Not online for some reason) of the METRO carried a story by Yanar Alkayat headed “The hidden dangers in your pocket“. If that is not scary enough, alongside it is an X-ray photograph of someone using a mobile phone. The unspoken implication is that microwaves have similar effects to X rays, which is nonsense. (more…)

Electrosensitives Fall Out

January 9, 2008

The trustees of the charity Elecrosensitivity-UK have sacked their manager/spokesperson Rob Read, who is not too happy about it. (more…)