Updated Research Summaries December 2017

The Research Summaries by Dr. Lai include published scientific study references and abstracts that are updated to 2017, replacing the 2014 files. We have expanded the number of downloadable research summaries to include abstract collections on neurological effects and on comet assay studies, and provided new graphics on “Effect vs No Effect” studies. The new.. read more →

BioInitiative Report: Medical concerns intensify over deadly brain tumors from cell phone use/Orebro University Hospital, Sweden

There is a consistent pattern of increased risk for glioma (a malignant brain tumor) and acoustic neuroma with use of mobile and cordless phones” says Lennart Hardell, MD, PhD, Orebro University, Sweden, according to publications through mid-2017. “Epidemiological evidence shows that radiofrequency should be classified as a Group 1 (Known) Human Carcinogen…… read more →

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

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.. read more →

Effects of Mobile Phones on Children’s and Adolescents’ Health: A Commentary

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 Lennart Hardell Orebro University Abstract The use of digital technology has grown rapidly during the last couple of.. read more →

Comment to the FCC on Docket 16-421 on Streamlining for Small Cell (Antenna) Rollout By Relaxing the Rules for Siting

The FCC is proposing to ‘streamline’ the permitting process for small wireless facilities, without completing its investigation of RF health effects of low-intensity radio frequency radiation.  This fact alone argues against the FCC speeding and easing the approval of millions of new ‘small cell’ wireless antenna sites under Docket 16-421.  It also argues against permitting thousands of new.. read more →

BioInitiative Working Group Suggests New Members to Replace the Existing WHO RF EHC Core Group and Advisors Committee

A list of highly qualified replacement members for the WHO Core Group and Advisors was transmitted to Dr. Emilie van Deventer, WHO EMF Program Director in a letter dated January 24, 2017…. read more →

BioInitiative Working Group Issues a “No Confidence” Letter to the WHO EMF Program Manager

The BioInitiative Working Group has advised the World Health Organization’s Dr. Emilie van Deventer that the membership composition of the RF Environmental Health Criteria Core Group is unacceptable. WHO is urged to make changes to the WHO RF EHC Core Group membership to more fairly reflect membership and expertise of the 2011 IARC RF Working.. read more →

Cell Phone Radiation Study Confirms Cancer Risk

Cell Phone Radiation Study Confirms Cancer Risk Orebro University, Sweden May 31, 2016 The National Toxicology Program under the National Institutes of Health has completed the largest-ever animal study on cell phone radiation and cancer.  The results confirm that cell phone radiation exposure levels within the currently allowable safety limits are the “likely cause” of.. read more →

Comment Letter: Rebutting the validity of findings of SCENIHR’s Final Opinion on Potential Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF)

BioInitiative Working Group’s members Cindy Sage, MA, Lennart Hardell, MD, PhD and David O. Carpenter, MD have published a Comment Letter in the journal Bioelectromagnetics rebutting the validity of findings of SCENIHR’s Final Opinion on Potential Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF). Sage C, Hardell L, Carpenter DO. Comment on SCENIHR: Opinion on Potential Health.. read more →

Submission of Comments on Final SCENIHR Opinion from the BioInitiative Working Group

The BioInitiative Working Group submitted extensive comments to SCENHIR in spring of 2014 on their Draft Opinion on Potential Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) and provided detailed reasoning and evidence supporting the need for corrections in the Final Report. + BIWG SCENIHR Rebuttal to Opinion (DOWNLOAD PDF) In January of 2015, SCENIHR (Scientific Committee.. read more →