Living near a landfill could raise the risk of fetal abnormalities, according to a new study.
The World Health Organization has just released a new document on environmental mercury. In it, some of the world's authorities on mercury poisoning concluded, after reviewing the scientific lite ...
In July 1990, Hong Kong instituted a total ban on high-sulphur fuels. Since then, cars, lorries and power stations have only been allowed to burn fuels containing less than 0.5 per cent sulphur.
Once an expensive novelty, mobile phones are now considered a necessity. The staggering fact is that more people in the UK now own mobile phones than a landline-connected telephone.
Mobile-mast radiation is everywhere. The source may be obvious - such as on the sides of buildings - but antennae are increasingly being hidden from view.
In the UK, only phone masts more than 15-m high require full planning permission; anything shorter can be erected anywhere with just local-authority approval. Nevertheless, it is required that the public be consulted.
Re ‘Childhood Cancer’ (WDDTY vol 13 no 1), mention should have been made of the work of Dr Ernest J. Sternglass, available online at www.ratical.com/ radiation/SecretFallout/.
For Dr John Millward, who wanted more details on the woman convicted of killing her children, write to: Terry Cannings, 40 Waters Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 3NX.
Cancer is the second biggest killer of children, largely because they are even more susceptible than adults to the growing number of poisons in our lives.
Children differ from adults in a number of ways and these can lead to increased susceptibility to toxins: