Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Radiation from mobile phone towers - Myth or reality

On Sep. 27, COAI & AUSPI had called a press conference in Mumbai regarding Radiation from mobile phone towers - Myth or reality

The following coverage has come in cxotoday:
Radiation from mobile phone towers not harmful, says COAI & AUSPI -

Time of India, Mumbai dated 28 Sep. 2010 also says "Radiation from cell towers not a health hazard

Prof. Girish Kumar from IIT Bombay and I gave a Presentation on Cell tower radiation at KEM Hospital on Sep. 20, 2010 to several doctors. In the last few days, 3 different housing society people have called us and mentioned that there are 2 to 4 cases of cancers in their buildings/societies, who did not have any cancer history
in their families. At all these places, cell towers have been installed in the nearby buildings.

Presentation has been uploaded at the following sites:
Google doc link:
Direct link to Science stage:

Please find time to go through and decide if the risk is worth taking.

Pass it on to your friends and family members to create awareness.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Cell phones and Cell Towers Radiation Hazards

Presentation at KEM Medical College, Mumbai on 20 September 2010

Radiation Hazards from Cell Phones and Cell Towers - Presentation at KEM Hospital

It was a nice experience interacting with eminent doctors at KEM Medical College.

Prof Kumar talked about the radiation pattern of Cell tower radiation, main bean and minor beam of antenna and who are at more danger, radiation norms adopted in different countries, amount of radiation the body may be exposed to with current radiation norms, epidemiological symptoms observed with proximity to towers etc.

I spoke about the biological effects of these radiations. In particular its affect on children and pregnant women, health problems reported from cell tower radiation and other EMF sources- case studies and its impact on the environment - birds, animals, bees, plants etc.