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Use of wifi in French primary schools restricted by law

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Date14 September, 2016
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September 2016 - The French parliament passed a law in June which compels primary schools to switch off all wifi networks when they are not being specifically used for educational purposes. According to Senator Joël Labbé this measure is simply a question of using one’s common sense. The French parliament wanted to implement Read More

French oncologist Belpomme: “evidence for sickness from electromagnetic radiation”.

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Date25 April, 2016
Categories:Agencies and radiation, Children and radiation, Electrohypersensitivity, Electromagnetic radiation

Sickness due to exposure to electromagnetic radiation can now be objectively medically diagnosed and treated. That is the conclusion of the French oncologist Belpomme during the presentation of his investigation last February in Paris. He estimates that 1 to 10% of European citizens have reported a serious over-sensitivity to electromagnetic radiation generated by, for example, Read More

Youth Health Care Cyprus: ‘Protect children against the radiation from mobile telephones and wireless internet.’

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Date19 April, 2016
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The government department for environment and youth health care in Cyprus launched a public service video last December which informed about the dangers of electromagnetic radiation (EMR). In this video, parents are advised to protect their children against the emissions from mobile telephones and wireless internet. It is stated that the World Health Organisation (WHO) Read More

Documentary on Australian television: 'Be aware of radiation – especially with children.'

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Date8 March, 2016
Categories:Children and radiation, Electromagnetic radiation, Health and radiation

Recently a documentary entitled ‘Wi-fried’ was aired on Australian television. The makers were looking for an answer to the question of whether radiation from wireless equipment can negatively affect  your health. During the film, several medical experts gave their opinions. They stated that although wireless technology offers enormous advantages to society – it is Read More

A ‘smart’ nursery has low radiation - Tips from a radiation biologist

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Date17 April, 2015
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"In most nurseries and children's rooms I measure too much electromagnetic radiation generated by wireless devices like baby monitors and wireless Internet," says radiation biologist Huub Smolders. He gives tips on how to reduce this radiation and explains why this is important. Nurseries and children's rooms are getting ‘smarter’ by the day: baby monitors with Read More

Dutch Knowledge Platform Electromagnetic Fields (EMV) sees no reason to protect children from radiation

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Date24 February, 2015
Categories:Agencies and radiation, Children and radiation, Electromagnetic radiation

 ... but nevertheless gives tips on how to protect them Children do not need to be protected from radiation, says the Dutch Knowledge Platform Electromagnetic Fields (EMV). At the same time it does give tips on how to protect children. For research has given no clear answer to the question whether radiation is harmful and Read More

Taiwanese parents risk fine allowing toddler to play with iPad

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Date23 February, 2015
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Since January 23, parents in Taiwan risk a fine of £1000 when they allow their child of under two years to play with electronic gadgets such as an iPad or a mobile phone. This prohibition has been laid down by law. The law also sets limits to the time young people under 18 years are Read More

Intensive phone use by young people source of stress and fatigue

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Date27 November, 2014
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More and more scientific studies show that mobile phone radiation affects the nervous system. Also, mobile phones are increasingly associated with stress and sleeping disorders. Young people appear to be particularly sensitive to this, partly because of the social pressure of being available constantly and the "fear of missing out on something”. Young people and Read More

K.M.W. Janssen MSc: "Children can become overstimulated by radiation"

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Date15 October, 2014
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Although it cannot be seen, tasted, heard or smelled, our nervous system does discern radiation from electronic and wireless devices. According to K.M.W. Janssen MSc, this can lead to overstimulation and can contribute to the development of various health and behavioural problems in children, including ADHD, ADD and autism. According to her it is important Read More

Radiation could have negative effect on children's behaviour

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Date23 September, 2014
Categories:Children and radiation, Electromagnetic radiation, Uncategorized

More and more children are labelled having ADHD, ADD, autism or dyslexia. The increased amount of radiation from wireless applications such as mobile phones, wireless internet and transmission masts could very well play a role in this. This much is evident from the recently published report of the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Read More