I) What health problems are linked with cell phones?
Brain and cheek cancer are not the only health risks increased by heavy cell phone use. This project will review the latest scientific findings on: uveal melanoma, monocular cataracts, Parkinsons, Alzheimer’s, and autism. For example, US hospital admissions have increased dramatically within the last twenty-five years from phenochromocytoma (adrenal gland tumors). In 1992, CK Chou and W Guy et al showed that rats exposed to cell phone-like radiation has seven times more of this rare tumor. Monica Han, PhD, Lloyd Morgan, BCE.
II) All brains are not equal
In collaboration with Annie Sasco, MD, PhD, we are developing pictures and descriptions explaining that young and small brains are not the same as old and big ones. There is an immediate need to move from the existing industry-defined SAR certification SAM Model process to a computer simulation process, which would allow us to understand the true absorption rate of people of different sizes and ages. Expert Collaborators include: Om P. Gandhi, PhD, Alvaro de Salles, PhD, Ronald B. Herberman, MD, Lloyd Morgan, BCE, Monica Han, PhD.
III) Case Reports on cell phone associated illness
We are compiling medical records and histories on persons whose patterns of cell phone use are probably associated with specific diseases. A special concern – a report of young women who have kept their cell phones in their bras and have developed a breast tumor where they held there phones. Collaborators: Anne Sasco, MD PhD, Lisa Ridgway, MD, Robert Nagourney, MD.