Mobile under the pillow

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Nov 23, 2007, 1:17:29 PM11/23/07
Hi All

This series of e-mail messages and the attached scientific document,
illustrate the dangers of sleeping close to a cell phone or PDA device, or
carrying this type of device close to the body. Please warn others about
this danger.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Olle Johansson" <>
Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 4:59 AM
Subject: Re: RE: Mobile under the pillow

Also, for ELF noise, please, see the paper enclosed.

Best regards

(Olle Johansson, assoc. prof.
The Experimental Dermatology Unit
Department of Neuroscience
Karolinska Institute
171 77 Stockholm

----- Original Message -----
From: Alasdair Philips <>
Date: Thursday, November 8, 2007 4:54 pm
Subject: RE: Mobile under the pillow


There is also a lot of ELF noise in the magnetic field spectrum
from a GSM
mobile phone battery current pulses (especially, of course, 217 Hz and
harmonics). It was not clear what your starting frequency is going
to be.

There were a couple of good articles on this in Rad Protect Dos a
few years ago. I will scan in and circulate a few of the graphs.

Best wishes



From: Oberfeld Gerd []
Sent: 08 November 2007 15:12
Subject: AW: Mobile under the pillow

Hi all,

I propose to measure mobile phones (in standby mode) with a spectrum
analyzer in the Range from 5(9) to 100 kHz with a magnetic (loop)
antenna in the frequency and the time domain. The result will be a
mix of pulsed kHz fields, which I assume to be biologically relevant
at least at close distances.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen
Dr. Gerd Oberfeld

Dr. med. univ. Gerd Oberfeld
Amt der Salzburger Landesregierung
Referat Gesundheit, Hygiene und Umweltmedizin
Postanschrift: Postfach 527, 5010 Salzburg, ÖSTERREICH
Adresse: Sebastian-Stief-Gasse 2
Tel. ++43 (0)662) 8042 - 2969
Fax ++43 (0)662) 8042 - 3056

----- Original Message -----
From: Janice Burns <>
Sent: Saturday, October 27, 2007 7:23 PM
Subject: RE: Melatonin for insomniacs


Sleeping with a cell under your pillow IS disasterous. A
friend of mine is a nurse, when she was 'on call', she would sleep
with her
cell under her pillow set to vibrate so as not to disturb her husband.

She developed brain cancer in the frontal lobe, which luckily was
successfully operated on. Both she and her husband were upset with me
suggesting that this could possibly be the cause, but she informs me that
she no
longer sleeps with her cell under her pillow.

NO ONE should sleep with a cell phone under his/her pillow. Janice

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