Browsing All Posts filed under »Environmental Health«

What is in the name?

November 9, 2015

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Great news! I am really chuffed to announce that the first (of many, I hope) guest blog post has now been published on my The Fun Police blog! And it is about flowers……..or is it……..?!?! So head over now and have a read: just click The Fun Police.

A medieval hermit, a religious nut and a mobile phone enter a pub……….

March 28, 2014

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Sometimes it is a very good idea to look at a problem from a completely different and sometimes unexpected angle. That’s what this post is all about. It’s about idiopathic environmental intolerance, or, in medical terminology “I don’t feel well and my doctor has no idea what it is, but I am pretty sure it’s […]

Mixing babies, Popper, power lines and this blog’s Comments Section

February 4, 2014

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Unfortunately, I missed a January blog post, just by a couple of days. Fortunately, that was to wait for the publication of a paper, which is now available for download online…and which is the topic of this particular blog post. It’s one where I am going to try something new; I am going to ask […]

Dirty electricity is not getting any cleaner

December 12, 2013

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“Dirty electricity” has been on the march again. Before moving on the rest of this article, and to prevent the standard messages and emails I get when I post something about ‘dirty electricity’, let me point out that I have no beef with the concept (other than that I very much prefer the term ‘high […]

2nd UK & Ireland Exposure Science meeting: Prof Nieuwenhuijsen confirmed as 2nd keynote

December 12, 2013

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It is my great pleasure to announce that Professor Mark Nieuwenhuijsen from the Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) in Barcelona, has been confirmed as the 2nd keynote speaker at the 2nd UK & Ireland Exposure Science meeting in Manchester (March 4th, 2014). Many of you will have come across the work of Prof […]

Abstract submission for the 2nd UK & Ireland Exposure Science meeting now open!‏

October 22, 2013

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Abstract submission for the 2nd meeting (March 4th in Manchester) is now open and the form can be downloaded from: http://www.coeh.man.ac.uk/ExpSci2014/ Note that the deadline for submission is Monday December 2nd 2013. We welcome abstracts from a diverse range of research disciplines, including measurement methodology, toxicology, epidemiology, ergonomics, risk assessment, public health, and others with expertise […]

“Microwave News” and an updated meta-analysis on mobile phones and acoustic neuroma

October 8, 2013

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I recently published a letter in the International Journal of Epidemiology entitled “The case of acoustic neuroma: Comment on: Mobile phone use and risk of brain neoplasms and other cancers” in reply to a paper by Benson at al. who used the Million Women study to look at cancer risk from mobile phone use. The letter […]