[ RadSafe ] DU is Responsible for Global Diabetes Epidemic!

parthasarathy k s ksparth at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jul 5 00:40:42 CDT 2006

Dear Mr.Farber,
"Uranium" appears to attract attention in whatever form it is. I had an article (probably from the ATOM journal) which described the use of uranium salts in the treatment of diabetes. I am unable to trace it now.Copious amounts of uranium salts were given to patients; consequent symptoms such as reduction in urine was actually due to kidney damage, but mistaken to be due to cure of the primary disease!
Believe it or not uranium nitrite is still listed as homeopathic drug to treat diabetes, bedwetting etc!
I was shocked to see that drug is recommnded for "curing" bedwetting of children. Since homeopaths  prescribe extreme dilution, I am not sure whether it will cause any damage to the kidneys!
 The following may be of interest ( from Oak Ridge Associated Universities)
Uranium Homeopathic Medicine (ca. 1940s)
  (Photos of two vials)
This is an empty 1 dram vial of uranium metallicum homeopathic medication produced by Boericke & Tafel. Given the CM designation, it would be considered to have a very high potency.  The CM refers to a 100M dilution where the M indicates a dilution of 1 : 1,000. 
Like most homeopathic medications, it is intended to treat a wide variety of symptoms. Too many to list here......'
.......Uranium containing homeopathic medications such as uranium nitricum and uranium aceticum are available today. They are perfectly legal drugs even though the government doesn't recognize that they have any efficacy. (I added the underline)
Another prescription (From another web site)
For Bedwetting, there is a combination of remedies carefully designed to alleviate immediate symptoms and to work at a deeper level, helping to prevent bedwetting and urine leakage. 
Uranium nitrate is among  the combination of drugs suggested  to treat childhood bloodwetting 
Uranium Nitricum (Uranium Nitrate) – for treatment of enuresis and remedy for glycosuria (excretion of glucose in the urine).
Probably these thoughts are not appropriate when you wre having happy holidays!
K.S.Parthasarathy Ph.D
(Formerly, Secretary, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board, India)
Raja Ramanna Fellow
Strategic Planning Group
Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences
Department of Atomic Energy
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Mumbai 400094, INDIA
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----- Original Message ----
From: Stewart Farber <farbersa at optonline.net>
To: Robert Cherry <bobcherry at satx.rr.com>; RADSAFE <radsafe at radlab.nl>
Cc: Stewart Farber <radproject at optonline.net>; radproject at aol.com
Sent: Monday, 3 July, 2006 8:53:32 PM
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] DU is Responsible for Global Diabetes Epidemic!

Thanks for posting this bizarre article which tries to make the claim that 
DU is the problem with diabetes rather than the global epidemic of obesity 
and numerous poor dietary habits which are part of the Western diet 
[consumption of refined grains, sugar, etc.] documented as contributing to 
increased diabetes risk when these dietary habits are adopted by a society. 
It's quite clear that Dunkin' donuts, and Krispy Kremes are more of a 
diabetes risk than DU. :-)

Has anyone ever suggested the award of a tribute to some "scientist" who 
seeks to follow in the footsteps of the renowned anti-nuclear manipulator of 
statistics, uniformly discredited by the US National Academy of Sciences, 
Health Physics Society, etc., in the person of Ernest Sternglass.  This 
"AWARD" would take the following general form, and we could call it the: 
"Dr. Ernest Sternglass Wannabe Award"

Stewart Farber, MS Public Health
radproject at aol.com


                                       "DR. ERNEST STERNGLASS WANNABE AWARD"

Whereas Dr. Ernest Sternglass linked radiation exposure to dozens of health 
detriments such as the emergence of the AIDS virus in the Congo, and;
Whereas Dr. Ernest Sternglass made claims ...........[fill in the blank on 
another unsubstantiated claim], and;
Whereas Ernest Sternglass made claims that....................[fill in the 
blank on another unsubstantiated claim];

AND WHEREAS Dr. Sternglass' was repudiated by the US National Academy of 
Sciences, the US Health Physics Society -a group of 6,000 radiation 
protection professionals, the American Pediatric Association, the 
French....[add details]........, the British Medical Council, etc., etc [add 
3 or 6 or more scientific and medical groups which took a negative position 
on Sternglass]:

and now in the discredited footsteps of Dr. Ernest Sternglass, Dr. CHRIS 
BUSBY, without any statistically significant evidence supporting his claims, 
and in the absence of any biological mechanism,  and with crudely 
manipulated biostatistics has claimed that DU exposure to military personnel 
and members of the public has been linked to:
.........[fill in with  some details related to diabetes];
.........[fill in with some details related to 2nd exaggerated claim];
.........[fill in with some details related to 3rd exaggerated claim];
.........[fill in the blank]; --cancer
.........[fill in the blank]; --etc.

in honor of Dr. Busby's tireless efforts to appear as a crusading hero to 
innocent members of the public who cannot understand how cynically they are 
being manipulated by a "scientist" intent on self-aggrandizement based upn 
the publics' concern with risk of radiation exposure,  said concern being 
exploited completely out of proportion to the known and proven risks of 
radiation exposure gathered by legitimate scientists as a result of the 
largest body of health and environmental research ever carried out by 
mankind, gathered at a cost of many billions of dollars.

DATED THIS DAY ____________________________
SIGNED/ENDORSED  BY: ________________________

Hope everyone has a great day celebrating the Independence of the US from 
tyranny and oppression of thought.  Remember what Jefferson once wrote:

"I have sworn, upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form 
of tyranny over the mind of man."

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert Cherry" <bobcherry at satx.rr.com>
To: "'RADSAFE'" <radsafe at radlab.nl>
Sent: Monday, July 03, 2006 1:18 AM
Subject: [ RadSafe ] DU is Responsible for Global Diabetes Epidemic!

> Wow! Forget all you think you know about toxicology, radiobiology, and
> epidemiology. An entirely new science is emerging: the "science" of 
> linking
> depleted uranium to every known and, presumably, yet-to-be-discovered 
> malady
> known to humankind.
> http://www.sfbayview.com/062806/dd062806.shtml
> "Dr. Chris Busby, a leading British radiation expert, got data from a
> nuclear weapons air monitoring facility at Aldemaston, England, which
> identified depleted uranium in the British atmosphere only nine days after
> the "shock and awe" carpet bombing of Baghdad, started in March of 2003.
> "Bob Nichols is a Project Censored Award winner. He is a correspondent for
> the San Francisco Bay View newspaper and a frequent contributor to various
> online publications."
> Since this shocking news is from "a leading British radiation expert" and 
> "a
> Project Censored Award winner," it appears that we need not be concerned
> about whether this new revelation is true. Rather, we should be concerned
> about all those years we wasted learning our professions and what we
> presumed was good science.
> Bob C


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