[ RadSafe ] uranium solubility and acute and chronic exposures onthe Russia-Georgia border

Steven Dapra sjd at swcp.com
Wed Aug 13 19:49:16 CDT 2008

Aug. 13

         A single comment below.

Steven Dapra

At 09:10 PM 8/12/08 -0700, James Salsman wrote:
>Dear Mike,
>Thank you for your instructions:
> > (1) demonstrate that the mutation rate in that population is in fact
> > higher than to be expected
>Uranyl (dissolved uranium oxide) is a proven mutagen, a proven
>reproductive toxicant, a proven teratogen, a proven neurotoxin, and
>is confirmed as an immunotoxicant in mice.
>It is one of the few ions under 3000 Daltons ever used by
>microsopists to stain DNA.
>The health physics community routinely ignores these facts from the
>peer-reviewed medical literature in their so-called scientific literature
>such as Health Physics, reviewed by a cadre of like-minded liars.
>This deliberate attempt to hide the truth has resulted in poor medical
>care outcomes in victims of uranyl exposure.  The kidney is not what
>people should be worried about; an acute exposure big enough to
>affect the kidney is producing worse outcomes in other organs such
>as oocytes and lymphocytes.

         This is not a demonstration of increased mutation rates.

         I am requesting that James Salsman be permanently banned from 
RADSAFE.  As another participant in this thread said, this isn't 
censorship, it's banishment; and I wholeheartedly support such a move.

Steven Dapra


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