[ RadSafe ] Uranium in the hair of autistic children URGENT

Maury Siskel maurysis at peoplepc.com
Mon Apr 6 13:42:27 CDT 2009

Oh dear, some of the tooth fairies must have escaped their cages and 
mated! Now we are finding hairy fairies -- the world threats and risks 
continue to escalate! Keep an eye on the sky -- should you spot anything 
falling and fuzzy, seek shelter immediately!
Happy Monday to all,
Maury&Dog  [MaurySiskel  maurysis at peoplepc.com]

John R Johnson wrote:

> Mike and other Radsafers
> I agree. I thought I could find something in ICRP Pub. 23 but the 
> hair/uranium "spot" was blank.
> John
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Brennan, Mike (DOH)" 
> <Mike.Brennan at DOH.WA.GOV>
> To: <radsafe at radlab.nl>
> Sent: Monday, April 06, 2009 8:52 AM
> Subject: RE: [ RadSafe ] Uranium in the hair of autistic children URGENT
>> I saw an article about this, and it also contained no way of telling
>> what "high" means.  I've seen this in the past, with people sending hair
>> off to a "laboratory" and being told that the uranium levels were
>> "high".  Although I tried (though not very hard, I admit), I was not
>> able to find evidence that (a) the lab is accredited by any
>> organization, (b) that there is an established meaning for "high"
>> uranium levels in hair, or (c) a connection between uranium levels in
>> hair and some health effect.
>> It is, I believe, quite useful when someone says something like the
>> uranium comes from a reactor 150 km away (or right next door, for that
>> matter).  It demonstrates conclusively that that person doesn't know
>> what they are talking about, and their opinions should be doubted on any
>> subject less verifiable than in which direction the sun will rise.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl [mailto:radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl] On
>> Behalf Of parthasarathy k s
>> Sent: Monday, April 06, 2009 4:29 AM
>> To: radsafe at radlab.nl
>> Subject: [ RadSafe ] Uranium in the hair of autistic children URGENT
>> Dear friends,
>> Recently, the reported  presence of "high" levels of uranium in the 
>> hair of
>> children suffering from autism has attracted wide media attention in
>> India. In spite of all efforts, I could not get the actual data so far.
>> The person who suggested that autistic children in Faridkot, Punjab are
>> having high concentrations of uranium in their hair also stated that the
>> source of uranium is likely to be the either  pressurized heavy water
>> reactors at Rajasthan 150 km from Faridkot or the reactors in Pakistan.
>> I have serious doublts about the credibility of such persons
>> If any one in the list has any references to enhanced uranium levels 
>> in the
>> hair of autistic children, I shall be grateful to receive them
>> Regards
>> K.S.Parthasarathy

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