* References Prof. Olle Johansson /  Reference List for Some Reported Biological Effects from Radiofrequency Radiation (RFR) (18/10/02)

Tramès per Klaus Rudolph (Citizens' Initiative Omega)

Prof. Olle Johansson: a selection of his papers strongly supporting the views of Professor Surbeck regarding biological effects of CRT's screens

Dear Klaus & Professor Surbeck,

Please, find enclosed a selection of my papers strongly supporting your views regarding biological effects of CRT's screens, and likewise:

  • Johansson O, Hilliges M, Bjornhagen V, Hall K, "Skin changes in patients claiming to suffer from "screen dermatitis": a two-case open-field provocation study", Exp Dermatol 1994; 3: 234-238

  • Johansson O, Liu P-Y, ""Electrosensitivity", "electrosupersensitivity" and "screen dermatitis": preliminary observations from on-going studies in the human skin", In: Proceedings of the COST 244: Biomedical Effects of Electromagnetic Fields - Workshop on Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (ed. D Simunic), EU/EC (DG XIII), Brussels/Graz, 1995, pp 52-57

  • Johansson O, Hilliges M, Han SW, "A screening of skin changes, with special emphasis on neurochemical marker antibody evaluation, in patients claiming to suffer from screen dermatitis as compared to normal healthy controls", Exp Dermatol 1996; 5: 279-285

  • Gangi S, Johansson O, "Skin changes in "screen dermatitis" versus classical UV- and ionizing irradiation-related damage--similarities and differences. Two neuroscientists' speculative review", Exp Dermatol 1997; 6: 283-291

  • Johansson O, Liu P-Y, Enhamre A, Wetterberg L, "A case of extreme and general cutaneous light sensitivity in combination with so-called 'screen dermatitis' and 'electrosensitivity' - a successful rehabilitation after vitamin A treatment - a case report", J Aust Coll Nutr & Env Med 1999; 18:13-16

  • Gangi S, Johansson O, "A theoretical model based upon mast cells and histamine to explain the recently proclaimed sensitivity to electric and/or magnetic fields in humans", Med Hypotheses 2000; 54: 663-671 

  • Södergren L, Johansson O, "Commentary: Mobile telephones - will the golden goose become the mad cow?", J Aust Coll Nutr & Env Med 2001; 20 29-30

  • Johansson O, Gangi S, Liang Y, Yoshimura K, Jing C, Liu P-Y, "Cutaneous mast cells are altered in normal healthy volunteers sitting in front of ordinary TVs/PCs - results from open-field provocation experiments", J Cutan Pathol 2001; 28: 513-519

  • Hallberg Ö, Johansson O, "Melanoma incidence and frequency modulation (FM) broadcasting", Arch Environ Health 2002; 57: 32-40

  • Hallberg Ö, Johansson O, "Cancer trends during the 20th century", J Aust Coll Nutr & Env Med 2002; 21: 3-8

  • Johansson O, "Screen dermatitis and electrosensitivity: Preliminary observations in the human skin", In: Proceedings of the conference "Electromagnetic Environments and Health in Buildings", May 16-17, 2002, at the Royal College of Physicians, London, U.K., in press

Good luck in the future!
With my very best regards
Yours sincerely
Olle (Johansson)

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

Reference List for Some Reported Biological Effects from Radiofrequency Radiation (RFR)

Prepared by: Cindy Sage.  Sage Associates. 1225 Coast Village Road, Suite G. Santa Barbara, CA.  93108 USA
September 2001

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