Report fingers South Deep
Several reports, commissioned over the years by mining companies and Gauteng environmental authorities have highlighted the contaminated state of the Leeuwspruit, which drains the south shaft area of the South Deep mine, and ultimately flows into the Vaal River.
Farmers in Westonaria grow crops, farm fruit, grow flowers and pursue organic farming, run [...]
The health effects of uranium particles inhaled:
Small particles are carried by the inhaled air stream all the way into the alveoli. Here the particles can remain for periods from weeks up to years depending on their solubility.
Highly insoluble uranium compounds may remain in the alveoli, whereas soluble uranium compounds may dissolve and pass across the alveolar membranes into the bloodstream, where they may exert systemic [...]
Uranium exposure from mining operations, fly-ash from coal-fired thermal plants and other activities poses a real threat to unborn foetuses, children and pregnant woman. Many adults struggle with significant health challenges as a result of exposure to uranium.
My team and I were the field workers who initiated the study in India and I am the person who has been responsible for both the collection of the hair as well as urine samples from this project over a period of 14 months in the project in Faridkot, Punjab. I have extensive knowledge about the project where we collected the samples and know the geography of the region fairly well.
This article presents a hypothesis as to a possible “cure” for disorders of the Basal Ganglia. The therapeutic considerations that this hypothesis pose are that a sufferer’s consciousness, communication, reason, movement, memory, mood and rhythm of self can be liberated if the bio-chemical aetiology of these disorders is better understood (as well as parallel links), if detoxification and nutritional re-balancing of the sub-system is effected, which, in turn, will release neuro-trophic factors that can respond to intensive re-patterning of sensory-motor pathways within a therapeutic context.