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Press Release 5/15/2015, New York, NY
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Diagnostic Ultrasound:
A New Bibliography
Human Studies Conducted in Modern China
– Brief Version –

by Jim West
Harvoa Publishing, NY, USA, 2015
ISBN 978-1-941719-02-2 (141pp pb)
Avail: www.harvoa.org; Amazon.com
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Western authorities claim there are virtually no clinical human exposure studies on the hazards of diagnostic ultrasound (DUS). But actually, to the contrary, high-tech clinical studies dominate the modern era, clearly indicating hazards.

Jim West, a New York–based independent researcher in environmental medical issues, has assembled an unprecedented bibliography of about 50 Chinese Human Studies and 10 overviews from 1988 to 2011 (see his article in this issue). These show fetal damage following in utero exposure to DUS within one minute or more of exposure. Intensity levels were low compared to those used in Western clinical practice. Women volunteers were exposed to DUS, and their terminated fetuses examined for biological effects. Damage was observed for neurons, DNA, cornea, chorionic villi, ovaries, testes, kidneys, glands and more. These studies are not readily available online or in the PubMed database (U.S. NIH).

Few Western studies have been conducted since 1991 when the US FDA raised the machine intensity limit by a factor of eight. Ultrasound critics have long argued that the rising epidemic of childhood diseases since the early 1990s is due to the increasing intensities and sessions of routine ultrasound. Additionally, machines and operators have not been well regulated.

These Chinese Human Studies give considerable cause for concern. West supports comprehensive reviews of these studies and re-evaluations of the practice of diagnostic ultrasound.

Jim's ultrasound causation model is fully compatible with the vaccine model, as it includes the concept of toxic synergy. Ultrasound is a powerful synergist, capable of initiating fetal vulnerabilities to subsequent toxic exposure. Thus the risk of subsequent exposure to vaccines, birth drugs, antibiotics and other environmental stressors would be raised by prenatal ultrasound, not in addition, but as a multiplier.

Bibliography with Commentary

1) Supports Western critics who have long argued that ultrasound contributes to various neonatal and childhood diseases, and neurological epidemics such as ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and eye diseases.

2) Supports and revives earlier Western animal studies that are critical of ultrasound, yet had been rejected or ignored.

3) Enables arguments for novel disease causation models, for example, chorioamnionitis, neonatal jaundice, bone and tissue malformation, immune dysfunction, and a wide variety of diseases related to broad-spectrum hormonal dysfunction.

The Bibliography is available in three formats:
color paperback, black/white paperback, and eBook.

The e-book can be read from any computer, Smartphone, or Kindle device. The eBook is advantageous, not only with respect to its portability, but because it provides hyperlinked accessibility to the numerous references listed in the Bibliography. The eBook is in color. The paperback is in color or black/white. The color paperback is costly due to the printer's price rules. The black and white paperback reads very well.

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About the Author

Jim West is known for his original research published June 2000 in The Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, where he introduced the pesticide/polio paradigm and unearthed relevant research arcana. His work found its way into several professional books, journals, and websites. It has been used as a powerful argument against vaccine paradigms. In 2001, ABC News journalist and producer, Nicholas Regush, extensively reviewed Jim's research into environmental causation for West Nile epidemics, gaining a strong readership and response. Jim resides in New York City, where he is a member of the NoSpray Coalition which litigated against NYC helicopter pesticide spraying programs, and he is a member of Toastmasters.


Those seeking medical advice should consult medical professionals. The reader should consult trusted professionals to clarify and verify related issues. The author is not an authority. His research addresses apparent contradictions and is designed to cultivate discussion.

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