Negative Ion generator mat

greg szekeres gjs at prophet.pharm.pitt.edu
Fri Mar 19 08:52:58 EST 1999


In article <7cf3eu$3ng at dfw-ixnews5.ix.netcom.com>, flefever at ix.netcom.com(F. Frank LeFever) wrote:
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>As I said in a reply to a similar query a year or so ago:  
>
>There had been a lab devoted to exploration of positive ion/negative
>ion ideas at Rockefeller University.  I visited it and discussed the
>subject with its principal investigator close to 20 years ago, also
>took home a large packet of relevant materials.  (He is no longer
>there, left within a year or so I believe, and so far as I know this is
>no longer an area of interest there).  I have also read a rather
>damning critique by a German biometeorologist expert on electrical
>atmospheric phenomena.
>
>My conclusion from all this (and a few more things) is that what seemed
>initially like an interesting idea never reallyh panned out.  I am
>skeptical about claims for benefits of negative ion generators.

If anything they help clean the air. Might be hazardous around electronic
devices, cause static build-up. I also wonder if while breathing in charged 
particles, those particles are forced towards nose and sinus tissues, thus
unable to enter the lungs?
greg
http://www.pitt.edu/~gszekere/




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>F. Frank LeFever, Ph.D.
>New York Neuropsychology Group
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>In <7cbi8d$i4r$1 at mawar.singnet.com.sg> "Roger Soh Eng Khiong"
><rogersoh at magix.com.sg> writes: 
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>>I like to have more information on the negative ion generator mat that
>is
>>say to be benefit to the health.
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>>Please comment on your opinion on this equipment whether it works.
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