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biological and medical aspects of electromagnetic fields by Frank S. Barnes, Ben Greenebaum

By Frank S. Barnes, Ben Greenebaum

Organic and scientific features of Electromagnetic Fields examines capability wellbeing and fitness dangers, publicity criteria, and clinical functions of electromagnetic (EM) fields.
The moment quantity within the bestselling and newly revisedHandbook of organic results of Electromagnetic Fields, 3rd variation, this publication attracts from the newest experiences at the results of publicity to electrical and magnetic fields. as well as wide experiences of physiological results, the e-book includes now separate studies of behavioral and cognitive responses to numerous exposures. The booklet additionally describes an method of surroundings criteria for publicity limits and explores some of the valuable makes use of of EM fields in scientific purposes, either diagnostics and in treatment.
Biological and scientific points of Electromagnetic Fields presents a realistic evaluate of the experiments and strategies used to watch ELF and RF fields and the prospective worthy and dangerous implications of those observations.

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5 h/d, 5 d a week for 78 weeks. 35 W/kg. No change in cancer incidence was found in association with RF exposure. Nevertheless, the same group found that co-exposure to low-level RF radiation and ultraviolet (UV) light slightly accelerated skin cancer development [43]. The same was true for co-exposure to UV and 50 Hz magnetic fields [44]. , the review by Elwood) [45]. 8 Possible Mechanisms of Action of Radiofrequency Radiation and Electromagnetic Field As evidence accumulates that direct DNA damage is not induced by either RF radiation or EMF exposure and yet at the same time cellular damage such as micronuclei formation frequently arises from these exposures, many different avenues are being pursued in the search for possible mechanisms of action of RF and ELF EMF.

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3 Animal Studies Many experiments have been done using animal systems. In these experiments, contradictory data were obtained. Often a decrease in the number of lymphocytes was noted, similar to the data obtained in human exposures; however, in some cases an increase in proliferation was observed as well, occasionally in the same experiments [10]. C57BL/6 mice, exposed for 2 h/d for 1, 2, or 4 weeks in a TEM cell of 900 MHz GSMmodulated radiation and a SAR of 1 or 2 W/kg, were monitored for effects on spleen cells.

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