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Title: Extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields

The authors focus on that which seems to be the central scientific issue emerging from current ELF research in epidemiology and in the laboratory; namely, can ELF electromagnetic fields interact with biological systems in such a way as to increase cancer risk The authors examine how cancer risk might be related to two reproducible biological effects of ELF exposure: effects on the pineal gland and circadian biology, and effects on calcium homeostasis in cells. Because they are concerned with the possible biological mechanisms of carcinogenesis, epidemiological studies are only briefly reviewed.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3]
  1. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (USA). Chemical Sciences Dept.)
  2. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (USA))
  3. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (USA). Life Sciences Center)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7135973
Resource Type:
Book
Publisher:
Columbus, OH (USA); Battelle Press
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; 59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; CARCINOMAS; RISK ASSESSMENT; ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS; HEALTH HAZARDS; PINEAL GLAND; BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS; POWER TRANSMISSION LINES; BIOLOGICAL PATHWAYS; CARCINOGENESIS; ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE PATHWAY; EPIDEMIOLOGY; LEADING ABSTRACT; MOLECULAR BIOLOGY; RADIOBIOLOGY; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; ABSTRACTS; BIOLOGY; BODY; DISEASES; DOCUMENT TYPES; GLANDS; HAZARDS; NEOPLASMS; ORGANS; PATHOGENESIS 560400* -- Other Environmental Pollutant Effects; 240400 -- Power Transmission & Distribution-- Health & Safety-- (1990-); 550200 -- Biochemistry; 551000 -- Physiological Systems