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BACKGROUND INFORMATION Modern electric lighting enables people to work, sleep, eat, and receive services throughout the 24-hour day. As a result, many individuals encounter new patterns and types of electrical light, change the timing of their meals, and experience sleep disturbances and other stresses. Those factors can disrupt circadian rhythms and possibly lead to adverse...
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April 2021 Summary of NTP Cancer Hazard Conclusions Exposure Circumstances That Cause Circadian Disruption:Persistent Night Shift WorkCertain Lighting Conditions https://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/ntp/results/pubs/cancer_assessment/lanfinal20210400_508.pdf Selected images: NTP Review of Shift Work at Night, Light at Night, and Circadian Disruption Topic Overview Status: NTP cancer hazard assessments Conclusion(s): NTP concluded that (1) persistent night shift work can cause breast cancer in women...
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Jos Verbeek, Gunnhild Oftedal, Maria Feychting, Eric van Rongen, Maria Rosaria Scarfì, Simon Mann, Rachel Wong, Emilie van Deventer,Prioritizing health outcomes when assessing the effects of exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields: A survey among experts, Environment International, Volume 146, 2021, 106300, ISSN 0160-4120,https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160412020322558?via%3Dihubhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0160412020322558 Abstract Exposure to radiofrequency (RF) electromagnetic fields (EMF) (frequencies of 100 kHz to...
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Review article From a scientific point of view, many uncertainties exist regarding electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS). While there are numerous individuals who claim to suffer from health problems due to EMFexposure, many experimental studies conducted on this topic have not been able to establish a causal relationship with EMF. The systematic review conducted by Schmiedchen et...
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20 June 2020 – Post update: the link to the article now gives a 404 Error – “page not found”. Was it retracted? The article “5G and its effects on human health” by Abbas Haider was published on the 18 June 2020 in Electronics 360. The author discusses: •What is 5G? •5G technology and millimeter-wave...
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Video explaining the guidelines available at: https://www.icnirp.org/en/publications/article/rf-guidelines-2020480.html Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields (100 kHz to 300 GHz) Health Phys 118(5):483-524; 2020. (This publication was published ahead of print in March 2020).  Further information on the new ICNIRP RF EMF Guidelines The ICNIRP Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields are for the protection of humans exposed to...
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ICNIRP Publications 2020 Abstract—In this statement, the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) presents its principles for protection against adverse health effects from exposure to non-ionizing radiation. These are based upon the principles for protection against ionizing radiation of the International Commission for Radiological Protection (ICRP) in order to come to a comprehensive and...
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