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Citation: Modenese, A.; Gobba, F. Occupational Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields and Health Surveillance According to the European Directive 2013/35/EU. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 1730. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041730 (This article belongs to the Special Issue Occupational and General Public Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields) Abstract In the European Union, health surveillance (HS) of electromagnetic fields (EMF)-exposed workers is mandatory...
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Source: TCI Magazine, official publication of the TREE CARE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION https://tcimag.tcia.org/tree-care/beware-the-dangers-from-am-radio-and-5g-transmission-sites/ by RICK HOWLAND As if tree care isn’t dangerous enough, there’s an increasing safety threat that hasn’t yet gotten much attention – radio waves. Radio waves are everywhere, and have been since the dawn of the universe. Man-made ones have been around for more...
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Trockel MT, Menon NK, Rowe SG, et al. Assessment of Physician Sleep and Wellness, Burnout, and Clinically Significant Medical Errors. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(12):e2028111. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.28111 Key Points Question  Is sleep-related impairment associated with burnout, professional fulfillment, and self-reported clinically significant medical error in physicians? Findings  In this cross-sectional study of 11 395 physicians, sleep-related impairment had statistically significant correlations with...
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Binboğa E, Tok S, Munzuroğlu M. The Short-Term Effect of Occupational Levels of 50 Hz Electromagnetic Field on Human Heart Rate Variability. Bioelectromagnetics. 2020 Nov 19. doi: 10.1002/bem.22308. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33211349 Abstract Previous studies have indicated that there is no consensus on the effects of extremely low-frequency electromagnetic (ELF-EMF) exposure on the cardiovascular...
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Xiong X, Lin Y, Lee J, Paul A, Yechoor V, Figuero M, Ma K. Chronic circadian shift leads to adipose tissue inflammation and fibrosis. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2020 Dec 4:111110. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2020.111110. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33285245. Abstract The circadian clock exerts temporal coordination of metabolic pathways. Clock disruption is intimately linked with the...
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Maidstone R, Turner J, Vetter C, et alNight shift work is associated with an increased risk of asthmaThorax Published Online First: 16 November 2020. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-215218 Respiratory epidemiologyOriginal research Abstract Introduction  Shift work causes misalignment between internal circadian time and the external light/dark cycle and is associated with metabolic disorders and cancer. Approximately 20% of the working population in industrialised countries work permanent or...
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Huang LY, Hu HY, Wang ZT, Ma YH, Dong Q, Tan L, Yu JT. Association of Occupational Factors and Dementia or Cognitive Impairment: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Alzheimers Dis. 2020;78(1):217-227. doi: 10.3233/JAD-200605. PMID: 32986670. Abstract Background: Several existing studies have reported that occupational factors might play an important part in cognitive function with aging....
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Is falling off a cell tower structure the only real risk? Images: Unsplash In South Africa we are familiar with the following statement by a government official in regards to perceived health risks from a cell tower: “the only real threat to the health of the person would be falling at any height from the...
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Jalilian, H., Najafi, K., Khosravi, Y., & Röösli, M. (2020). Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields and electric shocks: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Reviews on Environmental Health (published online ahead of print 2020), 000010151520200041. doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/reveh-2020-0041 The authors:” The findings indicate that occupational exposure to ELF-MF, but not electric shocks, might be...
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Spatial disorientation among US air force pilots has been linked to 72 severe accidents, 1993-2013, with 101 deaths and 65 lost aircraft. Now DARPA wants to know whether RF in combat cockpits may be at least partly to blame. New project is called ICEMAN. Source: https://microwavenews.com/short-takes-archive/iceman September 15, 2020 Spatial disorientation among U.S. Air Force...
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