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Hiie Hinrikus, Tarmo Koppel, Jaanus Lass, Hans Orru, Priit Roosipuu & Maie Bachmann (2022) Possible health effects on the human brain by various generations of mobile telecommunication: a review based estimation of 5G impact, International Journal of Radiation Biology, 98:7, 1210-1221, DOI: 10.1080/09553002.2022.2026516 Purpose The deployment of new 5G NR technology has significantly raised public concerns in possible negative effects on human...
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The WHO (2006) explains how the use of the words guidelines and standards has substantially different implications for public health and EMF radiation protection enforcement: 1. Guidelines are voluntary instruments of instructions and recommendations that are not legally mandated and therefore have no legal standing. 2. Standards are the mandatory, compulsory and legally binding instruments, i.e., laws, acts, regulations, ordinances and decrees....
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Sánchez de Miguel, A.; Bennie, J.; Rosenfeld, E.; Dzurjak, S.; Gaston, K.J. First Estimation of Global Trends in Nocturnal Power Emissions Reveals Acceleration of Light Pollution. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 3311. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13163311 Abstract The global spread of artificial light is eroding the natural night-time environment. The estimation of the pattern and rate of growth of light pollution on...
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BMJ 2021; 374 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n1716 (Published 10 August 2021) BMJ 2021;374:n1716 Alexandra Chung and colleagues call for governments to prioritise child obesity as they implement measures to recover from the pandemic https://www.bmj.com/content/374/bmj.n1716 Extract Healthy school food and physical activity environments As part of government efforts to reduce the spread of covid-19, schools and early childhood education and care settings have sometimes been closed...
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Source Vanguard https://allafrica.com/stories/202105200104.html 19 MAY 2021, By David O Royal The Senate has approved the deployment of the 5G network in Nigeria, following the outcome of investigations by a Joint Committee mandated to carry out same. The approval followed the consideration of the report of the Joint Committee on Communications, Science and Technology, ICT and...
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Schuermann, D.; Mevissen, M. Manmade Electromagnetic Fields and Oxidative Stress—Biological Effects and Consequences for Health. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2021, 22, 3772. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22073772 Abstract Concomitant with the ever-expanding use of electrical appliances and mobile communication systems, public and occupational exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) in the extremely-low-frequency and radiofrequency range has become a widely debated environmental risk factor...
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Image: SpaceX on Unsplash Our March 2021 Newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/emfsa/satellite-webinar-april “For the Safer Use of Technology”
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Goldberg, R.F., Vandenberg, L.N. The science of spin: targeted strategies to manufacture doubt with detrimental effects on environmental and public health. Environ Health 20, 33 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12940-021-00723-0 Abstract Background Numerous groups, such as the tobacco industry, have deliberately altered and misrepresented knowable facts and empirical evidence to promote an agenda, often for monetary benefit, with consequences for environmental...
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Shawna M. Nadybal, Timothy W. Collins, Sara E. Grineski, Light pollution inequities in the continental United States: A distributive environmental justice analysis, Environmental Research, Volume 189, 2020, 109959, ISSN 0013-9351, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2020.109959.(https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013935120308549) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S001393 Abstract Excessive exposure to ambient light at night is a well-documented hazard to human health, yet analysts have not examined it from an...
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Professor Tom Butler, University of Cork (An extended working paper) AbstractDigital wireless technologies increasingly employ radiofrequency non-ionizing radiation (NIR/RFR) for wireless communication. Early wireless technology innovation focused on military, aviation, and telecommunication applications, such as radar and microwave communications. However, the 1980s saw the rollout of commercial consumer-oriented wireless cellular telecommunications systems. While concerns on...
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