Describes the analysis and conclusions of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) regarding possible health effects from ELF-EMF (magnetic field) exposures. The NIEHS carried out a hazard evaluation of ELF-EMF exposure that examined both historical and novel scientific evidence on possible health and biological effects at a series of open, scientific meetings. The scientific evidence suggesting that ELF-EMF exposures pose any health risk is weak, and there is a lack of connection between the human data and the experimental data (animal and mechanistic).... by the fact that the patient has a disease and is influenced by previous descriptions of potential causes of that disease. ... Residential exposures to ELF- EMF have been conducted in five basic ways: wire codes that are essentially based upon ... structures used for delivering electrical energy (e.g. high tension power lines and transformers); calculated magnetic ... of remaining fairly consistent over time making them more likely to be correctly determined during the time of cancer onset.
|Title||:||Niehs Report on Health Effects from Exposure to Power-Line Frequency Electric and Magnetic Fields|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1999-08-01|