From cell phones to treating cancer, EM energy plays a part in many of the innovations that we take for granted everyday. A basic force of nature, like nuclear energy or gravity, this energy can be harnessed and used, but still holds the potential to be harmful. The question remains, how safe are EM products? Bioeffects and Therapeutic Applications of Electromagnetic Energy provides a review of cutting-edge research in EM health effects and EM therapy along with emerging areas of bioengineering and biomedical engineering.
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Taking a transdisciplinary approach drawn from several intellectual streams that include physics, epidemiology, medicine, environment, risk assessment, and various disciplines of engineering, this book ventures into the conflicting studies to access research on bioeffects and therapeutic applications of EM energy. It is the only resource currently available that covers bioeffects and risk assessment of both extremely low frequency (ELF) fields and radiofrequency radiation (RFR) along with the recent developments in thermal therapy and imaging techniques. 2008, 400 pages.
The scientific text discusses the physics, engineering, and chemical aspects of electromagnetic fields at both the molecular level and larger scales, and investigates their interactions with biological systems.
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Examines potential health hazards, exposure standards, and medical applications of electromagnetic (EM) fields. The second volume in the bestselling and newly revised Handbook of Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields, Third Edition, this book draws from the latest studies on the possible health effects of exposure to electric and magnetic fields. In addition to extensive reviews of physiological effects, the book contains now separate reviews of behavioral and cognitive responses to various exposures. The book also details several approaches to setting standards for exposure limits and explores the beneficial uses of EM fields in medical applications, both diagnostics and in treatment. 480 pages 2006
Electromagnetism and the Foundation of Life
Becker's famous work demonstrates the sensitivity of living organisms to subtle electric forces. This book details his pioneering research on limb regeneration and includes a chapter entitled "The Politics of Science" which documents the bureaucratic crushing of his important research program. 1985
FCC Office Of Engineering And Technology
This is an informative bulletin written as a result of increasing interest and concern of the public with respect to this issue. The expanding use of radiofrequency technology has resulted in speculation concerning the alleged "electromagnetic pollution" of the environment and the potential dangers of exposure to non-ionizing radiation. This publication is designed to provide factual information to the public by answering some of the most commonly asked questions such as What biological effects can be caused by radiation?, What are safe levels for exposure to radiofrequency/ microwave radiation?, How safe is the radiofrequency radiation emitted by radio and television broadcasting antennas? and much more. 38 pages, 1999.
Crosscurrents describes the meeting of two opposing trends: the rapid rise of electro-medicine, which promises to unlock the secrets of healing, and the parallel rise of electropollution, which poses a pressing environmental danger. At the same time that exciting insights into how to use the body's inherent healing abilities are gained, electromagnetic fields radiating from powerlines, radar, microwave ovens, VDT's, satellites, radios, and even electric blankets are attacking our bodies' resources. Crosscurrents offers practical ways to protect ourselves in our homes and offices from the hazardous effects of electromagnetic pollution, and teaches us how to engage the healing energies of electromagnetism. Endorsed by Paul Brodeur. 1990
Unintended or deleterious biological effects of electromagnetic fields and radiation may indicate grounds for health and safety precautions in their use. This book explores the range of consequences these fields have on the human body. With contributions by an array of experts, topics discussed include:
While EMF use in for communication, industrial, scientific, and medical use is exploding, this book highlights critical issues relating to their effects on living systems.
Summarizes the latest research regarding the effect of electric and magnetic field exposure on human health. Discusses current safety standards and guidelines in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Topics include: traffic radar devices, main panel box, plumbing currents, electric utility workers, magnetic field exposure, equivalent power density, radio frequency radiation, nonthermal effects, protection guidelines, cellular telephone use, distance from the antenna, incident power density, field guidelines, broadcast antennas, residential exposure, magnetic field sources, melatonin concentration, exposure guidelines, specific absorption rate. 424 pages 2001
Our modern technologies are bombarding us with electromagnetic fields (EMFs) now more than ever. Are EMFs really harmful and if so, to what degree? Are all EMFs bad? The EMF controversy has now pitted scientists, action groups and the technology industry into rigid corners. In "Electromagnetic Health," the author clearly and objectively presents the evidence and latest research from a perspective that embraces both the scientific and natural health communities. The entire spectrum of electromagnetic radiation is thoroughly examined, from modern technologies to nature’s sources. More importantly, the information provided in "Electromagnetic Health" invokes an entirely new and engaging perspective — one that may just change the EMF conversation completely. 304 pages, 2012.
Generally, all types of electromagnetic fields are suspected to harm human health. A substantial number of epidemiological studies have addressed possible effects on human health. Nevertheless, there is an ongoing public and scientific controversy about possible health effects. This book gives an overview of epidemiological methods that have been used for EMF research. The first part of the book introduces epidemiological concepts and principles, along with appropriate examples and practical usage. The second part details the state of scientific knowledge for some controversial issues in EMF research. 2014, 350 pages.
Examining research from around the world, this analysis explains how and why electropollution is among the most important health issues of our time. Technology’s health implications are exposed as this account demonstrates how radiation from mobile phones, wireless connections, power lines, and electronic devices can lead to depression, fatigue, miscarriages, childhood leukemia, and brain tumors. Filled with the most current data on the subject, it offers practical advice for homeowners, parents, and employees who wish to reduce their exposure at home and in the workplace. 400 pages, 2011.
If you have concerns about having an MRI, or feel that you have been injured by one, this is the information you need. A compilation of work from 15 experts in the field, this book is a guide to safe and effective MRI usage. It contains both theoretical and practical information, including shielding, pregnancy, safe use of contrast agents and anxiety due to claustrophobia. Also included are the most current FDA guidelines for MR patient exposure. Of particular relevance are chapters on health effects and safety of DC magnetic fields, intense gradient fields and radiofrequency power deposition associated with MR procedures, and siting and shielding of MR systems. While a highly technical book, it contains a wealth of information about magnetic resonance. 300 pages hardbound, 2000.
National Research Council
Assesses the data and draws conclusions about the consequences of human exposure to EMF. Discusses the tools available to measure exposure, correlations between EMF exposure and carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, and neurobiological effects. Also includes analysis of reproductive effects, influence of EMFs on melatonin and other neurochemicals, and the effects on bone healing and stimulated cell growth. A very scientific approach to the subject, and a very scientific presentation. 340 pages. Hardbound. 1997
A Handbook for Professionals
The first practical guide to focus on understanding and evaluating the health effects of radio frequency and extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields (cellular phones, computers, microwave towers, and powerlines). Explains how to identify sources and measure leakage, including how to select your monitoring equipment. Includes latest research findings on the biological effects of RF fields and exposure standards. Entire section on specific problems and how they can be solved, including a "Radio Control Program". 1995
Edited by Christine E. Pullar
New information indicates that electric fields play a role in initiating and coordinating complex regenerative responses in cell development and wound repair and that they may also have a part in cancer progression and metastasis.
Chapters examine methods for detecting endogenous electric field gradients and studying applied electric fields in the lab. The book addresses bioelectricity’s roles in guiding cell behavior during morphogenesis and orchestrating higher order patterning. It also covers the response of stem cells to applied electric fields, which reveals bioelectricity as an exciting new player in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
This book provides an in-depth exploration of how electric signals control corneal wound repair and skin re-epithelialization, angiogenesis, and inflammation. It also delves into the bioelectric responses of cells derived from the musculoskeletal system, bioelectrical guidance of neurons, and the beneficial application of voltage gradients to promote regeneration in the spinal cord. It concludes with a discussion of bioelectricity and cancer progression and the potential for novel cancer biomarkers, new methods for early detection, and bioelectricity-based therapies to target both the tumor and metastatic cancer cells. 342 pages, 2011
Technology has transformed this planet into an open microwave system with its satellite transmissions. While the transmission of microwaved information can be handled in a safe and effective manner to provide for global communication without affecting the overall health of our planet, the health consequences from our current method of continuous low level exposure to microwave radiation can be catastrophic.
The book starts by examining dosimetry which shows which parts of the body are most sensitive to microwave radiation based on studies done by US Armed Forces. Dosimetry is also predictive of the pattern of injury that one would expect to find. The second chapter explains how microwave radiation produces disease. It examines the mechanisms of disease production in living systems. It also explains how microwave injury manifests as specific organ dysfunction, be it neurological, behavioral, immune, cancer etc. The third demonstrates through the use of graphs that the parallel and symmetrical rise of certain illnesses across broad geographic areas suggests a common force acting equally on all these regions. The graphs also demonstrate that it is the rate of increase not the absolute number of cases in a given region that is important. Examines the common link between microwave radiation and seemingly unrelated illnesses.
Presented in a clear language that the laymen can understand. Liberally referenced from the scientific literature. The book is designed to be generally informative as well as a reference source for the average reader. Even provides a wealth of resources that have been shown to be beneficial to offset the consequences of excess microwave exposure. 2006
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