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By David O. Carpenter, Sinerik Ayrapetyan

Contemporary issues over the potential risks of electric and magnetic fields in the house and office are comprehensively addressed inside of this publication. The chapters comprise specific study at the organic results of electrical and magnetic fields, and proof for and opposed to any interplay of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and the organic structures.

The volumes cover:
* The relative possibility of publicity to EMFs
* Putative behavioral and neural results of EMFs
* EMF results on cells

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EFFECTS OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM ON THE PINEAL GLAND IV. FINAL COMMENT Chapter 12: Neuroendocrine Responses to Electric and Magnetic Fields I. INTRODUCTION II. PINEAL FUNCTION IN THE NEUROENDOCRINE AND IMMUNE SYSTEMS III. PINEAL GLAND RESPONSE TO ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC FIELDS IV. EMF EFFECTS ON NEUROTRANSMITTERS IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM V. PINEAL GLAND FUNCTION AND CANCER RISK: THE MELATONIN HYPOTHESIS VI. EPIDEMIOLOGIC DATA AND THE MELATONIN HYPOTHESIS VII. EPIDEMIOLOGIC FINDINGS RELATED TO EMF AND CANCER VIII.

The magnetic field-induced current calculation yields a current density at a radius around an area. Biological tissue such as a human is not homogeneous in resistivity. 2:1 difference (Geddes and Baker, 1967). Most of the data came from dog experiments, because they are similar to humans. Human’s resistances are reported to be lower than other biological systems. Examples are: Rush et al. 6 ohm-m. 5 ohm-m. 0 ohm-m for the outer thorax layer: skin, fat, muscle, and bone. These references have useful data on variations of resistivity.

Wilson, (287), Chemical Sciences Department, Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Richland, Washington 99352 Doncho V. Zhelev3, (105), Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27706 1Present address: The University of Western Ontario, Health Sciences Center, Faculty of Dentistry, London, Ontario, Canada N6A SC1. 2Present address: Department of Psychology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A SC1. 3Present address: Laboratory of Biophysics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia 113, Bulgaria.

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