Biological Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields

Biological Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields

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Recent concerns over the possible hazards of electrical and magnetic fields in the home and workplace are comprehensively addressed within this book. The chapters contain detailed research on the biological effects of electric and magnetic fields, and evidence for and against any interaction of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and the biological systems.
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  • Mixed media product | 726 pages
  • 178 x 229 x 57.15mm | 1,430g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0121602605
  • 9780121602604

Table of contents

Volume 1:
Exposure To and Mechanisms Of Actions of Electric and Magnetic Fields:
Sources and Characteristics of Electromagnetic Fields in the Environment, D.W. Deno and D.O. Carpenter.
Radiofrequency Radiation in the Environment: Sources, Exposure Standards, and Related Issues, R.F. Cleveland, Jr..
The Thermal Noise Limit for Threshold Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields in Biological Systems, J.C. Weaver and R.D. Astumian.
The Influence of Electromagnetic Fields on Biologic and Model Membranes, D.V. Zhelev and D. Needham.
Electric Activation of Membrane Enzymes: Cellular Transduction of High- and Low-Level Periodic Signals, T.Y. Tsong and C.J. Gross.
Direct Current Magnetic Fields: Mechanisms of Action, A.D. Rosen.
Physiological Effects of Magnetic Fields May Be Mediated Through Actions on the State of Calcium Ions in Solution, S. Ayrapetyan, A. Avanesian, T. Avetisian and S. Majinian.
Behavioral and Neural Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields:
Non-Ionizing Radiation and Neuroscience, U.A. Kholodov.
Effects of Magnetic and Electric Fields in Invertebrates and Lower Vertebrates, M. Kavaliers and K.P. Ossenkopp.
Detection of and Receptors for Magnetic Fields in Birds, R.C. Beason and P. Semm.
The Pineal Gland and Melantonin Synthesis: Their Responses to Manipulations of Static Magnetic Fields, R.J. Reiter.
Neuroendocrine Responses to Electric and Magnetic Fields, B.W. Wilson.
Behavioral Effects of Electromagnetic Fields in Animals, K. Salzinger.
Phasic Behavioral and Endocrine Effects of Microwaves of Non-Thermal Intensity, M.A. Navakatikian and L.A. Tomaschevwkaya.
Volume 2:
Clinical Applications and Therapeutic Effects:
Effect of Electrical Fields on Neuronal Growth and Regeneration, W. Young.
Therapeutic Uses of Electric and Magnetic Fields in Orthopedics, A. Bassett.
Magnetic Source Imaging, R.J. Ilmoniemi.
Cell and Molecular Biology and Electric and Magnetic Fields:
Electric Field-Induced Calcium Flux and Changes in Cell Shape, Motility, and Cytoskeleton, S.W. Hui.
In Vitro Systems for the Study of Electromagnetic Effects on Bone and Connective Tissue, R.A. Luben.
Electric and Magnetic Field Effects on the Immune System, A. Chiabrera, R. Cadossi, F. Bersani, C. Franceschi, and B. Bianco.
Autoimmune Reactions as a Possible Component of Stress Induced by Electromagnetic Fields, A.M. Serduke, Y.D. Dumanskyj, and S. Mandzu.
Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields on Transcription, R. Goodman and A. Shirley-Henderson.
Electric and Magnetic Fields and Carcinogenesis, A.H. Parola and A. Markel.
Cancer and Other Human Health Effects:
Electric and Magnetic Fields and Cancer: The Use of Field Exposure Measurements in Epidemiological Studies, S. Koifman and G. Thriault.
Epidemiologic Evidence on Cancer in Relation to Residential and Occupational Exposures, D.A. Savitz and A. Ahlbom.
Electric Power and Risk of Hormone-Related Cancers, R.G. Stevens.
Thermal, Cumulative, and Life Span Effects and Cancer in Mammals Exposed to Radiofrequency Radiation, J.A. Elder.
Power-Frequency Electric and Magnetic Fields: Issues of Risk Management and Risk Communication, M.G.Morgan.
The Public Health Implications of Magnetic Field Effects on Biological Systems, D.O. Carpenter.
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