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A Rationale for a Biologically-based Public Exposure Standard
for Electromagnetic Fields (ELF and RF)
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SECTION i. Preface
SECTION ii: Table of Contents
SECTION 2: Statement of the Problem
SECTION 3: The Existing Public Exposure Standards
SECTION 4: Evidence for Inadequacy of the Standards
SECTION 5: Evidence for Effects on Gene and Protein Expression (Transcriptomic and Proteomic Research)
Dr. Xu and Dr. Chen
SECTION 6: Evidence for Genotoxic Effects – RFR and ELF DNA Damage
SECTION 7: Evidence for Stress Response (Stress Proteins)
SECTION 8: Evidence for Effects on Immune Function
SECTION 9: Evidence for Effects on Neurology and Behavior
SECTION 10: Evidence for Brain Tumors and Acoustic Neuromas
Dr. Hardell, Dr.Mild and Dr. Kundi
SECTION 11: Evidence for Childhood Cancers (Leukemia)
SECTION 12: Magnetic Field Exposure: Melatonin Production; Alzheimer’s Disease; Breast Cancer
Dr. Davanipour and Dr. Sobel
SECTION 13: Evidence for Breast Cancer Promotion (Melatonin links in laboratory and cell studies)
SECTION 14: Evidence for Disruption by the Modulating Signal
SECTION 15: Evidence Based on EMF Medical Therapeutics
SECTION 16: The Precautionary Principle
SECTION 17: Key Scientific Evidence and Public Health Policy Recommendations
Dr. Carpenter and Ms. Sage
SECTION 18: List of Participants and Affiliations
SECTION 19: Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations
SECTION 20: APPENDIX – Ambient ELF and RF levels
Average residential and occupational exposures