Study type: Medical/biological study (observational study)

Effects of electromagnetic fields produced by radiotelevision broadcasting stations on the immune system of women. med./bio.

Published in: Sci Total Environ 2001; 273 (1-3): 1-10

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To investigate the immune system of 19 woman exposed to electromagnetic fields induced by radiotelevision broadcasting stations.

Endpoint

Exposure

Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 500 kHz–3 GHz
Exposure duration: at least 2 years

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 500 kHz–3 GHz
Type
Exposure duration at least 2 years
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Additional info ELMF levels determined on the balconies and inside the homes of the women's residences
Parameters
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
electric field strength 4.3 V/m - - - +/- 1.4 V/m on the balcony of the subject's home

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Investigated organ system:
Time of investigation:
  • after exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

High frequency electromagnetic fields reduce cytotoxic immune response in the peripheral blood of woman without a dose-response effect.

Study character:

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