Study overviews

Epidemiological studies on power frequency fields (50/60 Hz)

505 studies in total
  1. 97 studies
  2. 80 studies
  3. 79 studies
  4. 77 studies
  5. 64 studies
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  7. 59 studies
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  10. 30 studies
Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
Chen GX et al. 2020 case-control study men, women 2013 - 2016 New Zealand motor neuron disease magnetic field, low frequency, touch current, 50/60 Hz, occupational, electric injuries/electrocution
Gervasi F et al. 2019 case-control study men, women, ≥ 45 years 2011 - 2016 Italy Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Gunnarsson LG et al. 2019 meta-analysis men, women - - amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease magnetic field, low frequency, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Peters S et al. 2019 case-control study, pooled analysis men, women 2010 - 2015 Ireland, Italy and Netherlands amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, touch current, 50/60 Hz, electric injuries/electrocution
Gunnarsson LG et al. 2018 meta-analysis men, women 1991 - 2015 - amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, touch current, 50/60 Hz, also other exposures without EMF, occupational, electric injuries/electrocution
Röösli M et al. 2018 meta-analysis men, women 1994 - 2013 Switzerland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Italy, Brasil amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Huss A et al. 2018 meta-analysis men, women - USA, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, UK, the Netherlands amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Jalilian H et al. 2018 meta-analysis men, women, ≥ 18 years 1950 - 2015 USA, Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, Denmark, Turkey, Germany, UK and the Netherlands Alzheimer disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Vinceti M et al. 2017 case-control study men, women 1998 - 2011 Italy amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Pedersen C et al. 2017 cohort study men, ≥ 30 years 1982 - 2010 Denmark dementia, motor neurone disease (including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis and epilepsy magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational
Koeman T et al. 2017 cohort study men, women, ≥ 55 years 1986 - 2003 Netherlands amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 50/60 Hz, magnetic field, touch current, occupational, also other exposures without EMF, electric injuries/electrocution, co-exposure
Fischer H et al. 2015 case-control study men, women, ≥ 20 years 1991 - 2010 Sweden amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, touch current, 50/60 Hz, high volt./current device/welder, occupational, electric injuries/electrocution
Huss A et al. 2015 meta-analysis men, women 1950 - 2012 USA, Sweden, Switzerland, Netherlands, UK, Denmark Parkinson disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, occupational
Koeman T et al. 2015 cohort study men, women, ≥ 55 years 1986 - 2003 the Netherlands non-vascular dementia including Alzheimer disease magnetic field, touch current, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF, electric injuries/electrocution
Brouwer M et al. 2015 cohort study men, women, ≥ 55 years 1986 - 2003 Netherlands Parkinson disease magnetic field, touch current, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF, electric injuries/electrocution
Huss A et al. 2015 cohort study men, women, ≥ 30 years 1990 - 2008 Switzerland amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, touch current, 50/60 Hz, occupational, electric injuries/electrocution
van der Mark M et al. 2015 case-control study men, women, 34–91 years April 2010 - June 2012 The Netherlands Parkinson disease magnetic field, touch current, 50/60 Hz, occupational, personal, electric injuries/electrocution
Vergara X et al. 2015 case-control study men, women, ≥ 20 years 1991 - 1999 USA amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, touch current, 50/60 Hz, occupational, electric injuries/electrocution
Capozzella A et al. 2014 meta-analysis men, women - USA, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, UK amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Seelen M et al. 2014 case-control study men, women, 22–88 years January 2006 - January 2013 The Netherlands amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Sorahan T et al. 2014 cohort study men, women, 18–95 years 1973 - 2010 UK Alzheimer disease, motor neuron disease (including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), Parkinson disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, occupational
Frei P et al. 2013 case-control study men, women, ≥ 20 years 1994 - 2010 Denmark Alzheimer disease, vascular dementia, other dementia, Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, and motor neuron disease (including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Vergara X et al. 2013 meta-analysis men, women - USA, Nordic countries, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, South Korea, UK Alzheimer disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson disease, dementia, multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Zhou H et al. 2012 meta-analysis men, women 1950 - 2011 USA, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, England amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, 16 2/3 Hz (train), occupational
Das K et al. 2012 case-control study men, women, 15–80 years January 2008 - January 2011 India amyotrophic lateral sclerosis electric field, magnetic field, touch current, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, occupational, personal, also other exposures without EMF, electric injuries/electrocution
Grell K et al. 2012 cohort study men, women, children, 0–85 years April 1968 - December 2008 (except 1999) Denmark Alzheimer disease, vascular dementia, Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, neurological diseases: migraine, epilepsy, vertigo, peripheral nerve diseases touch current, 50/60 Hz, occupational, personal, electric injuries/electrocution
Marcilio I et al. 2011 case-control study men, women, ≥ 40 years 2001 - 2005 Brazil leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Parlett LE et al. 2011 cohort study men, women 1980 - 1989 USA motor neuron disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Andel R et al. 2010 - men, women, ≥ 65 years 1998 - 2002 Sweden dementia, Alzheimer disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, 16 2/3 Hz (train), occupational
Fang F et al. 2009 case-control study men, women, 30–79 years 1993 - 1996 USA amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Fazzo L et al. 2009 cohort study men, women 1954 - 2003, follow-up January 1998 - December 2003 Italy leukemia and lymphoma, primary malignant neoplasms, neoplasms of the digestive organs, pancreas, thyroid gland, secondary and unspecified neoplasms, benign neoplasms, neurodegenerative diseases, ischaemic heart diseases, complications of pregnancy, perinatal diseases, disorders of thyroid gland magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Huss A et al. 2009 cohort study men, women, ≥ 30 years 2000 - 2005 Switzerland Alzheimer disease, senile dementia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson disease, and multiple sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential
Garcia AM et al. 2008 meta-analysis men, women 1977 - 1996 USA, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Turkey Alzheimer disease electric field, magnetic field, low frequency, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Davanipour Z et al. 2007 case-control study men, women, ≥ 65 years 1996 - 1998 USA Alzheimer disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Sorahan T et al. 2007 cohort study men, women 1973 - 2004 UK Alzheimer's disease, motor neuron and Parkinson's disease electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, occupational
Seidler A et al. 2007 case-control study men, women, ≥ 65 years not stated Germany Alzheimer disease, vascular dementia and secondary or unclassified dementia magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Weisskopf MG et al. 2005 cohort study men, women 1982 - 2002, follow-up 1989 - 2002 USA amyotrophic lateral sclerosis electric field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, inhouse wiring, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Nichols L et al. 2005 cohort study men, women 1973 - 2002 UK leukemia and lymphoma, brain tumor, female breast cancer and male breast cancer, oesophagus cancer, stomach cancer, rectum cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer and other cancer types, all cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular diseases, suicide and depression, other diseases, mortality magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, occupational
Park RM et al. 2005 case-control study men, women 1992 - 1998 USA Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, motor neuron disease (including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and presenile dementia magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, also other exposures without EMF
Qiu C et al. 2004 cohort study men, women, ≥ 75 years 1987 - 1989, 1991 - 1993, 1994 - 1996 Sweden Alzheimer's disease and dementia magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Harmanci H et al. 2003 case-control study men, women, ≥ 70 years not stated Turkey Alzheimer disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, residential, also other exposures without EMF
Hakansson N et al. 2003 cohort study men, women 1985 - 1996 Sweden Alzheimer disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson disease, and multiple sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, high volt./current device/welder, occupational
Feychting M et al. 2003 cohort study men, women, 16–98 years 1981 - 1995 or until death (follow-up) Sweden Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Noonan CW et al. 2002 case-control study men, ≥ 30 years 1987 - 1996 USA Alzheimer disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Johansen C 2000 cohort study men, women, ≥ 18 years 1978 - 1993 Denmark senile dementia, Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, epilepsy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Johansen C et al. 1999 cohort study men, women, ≥ 18 years 1900 - 1993 Denmark multiple sclerosis magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational
Graves AB et al. 1999 case-control study men, women, ≥ 59 years 1987 USA Alzheimer disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Feychting M et al. 1998 case-control study men, women, ≥ 52 years 1989 - 1991 Sweden dementia, Alzheimer disease magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational
Savitz DA et al. 1998 case-control study men, ≥ 20 years 1985 - 1991 USA Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, occupational
Johansen C et al. 1998 cohort study men, ≥ 18 years 1900 - 1993 Denmark amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other neurologic diseases, suicide and depression, mortality magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational, electric injuries/electrocution