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
  6. 59 studies
  7. 59 studies
  8. 59 studies
  9. 59 studies
  10. 30 studies
Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
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