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
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  10. 30 studies
Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
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