ISBN-10:
0121602621
ISBN-13:
9780121602628
Pub. Date:
06/01/1994
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Biological Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields: Beneficial and Harmful Effects

Biological Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields: Beneficial and Harmful Effects

by David O. Carpenter, Sinerik Ayrapetyan

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ISBN-13: 9780121602628
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 06/01/1994
Pages: 357
Product dimensions: 1.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
I. Clinical Applications and Therapeutic Effects:
1. Effect of Electrical Fields on Neuronal Growth and Regeneration, W. Young
2. Therapeutic Uses of Electric and Magnetic Fields in Orthopedics, A. Bassett
3. Magnetic Source Imaging, R.J. Ilmoniemi
II. Cell and Molecular Biology and Electric and Magnetic Fields:
4. Electric Field-Induced Calcium Flux and Changes in Cell Shape, Motility, and Cytoskeleton, S.W. Hui
5. In Vitro Systems for the Study of Electromagnetic Effects on Bone and Connective Tissue, R.A. Luben
6. Electric and Magnetic Field Effects on the Immune System, A. Chiabrera, R. Cadossi, F. Bersani, C. Franceschi, and B. Bianco
7. Autoimmune Reactions as a Possible Component of Stress Induced by Electromagnetic Fields, A.M. Serduke, Y.D. Dumanskyj, and S. Mandzu.
8. Effects of Electric and Magnetic Fields on Transcription, R. Goodman and A. Shirley-Henderson.
9. Electric and Magnetic Fields and Carcinogenesis, A.H. Parola and A. Markel.
III. Cancer and Other Human Health Effects:
10. Electric and Magnetic Fields and Cancer: The Use of Field Exposure Measurements in Epidemiological Studies, S. Koifman and G. Th_riault.
11. Epidemiologic Evidence on Cancer in Relation to Residential and Occupational Exposures, D.A. Savitz and A. Ahlbom.
12. Electric Power and Risk of Hormone-Related Cancers, R.G. Stevens.
13. Thermal, Cumulative, and Life Span Effects and Cancer in Mammals Exposed to Radiofrequency Radiation, J.A. Elder.
14. Power-Frequency Electric and Magnetic Fields: Issues of Risk Management and Risk Communication, M.G.Morgan.
15. The Public Health Implications of Magnetic Field Effects on Biological Systems, D.O. Carpenter.
References.
Index.

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