Tag Archives: Epidemiology
EPRI Comments on a Study of Occupational ELF-MF and Central Nervous System Diseases in Danish Utility Cohort
This report discusses the results, strengths, and weaknesses of a Danish study on the risk of central nervous system diseases posed to electric utility workers by occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields.
EPRI Comments on a Study of Occupational Exposure and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in a Netherlands Cohort
In this report, EPRI comments on the results, strengths, and limitations of a Utrecht University study examining the relationship between amyotrophic lateral sclerosis mortality and occupational exposure to low-frequency magnetic fields and electric shocks.
EPRI Comments on a Study of Childhood Leukemia, Central Nervous System Cancers and Distance from Overhead Power Lines
U.S. researchers recently published a study that assesses the association between populations living near overhead power lines and childhood leukemia (“Childhood Leukemia and Distance to Power Lines in California: A Population-Based Control Study,” British Journal of Cancer). This EPRI report provides an overview of the study and discusses its strengths and limitations.
A recently published Canadian epidemiological study examined the relationship between occupational magnetic fields and breast cancer in men. This EPRI report discusses the study’s results, strengths, and limitations.