Pineal melatonin level disruption in humans due to electromagnetic fields and ICNIRP limits.

@article{Halgamuge2013PinealML,
  title={Pineal melatonin level disruption in humans due to electromagnetic fields and ICNIRP limits.},
  author={M. Halgamuge},
  journal={Radiation protection dosimetry},
  year={2013},
  volume={154 4},
  pages={
          405-16
        }
}
  • M. Halgamuge
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Radiation protection dosimetry
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies electromagnetic fields (EMFs) as 'possibly carcinogenic' to humans that might transform normal cells into cancer cells. Owing to high utilisation of electricity in day-to-day life, exposure to power-frequency (50 or 60 Hz) EMFs is unavoidable. Melatonin is a natural hormone produced by pineal gland activity in the brain that regulates the body's sleep-wake cycle. How man-made EMFs may influence the pineal gland is still unsolved… Expand
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