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Does short-term exposure to mobile phone base station signals increase symptoms in individuals who report sensitivity to electromagnetic fields? A double-blind randomized provocation study.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Individuals with idiopathic environmental illness with attribution to electromagnetic fields (IEI-EMF) believe they suffer negative health effects when exposed to electromagnetic fields from everyday objects such as mobile phone base stations. OBJECTIVES: This study used both open provocation and double-blind tests to determine if sensitive and control individuals experience more negative health effects when exposed to base station-like signals compared with sham. METHODS: Fifty-...

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10.1289/ehp.10286

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Wallace, D More by this author
Ridgewell, A More by this author
Zougkou, K More by this author
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Journal:
Environmental health perspectives
Volume:
115
Issue:
11
Pages:
1603-1608
Publication date:
2007-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1552-9924
ISSN:
0091-6765
URN:
uuid:a420912e-84fd-4c3e-9787-5892f339effa
Source identifiers:
421359
Local pid:
pubs:421359

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