Biological and health effects of radiofrequency fields: Good study design and quality publications

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Abstract

During recent decades, researchers have used several different parameters to evaluate the biological and health effects of in vitro and in vivo exposure to non-ionizing radiofrequency fields in animals, humans and their isolated cells. The data reported in many of publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals were reviewed by the international and national expert groups of scientists for human risk assessment of exposure to radiofrequency fields. The criteria used for such assessment depended on the study design, methodology and reporting of the data in the publication. This paper describes the requirements for good study design and quality publications, and provides guidance and a checklist for researchers studying radiofrequency fields and other environmental agents.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6-12
Number of pages7
JournalMutation Research - Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis
Volume810
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2016

Keywords

  • Electromagnetic fields
  • Human investigations
  • In vitro studies
  • In vivo studies
  • Radiofrequency fields

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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