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    Exposure to Electricity May Increase Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease and ALS

    From Joel M. Moskowitz, PRLog (Press Release) – Feb 25, 2013

    Research review finds evidence of neurodegenerative effects from electrical exposure.



    PRLog (Press Release) – Feb. 25, 2013 – A review of 42 studies of occupational exposure to electric and magnetic fields (MF) and neurodegenerative diseases found “moderately increased risk” for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

    Although little evidence was found for other neurodegenerative diseases including dementia and multiple sclerosis, few studies had been conducted on these diseases.

    The paper concludes, “We observed moderate associations between indicators of occupational MF exposure “ and AD,” but the Abstract states, “We found weak associations for occupational MF exposure proxies with AD.”


    Read the full press release here

    For more information on the health effects of electromagnetic radiation exposure from cell phones, Wi-Fi, and Smart Meters, and discussion of health policies to reduce potential harm, see my Electromagnetic Radiation Safety website at http://blogspot.saferemr.com.

    Joel M. Moskowitz, Ph.D.
    Center for Family and Community Health
    School of Public Health
    University of California, Berkeley


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