TITLE

Occupational exposures to magnetic fields and neurodegenerative disease risks

AUTHOR(S)
Checkoway, H.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Dec2007, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p790
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments that lifestyle and environmental factors are aetiologically relevant to occupational exposures to magnetic fields and neurodegenerative disease risks. Epidemiological research has yielded few clues regarding modifiable risk factors. The pattern of evidence from epidemiological studies suggest aetiological associations. Consistent results have been observed for electric shocks and magnetic fields with increased risks for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
ACCESSION #
27893486

 

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