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Low-freq electromagnetic fields and ALS – Expert reaction

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on March 30th, 2017.

A team from the Netherlands claim to have discovered a link between workplace exposure to extremely low-frequency electromagnetic fields (ELF-MFs) and a doubling of the risk of developing the most common form of motor neurone disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease. These extremely low-frequency fields can commonly be found in radio navigation, […]

The Press: Fumigant danger to DNA

Peter Griffin posted in on January 27th, 2010.

Helen Murdoch of The Press reports on recent research showing that methyl bromide could have a damaging effect on DNA. The chemical, which is widely used in horticulture and to fumigate imports and log exports, is being reviewed by ERMA (the Environmental Risk Management Authority), who will determine whether it should continue to be used […]

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