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Effects of microwaves emitted by cellular phones on human slow brain potentials.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9738529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The influence of electromagnetic fields (EMF) emitted by cellular phones on preparatory slow brain potentials (SP) was studied in two different experimental tasks: In the first, healthy male human subjects had to perform simple self-paced finger movements to elicit a Bereitschaftspotential; in the second, they performed a complex and cognitive demanding visual monitoring task (VMT). Both tasks were performed with and without EMF exposure in counterbalanced order. Whereas subjects' performance did not differ between the EMF exposure conditions, SP parameters were influenced by EMF in the VMT: EMF exposure effected a significant decrease of SPs at central and temporo-parieto-occipital brain regions, but not at the frontal one. In the simple finger movement task, EMF did not affect the Bereitschaftspotential.
Authors:
G Freude; P Ullsperger; S Eggert; I Ruppe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bioelectromagnetics     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0197-8462     ISO Abbreviation:  Bioelectromagnetics     Publication Date:  1998  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-11-20     Completed Date:  1998-11-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8008281     Medline TA:  Bioelectromagnetics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  384-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Berlin, Germany. freude@baua.de
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain / physiology,  radiation effects*
Brain Mapping*
Electromagnetic Fields*
Evoked Potentials / physiology,  radiation effects*
Fingers / innervation
Humans
Male
Microwaves*
Motor Activity
Telephone*

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