Navigation Links
Is Heat From Radiofrequency Exposure Damaging Human Health?
Date:7/5/2011

recommended by the WHO and adopted by the majority of the world's governments, are - in thermal terms - far below temperatures that could harm the body," says Foster. "Indeed, under ordinary environmental conditions, exposure at the whole body limits for the general public, will lead to no detectable increase in core body temperature due to thermoregulatory responses.

That said, both sets of current guidelines on exposure to radiofrequency are subject to limitations, despite the fact that they form the basis for exposure guidelines throughout most of the world.  The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and the ICNIRP (International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection) limits set out basic restrictions in terms of power absorbed in tissue. However, the biologically significant quantity is the thermal exposure (increase in temperature and duration of exposure to elevated temperature).

Within the human body, time-temperature functions for thermal damage to different tissue types varies widely and current limit definitions are complex and difficult to explain to the public. In addition, new technologies employing high-power mm wave sources are coming into use and the possibility of human exposure to such energy at potentially injurious levels is increasing.

"If the limiting hazards of RF energy are indeed thermal, several questions must be addressed," says Mark Dewhirst, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Pathology and Biomedical Engineering at Duke University. "Are current limits adequate to protect diverse tissues from thermal injury?  Would it make sense to move to a time-temperature based limit?  Are present standards adequately protective for exposures to the types of energy employed by modern electronic devices?"

"The workshop and resulting special issue of the International Journal of Hyperthermia addresses these questions and sets out areas wher
'/>"/>

SOURCE International Journal of Hyperthermia
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Multi-Centre European Clinical Trial Shows Advanced Dysplasia and Early Cancer of Esophagus Cured With Combined Endoscopic Resection and Radiofrequency Ablation With HALO Ablation System
2. Researchers Present Safety and Efficacy Results of 429 Patients Treated With Radiofrequency Ablation for Pre-Cancerous Barretts Esophagus
3. Definitive Outcomes of Radiofrequency Ablation for Barretts Esophagus Using the HALO Ablation System Reported at the Digestive Disease Week Meeting for Gastroenterologists and Esophageal Surgeons
4. New AHRQ Study Finds Mixed Evidence on Use of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Treating Atrial Fibrillation
5. Mederi Therapeutics Announces Receipt of FDA 510(k) Clearance for the MDRF1 Radiofrequency Generator
6. Practice Guidelines Confirm Utility of Endoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) for the Treatment of Barretts Esophagus
7. EndyMed Medicals Novel Multi-Source Radiofrequency Device Enables Real Time Skin Impedance Measurements
8. Vaccine Study in New England Journal of Medicine Wrong in Concluding Mercury Exposures are Harmless, States SafeMinds
9. Dynavax Begins TOLAMBA(TM) Environmental Exposure Chamber Study
10. HIV Prevention Expert Dr. Timothy Mastro Speaks on Future of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis at International AIDS Conference
11. New AVAC Report on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Calls for Immediate Planning to Anticipate Study Results of Potential New HIV Prevention Option
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/6/2015)... -- Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs & Josephson is pleased ... reached to resolve lawsuits involving individuals who were allegedly ... manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals - has been associated with ... the firm,s attorneys were instrumental in the coordination and ... - Founding Partner of Fibich, Leebron, Copeland, Briggs ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... and PRETORIA, South Africa , May ... cancer kills more people than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined[1]. ... 40 percent can be cured with the right treatment[3]. Together ... nations are working to build up their radiation therapy infrastructures ... all cancer patients worldwide would benefit from radiation therapy[4] during ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Chromatography (Instruments and Reagents) Global Market - ... Chromatography is an analytical technique, a ... a complex mixture by differential movement through a ... have considered chromatography as an esoteric art, which ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Takeda Agrees to $2.4 Billion Settlement for Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits 2Elekta to bring cancer treatment to millions in Africa 2Elekta to bring cancer treatment to millions in Africa 3Elekta to bring cancer treatment to millions in Africa 4Global Chromatography (Instruments and Reagents) Market 2015 - Forecasts to 2019 2
... May 3, 2011 Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, ... 2% increase as compared to the first quarter of 2010. ... 18% as compared to the first quarter of 2010, and ...
... May 3, 2011 Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... corporate overview at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 ... PT at the Wynn Encore, Las Vegas. ... be accessed under "Calendar of Events" in the Idenix Investor ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Solta Medical Reports First Quarter Results 2Solta Medical Reports First Quarter Results 3Solta Medical Reports First Quarter Results 4Solta Medical Reports First Quarter Results 5Solta Medical Reports First Quarter Results 6Solta Medical Reports First Quarter Results 7
(Date:5/6/2015)... MJNational LLC strengthens its consultant agreement to ... ™ platform. This exciting new SMS platform creates quite ... / Services. Now you can reach out to ... services and ticker symbol through an easy to use ... will provide managed support and services to advance the ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 On April ... on Plastic Surgery ,” compiled quotes about cosmetic ... Jennifer Aniston, pop singer Iggy Azalea, and Gwyneth Paltrow. ... sentiments about having plastic surgery themselves; only ... society and its expectations of youth and beauty. (see: ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... 06, 2015 Corporate Executives Mark ... MEBC, an Alliance Award for excellence in consulting ... 2015, JDA’s annual user conference which brought together ... wholesale distribution sectors. This award recognizes MEBC, Inc. ... services that advance their supply chain performance and ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... 2015 Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville ... in north Florida and southeast Georgia region offering ... innovation in total hip replacement surgery performed using ... arm that enables the accurate alignment and positioning ... offered MAKOplasty® partial knee resurfacing using the RIO ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... “ SideChef ” was featured on NewsWatch as part ... and coolest applications on the market for iOS, Android, and Windows. ... app review and shared with viewers how this application walks users ... be a good navigator people had to know how to read ... a master navigator. Well what if people could “GPS” their way ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cannabiz Mobile Inc. Launches the Canna Bizcard ™ Platform to Support to Cannabis Market 2Health News:Cannabiz Mobile Inc. Launches the Canna Bizcard ™ Platform to Support to Cannabis Market 3Health News:Plastic Surgery: Sixteen Celebrities Offer their Opinion about Going Under the Knife 2Health News:MEBC Receives Award for Consulting Excellence in Retail 2Health News:Baptist Health and Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute Offering MAKOplasty® Total Hip Replacement 2Health News:Baptist Health and Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute Offering MAKOplasty® Total Hip Replacement 3Health News:Baptist Health and Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute Offering MAKOplasty® Total Hip Replacement 4Health News:An Application to Guide Users through Recipes Was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2
... and China's first facial transplant patient would have to wait ... surgery has been a success. He is showing signs of ... ,Li Guoxing, bear attack victim underwent a partial ... a hospital in north-western China on the 14th of April. ...
... people with chest pain (non cardiac) may find ... sense of general well-being.//, ,The researchers are ... Hospital in Manchester who have previously shown that ... respond well to hypnotherapy., ,Based on those ...
... Concerns of citizens over the poisonous vegetables found in ... voluntary registration system// for local farms. Additionally, supermarket chains ... a comprehensive tracking system for farm produce, according to ... system has been pointed out by a Hong Kong's ...
... Secretary, Pramod Mahajan is currently critical after being shot by ... his residence.// Pramod is currently being ventilated in the Intensive ... critical. , ,Mr.Mahajan, a known diabetic received four bullets ... fired at close range and went through the liver, shattering ...
... a senior nurse so that the elderly are treated with ... the government. // Ministers said there would be an attitude ... in the hospitals. <br,Professor Ian Philp, the government's older ... to rigorous checks in order to ensure that they comply ...
... turn when the Texas jury awarded $32 million for the family ... Vioxx. // But this will be greatly reduced by state law. ... against Vioxx maker Merck & Co. Inc. , ... for mental anguish and personal loss and $25 million in punitive ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Review of Pramod Mahajan's Injuries 2Health News:Merck in the Dock Due To Vioxx 2
... deep vein thrombosis, the Aircast VenaFlow System ... compression and rapid impulse inflation. This combination ... ejection while producing more shear stress to ... with tube assembly (cuffs are sold separately). ...
... Transportability: Innovative design allows the clinician ... for therapy or when to take ... the prophylactic method to deliver compression ... simultaneously. ,Automatic Garment Detection: Automatically detects ...
... new cast boot specially lasted for ... double rocker sole for easy ambulation! ... a narrow last so it fits ... boots, and with our stretchable upper, ...
The Low Profile boot provides a durable canvas upper, with an open toe and heel. Padded EVA insole protection. The lower outsole compensates for casting thickness. Available in six unisex sizes....
Medicine Products: