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Mobile Communications and Public Health

Edited by Marko Markov

© 2019 – CRC Press

264 pages | 23 Color Illus.

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Description

This book represents a comprehensive overview of the distribution of the various forms of mobile communications (with increasing variations and intensities) devices, which represent a serious hazard to the biosphere and especially mankind, due to the lack of controls of sources of mobile communication signals and absence of monitoring of the health of individuals, exposed to microwave radiation. It also entails a review of engineering of mobile communication devices and a summary of basic science evidence of the effects of microwave biological exposure. There is also unique coverage on the potential hazards of mobile communications on children.

Table of Contents

Mobile Communications and Public Health. Cell Phone Radiation: Evidence from ELF and RF Studies Supporting More Inclusive Risk Identification and Assessment. Public Exposure to Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields. Health Effects of Chronic Exposure to Radiation from Mobile Communication. Can Electromagnetic Field Exposure Caused by Mobile Communication Systems in a Public Environment Be Counted as Dominant? Low-Level Thermal Signals: An Understudied Aspect of Radio Frequency Field Exposures with Potential Implications on Public Health. How Cancer Can Be Caused by Microwave Frequency Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Exposures: EMF Activation of Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels (VGCCs) Can Cause Cancer Including Tumor Promotion, Tissue Invasion, and Metastasis via 15 Mechanisms. A Summary of Recent Literature (2007–2017) on Neurobiological Effects of Radio Frequency Radiation. Radiobiological Arguments for Assessing the Electromagnetic Hazard to Public Health for the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century: The Opinion of the Russian Scientist. A Longitudinal Study of Psychophysiological Indicators in Pupils Users of Mobile Communications in Russia (2006–2017): Children Are in the Group of Risk.

About the Editor

Marko S. Markov received his BS, MS and PhD from Sofia University, Bulgaria. He has been professor and chairman of the Department of Biophysics and Radiobiology of Sofi university for 22 years. He has been invited professor and lecturer in a number of European and American academic and industry research centers.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED078000
MEDICAL / Public Health
TEC024000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Microwaves
TEC061000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications