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Hans Kromhout: Microwave News Article Archive (2004 - )

November 11, 2020

An advisory panel to the Health Council of the Netherlands is recommending a “cautious approach” to 5G radiation exposures.

The committee is also advising that the 26 GHz frequency band (millimeter waves) not be used “for as long as the potential health risks have not been investigated.”

The new advisory report, 5G and Health, was originally released in September with an executive summary in English...

November 12, 2015

“Exposure to MRI-Related Magnetic Fields and Vertigo in MRI Workers,” Occupational & Environmental Medicine, posted online November 11, 2015.

A “strong association existed between reporting of vertigo and quantitaive estimates of exposure to [static magnetic fields and time-varying magnetic fields] due to working in the static magnetic stray fields of MRI scanners.” From The Netherlands.

April 9, 2014

“Occupational Exposure of Healthcare and Research Staff to Static Magnetic Stray Fields from 1.5–7 Tesla MRI Scanners Is Associated with Reporting of Transient Symptoms,” Occupational & Environmental Medicine, posted online April 8, 2014.

“[D]uring 6% of the MRI shifts in this study workers experienced vertigo, which constitutes a potential safety hazard for both worker and patient. Additionally, several workers reported that symptoms affected their ability to work.” A Dutch-U.K. collaboration. Open Access.

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