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EMF and DNA double-strand breaks


According to a recent Swedish magazine article based on an
interview with two scientists ("ERA" 9/98:43-44), "EMF" can
cause DNA double-strand breaks in animal experiments, DSBs
(no ref. is given). The article begins with the "possiblility"
that "EMF" is a carcinogen.
On the first 15 lines, it is stated that magnetic fields can
be compared to ("equal category" word is used) substances
such as chloroform, DDT, lead, saccharin, and most dyes/paints.
My question is: Who knows of a reference to "EMF-induction"
of DSBs? It sounds strange to me.

Sincerely Yours,

Depts. Medical Radiation Biology & Medical Radiation Physics,
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