L Kheifets

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of future epidemiological studies on possible health effects of mobile phone base stations
    Georg Neubauer
    Division of Information Technologies, ARC Seibersdorf research ARC sr, A 2444 Seibersdorf, Austria
    Bioelectromagnetics 28:224-30. 2007
  2. pmc Public health impact of extremely low-frequency electromagnetic fields
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1532-7. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Cell phone use and behavioural problems in young children
    Hozefa A Divan
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:524-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Extremely low frequency electric fields and cancer: assessing the evidence
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 31:89-101. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Comment concerning "Childhood leukemia and residential magnetic fields: are pooled analyses more valid than the original studies?" (Bioelectromagnetics 27:1-7 [2006])
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 27:674-5; discussion 675-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood leukemia, electric and magnetic fields, and temporal trends
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 27:545-52. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Future needs of occupational epidemiology of extremely low frequency electric and magnetic fields: review and recommendations
    L Kheifets
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 73 284 CHS, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Occup Environ Med 66:72-80. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Occupational electromagnetic fields and leukemia and brain cancer: an update to two meta-analyses
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:677-88. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing policy in the face of scientific uncertainty: interpreting 0.3 microT or 0.4 microT cutpoints from EMF epidemiologic studies
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Risk Anal 25:927-35. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Extremely low-frequency magnetic fields and heart disease
    Leeka Kheifets
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 73 284 CHS, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:5-12. 2007

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of future epidemiological studies on possible health effects of mobile phone base stations
    Georg Neubauer
    Division of Information Technologies, ARC Seibersdorf research ARC sr, A 2444 Seibersdorf, Austria
    Bioelectromagnetics 28:224-30. 2007
    ..For long term effects, groups with a potential for high exposure need to first be identified; for immediate effect, human laboratory studies are the preferred approach...
  2. pmc Public health impact of extremely low-frequency electromagnetic fields
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1532-7. 2006
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Cell phone use and behavioural problems in young children
    Hozefa A Divan
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:524-9. 2012
    ..Exposure to cell phones prenatally, and to a lesser degree postnatally, was associated with more behavioural difficulties. The original analysis included nearly 13 000 children who reached age 7 years by November 2006...
  4. doi request reprint Extremely low frequency electric fields and cancer: assessing the evidence
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 31:89-101. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Comment concerning "Childhood leukemia and residential magnetic fields: are pooled analyses more valid than the original studies?" (Bioelectromagnetics 27:1-7 [2006])
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 27:674-5; discussion 675-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Childhood leukemia, electric and magnetic fields, and temporal trends
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 27:545-52. 2006
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Future needs of occupational epidemiology of extremely low frequency electric and magnetic fields: review and recommendations
    L Kheifets
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 73 284 CHS, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Occup Environ Med 66:72-80. 2009
    ..Such a study will potentially lead to evidence-based measures to protect public health...
  8. doi request reprint Occupational electromagnetic fields and leukemia and brain cancer: an update to two meta-analyses
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:677-88. 2008
    ..To update past meta-analyses on occupational electromagnetic fields (EMF) and adult brain cancer and leukemia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing policy in the face of scientific uncertainty: interpreting 0.3 microT or 0.4 microT cutpoints from EMF epidemiologic studies
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Risk Anal 25:927-35. 2005
    ..The World Health Organization's draft Precautionary Framework provides guidance for establishing appropriate public health policies for power-frequency EMF...
  10. ncbi request reprint Extremely low-frequency magnetic fields and heart disease
    Leeka Kheifets
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 73 284 CHS, 650 Charles E Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:5-12. 2007
    ..This effort represents an interesting case study of a scientific inquiry that has been successfully resolved despite numerous methodological difficulties inherent in research on low-level environmental exposures...
  11. doi request reprint Exploring exposure--response for magnetic fields and childhood leukemia
    Leeka Kheifets
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:625-33. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint The sensitivity of children to electromagnetic fields
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e303-13. 2005
    ..It also includes an assessment of the potential susceptibility of children to EMFs and concludes with a recommendation for additional research and the development of precautionary policies in the face of scientific uncertainty...
  13. ncbi request reprint Childhood leukemia and EMF: review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics . 2005
    ..The purpose of this study, presented at the WHO Workshop on Sensitivity of Children to EMF in Istanbul, Turkey in June 2004, is to review and critically assess the epidemiologic evidence on EMF and childhood leukemia...
  14. pmc A pooled analysis of extremely low-frequency magnetic fields and childhood brain tumors
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:752-61. 2010
    ..These results provide little evidence for an association between ELF-MF exposure and childhood brain tumors...
  15. doi request reprint Risk governance for mobile phones, power lines, and other EMF technologies
    Leeka Kheifets
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Risk Anal 30:1481-94. 2010
    ..Lessons from the power-frequency experience can benefit risk governance of the radio-frequency EMFs and other emerging technologies...
  16. pmc Pooled analysis of recent studies on magnetic fields and childhood leukaemia
    L Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, 650 Charles Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Br J Cancer 103:1128-35. 2010
    ..We present a pooled analysis based on primary data from studies on residential magnetic fields and childhood leukaemia published after 2000...
  17. doi request reprint Should epidemiologists always publish their results? Yes, almost always
    Leeka Kheifets
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    Epidemiology 19:532-3. 2008
    ..An open debate is a healthy and necessary part of this process and we should not seek to hide or avoid a constructive discussion by reporting selectively...
  18. doi request reprint Exposure assessment and other challenges in non-ionizing radiation studies of childhood leukaemia
    L Kheifets
    UCLA School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 132:139-47. 2008
    ..An exposure assessment methodology for residential radiofrequency fields is still in its infancy. Rapid changes in technology and exponential increases in its use make exposure assessment more difficult and urgent...
  19. pmc Birth weight and other perinatal factors and childhood CNS tumors: a case-control study in California
    S Oksuzyan
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 37:402-9. 2013
    ..We conducted a large registry-based study in California to investigate the association of perinatal factors and childhood CNS tumors, with analysis by tumor subtype...
  20. doi request reprint Designs and analyses for exploring the relationship of magnetic fields to childhood leukaemia: a pilot project for the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Sander Greenland
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Scand J Public Health 37:83-92. 2009
    ..We conclude that the approach outlined may be of value not only for this topic but also in other studies of effects of rare exposures and genetic factors on rare outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Leukemia attributable to residential magnetic fields: results from analyses allowing for study biases
    Sander Greenland
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Risk Anal 26:471-82. 2006
    ..These analyses support the idea that the public health impact of residential fields is likely to be limited, but both no impact and a substantial impact remain possibilities in light of the available data...
  22. doi request reprint Prenatal and postnatal exposure to cell phone use and behavioral problems in children
    Hozefa A Divan
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Epidemiology 19:523-9. 2008
    ..We examined the association between prenatal and postnatal exposure to cell phones and behavioral problems in young children...
  23. doi request reprint Birth weight and other perinatal characteristics and childhood leukemia in California
    S Oksuzyan
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, United States
    Cancer Epidemiol 36:e359-65. 2012
    ..We conducted a large registry-based study in California to investigate the association of perinatal factors and childhood leukemia with analysis of two major subtypes, acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML)...
  24. pmc Single nucleotide polymorphisms of 8 inflammation-related genes and their associations with smoking-related cancers
    Sam S Oh
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Cancer 127:2169-82. 2010
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  25. doi request reprint Residential magnetic field exposure and childhood brain cancer: a meta-analysis
    Gabor Mezei
    Environment Division, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Epidemiology 19:424-30. 2008
    ..Comparison of results from studies of childhood brain cancer and childhood leukemia may also help to assess the potential for selection bias in childhood leukemia studies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Occupational magnetic field exposure and myocardial infarction incidence
    Anders Ahlbom
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 15:403-8. 2004
    ..We tested the hypothesis that occupational EMF exposure increases the risk of myocardial infarction in a large population-based case-control study of myocardial infarction, with detailed information on potential confounders...
  27. pmc Epidemiology of health effects of radiofrequency exposure
    Anders Ahlbom
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1741-54. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint EMF and health
    Maria Feychting
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:165-89. 2005
    ..This technology is constantly changing and there is a need for continued research on this issue. Almost no epidemiologic data are available for static fields...
  29. pmc Childhood cancer and power lines: results depend on chosen control group
    Leeka Kheifets
    BMJ 331:635; discussion 636; author reply 636-7. 2005
  30. ncbi request reprint Guest editors' introduction: is EMF a potential environmental risk for children?
    Mike Repacholi
    Bioelectromagnetics . 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Selection bias and its implications for case-control studies: a case study of magnetic field exposure and childhood leukaemia
    Gabor Mezei
    Environment Department, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:397-406. 2006
    ..We call for better reporting and for evaluation of the potential for selection bias in all case-control studies, as well as, for the development of novel methods in control selection and recruitment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Biophysical mechanisms: a component in the weight of evidence for health effects of power-frequency electric and magnetic fields
    John Swanson
    National Grid plc, London, United Kingdom
    Radiat Res 165:470-8. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, it is a relevant consideration in assessing the overall evidence on these fields...
  33. ncbi request reprint Magnetic field exposure and prognostic factors in childhood leukemia
    Donna E Foliart
    Public Health Institute, Oakland, California, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 28:69-71. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that exposure to MF is not associated with the presence of unfavorable cytogenetic abnormalities in leukemic blast cells or with clinical factors at the time of diagnosis that predict poor survival...
  34. ncbi request reprint Electromagnetic fields, science and public concern
    Leeka Kheifets
    Soz Praventivmed 51:183-4. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Nighttime exposure to electromagnetic fields and childhood leukemia: an extended pooled analysis
    Joachim Schüz
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 166:263-9. 2007
    ..These results do not support the hypotheses that nighttime measures are more appropriate; hence, the observed association between ELF EMF and childhood leukemia still lacks a plausible explanation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Further comments on "Long-term exposure of Emu-Pim1 transgenic mice to 898.4 MHz microwaves does not increase lymphoma incidence" by Utteridge et al. (Radiat. Res. 158, 357-364 2002)
    Lawrence S Goldstein
    Radiat Res 159:835; author reply 835-6. 2003
  37. ncbi request reprint Comments on "Long-term exposure of Emicro-Pim1 transgenic mice to 898.4 MHz microwaves does not increase lymphoma incidence" by Utteridge et al., Radiat. Res. 158, 357-364 (2002)
    Lawrence S Goldstein
    Radiat Res 159:275-6; author reply 276-8. 2003
  38. ncbi request reprint Occupational magnetic field exposure and cardiovascular mortality in a cohort of electric utility workers
    Jack Sahl
    J Sahl and Associates, Upland, CA 917884, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:913-8. 2002
    ..01, 95% confidence interval: 0.99, 1.02) or CCHD (rate ratio per 1 micro T-year = 1.00, 95% confidence interval: 0.99, 1.02). These results, indicating no exposure-related risk increase for AMI mortality, do not confirm previous results...