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Fukushima accident home

What are the health impacts of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident for the workers and for the general population? More...

This is a faithful summary of the leading scientific consensus report produced in 2013 by the World Health Organization (WHO):"Health risk assessment from the nuclear accident after the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, based on a preliminary dose estimation (2013)" 

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Climate Change (2013) home

"Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis" is a comprehensive assessment of the physical aspects of climate change, which puts a focus on the elements that are relevant to understand past, document current, and project future climate change. More...

This Digest is a faithful summary of the leading scientific consensus report produced in 2013 by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC):"Climate Change 2013: Technical Summary" 

Latest EU Summary

Electromagnetic Fields home

The omnipresence of new technologies that emit electromagnetic fields has raised concerns about how EMF exposure might impact our health. More...

The answers to these questions are a faithful summary of the scientific opinion produced in 2015 by the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR):"Potential health effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields" 

Geothermal Energy home

Geothermal energy comes from the natural heat of the earth. It is used in some areas for electricity production and heating. What is the place of geothermal energy in the energy mix? More...

This is a faithful summary of the leading scientific consensus report produced in 2013 by World Energy Council (WEC):"World Energy Resources: Geothermal" 

Pharmaceuticals environment home

The pollution of the various compartments of the environment (water, soil and air) with pharmaceutical residues is an environmental concern More...

This is a faithful summary of the leading scientific consensus report produced in 2013 by Consumers, Health and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA):"Study on the environmental risks of medicinal products, BIO Intelligence Service (déc. 2013) " 

Electromagnetic Fields home

The omnipresence of new technologies that emit electromagnetic fields has raised concerns about how EMF exposure might impact our health. More...

The answers to these questions are a faithful summary of the scientific opinion produced in 2015 by the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR):"Potential health effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields" 

Health Effects of Electromagnetic Fields home

New SCENIHR opinion examines latest data on health impact of latest technologies

Is EMF exposure dangerous for your health? More...

The answers to these questions are a faithful summary of the scientific opinion produced in 2015 by the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR):"Potential health effects of exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF)" 

Metal-on-Metal hip implants home

Metal-on-Metal joint implants may solve many dysfunctions related to the hip. But, but do they come with risks? More...

The answers to these questions are a faithful summary of the scientific opinion produced in 2014 by the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR):"The safety of Metal-on-Metal joint replacements with a particular focus on hip implants" 

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