Electromagnetic Effects in Humans

  • C. W. Smith


The recognition of electromagnetic effects by and in humans must begin with man’s conscious perception of the light from the sun and other heavenly bodies, thunder-storms, geomagnetic fields and through magnetite (lodestone) to the navigators’ compass. Gilbert (1600) published his treatise, De Magnete, in which he included an account of the “medicinal virtues” of lodestone.


Magnetic Field Living System Allergic Response Acupuncture Point Electromagnetic Effect 
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  • C. W. Smith
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  1. 1.Electronic and Electrical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of SalfordSalfordEngland

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