March 2011

50-minute mobile phone exposure associated with increased brain glucose metabolism

Increased risk was found for glioma and use of mobile or cordless phone in analyses of two case-control studies

Study of incidence rates in brain cancer in England; no time trends found

Simulations of recall and selection bias in case-control study CEFALO

Can radiofrequency exposure induce cytostatic responses on cancer cell lines?

Use of external fans has no influence on anticipated nonthermal effects of RF on brain

Possible protective effects of green tea polyphenols against electromagnetic-induced injury

Significant reduction in hematopoietic damage caused by exposure to RF fields

Effect of RF fields on protein kinase activity

RF field affect spermatogenesis and apoptosis

No evidence that RF fields affect gene expression

February 2011

Indications of possible brain-tumour risk in mobile-phone studies: should we be concerned?

Re-analysis of risk for glioma in relation to mobile telephone use: comparison with the results of the Interphone international case-control study

Risk of parotid malignant tumors in Israel (1970-2006)

Effects of mobile phone exposure on brain bioelectric activity in patients during craniotomy.

Two different approaches for evaluating simultaneous exposure to multiple frequencies from base station antenna

New application for brain exposure from EMF

Greater localized exposure measured by figure-8 loop antenna system

Volumetric energy absorption rate (VAR) compared to SAR as RF exposure metric

Monte Carlo simulation results can be used to find correction factors for personal dosimeters

No chronic illness in rats due to exposure to RF fields

Cultured keratinocytes are not affected by electromagnetic fields

Effects of electric fields on spindle disturbances in cell cycle

Reproductive effects of radiofrequency fields

Effects of radiofrequency fields on testicular function in rats

Radiofrequency radiation and human cells

Review of previous findings of human brain and cognition: study design and data analysis evaluation

Comments from the Russian group on Repacholi et al. “An international project to confirm soviet era results on immunological and teratological effects of RF field exposure in wistar rats and comments on Grigoriev et al.

Systematic review and cognitive performance in humans: no biological mechanism has been identified which mediates the effects on brain function

Investigation on use of precautionary principle in health risk assessment from EMF

Scientific Panel recognizes that the body of evidence on EMF requires a new approach to protection of public health


January 2011

Replication study: mobile phone use associated with behavioural problems at age 7 years

Commentary on the design of the Interphone Study

Survey of physicians’ opinion on EMF and health in Germany

Study of the statistical perturbations associated with the influence of the human body on personal exposure meter

Effect of RF from mobile phone on memory; a study in mice using multiple exposure protocols

Project to confirm soviet-era results on immunological and teratological effects of RF field in rats


December 2010

Associations found between measured exposure and acute symptoms probably due to multiple testing

Non-significant increase in risk was found for occupational exposure to EMF

Review of case-control studies of brain tumour risk from mobile phone use

Development of 3 waveguides using fin-line concept for the exposure of small biological in-vitro samples

SARs were lower than the guidelines value for general public exposure and occupational exposure in pregnant women

Neither single nor combined RF exposures affect cell cycle progression

Reproducible responses due to RF exposure

No evidence for acute cell stress or glial reactions due to RF radiation

No effect on the hematopoietic system in rats due to RF exposure

Electrophysiological changes in auditory pathway during mobile phone exposure

Multiple treatments of the target site to potent carcinogen

Effects of chronic exposure to cellular telephone on hearing

RF radiation alone does not increase reactive oxygen species  production

Review of biological effects from short and long-term exposures to RF radiation – mobile phone base stations


November 2010

Information knowledge and not precautionary recommendations influenced the public's health concerns

Study suggests that use of cell phones does not increase leukemia risk in adults

Significant increased risk of acoustic neuroma found for average mobile phone use of more 20 minutes per day

Results of experiments study in 30 male subjects do not provide any evidence of a mobile phone-handset effect on human cognition

Systematic review does not indicate an association between any health outcomes and radiofrequency exposure from base stations

Methodology and procedure for temporal measurements and estimation methods for maximal and average exposure due to base station during longer periods are proposed

Radiofrequency exposure and temperature changes associated with near authentic metallic implants in the head phantom

SAR values obtained from Wi-Fi exposure were noticeably below the basic restriction guidelines and only 1% of mobile phone exposure

No adverse health effects of chronic exposure due to exposure to GSM-like signal

RF radiation at 40 kHz induces hepatic injury in rats

Effects of electromagnetic radiation on early postnatal neurogenesis in rats

Can mobile phone irradiation affect human primary endothelial cells?

Effect of WiFi signals on pregnancy outcome

Review of radiofrequency genetic effects

October 2010

Occupational microwave exposure from marine radar possible cause of genetic and cell alterations

Systematic review finds no effect of mobile phone RFR on cognitive and psychomotor effects

Long-term mobile phone exposure has no effect on physiological and hematological parameters

Results suggest that exposure to TETRA signals not associated with symptoms reported by sensitive users

Results confirm RF exposure increases EEG sleep alpha range waves

Modest correlations between self-reported mobile phone use and billing record data; important variability in recall

Considerable SAR variation in a male phantom model in reflective environment compared to free space

Study of output power levels from GSM mobile phone handsets used in Nigeria

Possible induction of autoimmune responses due to exposure to radiofrequency fields

No direct cytogenetic effects of GSM

Histopathological effects of pulse-modulated radiofrequency fields on the thyroid gland

Oxidative damage in the liver of guinea pigs exposed to radiofrequency radiation

Signaling in EMF-induced microglial activation

Review of electromagnetic fields on cancer effects 

Review of non-thermal effects of microwave radiation on lens epithelial cells

September 2010

Design of the cohort study of mobile phone use and health (Cosmos)

No evidence for short-term physiological effects of EMF by base stations sleep quality.

Examples of risk governance deficits in experiences from EMF and power lines and how can it help risk management of RF-EMF’s

Study suggests that exposure to GSM mobile phone has some effects on central nervous system

RF-EMF could affect some psychobiological stress markers

Study shows that cochlear implant as negligible effect in the average SAR values both in the cochlea and head

Development of an electromagnetic environmental impact factor

Exposure to GSM signal does not affect cellular calcium homeostasis

Cellular phones and their base stations do not produce carcinogenic changes

Exposure to electromagnetic fields decreases Purkinje cell numbers in female rat cerebellum

Effects of mobile phone exposure on brain tissue

No significant effect of radiofrequency radiation on bladder cells of rats

Effect of electromagnetic fields on serum testosterone levels in rats

Effect of microwave exposure on male fertility of rats

Tumor promotion as a result of radiofrequency radiation

Review of the cancer risk from radiofrequency fields emitted from mobile telephone

August 2010

US incidence data do not provide overall support: mobile phone use and brain cancer

Linear relationship between mobile phone usage and brain tumour incidence found in US study

Review of epidemiological research on health effects from mobile phone base stations

Commentary on results of the Interphone study

No association between measured exposure to RF and chronic well-being in children and adolescents

Laypeople's knowledge of base stations varied considerably and affected siting preferences

Clinical study of concentration of beta-trace protein in blood and sleep disturbances in relation to EMF exposure

Mean total personal RF-EMF exposure levels similar between 5 European countries; well below the international exposure limits

RF exposure in Stockholm dominated by GSM and UMTS-HSPA; long-term evolution (LTE) (4G radio) contributes 4%

Results do not support hypothesis that living cells could demodulate RF energy

Good accuracy on radar signals produced by air traffic control (ATC) achieved in laboratory and in situ measurements

Analysis of RF radiation in the vicinity of broadcasting antennas

Development of surface-based anatomical models

RF fields have no adverse effects on the male reproductive system

Possible effects of RF exposure on estrogenic activity in rats

No non-thermal damage in enzymes due to exposure to radiofrequency radiation


July 2010

INTERPHONE Study Group

High intensity and long duration of mobile phone use might be associated with tinnitus

No link between childhood cancers and pregnant women’s exposure to mobile phone base stations

Use of mobile phone more than 10 years linked to brain tumours in study on deceased individuals

Mobile or cordless phone use not associated with decreased sleep quality in Swiss population.

No evidence for a sleep-disturbing effect of GSM 900 and WCDMA exposure

How to inform lay people so that they trust and understand the risk information?

Common core procedure would help to directly compare RF exposures in different population and study region.

Evaluation of correction factors for different RF exposure scenarios needed prior to study protocol.

Mobile phone technology (Analog, GSM, CDMA, TDMA) strongest predictor of RF output power

Evaluation of different RF exposure assessment methods

How to evaluate uncertainty in the measurement of EMF

Results suggest that the recommended ICNIRP exposure reference levels may need to be slightly revised to account for small children.

Base station RF exposure levels very low in comparison to the ICNIRP and also the Korean limits

Chronic radiofrequency exposure to mice may alter their immunoreactivity

A cocarcinogenic effect of lifelong UMTS exposure

Effects of RF exposure on the neurological system

Electric and magnetic fields do not interfere with the biochemical properties of cells

Comparison of biological effects between continuous and intermittent radiofrequency exposure

Effect of mobile phone irradiation on the induction of pro-apoptosis events in human spermatozoa 

Review of EMF exposure and blood-brain-barrier permeability

 

June 2010

Study finds that the perceived benefits of mobile phone technology outweigh the risks.

EMF-related health concerns cannot explain findings in people living next to mobile phone base stations

Patterns of the P600 waveform and radiofrequency fields and gender effects

GSM exposure affects resting alpha activity only in young adults

Whole-head and peak 10-g average SAR showed less than 20% change with and without EEG electrodes/leads

Systematic review of childhood leukemia and EMF

RF radiation does not affect reactive oxygen species and DNA in human neuroblastoma cells

It seems unlikely that radiofrequency exposure modulates the protein expression profile

DNA breaks in rat brain cells exposed to radiofrequency radiation

Effect of radiofrequency radiation on pregnant women and their developing fetuses

Effect of radiofrequency radiation on reproductive ability in insects.

Does radiofrequency signal affect rat brain?

Effect of radiofrequency radiation on reproductive capacity of the insect Drosophila Melanogaster

Effect of short-term exposure to radiofrequency fields on living organisms

Effect of radiofrequency radiation on sperm fertilization potential.

No effect of radiofrequency radiation on protein expression of Hsp27 or Hsp70

No significant differences in cell growth due to radiofrequency radiation


May 2010

Epidemiological studies should include cordless phone use in RF phone exposure.

Quality control procedures increase assurance of field measurements from dosimeters

Regular exposure from mobile phone use associated with personality traits in Australian adolescents

Variations of distance between head and mobile phone as a function of age and its impact on peak spatial SAR

Modeling method to choose RF exposure metric (peak SAR or S(inc)) in the range 1-10 GHz

Electromagnetic fields: Conference, hearing call up cell phone use

Extremely low frequency electric fields and cancer: Assessing the evidence

April 2010

No evidence that short-term exposure to TETRA handsets alters human cognitive function in humans

Third-generation UMTS mobile phones considered safe for patients with pacemakers.

Proposed measurement method reduces measurement time in evaluation of WLAN exposure.

Simple technique to rapidly estimate power output emitted from WI-FI network

New methodology to determine whole-body specific absorption rate for Wifi in embryos and new-born rats

No age-dependent changes of the averaged peak spatial SAR over the entire head

Review of RF from mobile phone and health effects on nervous system

Review of research on RF from mobile phones: Years 2004-2007

March 2010

No associations between the use of electronic media (including mobile phones) and headache in adolescent population

Pattern of ownership and use of mobile phones in Iranian medical students

Study indicates that transthyretin could explain findings of benefits from radiofrequency fields (RF) exposure in study of Alzheimer’s Disease mice

Study indicates possible inner ear damage in long-term and intensive mobile phone users

SAR levels in foetuses slightly lower than mother in mice models.

ICNIRP guidelines revisions needed; lowering the reference levels for frequencies around 2-5 GHz.

Study of exposure from wireless systems and changes in power variations.

(Comment) Studies of Mobile Phone Use and Brain Tumor Risk Are Independent of Industry Influence

(Comment) Arbitrary Results of a Meta-Analysis on Cancer Risks Among Mobile Phone Users.

Mobile phone radiation health risk controversy: the reliability and sufficiency of science behind the safety standards

Mixed results on link between cellular telephones and cancer

The importance of the amplitude modulation in the interaction between electromagnetic fields and neocortical astrocytes.

Reactive oxygen species levels and DNA fragmentation on astrocytes in primary culture after acute exposure to low intensity microwave electromagnetic field.

Critical comments on DNA breakage by mobile-phone electromagnetic fields

Effect of radiofrequency radiation on passive avoidance behaviour in rats.

Does low electromagnetic radiation affects human cells?

Effects of mobile phones and radar radiofrequencies on the eye

February 2010

Little evidence of prenatal exposure to mobile phone on neurodevelopment of offspring

No differences of objective measures between TETRA airwave base station and sham signal for control or electrosensitive people

A third of German general practitioners associate EMF with health complaints

Study of primary brain cancer in 2005 in southeastern France and occupational and environmental risk factors

Difference in symptoms between EMF related group and electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS) group

Cortical processing responsible for saccade inhibition in the brain not affected by cell phone exposure in humans

Heavy metal exposure not linked to electromagnetic hypersensitivity

Mobile phone use does not affect genomic instability in human oral mucosa cells

Exposure assessment methods for a job exposure matrix of Navy crew members

Results of whole-body specific absorption rate from measurements using various human phantom models and wireless frequencies in real environments.

Maximum average SAR in embryos lower than 0.08 W kg−1 for frequency range of 10 MHz to 1.5 GHz

No adverse effects of exposure to electromagnetic effects on rats

Cytogenetic effects of exposure to radiofrequency radiation on human culture

Effect of mobile phone exposure on brain of rats

Effect of electromagnetic fields on cell function: microglia activation and related signal transduction

Increased gene expression due to radiofrequency exposure

Does radiofrequency radiation induce double-strand breaks in stem cells?

Acute or long-term brain exposures to cell phone do not affect stress in the brain of mice

Review of radiofrequency fields and non-thermal effect on biological systems

January 2010

Study of exposure to mobile telecommunication networks and mental health behavior using personal dosimetry in children and adolescents

Prospective cohort study on environmental exposures during pregnancy and childhood

Results suggest that GSM mobile phones affect dominant (alpha) EEG rhythms due to aging.

GSM mobile phone exposure modulates interhemispheric synchronization of temporal and frontal resting EEG rhythms in normal young subjects

Results indicate that mobile phone at the rate of 217Hz trigger evoked potentials measured by EEG.

Short term UMTS signals do not cause health effects on the human auditory system.

Study suggests that adolescent self-reported laterality of mobile phone use of limited validity

Description of SAR variability of whole-body exposure to radiofrequency fields in the VHF band in children

Correlation of local temperature elevation in head model to mass-averaged SAR largely affected by blood perfusion rate

No significant differences between the SAR values for the children of 3 and 7 years old or for adults exposed to RF emitted by walkie-talkies.

Electric field values required for public basic restriction guidelines (ICNIRP and IEEE) under worst-case scenario show guidelines may not be conservative

Review of wireless technologies and exposure assessment methodology

Impact of mobile phones on sperm motility

Effects of mobile phone on male rabbit sexual behavior

Effect of radiofrequency radiation on calcium binding proteins

Effects of electromagnetic fields on circadian rhythms in rats.

Review of the effects of radiofrequency fields on wild mammals

Review of methodologies used in assessing non-thermal effects of mobile phone exposure

December 2009

No change in incidence trends in brain tumor in four Scandinavian countries.

EMF exposures from base stations in Ghana lower than ICNIRP but higher than other places

Practical guidelines for EMF exposure in the workplace

Applicability of EMF exposure assessment methods and instruments

Validity of shielding device to reduce non-ionizing radiation exposures.

Effect of mobile phone irradiation on protein expression in a human endothelial cell line

Can radiofrequency radiation cause oxidative damage to mtDNA?

Teratogenic effects of multi-signal radiofrequency fields on mouse fetuses

Foetal development following exposure of pregnant mice to mobile phone radiation

Oxidative destruction of whole-body radiofrequency exposure

Effects of radiofrequency radiation on neurological system

Effects of radiofrequency radiation on immunological system

Review of health effects of mobile phone on brain electrical activity

Review: plasma membrane might be the target of cell phone radiation


November 2009

Results of a meta-analysis of mobile phone use and tumor risk conducted in 2008

Mobile phone use by young people in hospital setting: benefits and risks of use.

Study shows no effect of mobile phone close to the heart in heart rate, blood pressure, and cardiac electrical activity in humans

Bone mineral density slightly lower in EMF exposed compared to non-exposed group but not as low as osteopeny or osteoporosis cases.

EMF exposure measurements in bedrooms well below International Commission (ICNIRP) guideline levels.

Geospatial model predicting the radiofrequency fields exposure from fixed mobile phone, radio and television site transmitters

Prediction model for personal RF-EMF exposure feasible and useful to evaluate average exposure over several months.

Electromagnetic field exposure may lead to abnormal brain functioning

GSM signal may affect the DNA integrity

Impact of radiofrequency radiation on DNA damage and repair

Does radiofrequency radiation affect sperm head abnormalities?

Radiofrequency signals could affect the functional capacity of the peripheral blood mononuclear cells

 

October 2009

Epidemiologic and clinical characteristics, and potential predisposing factors for gliomas in Greece

Short-term exposure to cell phones has no significant effects on the sensory memory in children

Elevated saliva secretion rates and decreased protein secretion of parotid glands adjacent to handheld mobile phone in use.

Mobile phone exposures could act on brain electrical activity, reducing the arousal and expectation of warning stimulus

Methodology to calculate an exposure gradient to determine exposure assessment of mobile phones in epidemiologic studies

Wired and wireless hands-free kits considerably diminishes the exposure of the entire head region compared to handheld mobile phones to the head

Measurement exposure to radiofrequency EMFs of operational personnel working for a mobile telephone operator

Morphological differences in models appear to be an important cause of variation in SAR in the eyes and brain

Importance of evaluating both electrical and thermal effects for public exposure of non-ionizing radiation

Radiofrequency fields do not affect blood-brain barrier permeability

Concerns about possible risks of electromagnetic fields generated in connection with electrical equipment and communication

Can electromagnetic exposure play the role of a non-invasive, non-pharmacologic therapeutic against Alzheimer's disease?

Can CAPE prevent electromagnetic field induced oxidative changes?

Weight of evidence does not indicate specific, non-thermal responses to non-ionizing radiation at the gene or protein level.

COMAR committee makes recommendation to public health officials to continue to base their policies on current RF safety limits

Review of scientific studies on symptoms or diseases possibly due to radiofrequency field exposure

 

September 2009

Epidemiologic evidence of radiofrequency fields emitted from mobile phone and risk of brain and head tumors

Effect of mobile phone use on cognitive functions in adolescents noted in Australian study.

No association found between socioeconomic status (SES) and mobile telecommunication networks in children and adolescents.

No health effects of CDMA phones on physiological parameters or subjective symptoms in volunteer groups

Exposure to GSM mobile phones did not affect the transmission of sensory stimuli along the auditory nerve in healthy adults.

UMTS short-term exposure of mobile phones does not cause any immediate effects on the human auditory system.

Study of individual exposure to environmental radiofrequency fields (RF) using personal exposure meter in France.

SAR values for hardware modified phones are well below ICNIRP limits for the general public; tilts influence SAR more than rotations.

Radiation level four times higher than standard in a region of Turkey.

Results suggest that cochlear tissues unlikely to be affected by radiofrequency fields emitted by mobile phones.

The relation between the incident electromagnetic field strength and both whole-body and local specific absorption rate (SAR).

Radiofrequency does not activate microglial cells in vitro.

Impact of radiofrequency fields on fertility in humans.

Radiofrequency fields from mobile phones negatively affect semen quality and may impair male fertility.

Effects of radiofrequency fields on the neurological system

Systematic review indicates that symptoms of electromagnetic hypersensitive sufferers are not triggered by EMF exposure.

Overview provides little epidemiologic evidence that mobile phone use causes adverse health effects.

July/August 2009

Further analyses from Hardell’s group on mobile and cordless phone use and the risk of brain tumours.

Low feasibility of cohort studies for occupational exposure to radiofrequency fields

Radiofrequency field exposure in firefighters proposed by author as an explanation for some of the increased cancer risk seen in this population.

GSM and UMTS mobile phone base stations do not affect cognitive functions in humans.

No regional cerebral blood flow effect of 3rd generation mobile phone in humans.

Mobile phones, base stations and cordless phones are the main sources of radiofrequency fields exposure in urban Switzerland.

Mobile phone recall in adolescents is modestly accurate in Australia

Mobile phone base station RF occupational exposure; peak and whole-body SAR compliance

Good reliability of mobile phone SAR measurements from different international laboratories.

Measurement of changes in temperature due to RF exposure using non-contact method fluorescent dye in biological samples.

Procedure using formulae to generate SAR compliance boundaries for mobile phone base station antennas.

Synergistic effects of RF and gamma-rays on cellular functions.

No direct DNA damage or synergistic effects of 1800 MHz RF with X-rays on human leukocytes.

Preliminary results suggest that an adaptive response can be induced in cells exposed to 900 MHz radiofrequency radiation.

No genotoxic and cytotoxic effects (DNA damage) from RF radiation in human dermal fibroblasts.

Confirmation study does not prove 915 MHz radiofrequency field affects integrity of blood-brain-barrier in rats.

No effect of mobile phone radiofrequency fields on the developing nervous system in pregnant mice.

Study shows GSM 900 MHz RF exposure did not change important parameters of neural cells of in vitro models.

UMTS 1,950 MHz RF did not affect cell viability or reactive oxygen species formation in Jurkat cells.

Review of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) on the immune system.

Overview of the epidemiology of exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF).

Late Lessons from Early Warnings: Towards realism and precaution with EMF?

June 2009

Exposure indices could be improved by accounting for average power levels of different telecommunications systems

Study finds very low self-reported physical symptoms associated with mobile phone usage

Method to estimate RF exposure in the environment: longer period estimation from data collected over short-period

Maximum SAR values measured in adults inside elevator meet the international RF safety guidelines

Mobile phone signal and integrity of the human blood-brain and blood-cerebrospinal fluid barriers.

No significant effect of mobile phone radiofrequency (RF) exposure on ornithine decarboxylase  (ODC) enzyme activity

No significant effect of mobile phone radiofrequency (RF) exposure on ornithine decarboxylase  (ODC) enzyme activity

Influence of radiofrequency (RF) radiation on neuron development

 

May 2009

No clear association was observed between mobile phone use and adult leukemia in Thailand.

A meta-analysis of epidemiological studies suggests a link between long-term cell phone use and the risk of ipsilateral brain tumours

Similar mechanisms are possibly involved in the pathophysiology of tinnitus and electromagnetic hypersensitivity.

Wireless telephones and the blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier

SAR characterization inside intracranial tumours

Comparison of SAR induced in homogeneous and heterogeneous biological structures.

Reference levels provide a conservative estimation of compliance with the whole-body SAR but not localized SAR.

Assessment of validity and accuracy of spatial averaging of electromagnetic fields

Methods for estimation of long-term exposures to FM, GSM, and UMTS based on short-period measurement results.

SAR changes in a human head model for plane wave exposure (500 - 2500 MHz) and a comparison with safety limits

Does radiofrequency radiation affect the cochlear functions?

Cellular effects of radiofrequency (RF) radiation from mobile phones

Effects of mobile phone radiofrequency field (RF) exposure on spatial memory performance 

No stress response after exposure to radiofrequency fields in fetal mouse brain

Effects of radiofrequency field (RF) radiation from mobile phones on blood-brain barrier permeability

Absence of genotoxic effect in mice of radiofrequency field radiation from wireless signals

Standardized questionnaires and access to industry data are essential for increasing the capacity of epidemiological studies to evaluate the potential association between acoustic neuroma and cell phone use.

Research does not provide consistent evidence of an association between mobile phone use and head and neck tumours.

Different conclusions are reached in the two sets of recent case-control studies.

Precaution is recommended in cell phone use

Caution, further research and regulatory changes are needed.

April 2009

No evidence in UK study of cell phone use and risk of pituitary tumors.

Population-based survey in France on personal exposure to radiofrequency fields from the environment

Authors conclude that current standard for RF exposure from mobile phone use is not considered safe for long-term exposure

Survey indicates that most of the population in Denmark is not concerned about mobile phone radiofrequency field exposure.

Authors recommend checking for clinical signs of somatic health problems when treating electrohypersensitive persons.

Study investigates the health effects of acute mobile phone exposure on the oxygenation of the frontal cortex in humans

Human sensitivity to radio and TV radiofrequency fields in humans

Positive effect of mobile phone radiofrequency exposure on human hemoglobin

Postnatal 900 MHz radiofrequency radiation on rat hippocampus

Impact of radiofrequency field radiation on ear of male rats

Impact of radiofrequency field radiation on eye of chicken embryos

Review to provide direction for future research

Review of evidence of non-thermal health effects from cell phone exposure

Review of the potential health effects in humans and animals of mobile phone base stations

Authors state that precautionary measures be taken for wireless technologies and public health risk

Review of 101 in vivo and in vitro studies on genotoxicity of radiofrequency fields

Review of extremely low frequency fields (ELF) and radiofrequency fields (RF) on cellular stress response

Review of the comet assay methodology and its efficacy to assess DNA damage


March 2009

Cell phone use and the risks of developing central nervous system diseases such as migraine, vertigo, dementia, and Parkinson disease.

Fetal and neonatal changes in heart rate and cardiac output following maternal exposure to mobile phones

SAR and electric field measurements in close proximity of mobile phone base stations and usefulness for compliance check

No association between exposure to base station and well-being in children

Is there a need to revise the reference for electromagnetic safety guidelines?

The chest receives the highest levels of current during radiofrequency radiation

Errors associated with body-worn RF dosimeters

Survey of health complaints and mobile phone use in medical students

February 2009

New analysis approach does not provide evidence for any significant association between mobile phone use and brain tumour (glioma) risk where the brain receives most RF energy

New study does not confirm previous results of increased risk of uveal melanoma and regular mobile phone use

Study does not show that measured RF exposure from base stations in Germany were associated with any adverse health effects in 1,326 individuals

The action of pulse-modulated GSM radiation increases regional changes in brain activity

Radiofrequency radiation at 5 W/kg might enhance chemically induced ROS production and cause secondary DNA damage

Study shows no effect from GSM mobile phones on cortical auditory changes

Does use of mobile phones at short distances from the ear of the infants should be avoided?

Does radiofrequency radiation affect the fertility and the development of the animals?

Whole-body averaged SAR in an infant model – effect of polarization

Comprehensive overview of the health effects of cell phone exposure


January 2009

Estimation of the impact of nonparticipation in case-control study suggests a reduction of about 10% in odds ratio (OR) for regular mobile phone use.

In vitro exposure to CDMA radiofrequency field signals induce reversible DNA damage caused by aphidicolin

Clathrin-dependent endocytosis is stimulated by GSM signals

Mobile phone radiofrequency signals may affect testicular function and structure in rabbits

Providing subjects accurate feedback on their ability to determine exposure to mobile phone signal insufficient to change attributions or reduce symptoms.

Individuals reporting "electrosensitivity" have considerably worse health than either healthy individuals or people who report sensitivity to mobile phones

Cell phone use in Spanish adolescents and factors associated with intensive use

A new approach to simultaneously measure the radiofrequency (RF) exposure and the height of a worker’s position on TV and radio transmitting mast.

Study results useful to estimate the effects of choices made prior to SAR simulation

Development of voxel models of children to measure whole-body and tissue-averaged SAR

Most studies do show an increase in genetic damage in human cytogenetic studies but methodological issues prevent any conclusive results.

Meeting reports of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP)


December 2008

Case-control study in Germany did not show any elevated risks of childhood leukemia from radiofrequency fields radio and TV broadcast transmitters

Study results indicate possible biological effect of GSM cellular phone exposure on response times measured by spatial working memory task.

Survey in Germany on mobile phone base stations and risk perception and associated self-reported health complaints

Mobile phone use is not associated with blood-brain barrier dysfunction in humans

Radiofrequency proxy exposure (distance) considered a good exposure metric for large epidemiological studies on exposure from television and radio broadcast transmitters

Median individual exposure of children and adolescents to radio frequency fields measured by personal dosimetry was about 20% of the ICNIRP reference level guideline.

Laboratory study does not find evidence of induction of cellular responses after 1763 MHz radiofrequency field exposure.

Radiofrequency fields emitted by cellular phones have no adverse effects on any reproductive and embryo-toxic parameters.

No differences in either HSC70 or HSP70 protein expression were observed after exposure to radiofrequency fields.

No effect of in vivo exposure to GSM-modulated radiofrequency fields on bone marrow cells.

Current state of scientific findings and consensus on research priorities to identify risk factors for brain tumors: Brain Tumor Epidemiology Consortium

 

November 2008

Study suggests that mobile phones do not affect subjective symptoms

Study confirms UMTS 3rd generation mobile phone radiofrequency field exposure does not affect attentional processes.

Radiofrequency fields emitted by mobile phones are not the trigger of headaches experienced by study participants.

Biological effects measured by electroencephalogram (EEG) activity due to GSM signal from mobile phones

No biological effects noted on alpha band power (electrical brain activity) following GSM exposure from mobile phones.

Assessment of exposure to WIFI and Bluetooth devices shows that the exposure levels are lower than exposure to mobile phones

Metallic jewellery near the eyebrow increases the SAR but without exceeding the safety limits.

Shielding disk attached to mobile phone reduces the intensity of radiofrequency radiation

Stressed and stimulated fibroblasts cells not more sensitive than normal cells to 872 MHz radiofrequency fields (RF) at SAR 5 W/kg

Blood-brain barrier permeability and nerve cell damage in rat brain

UMTS and GSM mobile phone signals inhibit DNA repair foci in human lymphocytes

No molecular responses of T lymphoma cells to 1763 MHz radiofrequency (RF) radiation under 10 W/kg SAR for 24 h

Vitamins E and C reduce oxidative stress in rat endometrium exposed to 900 MHz radiofrequency fields emitted from mobile phones

Higher SAR values do more harm to the eyes when wearing glasses with metal frame after exposure to 900 MHz mobile phone radiofrequency fields.

Single 10 minute 900 MHz GSM mobile phone exposure does not affect human hearing system

Electromagnetic noise inhibits radiofrequency radiation-induced DNA damage and reactive oxygen species increase in human lens epithelial cells

October 2008

Review of epidemiological evidence of mobile phone use and cancer

Researchers investigate psychological symptoms related to short-term exposure to radiofrequency fields from base stations in 57 participants.

Double blind design to investigate the effect of radiofrequency field (RF) exposure from mobile phone on spatial memory and learning in humans.

Study does not confirm causal link in subjects reporting having hypersensitivity symptoms after RF exposure from base stations.

Possible oxidative stress measured in human semen after exposure to radiofrequency field exposure from cell phones.

Measured health effects of 900 MHz radiofrequency field include significant increase in caspase 3 activity only in proliferating blood lymphocytes.

Study suggests prenatal exposure to radiofrequency fields may affect the development of the dentate gyrus cells in rat hippocampus.

Histopathological parameters in rat brains are not affected by long-term exposure to GSM 900 MHz mobile phone radiofrequency fields.

Chronic exposure to radiofrequency fields from mobile phones (SAR 7.8 W/Kg) does not produce any cellular alterations in mouse heads.

Estimated SAR in newly designed whole-body exposure chamber for unrestrained rats.

Setting prudent public health policy for electromagnetic field exposures

Review of gene expression studies after exposure to radiofrequency (RF) fields and comparison of past results with newly accepted concepts for RF and gene expression.

SCIENTIFIC MISCONDUCT: Fraud Charges Cast Doubt on Claims of DNA Damage From Cell Phone Fields

September 2008

No association between mobile phone use and brain tumour risk (meningioma) in 5 North European countries part of the INTERPHONE study.

New method proposed to relate total radiofrequency field exposure of the general public to actual whole-body specific absorption rate (SAR)

Exposure model to assess mobile phone radiofrequency (RF) exposure from base stations only valuable when input data from epidemiological studies has a low degree of uncertainty.

Human and mouse cells exposed to GSM mobile phone radiation point to some differences in some but not all end points which may be explained by chance or by prior chemical stress.

Results of study on cerebral cytochrome c oxidase (CO) activity indicate only specific absorption rate (SAR) of 6 W/Kg GSM 900 MHz may affect brain metabolism and neuronal activity in rats

No indication UMTS radiofrequency fields from mobile phone affect inner auditory system in humans

Potential adverse effects of UMTS electromagnetic fields generated by mobile phones on the human inner ear: A European project (EMFNEAR).

Modelling the interaction of electromagnetic fields (10 MHz–10 GHz) with the human body: methods and applications

Does the use of cell phones cause brain tumors? 


August 2008

Analysis of RF exposure in the head tissues of children and adults.

Validation of the questionnaire used in the INTERPHONE Study: Measuring mobile telephone use in France.

Mobile phones do not pose health risk, German survey shows.

July 2008

Regression calibration used as a method to account for overestimation of self-reported mobile phone use.

Potential reduced fertility from exposure to radiofrequency equipment and radar in workers.

Letter to Editor – Takebayashi study Japanese Interphone study

Letter to Editor – Japanese Interphone study acoustic neuroma

Study of occupational exposure to radiofrequency fields (RF) show possible increase in male infertility.

Descriptive study on mobile phones use in Swedish adolescents and self-reported health symptoms.

Apparent changes although not statistically significant in heart rate variability due to mobile phone use.

Study finds mobile phone users report more frequently blurring of vision related to years of use but not other ocular symptoms.

Study shows apoptosis levels in neuroblastoma cells not affected after exposure to GSM 935 MHz radiofrequency. 

Spindle disturbances due to 835 MHz radiofrequency field in human-hamster hybrid.

No health effects such as cell cycle, cellular migration, or invasion at specific absorption rate of 2 or 10 W/kg in mouse fibroblasts cells.

Cell phone radiation could potentially up-regulate mRNA of some proteins in rat brain.

Review of mobile phone use and its affect on the auditory and central nervous system.

June 2008

Retrospective validation study of mobile phone use shows both systematic and random recall errors.

Behavioural difficulties in children due to pre and postnatal mobile phone exposure if found to be true could have significant public health importance.

Review of mobile phones on hearing and balance shows no evidence of cochleo-vestibular adverse health effects.

Study does not confirm an effect of GSM or UMTS mobile phone systems on cognitive and related functions in healthy individuals.

Second study does not confirm an effect of GSM or UMTS mobile phone systems on well-being and EEG in healthy individuals.

Investigation does not confirm radiofrequency (RF) exposure has an effect on neurophysiological data in people with atopic dermatitis.

Summary statistics obtained by regression order statistics (ROS) is more reliable than actual data measured by personal exposimeters which are below the detection limit and replaced by an appropriate value (at the limit).


Radiofrequency field affects growth but not colony-forming ability and viability of cells exposed to radiofrequency (RF) field.


UMTS mobile phone system may produce genotoxic effects in some human cells during in vitro experiment.

900 MHz microwaves may cause continuous astroglia activation in rats but only at specific absorption rate (SAR) of 6W/Kg

Effect of UMTS on chromosome aberrations in lymphocyte cells may enhance chromosomal damage at SAR 2.0 W/kg


Meta-analysis of quantitative effect of genotoxicity from radiofrequency radiation


Health Risks Fifth Annual Report from SSI’s (Swedish Radiation Protection Agency) Independent Expert Group on Electromagnetic Fields, 200

May 2008

Meta-analysis of published case-control study evaluating long-term mobile phone use and risk of tumours


Study using a dosimeter to measure mobile phone frequencies did not find any significant association from EMF exposure and chronic or acute symptoms.

Double blinded randomized study rejects the hypothesis UMTS radiation from mobile phone base stations affects cognitive function and symptoms.

Case-control study indicates possible cognitive and neurobiological changes in electromagnetic hypersensitive patients.


Actual RF exposure not better detected than chance in subjects reporting symptoms from mobile phone use and non-symptomatic group.

Brief and repeated GSM-900 mobile phone exposure does not affect psychomotor performance in humans.

Comment by Loughran et al.


No effect on human spermatozoa parameters from 900 MHz GSM radiation at a specific absorption rate (SAR) of 2.0 W/kg.

Determination of efficiency of in vitro dosimetric assessment of specific absorption rate (SAR) at 900 MHz in cell cultures.

Variability of body models for adults and children used in dosimetry studies.


GSM 900 exposure of human skin in an experimental setup to assess uncertainty and variation.

Effect of radiofrequency fields (RF) from mobile phones on level of melatonin and changes in body weight of hamsters.

Study finds no induction of genotoxic effects from UMTS intermittent exposure of human lymphocytes.

Cognitive functions such as memory affected by GSM-900 mobile phone exposure in rat model.

Study finds no consistent suggestion that GSM 1800 MHz exposure modulates gene expression in mice brain.

Systematic review of radiofrequency fields exposure and health effects.


Review of lymphoma and mobile phone radiation in mice.

April 2008

Hormones relevant to endocrine functions do not appear under experimental conditions to be persistently affected following exposure to cellular phone use in men.


Australian case-control study finds no evidence of any association from occupational radiofrequency exposure and risk of glioma (brain tumour) in adults.

Hocking questions the study methodology including the Finnish job exposure matrix used for the Australian context in Karipidis’ study.

Reply to Ha et al on study of radiofrequency fields and childhood leukemia and brain cancer.

Ha and colleagues respond to Schüz.

Development of whole-body exposure system for cellular and PCS frequency in a reverberation chamber.

Magnetic flux density spectrum is required for accurate exposure evaluation from mobile phones.


Methodology used to assess exposure from high-voltage power lines in case-control studies in the UK.

Non-significant increase in frequency of micronucleated exfoliated cells (in buccal-mucosa) in subjects using mobile phones.

No evidence that non-thermal radiofrequency field (RF) exposure could affect gene expression in human cells when compared to control groups.

High EMF exposure (SAR; 4.0 W/Kg) triggered stress response and diminished viability but not lower exposure limit (1.6 W/Kg) in flies Drosophila model.


900 MHz radiofrequency exposure of pigs head to three different exposure patterns in order to determine specific absorption rate (SAR).


Long-term GSM 902 MHz radiation exposure of rats and its effect on induced mammary tumours.

No evidence that radiation from mobile phones alters anti-apoptotic bcl-2 protein in rats’ brain and testes.

Study investigates non-thermal RF exposure on altered calcium dynamics in stem cells.

No evidence high-frequency radiofrequency (GSM 217 Hz; 2 W/Kg) can produce cellular effects such as HSP70-mediated stress response or primary DNA damage.


A review of stimulation of protein and DNA by electromagnetic fields.

March 2008

INTERPHONE Study in Japan of brain tumours and mobile phone use using new method (SAR exposure and tumour localization) for assessing exposure inside the tumours.

Population-based study in Northern Germany on environmental risk factors for leukemia and lymphoma including extremely low and high frequency electromagnetic fields (EMFs).

Radiofrequency radiation (835 MHz) assessment on DNA degradation of mammalian cells in vitro.


In vitro assessment of 900 MHz radiofrequency on human neutrophils shows increase speed and changes concentration gradient.


Study suggests protein expression in human skin might be affected by radiofrequency field exposure.

No indication of radiofrequency exposure of 1.8 W/kg could induce the nematode heat-shock gene.

No immediate effects of mobile phone exposure on auditory or vestibular functions.

Observational study suggests semen quality of men may decrease due to cell phone usage.

Availability of SAR information is relevant for customers’ prior to buying a mobile phone.

No immediate effect on both reaction time and attention from short-term exposure of UMTS mobile signal.

Study could not demonstrate electromagnetic field (EMF) sensibility in young healthy adults.

Review of radiofrequency fields from mobile phones and health effects on cardiovascular, reproductive, and immune systems.

Summary of BioInitiative report on potential health risk from electromagnetic field


Brief communication: Exposure assessment using personal exposimeters.

Letter to Eltiti and response from authors of paper

February 2008

Health effects of mobile phones on EEG alpha waves (neural function)

Comparison of different methodological approaches to simulating exposure conditions from mobile phones


In-vitro investigation of potential malignant cell transformation from mobile phone base stations.


Heat shock proteins expression in rat skin exposed to GSM signals.

Possible apoptosis of rat neurons after exposure to 900 MHz radiofrequency fields.

Aneuploidy (change in number of chromosomes) resulting from 800 MHz radiofrequency fields in human lymphocyte samples.

No adverse health effects from radiofrequency fields on neonatal mice exposed to 900 MHz RF.


Review of EMF and children as a vulnerable population and potential application of precautionary measures.




Janauary 2008

Another study on electrical hypersensitivity shows no effect from RFR exposure


Another study shows no effect of short-term cell phone exposure on hearing


Effect of RFR exposure on EEG tracings

More on heat shock proteins

RFR exposure and the human visual system



December 2007

RFR exposure in animals and cancer (1)
Another study fails to confirm Repacholi's results

RFR exposure in animals and cancer (2)
Long-term RFR exposure in rats does not increase cancer incidence

RF-exposed rats show improved learning and memory, but no structural changes in brain

Exposure to RFR from a cell phone reduces sperm motility in rats


November 2007

Awareness of Government advice on cell phone use

2007 report of MTHR programme

INTERPHONE study update

Meta-analysis on cognitive function papers

Another animal study shows no increase in brain tumours from RFR exposure

ODC activity after RFR exposure


October 2007


Review of cell phones and effects on brain   

Delay in sleep onset after RFR exposure from a cell phone

Review of thermal mechanisms of RF effects

Short-term RFR exposure induces injury to rat brain cells

French INTERPHONE study


September 2007

Meta-analysis of cell phone use and brain tumour

The INTERPHONE study design, methods, and population description

Acoustic neuroma and environmental risk factors

Power output of cell phones

Short-term RFR exposure does not lead to increased blood pressure

RFR exposure and oxidative stress

No effect of RFR exposure on an auditory discrimination task


Comparison of different standards for limiting exposure to EMF



August 2007

Reduced ODC activity after RFR exposure in primary cell lines

RFR exposure reduced excitatory synaptic activity in neurons

Reproductive capacity of insects reduced by RFR exposure


Base stations and the decline in the numbers of house sparrows


No increased risk of lymphoma in mice exposed to RFR


July 2007

Use of EMF sources not associated with increased symptoms


RFR exposure has no effect on apoptosis or heat shock response in skin cells.


RFR exposure and the hearing system of rats


June 2007

No cancer-producing effect of RFR exposure in mice

Long-term use of cell phones and risk of brain cancer

RFR exposure and skin temperature



RFR exposure and brain function
1) No effects on brain function from short- and long-term RFR exposure

2) Pulse-modulated RFR affects brain function

3) No effects on cognitive function from RFR exposure, to either hemisphere


4) No effects on cognitive function, inconsistent effects on EEG from RFR



May 2007

Interphone study from five countries

Summary of long-term results of cell phone epidemiological studies

Paternal occupation and pregnancy outcomes

No increase in micronuclei after chronic RFR exposure in mice

No effect on cell death or cell cycle progression from RFR exposure


Exposure standards and risks


Feasibility of epidemiological studies on base stations

RF exposure and formation of reactive oxygen species



April 2007


Comparison of methods used to assess cell phone exposure

Benevento Resolution

RFR exposure and heart rate variability

Norwegian Interphone study of intracranial tumours

Correlation of health indicators with population density and power output from cell phones

Development of an EMF hypersensitivity questionnaire

WHO Workshop report

March 2007


Cell phone research studies and source of funding

No apoptosis seen with RFR exposure

No risk of testicular cancer with the use of cell or cordless phones

RFR exposure did not lead to changes in heat-shock proteins

Brain tumour mortality rates in Switzerland, 1969-2002


February 2007

New section on the Interphone study

RFR exposure and gene expression - danger of false positives

EMF research in Europe

RF plastic sealer operators and heart rate variability


January 2007

Cohort study of cell phone use and cancer risk

Another negative study of RFR and the stress response

New method proposed for estimating exposure levels for cell phone users


RFR exposure and the skin

Anesthesia affects temperature in rabbits' eyes


Review of the effect of ELF-modulated RF fields on brain function


No effect of RFR on ROS or HSP70 levels


December 2006

Cell phones and non-Hodgkin lymphoma

RFR has no effect on cell death or p53 gene expression

Assessment of health effects of EMF by WHO, IARC, and ICNIRP

Two studies of RFR and oxidative stress in rats

Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in evaluating brain function in cell phone users

RFR exposure associated with decreased skin resistance




November 2006

No effect on well-being or cognitive performance from base station-like exposure

Interphone study (1): No increased risk of parotid gland tumours


Interphone study (2): No increased risk of acoustic neuroma

RFR from a GSM phone modifies brain excitability


No effect on cell cycle or cell death from RFR

Effects of RFR at high SARs on heat shock proteins


October 2006

Brain tumours and occupational exposure to RFR

No effect of RFR on cultured brain cells


Another animal study finds no evidence of RFR effect on tumour promotion

No breakdown of blood-brain barrier with RFR exposure


Another study shows no genotoxic effect from RFR exposure


September 2006

Brain tumours and base stations of cordless phones

Two studies on electromagnetic fields and EEG changes:

No effect on cell proliferation from RFR exposure at SARs up to 200 W/kg.


New IEEE standard for RFR exposure



August 2006


RFR exposure and the immune system


No increase in micronuclei after RFR exposure


And another study shows lack of genotoxicity after RFR exposure

Two studies show no effect of RFR on gene expression

No change in proto-oncogenes or heat-shock proteins after RFR exposure

Cerebral blood flow and exposure to cell phones


July 2006

Health effects from mobile phones

Brain activity from cell phone exposure


RFR does not affect tumour promotion in offspring of ENU-treated rats.

More on genotoxicity

Children and cell phones


June 2006

Validation of short term recall of cell phone use


Another study shows lack of tumour promotion by RFR

No change in heat shock proteins or oncogenes after RFR exposure

And another study shows no effect of RFR on heat shock proteins (or free radicals)

Electromagnetic hypersensitivity (1)

Electromagnetic hypersensitivity (2)



May 2006

RF exposure and melatonin production

Mobile phone related symptoms - no difference in controlled tests


Study on effect of RF exposure on function of the immune system


No effect of RFR on cell death


More analyses from Hardell's group



April 2006

RF exposure does not affect cognitive function in new study

Review of cell phones and tumour risk

Electromagnetic hypersensitivity



March 2006

Australian survey of RF exposure from base stations

Personal dosimetry of exposure to base stations


Thermal cause of heat-shock response to RFR called in to question

No hsp70 response after RFR exposure at 1800 MHz

No adverse effects of RFR exposure in hsp-deficient or wild mice


Study on cognitive function and RFR exposure


Another study fails to show tumour promotion in rats exposed to RFR



February 2006

Two more Interphone studies

And two more papers from Hardell and colleagues

Four genotoxic studies with varied results


January 2006

Children and electromagnetic fields

Two studies of cell phones in children show no effect on cognitive function

Cell phones' EMFs do not affect inner ears of rats


December 2005

Hardell and colleagues report results of another study

Another review of the genetic effects of radiofrequency radiation


Four more genotoxic studies

Two papers on base station antennas

More on energy absorption in heads of adults and children


November 2005

More studies examine the blood-brain barrier

RFR exposure does not contribute to ear warmth during a phone call

Correspondence on the radial arm maze studies


October 2005

Another negative study on the heat-shock response

Microwave radiation reported to affect function of the lens


September 2005

Acoustic neuroma: an INTERPHONE report from 5 countries

A review of cell phones, base stations, and cancer

Possible explanation for the heat-shock protein response to EMFs in C. elegans

Review of electromagnetic hypersensitivity

Lack of EMF effects on blood-brain barrier


August 2005

Another heat shock response study

Review of acoustic neuroma

Genotoxicity and RFR exposure


Another genotoxicity study shows no RFR effect



Cell phone RFR and allergy tests




July 2005

Selection bias in case-control studies of cell phones and brain tumours

UTMS-like exposure has no effect on visual perception

Re-evaluation of SAR estimates in heads of children and adults

Feasibility of epidemiological studies on health effects of base stations


June 2005

Review of the heat shock response to RFR


Brain tumour in cell phone users in urban and rural areas

The effects on the ear of EMFs from mobile phones

Correspondence on Swedish brain tumour study

RFR and skin damage in rats - prevention by melatonin

French study suggests RFR can cause brain changes in rats
 

May 2005

Danish study on cell phones and cancer

Another study shows no effect of long-term EMF on animal cancer

Influence of EMFs on plant growth

EMFs produce stress-like response in lymphocytes

Re-evaluation and improved design of the TEM cell

Experiments test the effect of the precautionary principle


April 2005

Swedish study shows no association between cell phone use and brain tumour

No effect on cognitive function after cell phone exposure for several weeks.

Comparison of human head phantoms for cell phone testing (1)

Comparison of human head phantoms for cell phone testing (2)

NRPB updates IEGMP 2000 report

Another NRPB report examines recent international reviews


March 2005

No evidence of oxidative stress in cells exposed to RFR

The heat shock protein debate continues

Review of genotoxic studies

First global standard for measurement of mobile phone exposure


February 2005

Three studies examine aspects of RFR exposure

RF exposure does not alter melatonin output in rats

No effect of long-term EMF exposure on development of rat brain tumours



January 2005

Design of new study on melanoma of the eye

Review of health effects of RF exposure

Validation studies of self-reported cell phone use


December 2004

Nordic countries issue joint statement

Debate about value of SAR level as safety standard


Standardization of methods for SAR determination


UK program announces new research awards


RF exposure does not affect rat anxiety levels



November 2004

Another study fails to confirm Lai's findings

Another epidemiological review

No effect of long-term RFR exposure on cancer incidence in rats

Suggestions for exposure design in human studies of cell phones

An examination of the effect of modulation


October 2004

Swedish study reports increased risk of acoustic neuroma with cell phone use

No association between cell phone use and salivary gland tumours

IEEE Transactions publish papers on RF radiation

Failure to replicate EMF effect on short term memory


September 2004

Microwave exposure and oxidative stress

Study shows no effect on cell death or heat shock proteins from RFR

Johansen reviews his research on EM fields

Phone output power in rural areas higher than urban areas

August 2004

Two reviews of mobile phones and cancer

Legal aspects of the use of cell phones

The effect of an electromagnetic field and the shape of a cell



July 2004

Neurological changes from RFR

Review of safety standards for RFR exposure


June 2004

RFR effects on rat embryo development

Anesthesia affects the eye changes in animals exposed to RFR

A review of Lin's research

Another study reports increased heat shock proteins after EMF exposure


May 2004

Another study fails to show DNA damage with RFR exposure

Theoretical impact of EM radiation on blood cells


April 2004

Failure to replicate Lai and Singh's reports of DNA damage

Review of EEG studies

Publication of a review of health risks of EM fields

NRPB recommends adoption of international guidelines in UK



March 2004

No increased risk of acoustic neuroma in cell phone users

Children and mobile phones (1)

Children and mobile phones (2)

Another study on brain function

No increase in ODC activity with RFR


February 2004

British review on mobile phones

And a Swedish review on electromagnetic fields

No effect on blood pressure from RFR exposure

Replication EEG study fails to confirm findings

Study fails to confirm RFR effect on rats' spatial memory


January 2004

Two surveys of the health of people living near base stations

Chromosomal damage in blood cells of phone users

RF reviews in Bioelectromagnetics


December 2003

A study of the effects of RF radiation on blood flow in the brain


No effect of RF radiation on melatonin production in rats

Debate about results of study

Planned studies

November 2003

No genotoxic effects after RFR exposure

No increase in tumours in rats from long-term exposure to RFR


No consistent effect of RFR on DMBA-induced mammary tumours



October 2003

Weak GSM and third generation EM fields may affect brain function


Cataracts and electromagnetic radiation


September 2003

No evidence of cell phone risk in facial nerve tumours

Children and cell phones

The effect of mobile phones on attention tests



August 2003

The precautionary principle and risks of radiofrequency fields

Another review of cell phones and health

Microwave radiation shown to affect shape of proteins

New Research Centre in Australia

Another study shows no effect of RF radiation on tumour promotion



July 2003

No genotoxic effects from RF fields in human blood cells ….


Hands-free accessories do not increase energy absorption in the head

Swiss report on RF health effects

CTIA announces new research programs


No increase in brain tumour rates in New Zealand


June 2003

Replication study fails to confirm phone effect on brain function


RF radiation from cell phones only affects rats' behaviour when temperature is increased

No effect on melatonin secretion from cell phones

UK research program announces additional studies


May 2003

Long-term RF exposure has no effect on blood-brain barrier


No effect of microwaves on a rat model of multiple sclerosis

More on the mice lymphoma controvers


Two national reviews of cell phones and health


April 2003

Updates on electromagnetic hypersensitivity and on protective devices

More on mice lymphoma

Another paper from Swedish group


March 2003

Decreased melatonin excretion in cell phone users

Another study suggests RF radiation alters cognitive function


RF radiation and chromosomal changes


February 2003

Radiation shields for mobile phones again shown to be ineffective

Cell phones in enclosed areas

Radio Science Bulletin on-line

Review of mobile phones and the nervous system


EMFs from mobile phones alter cerebral blood flow and EEG tracings

Report of nerve cell damage in rats after RF radiation exposure



January 2003

New WHO handbook on risk communication

No effect of EMF on rats' spatial learning

Another study shows faster brain function with cell phone exposure


December 2002

Cancer in Korea navy technicians exposed to radar

More on heat shock proteins


November 2002

Another paper by Hardell and colleagues

RF radiation does not produce DNA damage - two more studies



October 2002

No effect of EMFs on cardiovascular system

New review of epidemiological studies of cellular phones

EMF research centre to be established in Australia


September 2002

Replication of Repacholi study shows no tumour increase

Second phase of CRADA research


August 2002

New Swedish study on brain tumours and phones

NRPB plans review of EMF science


Leukaemia near Vatican Radio station

ICNIRP explains approach to protection against non-ionizing radiation


July 2002

UK report on mobile phone radiation shields


No increase in micronucleated cells with RF radiation exposure

Heat-shock proteins increase in response to radiation from cell phones


June 2002

No causal link between hypersensitivity symptoms and cell phones

No effect of cell phone radiation on genetic mutation

Australian RF standards approved

Controversy over cell phones in trains


May 2002


Study finds no association between cell phone use and auditory tumours

Finnish study on brain tumours

Microwaves fail to promote tumours in rats

- Or in mice


April 2002

Health Council of the Netherlands issues report on health effects

A Report on the Precautionary Principle


March 2002

WHO clarifies position on base stations and cancer

Fertility increase in worms after exposure to weak microwave fields

Increased frequency of micronucleated cells with RF exposure (1)

Increased frequency of micronucleated cells with RF exposure (2)

Swedish scientists argue about public reporting of research


Mobile phones and malignant melanoma of the eye


February 2002

UK research awards announced

RF radiation associated with chromosomal changes in mice

RF radiation increases levels of heat-shock proteins


January 2002

European Commission reports on EM fields

No increase in brain tumour incidence rates in USA


December 2001

Mobile phone effects on EEG in narcolepsy


Two more negative genotoxicity studies

Effects of low intensity RF fields in rat brain tissue


November 2001

Parental EMF occupational exposure and offspring neuroblastoma - no association

Hypothesis links mobile phones to cancer through heat shock proteins

Review of RF radiation exposure standards

The Precautionary Principle

A medical use of the mobile phone



October 2001

Study fails to show DNA damage after RF radiation exposure


Regulation of body temperature during RF exposure


NRPB Report on possible health effects from TETRA


September 2001

New in www.wirc.org



August 2001

New in wirc.org



July 2001

British Medical Association issues report on mobile phones and health

Update on Electromagnetic Fields from the Netherlands

More on cell phones and brain tumours from Hardell and colleagues


June 2001

No effects of RF fields on melatonin, cortisol, or the immune system


Australian Working Group issues draft Standards

More on cellular phones and the risk of brain cancer

And a report from the US General Accounting Office


May 2001

Responses to stress not affected by RF radiation

No effect on brain cancer in rats from RF radiation

Mobile phone users do better on attention tests

More on the NCI study of brain tumours



April 2001

Recent study shows no genotoxic effects from RF radiation

Theoretical biohazards of RF radiation evaluated


More on Hardell study

Absence of symptoms from phone use


March 2001

Danish study shows no cancer risk

Another study on EEGs from Finnish group

Study shows no genotoxic effect from RF radiation


No effect from RF radiation on cancer promotion in laboratory study


February 2001

National Cancer Institute study published

Melanoma of the eye linked to RF radiation

More on the Sutton Coldfield transmitter



January 2001

US study shows no association of wireless phones with brain cancer

And another study shows the same

RF radiation in pregnant rats makes no difference to their offspring's behaviour


Cell phone radiation and pregnancy outcome in rats

No damage to DNA in human blood cells from RF radiation


December 2000

Do teenagers with mobile phones smoke less?

Do cell phone users get more headaches than non-users?

Lancet seminars examine safety of mobile phones

Current research on cell phones and cancer


November 2000

Study finds no genotoxic effects from 900 MHz fields

No eye damage in monkeys from microwaves.


Scandinavian study examines symptoms associated with cell phone use

Another Swiss study on EMF and EEG changes


October 2000

Are mobile phones safe? - a review

No effect on the rat brain from EM field


September 2000

Another study on brain function

And another study on EEGs

Report of scalp nerve abnormality with prolonged use of a cell phone



August 2000

WHO updates fact sheet on electromagnetic fields and public health

Statement from European Bioelectromagnetics Association

RF exposure near base stations



July 2000

Study suggests microwaves produce non-thermal effects

Microwaves fail to increase tumour rate in rats

Another study on EEGs in humans


June 2000

More results from Swedish study

UK Expert Group issues its report


May 2000

RF radiation and brain function in humans.

Radiofrequency radiation and brain tumours in rats.

Radiofrequency radiation and spatial memory function in animals.


More on cell phones and EEGs


April 2000

Danish Study on Cellular Phones and Cancer

Study of cancer in Motorola employees


February 2000

Phone Radiation and Sleep

UK Government Appoints Independent Expert Group on Mobile Phones

RF radiation and brain function in humans

 

November 1999

Cell Phones and the Risk of Brain Cancer

A Critical Review of Epidemiological Studies

A Review of Cell Phones and Cancer

Negative Effects of Radiofrequencies on Central Nervous System Tumours in Rats

Current or Planned Research in Humans


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