Physiological effects of RF exposure on hypersensitive people by a cell phone.
Published in: IEEE 30th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2008. IEEE, 2008, ISBN 9781424418145: 2322-2325
Aim of study (acc. to author)
continuous for 31 min
CDMA phone attached to the left side of a headphone, lower part of the phone wrapped with 5 mm thick insulating material, phone set to test mode
sham exposure was conducted.
effects on the
cardiovascular system: pulse rate, heart rate variability, heart rate (first 5 min of each recording)
thermoregulation: facial skin temperature (first 5 min of each recording)
hypersensitivity/ subjective complaints: subjective symptoms: redness, itching, burning, fatigue, headache, dizziness, nausea, palpitation, indigestion ( oral survey, four-point scale, during the measurement of the physiological variables); perception of radio frequency exposure (every five minutes; question: "Do you feel the electromagnetic field?")
respiratory rate (first 5 min of each recording)
Investigated organ system:
Main outcome of study (acc. to author)
Study funded by
Korea Science and Engineering Foundation
Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Korea
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