Study overviews

Mobile phone related articles are

Epidemiological studies on mobile communications

339 studies in total
  1. 124 studies
  2. 102 studies
  3. 95 studies
  4. 48 studies
  5. 17 studies

Hypersensitivity/well-being/subjective complaints 95 studies in total

Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
Çöl N et al. 2021 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone, mobile phone base station, microw. oven/heating device, W-LAN/WiFi, other domestic appliance, residential
Tyagi A et al. 2021 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone
Tatoń G et al. 2021 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone, mobile phone base station, power transmission line, other domestic appliance, low frequency, EMF general, laptop/tablet
Owolabi J et al. 2021 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone, W-LAN/WiFi, RF field, laptop/tablet
Cabré-Riera A et al. 2021 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone, mobile phone base station, RF field, DECT, Radio/TV transmitter, W-LAN/WiFi, laptop/tablet
Hocking B 1998 survey men, women 1996 Australia cranial symptoms, neurological symptoms, atypical symptoms, waist symptoms mobile communications, analog mobile phone, digital mobile phone, personal
Augner C et al. 2009 survey men, women, 18–67 years not stated Austria electromagnetic hypersensitivity, EMF-health concerns; biological parameters alpha-amylase, cortisol, immunoglobulin A, and substance P mobile phone base station, mobile communications, residential
Hutter HP et al. 2010 case-control study men, women, 16–80 years Nov 2003 - Nov 2004 Austria tinnitus mobile communications, mobile phone, personal
Islam SMS 2014 cross-sectional study men, women, ≥ 18 years 2009 Bangladesh headache, dizziness, mood change, anxiety, depression and palpitation, sleep disturbances mobile phone base station, mobile communications, residential
Silva DF et al. 2015 cross-sectional study men, women, 18–87 years not stated Brazil irritability, anxiety, decreased libido, palpitation, depression, depressive tendency, depressive symptoms mobile phone, mobile phone base station, mobile communications
Zheng F et al. 2014 cross-sectional study men, women, children, 12–20 years not stated China inattention mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Liu H et al. 2014 cross-sectional study men, women, 22–60 years August - September 2011 China sleep quality and sleep duration mobile phone, mobile communications, electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, occupational, personal
Zheng F et al. 2015 cross-sectional study children, 9–12 years October 2011 - May 2012 China headache, dizziness, fatigue, feeling low, heart beating fast, sleep disturbances mobile phone, mobile communications
Liu S et al. 2019 - men, women, 14–24 years 2014 - 2015 China sleep disturbances, mental distress mobile communications, mobile phone
Schüz J et al. 2007 cohort study men, women, ≥ 18 years January 1982 - December 1995, followed up through 2003 Denmark Alzheimer disease, dementia, Parkinson disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, migraine, vertigo mobile communications, analog mobile phone, digital mobile phone, personal
Sudan M et al. 2012 cohort study children, children in utero, ≥ 7 years until April 2010 Denmark migraine, headaches, headache-related symptoms (stomach aches or sickness) mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Sudan M et al. 2013 cohort study children, 0–7 years 1996 - 2002 Denmark hearing loss mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Salama OE et al. 2004 cross-sectional study men, women, 20–60 years not stated Egypt headache, earache, burning sensation of the face, fatigue, concentration difficulty, sleep disturbances mobile communications, mobile phone, personal
Korpinen LH et al. 2009 survey men, women, 18–65 years October 2002 Finland pain in several joints and back, sleep disturbances, self-reported physical symptoms: headache, earache, warmth sensations, skin symptoms, depression, exhaustion at work, substance addiction, anxiety or fear situations mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Hagström M et al. 2013 survey men, women, 27–98 years July 2011 - January 2012 Finland 68 different symptoms, e.g. stress, sleep disorder, fatigue, concentration problems, memory problems, anxiety, muscle tension, skin problems, heart complaints mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, mobile communications, microw. oven/heating device, electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, PC/TV monitor, other domestic appliance, EMF general, residential, personal, also other exposures without EMF
Santini R et al. 2002 survey men, women not given France general symptoms (headache, concentration difficulties, loss of memory, tiredness, sleep disturbance); symptoms during use (discomfort, burning sensation of the face, pricking sensation on the ear, warmth of the ear) mobile communications, digital mobile phone, GSM, PC/TV monitor, personal
Santini R et al. 2003 survey men, women not given France symptoms of discomfort, sleep disturbances, fatigue, irritability, headaches, nausea, loss of appetite, depressive tendency, concentration difficulties, memory loss, skin problems, visual + hearing disturbances, dizziness, movement diff, cardiovasc. problems, libido lowering mobile phone base station, mobile communications, residential
Martin S et al. 2021 - men, women, ≥ 18 years 2015 -2017 France self-reported non-specific symptoms mobile communications, mobile phone base station, residential
Schüz J et al. 2006 survey men, women October 2003 - March 2005 Germany headache, tiredness, concentration difficulties, increased heart beat, vertigo, impaired vision, loss of appetite, anxiety, and other symptoms, self-classified hypersensitivity, sleep disturbances mobile communications, analog mobile phone, digital mobile phone, mobile phone base station, cordless phone, electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, 16 2/3 Hz (train), other domestic appliance, residential, personal
Thomas S et al. 2008 cross-sectional study men, women, 18–65 years January 2005 - August 2006 Germany headache, neurological symptoms (e.g., tinnitus), cardiovascular symptoms (e.g., tachycardia), concentration problems, fatigue, sleep disturbances mobile communications, digital mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, DECT, W-LAN/WiFi, personal
Blettner M et al. 2009 cross-sectional study men, women, 14–69 years 2004 Germany concerns; health complaints e.g. cognition problems, pain, sleeping problems, skin reactions, gastrointestinal affections, visual problems mobile communications, mobile phone base station, residential
Berg-Beckhoff G et al. 2009 cross-sectional study men, women, 15–71 years March - August 2006 Germany headaches, health complaints, mental, and physical health, sleep disturbances, risk perception (not concerned, concerned, attributed own adverse health effects to base stations) mobile communications, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, TETRA/TETRAPOL, Bluetooth, DECT, W-LAN/WiFi, TV broadcast (VHF/UHF), FM broadcast (UKW), DVB-T, residential
Milde-Busch A et al. 2010 cross-sectional study children, 13–17 years not stated Germany headache (migraine, tension-type headache, miscellaneous headache) mobile communications, digital mobile phone, personal
Breckenkamp J et al. 2010 cross-sectional study men, women, 15–71 years March - August 2006 Germany headache, health complaints, mental, and physical health, sleep disturbances, risk perception (not concerned, concerned, attributed own adverse health effects to base stations) mobile communications, digital mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, TETRA/TETRAPOL, DECT, W-LAN/WiFi, TV broadcast (VHF/UHF), FM broadcast (UKW), residential
Heinrich S et al. 2011 cross-sectional study children, 8–17 years 2006 - 2007 Germany chronic symptoms over the last 6 months: headache, irritation, nervousness, dizziness, fatigue, and fear, sleep disturbances mobile phone, digital mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, mobile communications, RF field, DECT, W-LAN/WiFi, residential, personal
Eger H et al. 2010 survey men, women, ≥ 18 years January 2009 Germany depression, headache, cerebral symptoms, joint illnesses, infections, skin changes, dizziness, cardiovascular symptoms, disorders of the optical and acoustic sensory systems, nosebleed, hormonal disorders, gain and loss of weight, disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, sleep disturbances mobile communications, mobile phone base station, DECT, residential
Heinrich S et al. 2010 cross-sectional study children, 8–17 years 2006 - 2008 Germany headache, irritation, nervousness, dizziness, fatigue and concentration problems mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, mobile communications, RF field, DECT, W-LAN/WiFi, residential, personal
Saxena Y et al. 2014 survey men, women, 16–22 years not given India sleep efficiency, sleep duration, sleep disturbance, sleep latency, daytime dysfunction mobile phone, GSM, mobile communications, personal
Stalin P et al. 2016 cross-sectional study men, women, ≥ 18 years January 2014 India headache, earache, neck pain, tinnitus, painful fingers, restlessness, morning tiredness, tingling fingers, fatigue, eye symptoms, sleep disturbance and hypertension, sleep disturbances mobile phone, mobile communications
Singh K et al. 2016 cross-sectional study, preliminary study men, women, ≥ 18 years 2013 India hypertension, headache, dizziness, sleep disturbances, salivary function (unstimulated and stimulated salivary flow rates, level of hydration, saliva consistency and pH) mobile phone base station, mobile communications, residential
Nagarjunakonda S et al. 2017 cross-sectional study men, women, 16–65 years 2014 - 2015 India epilepsy mobile phone, mobile communications, also other exposures without EMF
Tuteja D et al. 2021 - men, women, 40–73 years not stated India sleep disturbances, cognitive functions and visuospatial ability mobile communications, mobile phone
Pachuau L et al. 2014 - men, women 2012 Indien health symptoms: fatigue, nausea, discomfort, headache, memory loss, skin problem. hearing problem, dizziness, muscular pain, visual disruption, difficulty in concentration, sleep disturbances mobile communications, mobile phone base station
Mortazavi SM et al. 2007 cross-sectional study men, women spring 2005 Iran headache, vertigo/dizziness, myalgia, palpitation, fatigue, tinnitus, difference in concentration, attention disorder, nervousness, and low back pain mobile communications, digital mobile phone, PC/TV monitor, personal
Mortazavi SM et al. 2011 cross-sectional study children, 6–16 years not stated Iran headache, myalgia, palpitation, fatigue, tinnitus, concentration problems, attention problems, nervousness mobile phone, mobile communications, cordless phone, PC/TV monitor
Eyvazlou M et al. 2016 cross-sectional study men, women, 18–28 years 2014 Iran general health status, somatic symptoms, social dysfunction, anxiety and severe depression, insomnia mobile phone, mobile communications
Alazawi SA 2011 cross-sectional study men, women, 18–66 years May - June 2010 Iraq headaches, fatigue, depressive tendencies, irritability, feeling of discomfort, loss of appetite, nausea, difficulties in concentration, memory loss, visual disturbances, hearing disturbances, dizziness, cardiovascular problems, lowering of libido, nervousness, sleep disturbances mobile phone base station, mobile communications, residential
Sagiv D et al. 2018 - men, women, 19–84 years 2014 - 2016 Israel sudden sensorineural hearing loss mobile communications, mobile phone
Kato Y et al. 2012 survey men, women, 19–81 years June - October 2009 Japan sleep disturbances, 43 symptoms, e.g. headache, fatigue, concentration difficulties, dizziness, stiff nack or back, irritation, anxiety, skin problems mobile communications, digital mobile phone, mobile phone base station, PHS, cordless phone, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, induction cooker, other domestic appliance, MRI, residential, personal, therapeutic/medical device
Chu MK et al. 2011 cross-sectional study men, women, 21–25 years 2005 Korea headache mobile phone, CDMA, mobile communications, personal
Byun YH et al. 2013 cohort study children, 8–11 years 2005 - 2006, follow-up 2009 - 2010 Korea attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) mobile phone, mobile communications
Cho YM et al. 2016 cross-sectional study men, women 2012 - 2013 Korea sleep quality, headache, psychosocial well-being, depression, cognitive function, stress, physical and mental health mobile phone, mobile communications
Cho YM et al. 2017 cohort study men, women 2012 - 2013, follow-up 2014 - 2015 Korea headache, psychosocial well-being, depression, dementia (daily activities), stress, physical and mental health, sleep quality mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Suleiman A et al. 2014 survey men, women, 16–77 years September 2013 Malaysia headache, giddiness, loss of memory, diarrhea, mental slowness, reduction in reaction time, depression, mood swing, fatigue, somnolence, vomiting, palpitation, feverish, insomnia mobile phone base station, mobile communications, residential
van Dongen D et al. 2014 cross-sectional study men, women, 18–87 years - Netherlands self-reported non-specific symptoms (e.g., headache, fatigue, back pain, nausea, dizziness, tingling, palpitation), risk perception of EMF in general and of different EMF sources, attribution of symptoms to possible causes, including EMF mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, mobile communications, DECT, microw. oven/heating device, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, residential, personal, also other exposures without EMF