Study overviews

Mobile phone related articles are

Epidemiological studies on mobile communications

324 studies in total
  1. 118 studies
  2. 99 studies
  3. 90 studies
  4. 46 studies
  5. 17 studies

Hypersensitivity/well-being/subjective complaints 90 studies in total

Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
Al-Khlaiwi T et al. 2004 - men, women, 18–42 years 2002 - 2003 Saudi-Arabia sleep disturbances, fatigue, headache, dizziness, tension mobile communications, mobile phone, personal
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
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
Auvinen A et al. 2019 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone, GSM, UMTS
Baliatsas C et al. 2011 cross-sectional study men, women, ≥ 18 years 2006 The Netherlands non-specific physical symptoms mobile phone base station, mobile communications, power transmission line, residential
Baliatsas C et al. 2014 cross-sectional study men, women, ≥ 18 years January 2011 - June 2011 Netherlands 23 symptoms such as headache, fatigue, dizziness, memory or concentration problems, skin symptoms, heart palpitations, ear symptoms, neck or shoulder symptoms, back pain, muscular pain, abdominal/stomach pain, sleep disturbances, electromagnetic hypersensitivity mobile phone, mobile phone base station, mobile communications, W-LAN/WiFi, 50/60 Hz, other domestic appliance, residential, personal, also other exposures without EMF
Baliatsas C et al. 2015 survey men, women, ≥ 18 years January 2011 - June 2011 Netherlands 23 symptoms such as headache, fatigue, dizziness, memory or concentration problems, skin symptoms, heart palpitations, ear symptoms, neck or shoulder symptoms, back pain, muscular pain, sleep disturbances, electromagnetic hypersensitivity mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, mobile communications, DECT, Radio/TV transmitter, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electric blanket, other domestic appliance, residential, personal
Baliatsas C et al. 2016 cohort study men, women, ≥ 18 years January - December 2004, follow-up July 2010 - June 2011 Netherlands 23 symptoms such as headache, fatigue, dizziness, memory or concentration problems, skin symptoms, heart palpitations, ear symptoms, neck or shoulder symptoms, back pain, muscular pain, sleep disturbances, electromagnetic hypersensitivity mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, mobile communications, residential
Balik HH et al. 2005 survey men, women not given Turkey blurring of vision, redness on the eyes, vision disturbance, secretion of the eyes, inflammation in the eyes and lacrimation of the eyes mobile communications, mobile phone, personal
Balikci K et al. 2005 survey men, women not given Turkey headache, dizziness, extreme irritation, shaking in the hands, speaking falteringly, forgetfulness, neuro-psychological discomfort, increase in the carelessness, decrease of the reflex and clicking sound in the ears mobile communications, mobile phone, personal
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
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
Bortkiewicz A et al. 2012 cross-sectional study men, women, ≥ 18 years not stated Poland headache, impaired memory, dermal changes, depression, fatigue, irritation, circulatory systoms, vertigo, mental discomfort, visual disorders, hearing problems, loss of appetite, nausea, sleep disturbances, health status mobile communications, mobile phone base station, residential
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
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
Cabré-Riera A et al. 2019 - - - - - mobile phone, mobile communications, also other exposures without EMF
Chiu CT et al. 2015 cross-sectional study children, 11–15 years May 2010 - September 2010 Taiwan headaches/migraine and skin itches, insomnia, excess daytime sleepiness mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
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
Chu MK et al. 2011 cross-sectional study men, women, 21–25 years 2005 Korea headache mobile phone, CDMA, mobile communications, personal
Claeson AS et al. 2018 - - - - - mobile phone base station, mobile communications, mobile phone, power transmission line, other domestic appliance, PC/TV monitor, energy-saving bulb, EMF general, also other exposures without EMF
Davidson HC et al. 2007 survey men, women, 18–30 years not given United Kingdom hearing, tinnitus, and balance difficulties mobile communications, mobile phone, personal
Durusoy R et al. 2017 cross-sectional study men, women, 14–16 years 2009 - 2010 Turkey health symptoms: fatigue, headache, nervousness/irritability, concentration difficulties, forgetfulness, depressive symptoms, dizziness, tremor, nausea, visual disturbances, dryness of the throat, arrythmia, loss of appetite, sensitivity towards sounds, hearing difficulties, allergy, warming of the ear, discomfort during calls, numbness in the heed or face, prickling in the ear, flushing, sleep disturbances mobile communications, mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, DECT, RF field
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
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