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
Oftedal G et al. 2000 cross-sectional study men, women 1996 Sweden, Norway subjective symptoms: dizziness, feelings of discomfort, difficulties concentrating, memory loss, unusual fatigue, headaches, sensations of warmth behind/ around/ on the ear, burning sensations in the facial skin, tingling/tightness sensations in the facial skin and other symptoms, details of symptom experience (e.g. duration of symptoms, medical consultation and sick leave), conditions under which the symptoms are experienced (e.g. long duration mobile phone calls), measures to reduce the symptoms mobile communications, GSM, NMT, PC/TV monitor, occupational, personal
Sandström M et al. 2001 cross-sectional study men, women 1996 Sweden, Norway subjective symptoms: dizziness, discomfort, concentration, memory loss, fatigue, headaches, warmth behind ear, warmth on ear, burning skin, tingling/tightness mobile communications, analog mobile phone, digital mobile phone, GSM, NMT, occupational, personal
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
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
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
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
Söderqvist F et al. 2008 cross-sectional study men, women, 15–19 years October 2005 Sweden sleep disturbances, health symptoms such as tiredness, stress, headache, anxiety, and concentration difficulties mobile communications, digital mobile phone, GSM, UMTS, NMT, DECT, W-LAN/WiFi, personal, also other exposures without EMF
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
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
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
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
Schreier N et al. 2006 cross-sectional study men, women, ≥ 14 years May - July 2004 Switzerland sleep disorders, headache, concentration difficulties, nervousness, rheumatism/muscle pain, respiratory problems, dizziness mobile communications, digital mobile phone, mobile phone base station, cordless phone, Radio/TV transmitter, microw. oven/heating device, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, PC/TV monitor, other domestic appliance, residential, personal, also other exposures without EMF
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
Sagiv D et al. 2018 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone
Liu S et al. 2019 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone
Tuteja D et al. 2021 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone
Pachuau L et al. 2014 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone base station
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
Martens AL et al. 2018 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, Radio/TV transmitter, also other exposures without EMF, residential
Martens AL et al. 2017 cohort study men, women, 31–65 years 2011 - 2012, follow-up 2013 - 2014 Netherlands non-specific symptoms (e.g. headaches, dizziness, pain in muscles, fainting, neck pain, back pain, excessive sweating, palpitations, bloated feeling in abdomen, blurred vision, shortness of breath, nausea, pain abdomen, tingling fingers, tight feeling in chest, chest pain), sleep disturbances mobile communications, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, Radio/TV transmitter, 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
Martens AL et al. 2018 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone base station, Radio/TV transmitter
López I et al. 2021 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone base station, UMTS, GSM, CDMA, LTE, DECT, RF field, Bluetooth, W-LAN/WiFi
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