Study overviews

Mobile phone related articles are

Epidemiological studies on mobile communications

321 studies in total
  1. 118 studies
  2. 98 studies
  3. 87 studies
  4. 46 studies
  5. 17 studies

Hypersensitivity/well-being/subjective complaints 87 studies in total

Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
İkinci Keleş A et al. 2021 - - - - - mobile phone, mobile communications
Martin S et al. 2021 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone base station, residential
Tettamanti G et al. 2020 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone, GSM, UMTS
Auvinen A et al. 2019 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone, GSM, UMTS
Cabré-Riera A et al. 2019 - - - - - mobile phone, mobile communications, also other exposures without EMF
Liu S et al. 2019 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone
Martens AL et al. 2018 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone base station, Radio/TV transmitter
Martens AL et al. 2018 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, Radio/TV transmitter, also other exposures without EMF, residential
Višnjić A et al. 2018 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone, also other exposures without EMF
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
Huang PC et al. 2018 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone, mobile phone base station, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, EMF general
Sagiv D et al. 2018 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone
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
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
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
Schoeni A et al. 2017 cohort study men, women, children, 12–17 years 2012 - 2013, follow-up 2013 - 2014 Switzerland headache, tiredness, lack of concentration, exhaustibility, lack of energy and physical ill-being mobile phone, UMTS, GSM, mobile phone base station, mobile communications, cordless phone, Radio/TV transmitter, W-LAN/WiFi, personal, 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
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
Roser K et al. 2016 cohort study men, women, children, 12–17 years 2012 - 2013, follow-up 2014 Switzerland behavioral problems (emotional problems, conduct problems, hyperactivity/inattention, peer relationship problems and prosocial behavior) and concentration capacity (homogeneity, power and accuracy) mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, mobile communications, cordless phone, W-LAN/WiFi, Radio/TV transmitter, residential, personal
Schoeni A et al. 2016 cohort study men, women, children, 12–17 years 2012 - 2013, follow-up 1 year later Switzerland headache, tiredness, lack of concentration, exhaustibility, lack of energy and physical ill-being mobile phone base station, mobile communications, Radio/TV transmitter, residential
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
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
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
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
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
Huss A et al. 2015 cohort study children, 6–8 years 2003 - 2011 The Netherlands sleep-onset delay, sleep duration, night wakening, parasomnia, daytime sleepiness mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, mobile communications, cordless phone, W-LAN/WiFi, residential, 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
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
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
Pachuau L et al. 2014 - - - - - mobile communications, mobile phone base station
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
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
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. 2014 cross-sectional study men, women, children, 12–20 years not stated China inattention 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
Szyjkowska A et al. 2014 survey men, women, 22–44 years 2005 Poland headaches, dizziness, fatigue, concentration difficulties, memory loss, warmth behind ear/on ear, burning skin mobile phone, mobile communications
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
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
Kücer N et al. 2014 survey men, women, children, 9–80 years 2011 Turkey headache, vertigo/dizziness, fatigue, forgetfulness, insomnia, tension-anxiety, joint and bone pain, lacrimation of the eyes, hearing loss and tinnitus, insomnia mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Gomez-Perretta C et al. 2013 cross-sectional study men, women, 15–81 years January 2001 Spain fatigue, irritability, headache, nausea, lack of appetite, depression, lack of concentration, memory loss, skin alterations, visual disturbances, vertigo, vascular alterations, hearing problems, walking difficulty, sleep disturbances mobile phone base station, GSM, mobile communications, residential
Sudan M et al. 2013 cohort study children, 0–7 years 1996 - 2002 Denmark hearing loss 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
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
Guxens M et al. 2013 cohort study children, ≥ 5 years 2003 - 2011 The Netherlands behavior problems mobile phone, GSM, mobile communications, cordless 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
Mohler E et al. 2012 cohort study men, women, 30–60 years May 2008, follow-up in May 2009 Switzerland sleep quality and daytime sleepiness mobile phone, mobile phone base station, mobile communications, RF field, cordless phone, W-LAN/WiFi, Radio/TV transmitter, residential, personal
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
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
Frei P et al. 2012 cohort study, prospective cohort study men, women, 30–60 years 2008, follow-up in 2009 Switzerland non-specific health symptoms (e.g., headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, lack of energy or concentration) and tinnitus mobile communications, mobile phone, mobile phone base station, DECT, cordless phone, W-LAN/WiFi, Radio/TV transmitter, 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