Study overviews

Epidemiological studies on mobile communications

292 studies in total
  1. 113 studies
  2. 81 studies
  3. 81 studies
  4. 43 studies
  5. 16 studies

Hypersensitivity/well-being/subjective complaints 81 studies in total

Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
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
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
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
Navarro EA et al. 2003 preliminary study men, women, ≥ 15 years January 2001 Spain microwave sickness: fatigue, irritability, headache, nausea, appetite loss, insomnia, depression, discomfort, difficulty in concentration, memory loss, skin alterations, visual + auditory dysfunction, dizziness, gait difficulty, cardiovascular alterations mobile phone base station, GSM, mobile communications, residential
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
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
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
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