Study overviews

Mobile phone related articles are

Epidemiological studies on mobile communications

328 studies in total
  1. 120 studies
  2. 99 studies
  3. 91 studies
  4. 47 studies
  5. 17 studies
Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
Divan HA et al. 2012 cohort study children, children in utero, 7 years December 2008 Denmark behavioural problems mobile communications, mobile phone, personal
Divan HA et al. 2011 cohort study children, 0–7 years 1996 - 2002, 2008 Denmark developmental delays of motor, cognitive, and language milestones mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Ng TP et al. 2012 cohort study men, women, ≥ 55 years 2004 - 2005, follow-up 2008 - 2009 Singapore cognitive functions mobile communications, digital mobile phone, personal
Poulsen AH et al. 2012 cohort study men, women, ≥ 18 years 1987 - 2004 Denmark multiple sclerosis mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Ros-Llor I et al. 2012 cohort study men, women, 20–39 years not stated Spain DNA damage and cytokinetic defects (micronuclei and binucleated cells), proliferation, and cell death in oral mucosal cells mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Baste V et al. 2015 cohort study men, women, children in utero, newborns 1999 - 2009 Norway congenital malformation, perinatal mortality, low birth weight, preterm birth, small for gestational age, abruptio placentae, sex ratio, preeclampsia mobile phone, mobile communications
Schoeni A et al. 2015 cohort study children, 12–17 years 2012 - 2014 Switzerland memory performance (verbal and figural memory) mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, mobile communications, cordless phone, W-LAN/WiFi, Radio/TV transmitter
Calvente I et al. 2016 cohort study children, 9–11 years 2000 - 2002, follow-up 2011 - 2012 Spain neuropsychological functions (intelligence quotient, verbal expression and comprehension, attention, verbal memory, visual-motor coordination, executive function (e.g., working memory, cognition inhibition, motor inhibition, abstract reasoning), processing speed) and behavioral problems mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, mobile communications, RF field, Bluetooth, DECT, cordless phone, W-LAN/WiFi, TV broadcast (VHF/UHF), FM broadcast (UKW), AM radio transmitters, SW broadcast (KW), DVB-T, radar, wireless transmitter, intermediate frequency, residential
Redmayne M et al. 2016 cohort study children, 8–11 years 2011 Australia cognitive function (signal detection, working memory, learning, Stroop test) mobile phone, mobile communications, cordless phone
Zhang G et al. 2016 cohort study men, 20–22 years 2013, follow-up 2014 and 2015 China semen parameters mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Guxens M et al. 2016 cohort study children, 5–6 years 2003 - 2010 The Netherlands cognitive function: speed of information processing, inhibitory control, cognitive flexibility, and visuomotor coordination mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, mobile communications, cordless phone, W-LAN/WiFi, residential, personal
Lewis RC et al. 2017 cohort study men, 18–56 years 2014 - 2015 USA sperm quality mobile phone, mobile communications
Birks L et al. 2017 cohort study children, children in utero, 5–7 years 1996 - 2011 Denmark, Netherlands, Korea, Norway, and Spain overall behavioral problems, hyperactivity/inattention problems and emotional problems mobile communications, mobile phone
Choi KH et al. 2017 cohort study women, children, children in utero, 0–3 years 2006 - 2010, follow-up at 6, 12, 24, and 36 months of age Korea neurodevelopment: mental and psychomotor infant development mobile communications, mobile phone, TETRA/TETRAPOL, PCS, CDMA, RF field, FM broadcast (UKW), Radio/TV transmitter, co-exposure, residential, personal
Bhatt CR et al. 2017 cohort study children, 9–11 years 2010 - 2012, follow-up 2012 - 2013 Australia cognitive function mobile communications, mobile phone, cordless phone
Papadopoulou E et al. 2017 cohort study women, children, children in utero, newborns, 0–5 years 1999 - 2008 Norway language skills, communication skills, motor skills mobile communications, mobile phone
Chia SE et al. 2000 cross-sectional study men, women, 12–70 years January 2000 Singapore CNS symptoms: headache, dizziness, difficulties in concentration, loss of memory, unusual drowsiness or tiredness, sense of warmth behind or around the ear, burning sensation to the ear and face, tingling sensation to the face, and visual disturbances mobile communications, 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
Söderqvist F et al. 2009 cross-sectional study men, women, 18–65 years 2007 Sweden serum S100B level mobile communications, analog mobile phone, digital mobile phone, GSM, UMTS, NMT, DECT, 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
Söderqvist F et al. 2009 cross-sectional study men, women, 18–65 years 2007 Sweden serum transthyretin level mobile communications, analog mobile phone, digital mobile phone, GSM, UMTS, NMT, DECT, personal
Bergamaschi A et al. 2004 cross-sectional study men, women, 21–35 years not stated Italy thyroid function mobile phone, mobile communications, occupational, personal
Abramson MJ et al. 2009 cross-sectional study children, 11–14 years 2005 - 2006 Australia cognitive function (signal detection, working memory, simple learning, associative learning, movement monitoring/estimation, Stroop test) mobile communications, digital mobile phone, personal
Thomas S et al. 2010 cross-sectional study children, 8–17 years 2006 - 2008 Germany overall behavioural problems (emotional problems, conduct problems, hyperactivity, and peer relationship problems) mobile communications, digital mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, RF field, DECT, W-LAN/WiFi, personal
Panda NK et al. 2010 cross-sectional study men, women, 18–45 years July 2005 - November 2006 India audiologic disturbances mobile communications, digital mobile phone, GSM, TDMA, 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
Saravi FD 2011 cross-sectional study men not stated Argentina bone mineralization in the left and right hip mobile communications, mobile phone, personal
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
Söderqvist F et al. 2012 cross-sectional study men, women, 18–65 years 2007 Sweden concentration of serum beta-trace protein in the blood mobile phone, mobile communications, cordless phone, personal
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
Jurewicz J et al. 2014 cross-sectional study men, 22–57 years not stated Poland semen quality mobile phone, mobile communications, also other exposures without EMF
Redmayne M et al. 2013 cross-sectional study children, 10–14 years June - October 2009 New Zealand headache, feeling low, sleeping difficulties, tinnitus mobile phone, mobile communications, DECT, cordless phone, W-LAN/WiFi, personal
Gandhi G et al. 2015 cross-sectional study men, women, 18–45 years 2007 - 2009 India genetic damage mobile phone, mobile phone base station, mobile communications, residential, personal
Wang Z et al. 2016 cross-sectional study men, 22–60 years August 2010 - September 2010 China plasma hormones (testosterone, estradiol and melatonin) and inflammatory pathway biomarkers (NF-kB, HSP70, HSP27 and TET1) mobile phone, mobile communications, electric field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, electrical substation, occupational, residential, personal
Zhou LY et al. 2017 cross-sectional study women, children in utero January 2000 - December 2013 China spontaneous abortion mobile phone, mobile phone base station, mobile communications, microw. oven/heating device, induction cooker, electric blanket, residential, personal, also other exposures without EMF
Zilberlicht A et al. 2015 cross-sectional study men, 25–51 years 2011 - 2012 Israel sperm quality mobile phone, mobile communications
Wang Z et al. 2016 cross-sectional study men, women, 22–60 years August - September 2011 China serum lipids (total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol and triglyceride) mobile phone, mobile communications, RF field, magnetic field, 50/60 Hz, power transmission line, electrical substation, occupational, residential, personal
Meo SA et al. 2015 cross-sectional study children, 12–17 years not stated Saudi Arabia glycated hemoglobin (HbA<sub>1c</sub>) mobile phone base station, mobile communications, residential
Kjellqvist A et al. 2016 cross-sectional study men, women not stated Sweden psychological symptoms (obsessive–compulsive, interpersonal sensitivity, hostility, phobic anxiety, paranoid ideation, psychoticism) and health-related quality of life (vitality, physical functioning, bodily pain, general health perceptions, physical role functioning, emotional role functioning, social role functioning, mental health) mobile phone, mobile communications, PC/TV monitor, other domestic appliance, magnetic field, EMF general
Hwang Y et al. 2016 cross-sectional study men, women, children, 14–18 years 2013 Korea eye symptoms: vision blurring, redness, visual disturbance, secretion, inflammation, lacrimation and dryness mobile phone, mobile communications
Abad M et al. 2016 cross-sectional study women, 18–35 years not stated Iran abortion mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, mobile communications, W-LAN/WiFi, Radio/TV transmitter, TV broadcast (VHF/UHF), FM broadcast (UKW)
Cabré-Riera A et al. 2021 cross-sectional study children, 9–18 years - Netherlands cognitive function: non-verbal intelligence, information processing speed, attentional function, visual attention, cognitive flexibility, working memory, and semantic fluency mobile communications, mobile phone, mobile phone base station, DECT, W-LAN/WiFi, Radio/TV transmitter, laptop/tablet
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
Wang J et al. 2017 meta-analysis men, women, children, 7–70 years 1996 - 2014 China, Denmark, India, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan headache mobile phone, mobile communications, analog mobile phone, digital mobile phone, NMT, GSM
Arns M et al. 2007 preliminary study men, women not given USA brain function, neuropsychological performance, and personality mobile communications, digital mobile phone, personal
Kücer N 2008 survey men, women not given Turkey ocular symptoms: blurring of vision, redness, vision disturbance, secretion, inflammation, and lachrymation (secretion of tears) mobile communications, mobile phone, personal
Khan MM 2008 survey men, women not given Saudi-Arabia chronic headache, impaired concentration, impaired memory, fatigue, hearing problem, skin disease, warmth around the ear, sleeplessness, self-rated health condition, relation of symptoms to mobile phone use mobile communications, 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
Suresh S et al. 2011 survey men, women 2008 USA hypertension mobile communications, mobile phone, personal