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Epidemiological studies on mobile communications

341 studies in total
  1. 124 studies
  2. 103 studies
  3. 96 studies
  4. 48 studies
  5. 17 studies
Authors Year Study type Study group Observation period Study location Endpoints Parameters
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
Zothansiama et al. 2017 - men, women - India DNA damage and antioxidants in peripheral blood lymphocytes mobile communications, mobile phone base station, residential
Baby NM et al. 2017 cross-sectional study men, women, 18–25 years - India thyroid gland function: TSH level mobile communications, mobile phone
Shi X et al. 2018 - men - China semen quality mobile phone, mobile communications
Sudan M et al. 2018 - children, children in utero, 4–6 years - Denmark, Spain, Korea cognitive function mobile communications, mobile phone
Luna J et al. 2019 - men, women - France amyotrophic lateral sclerosis mobile communications, GSM, mobile phone base station, UHF fields, residential
Elsayed NM et al. 2016 - men, women, 15–65 years - Saudia Arabia thyroid gland lesions mobile communications, mobile phone
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
Hallberg O et al. 2004 - men, women 1981 - 2002 Sweden, Norway and Denmark due to circulation and nervous system problems, prostate cancer, health indicators e.g., sick-days, long-term sick, rehabilitation days, health cost increase mobile communications, digital mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, personal
Hallberg Ö 2007 - men, women 1981 - 2002 Sweden due to external causes (accidents, car crashes, murder, etc.) and Alzheimer disease, health indicators e.g., sick-days, long-term sick, rehabilitation days, health cost increase mobile communications, digital mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, residential
Poulsen AH et al. 2012 cohort study men, women, ≥ 18 years 1987 - 2004 Denmark multiple sclerosis mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Schauer I et al. 2018 - men 1993 - 2007 Austria sperm concentration, motility, and morphology, testosterone, luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone levels mobile communications, mobile phone, analog mobile phone, digital mobile phone
Rothman KJ et al. 1996 cohort study men, women 1994 USA mortality mobile communications, analog mobile phone, personal
Dreyer NA et al. 1999 cohort study men, women 1994 USA leukemia, brain tumor, all cancer, cardiovascular diseases, mortality, motor vehicle collisions mobile communications, analog 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
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
Sudan M et al. 2016 cohort study women, children in utero, 7–11 years 1996 - 2002, follow-up at the age of 7 and 11 years Denmark emotional and behavioural difficulties mobile communications, mobile phone
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
Tsarna E et al. 2019 - women, children in utero, newborns 1996 - 2011 Denmark, Netherlands, Spain and Korea pregnancy duration, fetal growth and birth weight mobile phone, mobile communications
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
Hardell L et al. 2013 - men, women, 20–80 years 1997 - 2003 Sweden glioma, survival analog mobile phone, digital mobile phone, mobile communications, cordless phone, personal
Carlberg M et al. 2014 - men, women, 19–80 years 1997 - 2003, 2007 - 2009 Sweden glioma, survival analog mobile phone, digital mobile phone, mobile communications, cordless phone, personal
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
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
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
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
Guxens M et al. 2019 cross-sectional study children, 5 years 2003 - 2010 The Netherlands emotional and behavioural problems mobile communications, mobile phone, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, cordless phone, W-LAN/WiFi, also other exposures without EMF
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
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 cohort study children, 12–15 years 2006 - 2007 Australia cognitive function (signal detection, working memory, learning, 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
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
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
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
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
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
Suresh S et al. 2011 survey men, women 2008 USA hypertension mobile communications, mobile phone, personal
Radwan M et al. 2016 - men, 22–45 years 2008 - 2011 Poland sperm damage (DNA fragmentation) mobile phone, mobile communications, personal
Elliott P et al. 2019 - men, women 2008 - 2018 UK sickness absence TETRA/TETRAPOL, mobile communications, occupational
Al-Chalabi SS et al. 2011 cross-sectional study men 2009 - 2010 Iraq semen quality mobile phone, mobile communications
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
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
Zilberlicht A et al. 2015 cross-sectional study men, 25–51 years 2011 - 2012 Israel sperm quality mobile phone, mobile communications
Martens AL et al. 2018 - men, women, 31–65 years 2011 - 2012, follow-Up in 2013 and 2014 Netherlands non-specific somatic symptoms such as headaches, low back pain and dizziness, others mobile communications, mobile phone base station, Radio/TV transmitter
Martens AL et al. 2018 - men 2011 - 2012, follow-up 2015 Netherlands sleep disturbances, non-specific health symptoms, respiratory symptoms mobile communications, mobile phone base station, GSM, UMTS, Radio/TV transmitter, also other exposures without EMF, residential
Brzozek C et al. 2019 reanalysis children, 9–11 years 2011 - 2013 Australia cognitive function mobile communications, mobile phone
Pachuau L et al. 2014 - men, women 2012 Indien health symptoms: fatigue, nausea, discomfort, headache, memory loss, skin problem. hearing problem, dizziness, muscular pain, visual disruption, difficulty in concentration, sleep disturbances mobile communications, mobile phone base station
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
Foerster M et al. 2018 cohort study children, 12–17 years 2012 - 2014, follow-up 2016 Switzerland memory performance mobile communications, mobile phone
Hatch EE et al. 2021 cohort study men 2012 - 2020 USA and Denmark male fecundability and semen quality mobile communications, mobile phone