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December 2009

European Commission Article about the Interphone Results

Interphone, the largest epidemiological investigation ever conducted into the link between cancer and mobile phones, is delivering its first results. ... click here for more information


ACRBR Science & Wireless 09 online - Bernard Veyret (ICNIRP) Keynote presentation

Dr Bernard Veyret from ICNIRP presents the latest information on mobile phones, base stations and health, and discusses the findings to date from INTERPHONE, and the most recent update on EMF safety guidelines. ... click here for more information


No increase in brain tumor rates - Denmark, Finland, Norway & Sweden 1974-2003

A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute analysed trends in the incidence of brain tumours in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden from 1974 to 2003. ... click here for more information


Cell Phones and cancer - interphone can't end the debate.

'New Scientist' magazine has published an opinion from Michael Repacholi, former Coordinator of the WHO EMF project discussing the much anticipated INTERPHONE study due to be publshed soon. ... click here for more information


November 2009

Nordic Authorities Statement on Exposure of the General Public to EMF - Reduction of base stations may increase exposure

The Nordic Radiation Safety Authorities have issued a joint statement addressing the exposure of the general public to radio frequency radiation emitted continuously by fixed transmitters in local surroundings. ... click here for more information


Interphone update

On October 24 2009, the UK newspaper The Daily Telegraph ran a story with the headline Long-term use of mobile phones 'may be linked to cancer' and claimed to disclose the combined results of the INTERPHONE study. ... click here for more information


HPA Report on WiFi in Schools

The UK Health Protection Agency has published a progress report on the assessment of exposure to electromagnetic fields from wireless computer networks (Wi-Fi) in schools. ... click here for more information


September 2009

New Fact Sheet on Mobile Phones & Health - US Health Physics Society

A new fact sheet released in September by the US Health Physics Society concludes that available evidence shows that use of mobile phones or exposure to their base-station emissions does not cause brain cancer or any other health effect . ... click here for more information


Low Emissions from WiFi Confirmed by UK Health Protection Agency tests

The UK Health Protection Agency have recently conducted measurements on radio signals generated by laptop computers using Wi-Fi, and have found they are low power and exposures are well within safety guidelines. ... click here for more information


Committee on Man and Radiation (COMAR) - Expert Reviews of Potential Health Effects of RF

The Committee on Man and Radiation (COMAR), a technical committee of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has published a technical information statement - Expert Reviews on ... click here for more information


EU - Updated EMF Information Website

The European Commission has updated its summary website on EMF and health to now include the SCENIHR statement of 2009. The summaries are presented in a format and language which can be easily understood by non-specialists. ... click here for more information


August 2009

ICNIRP Statement on EMF Safety Guidelines - 2009

The International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) has issued a 2-page statement in respect of the validity of the present radiofrequency safety recommendations: '... ... click here for more information


ACRBR Position Statement on Dr Teo and Khurana's literature review

The Australian Centre for RF Bioeffects Research (ACRBR) has responded to a literature review by Khurana et al, concluding: Many of the conclusions made in the paper contradict those made by international expert committees, without providing adequate reasons ... click here for more information


July 2009

SCENIHR Opinion on Research Needs for RF EMF

The EU Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR) has released an opinion on the remaining research needs regarding RF EMF and potential health effects. ... click here for more information


ICNIRP Reports No Evidence of Health Hazards

The International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) has published two review papers, one addressing epidemiological evidence related to mobile phones and one reviewing evidence for the the full radio-frequency (RF) spectrum. ... click here for more information


EMF Emissions addressed by EU Standards

The European Commission's Enterprise Industry magazine in June featured an article on the Commission's workshop on EMF and health, held in February 2009. ... click here for more information


Mobile Phone SAR Measurements Video

Have you ever wondered how mobile phones are tested for SAR compliance? ... click here for more information


SAR Explained - what is SAR and how is it measured ?

SAR Explained provides an overview of the SAR compliance requirements for mobile phones and how SAR is measured, including up against the body. ... click here for more information


Mobile Networks in the Environment - MCF Video

The Mobile Carriers Forum (MCF) has released a new online video with enhanced graphics showing how mobile networks in Australia are designed to meet community needs from a coverage, visual ammenity and EMF safety perspective. ... click here for more information


EMF levels from wireless devices in homes - ACRBR Report

With the expanded use of radiofrequency (RF) communication technologies, questions have been raised concerning the RF levels that the community is exposed to. ... click here for more information


June 2009

Practical advice on reducing exposure from mobile phones

Consistent with the World Health Organization advice for individuals that might be concerned about emf and mobiles, AMTA lists some practical tips on reducing exposure from mobile phones. ... click here for more information


Electromagnetic Fields and Epidemiology - Review

An overview of electromagnetic fields and epidemiology inspired by the fourth course at the International School of Bioelectromagnetics, Schüz et al., Bioelectromagnetics, has been published online ... click here for more information


Exposure from WiMax

The German Mobile Telecommunication Research Programme (DMF) supported a project by IMST to assess exposure from WiMAX base stations and wireless access points. For base stations, the highest exposure level was 0.003% of the ICNIRP levels. ... click here for more information


EMF-NET report on epidemiological studies published since 2006

The EMF-NET Research Consortium in Europe has issued a report summarising new epidemiological studies published since March 2006. ... click here for more information


COSMOS - Cohort Study of mobile phone use and health

A new website for COSMOS, a research study on the possible health effects of long-term mobile phone use, has been launched by the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Imperial College London. ... click here for more information


May 2009

Mobi-Kids Study Commenced

The MOBI-KIDS international study investigating a relationship between communication technologies including mobile phones and environmental factors and brain cancer in young people has commenced.

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Mobile Networks & Health Booklet - MMF

The Mobile Manufactures Forum has released a new booklet answering common questions on mobile networks and health. ... click here for more information


AMTA EME Update - May 09

AMTA s May 09 edition of EME Update, which is a round-up of issues related to the health and safety of mobile telecommunications, is now online. ... click here for more information


top 10 tips on using EMF Explained

The Australian Mobile Carriers Forum has listed the Top 10 Tips on using the EMF Explained Series in the latest Operational Bulletin along with some examples of how the information resource is being used by Australian carriers. ... click here for more information


Top tips for reading science stories

Cancer research UK has published a new section with tips on how to make sense of science stories in the media. ... click here for more information


April 2009

Interview on mobile phones and health research - ACRBR Professor Rodney Croft

This edition of MOBILEpodcast features the Executive Director of the Australian Centre for Radiofrequency Bioeffects Research, Professor Rodney Croft discussing the ACRBR's research on the possible health effects of human exposure to electromagnetic fields including the INTERPHONE study and cancer. ... click here for more information


March 2009

WHO online Course on Bioelectromagnetics Research

The World Health Organization has released an online course designed to introduce young scientists, teachers and the general public to the subject of Bioelectromagnetics research. ... click here for more information


New Wireless Technologies added to The EMF Explained Series

The EMF Explained Series now includes information on 3G, LTE, WiMAX, WiFi, Femtocells, Bluetooth, and DECT. The technologies overview page provides a snapshot summary of each technology ... click here for more information


Mobile Phone Epidemiology Review - ACRBR

The Australian Centre for Radiofrequency Bioeffects Research (ACRBR) has published a review of existing epidemiological research on possible links between mobile phone use and brain tumours ... click here for more information


Netherlands Health Council Annual EMF Report

The Health Council of the Netherlands has released their annual report on EMF and health. ... click here for more information


February 2009

Wireless Local Area Networks & Health Brochure

A new brochure on Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN) & health is available from the GSMA, MMF and Wi-Fi Alliance. ... click here for more information


EUROPEAN COMMISSION SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE - (SCENIHR) UPDATE ON EMF HEALTH RISKS

The European Commission scientific advisory committee, the Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks (SCENIHR), has published an updated scientific Opinion on possible health risks from EMF. ... click here for more information


ACRBR SCIENCE & WIRELESS PUBLIC FORUM - ON LINE VIDEOS

In response to community interest in the safety of modern wireless technologies, the Australian Centre for Radiofrequency Bioeffects Research (ACRBR) has made video presentations from its Science and Wireless 2008 event available online. ... click here for more information


January 2009

WORLD CANCER REPORT 2008 - INTERNATIONAL AGENCY FOR RESEARCH ON CANCER

The World Cancer Report 2008 provides a comprehensive overview of cancer for all those working in the field of health-care and research, and the general reader. This report supplements the IARC monographs - the formal cancer classification process of IARC. ... click here for more information


SCIENTIFIC PROCESS EXPLAINED - GSM ASSOCIATION

The GSM Association has published an overview of the scientific process which follows a distinct path from hypothesis (idea) to established knowledge. ... click here for more information


GUIDE TO SCIENCE THAT MAKES THE NEWS - UK NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE

The UK NHS has a dedicated guide to science that makes the news available from their web site, providing the community with an on line resource on how to read and understand health stories. ... click here for more information


GERMAN MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH PROGRAM - MOBILE-STUDY ON CHILDREN:

The results of the German MobilEe-Study do not indicate an effect of objective exposure to mobile telecommunication networks on chronic or acute well-being of children or adolescents. ... click here for more information


ACRBR REVIEW OF THE BIOINITIATIVE REPORT:

The Australian Centre for RF Bioeffects Research (ACRBR) has published its perspective on The Bioinitiative Report answering common questions raised by the general public. ... click here for more information