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December 2010

LTE Technology & Health Booklet

LTE stands for "Long Term Evolution" and covers the new generation of mobile broadband technologies. The GSM Association has produced an information booklet to describe key features of the new technology ... click here for more information


ACRBR Science & Wireless 2010 Public Forum

The Australian Centre for Radio Frequency Bioeffects Research (ACRBR) has published the presentations from the Science & Wireless 2010 public forum including videos and interviews. ... click here for more information


Latin America - Science Review High Frequency EMF and Human Health

The Edumed Institute for Education in Medicine and Health, a Brazil based research, development and education institution, convened a Latin American Scientific Expert Panel to produce an independent consensus report on the possible health effects of radio signals ... click here for more information


October 2010

review of genetic effects of rf emf - members of the ICNIRP committee on biology

Former and current members of the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) Standing Committee on Biology have published a review on the genetic effects of RF EMF ... click here for more information


case-control study of risk of leukaemia in relation to mobile phone use - British Journal of Cancer

The British Journal of Cancer (Oct 2010) has published a paper from the Institute of Cancer Research titled "A case-control study of risk of leukaemia in relation to mobile phone use." ... click here for more information


review on health effects of exposure to RF from base stations - WHO Bulletin

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a systematic review on the health effects of exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields from mobile phone base stations. ... click here for more information


Risk analysis of human exposure to electromagnetic fields - EU Commission EFHRAN Report

This report considers and reviews the latest published research exploring possible effects on humans from EMF in order to identify any potential health concerns. ... click here for more information


Wireless technology and health outcomes - Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

The Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion released a document titled Wireless technology and health outcomes: evidence and review . ... click here for more information


Analysis of Power Absorbed by Children's Head as a Result of New Usages of Mobile Phone

A new research paper titled "Analysis of Power Absorbed by Children's Head as a Result of New Usages of Mobile Phone" has been published in the IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility ... click here for more information


September 2010

SAR For Cell Phones: What It Means - FCC Consumer Update

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued an updated consumer fact sheet on mobile phone SAR to provide public guidance on what SAR means, and to clarify a common misconception that lower SAR ratings mean that a phone is safer and will provide consumers with overall lower exposures. ... click here for more information


COSMOS Study - design & overview update

COSMOS (Cohort Study of Mobile Phone Use and Health) is a large international prospective cohort study of mobile telephone users, 250,000 men and women aged 18+ years in five European countries - Denmark, Finland, Sweden, The Netherlands, and UK who will be followed up for 25+ years ... click here for more information


August 2010

WHO Research Agenda - 2010 update

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its new 2010 research agenda for radio frequency (RF) fields with the main focus still on children, especially through epidemiological studies and continued emphasis on exposure monitoring. ... click here for more information


Health Canada Statement on Radiofrequency Energy and Wi-Fi Equipment

Based on scientific evidence, Health Canada has determined that exposure to low-level radiofrequency energy, such as that from Wi-Fi systems, is not dangerous to the public. ... click here for more information


Brain Cancer Incident Trends do not support link to cell phones

A new analysis by NCI researchers has turned up no evidence to support a link between cell phone use and brain cancer in the United States. ... click here for more information


Science & Precautionary measures in EMF Policy - review by Dr Michael Repacholi

Electromagnetic fields (EMF) are generated by many of the technologies we use in everyday life. This paper discusses the use of science and precautionary measures for policies that protect the health of everyone from exposure to manmade EMF ... click here for more information


July 2010

Tinnitus phone risk unproven - uk national health service

The UK National Health Service clarified the findings of a study on Tinnitus, an agonising ear disorder published in the British Medical Journal in July 2010 and concludes there was no proven link to mobile phone use ... click here for more information


Mobile phone use and Risk of Brain Cancer - Finnish Authority concludes no link

Anna Lahkola, from the Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), published an academic dissertation addressing mobile phones and brain cancer risk, concluding: In conclusion, the present studies do not suggest mobile phone use as a cause of brain tumours ... click here for more information


June 2010

base stations not linked to cancer in children - British Medical Journal

Researchers from Imperial College London have found that base stations are not linked to an increased risk of early childhood cancers due to proximity and the mother s exposure to EMF during pregnancy. ... click here for more information


May 2010

Brain Cancer Not linked to Phones - UK national health service

"This study certainly does not support the clear-cut claims of some newspapers that “talking for 30 minutes a day” increases the risk of brain tumours."
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Austrian Base Station Study - EMF not the cause of anxiety

The study concludes that self-declared base station neighbors are more strained than others but EMF-related health concerns cannot explain these findings. ... click here for more information


World Health Organization updated fact sheet 193

The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its fact sheet titled Electromagnetic fields and public health: mobile phones . ... click here for more information


INTERPHONE - What the Health Experts Say

Health expert reviews and comments on the INTERPHONE results ... click here for more information


INTERPHONE Publication – Scientific Summary and Key Points

On 17th May 2010, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) published the results of the INTERPHONE combined analysis for brain cancers glioma and meningioma. ... click here for more information


INTERPHONE Study Results - Mobile phones and Brain Tumour Risk (May 2010)

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has published the results of the INTERPHONE combined analysis for glioma and meningioma and found overall no increased risk of brain cancer from mobile phone use. ... click here for more information


April 2010

New IEC Standard 62209-2 Human exposure to RF fields from hand-held and body-mounted wireless communication devices

The International Electrotechnical Commission, which develops standards for electrical, electronic, and related technologies, has just released standard 62209-2, Human exposure to radio frequency fields from hand-held and body-mounted wireless communication ... click here for more information


COSMOS - Launch of Long-Term Study of Mobile Phone Users

Imperial College London has announced the launch of the UK arm of the COSMOS study which aims to follow the health of approximately 100,000 British mobile phone users (18+ years of age) for 20 to 30 years. ... click here for more information


Study finds no link between TETRA masts and ill health

Researchers from the University of Essex have found no evidence that short-term health effects like headaches, rashes and nausea are caused by exposure to TETRA mobile radio masts. ... click here for more information


ARPANSA Audit shows very low EME Levels near base stations

A survey undertaken by the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) shows exposure levels from antennas and base stations operated by Australia s telecommunications carriers are hundreds to thousands of times below the allowable ... click here for more information


implications for mobile networks of lower EMF limits

The GSMA and the MMF have produced a paper that examines the technical and public policy implications that follow from the adoption of arbitrary restrictions, such as lower national exposure limits. ... click here for more information


March 2010

Cellphone Health Facts - US Wireless Association CTIA website

The US Wireless Association CTIA has set up a website called Cellphone Health Facts to provide information to consumers about cellphone health and safety concerns. ... click here for more information


Procedure for Assessment of General Public Exposure From Wireless LAN

A procedure for the assessment of general public exposure from Wlan in offices and in a wireless sensor network testbed has been published in Health Physics. The test results show compliance with ICNIRP general public limits. ... click here for more information


UK Health Protection Agency - Updated information on Mobile Phones and Masts

The UK Health Protection Agency (HPA) has recently updated it's web site and information on mobile phones and health. The HPA provides basic advice, information on exposure guidelines, expert reviews, the Interphone study and other reports. ... click here for more information


February 2010

Swedish Radiation Protection Authority - 6th Annual Report on EMF and Health

The Swedish Radiation Protection Authority (SSM) has released its 6th report on EMF and health. ... click here for more information


January 2010

can mobile phones halt alzheimer's?

Chatting on a mobile phone could help reduce the risk of suffering Alzheimer s disease or even cure it a study claims. However, an NHS review says the study s direct relevance to humans is limited. ... click here for more information