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December 2008


AMTA s December edition of EME Update, which is a round-up of issues related to the health and safety of mobile telecommunications, is now online.

In this edition, AMTA reports on the latest expert scientific assessment of the Bioinitiative Report, the delayed Interphone project, the latest Australian research on the levels of electromagnetic radiation in homes and air safety issues related to the use of mobile phones. ... click here for more information

Mobile Phone Shields

Mobile phones are designed to comply with scientifically based safety standards. However, add-on products are being marketed which claim to make phones 'safer. ... click here for more information

November 2008

Sense About Science - updates

View the recent online updates from Sense About Science: - Scientific Peer Review Process - Making Sense of Radiation - Making Sense of Science Stories View an interview with Tracey Brown, SAS Managing Director on the Voice of Young Science. ... click here for more information

International Commission for Non-Ionising Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) - 6th International Workshop presentations online

ICNIRP has published the presentations from the 6th International Workshop held in October 2008. This includes a presentation from the Chairman Paolo Vecchia on the Basis for development of the standards and the Role and History of ICNIRP . ... click here for more information

October 2008

US Food and Drug Administration - Do Cell Phones Pose a Health Hazard?

The US FDA update on Cell Phones and Health (14 Oct 2008) states The weight of scientific evidence has not linked cell phones with any health problems . ... click here for more information

Interphone October 2008 Update

INTERPHONE is a World Health Organization (WHO) research project coordinated by International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), to assess whether mobile telephone use is associated with an increase in cancer risk. ... click here for more information

Mobile Communications and Health Booklet

New booklet available for download from the GSM Association which makes an excellent handout or reference. ... click here for more information

September 2008

Cell Phones and Brain Cancer - What we Know (and dont know)

Excellent up to date summary from the US National Cancer Institute is linked from Mobile Phones and Cancer L3 - Additional ... click here for more information

RF Safety at Base Station and Antenna Sites

The MMF and GSMA has prepared a document giving practical rf safety guidance for personnel working at base station and antenna sites. ... click here for more information

Cell / Mobile Phones & Cancer - Canada

A review of what is known about cell phone use and intracranial tumours from the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (Canada). ... click here for more information

August 2008


New flyers are available for download in the Wireless Technology Health section for each topic in Layer 2. ... click here for more information