- Santini et al, 2002 (France):
530 people living near mobile phone masts reported more symptoms of headache, sleep disturbance, discomfort, irritability, depression, memory loss and concentration problems the closer they lived to the mast.
- Navarro E, 2003 (Spain):
Statistically significant positive exposure-response associations between field intensity and fatigue, irritability, headaches, nausea, loss of appetite, sleeping disorder, depressive tendency, feeling of discomfort, difficulty in concentration, loss of memory, visual disorder, dizziness and cardiovascular problems. Two different exposure groups also showed an increase of the declared severity in the group with the higher exposure.
- Bortkiewicz et al, 2004 (Poland):
Residents close to mobile phone masts reported: more incidences of circulatory problems, sleep disturbances, irritability, depression, blurred vision and concentration difficulties the nearer they lived to the mast.
- Wolf et al, 2004 (Israel):
A four-fold increase in the incidence of cancer among residents living within 300m radius of a mobile phone mast for between three and seven years was detected.
- Eger et al, 2004 (Germany):
A three-fold increase in the incidence of malignant tumours was found after five years’ exposure in people living within 400m radius of a mobile phone mast.
- Hutter et al, 2006 (Austria):
A significant correlation between measured power density and headaches, fatigue, and difficulty in concentration in 365 subjects.
- Abdel-Rassoul et al, 2007 (Egypt):
Residents living beneath and opposite a long established mobile phone mast reported significantly higher occurrences of headaches, memory changes, dizziness, tremors, depressive symptoms and sleep disturbance than a control group.
- Oberfeld et al, 2008 (Austria):
All subjects reported various symptoms during exposure including buzzing in the head, heart palpitations, unwellness, lightheadedness, anxiety, breathlessness, respiratory problems, nervousness, agitation, headache, tinnitus, heat sensation, and depression.
- 2011 – Belo Horizonte is the third largest city in Brazil. In 2011, a 10 year study on cell phone antennas was released by the Municipal Health Department and several local universities. The study found a greater risk for cancer if you lived within 500 meters of a cell phone antenna or tower.