Category Archives: Cell Phone Radiation

Cell Phone Health Issues

Cell Phone Health Issues Communications & Networking February, 1998 As local competition heats up, more widespread and longer use of wireless phones is bound to draw attention to radiation effects. Do cellular or PCS phones cause brain cancer That’s what a group of British scientists are saying. Heck, one of them has even accused a […]

Cell Phones ‘Pose Health Risk To Embryos’

Cell Phones ‘Pose Health Risk To Embryos’ Daily Mail February 6, 1998 Scientists have warned that mobile phones could threaten the health of unborn babies. The effect of mobile phone radiation on pregnant women is believed to be more than serious than previously thought. A French research team studied the effects of mobile phone radiation […]

Europeans Divided On Cell phone Standards

Europeans Divided On Cell phone Standards EE Times Journalist: Peter Clarke January 29, 1998 The European Telecommunications Standards Institute’s (ETSI) move to establish a standard for the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) appears to have hit a stalemate. In a vote Wednesday, two proposals for the third-generation mobile systems received strong support. The vote was […]

British Scientists Demand Cell Phone Warnings

British Scientists Demand Cell Phone Warnings Reuters, January 12, 1998 Journalist: Kirstin Ridley LONDON – British scientists are demanding that mobile telephones, an indispensable tool for millions, carry a health warning. Amid an explosive growth of mobile communications, concerns are mounting about cellular telephones’ potential links to health problems ranging from headaches to brain tumors. […]

Technology Changes Hinder Phone Cancer Research

Technology Changes Hinder Phone Cancer Research Total Telecom Journalist: Jeremy Scott-Joynt January 19, 1998 LONDON — Constant changes in the design of mobile telephone handsets are hindering research into possible health risks of mobile technology, according to a senior World Health Organization scientist. Researchers in recent years have shown that exposure to radio-frequency radiation — […]

Cell Phones Could Affect Memory

Say That Again? Researchers Plan To See If Cell Phones Could Affect Memory Scientific American Journalist: Tim Beardsley December 11, 1997 Regulators in Europe are taking a harder look at mobile phone safety. Although claims that fields from power lines could cause cancer have been authoritatively refuted by the U.S. National Research Council (NRC), that […]

Magnetic Fields Appear To Affect Learning

U.K.’s National Radiological Board Finds Magnetic Fields Appear To Affect Learning In Animals Scientific American Journalists: Tim Beardsley December 11, 1997 Scientists at the U.K.’s National Radiological Board have found that magnetic fields do indeed appear to affect learning in animals, as first stated by a U.S. researcher. In four separate tests involving exposure of […]

The question of whether cell phones damage your health

Ring Of Confidence Sydney Morning Herald Journalist: David Flynn October 18, 1997 The jury is still out on the question of whether mobile phones damage your health, but the wired generation is taking no risks. Devices that protect against potentially harmful side effects have become hot accessories. DAVID FLYNN reports. Can I call you on […]

EC Unveils Research Project on Health Effects of Wireless Phones

European Commission to Unveil Research Project on Health Effects of Wireless Phones Financial Times September 10, 1997 Shillingford, Joia — The European Commission will soon unveil a research project on the potential health risks of wireless phones. The EU’s mobile phone expert Leo Koolen says the research–to cost between 18 million and 24 million European […]

Belgian Wireless Funded Study Says Mobile Phone Use Probably Safe

Belgian Study Says Mobile Phone Use Probably Safe Reuters (08/25/97) August 26, 1997 Mobile phones probably do not pose a health risk to humans, according to a Belgian study sponsored by Belgacom, which controls 75 percent of Belgacom Mobile, the biggest mobile phone network in Belgium. Dr. Luc Verschaeve–head of the group that examined the […]

RFR emissions may pose a new threat in the form of cancer stimulation

Hard Drive Peter Cochrane ( Head of Advanced Applications and Technology for British Telecom) Finds No Absolutes In A Perfect World July 15, 1997 One of the key differences between superstition and science is the lack of absolutes. Science is dynamic and dominated by uncertainty; the latest state of understanding is dictated by models and […]

Cell phone radiation danger a clear call to make

Clowns And Cell phones The Australian Newspaper June 24, 1997 Journalist: Stewart Fist Imagine for a moment that the Australian government decided to prohibit the consumption of sugar. It allows three chemical companies (one owned by the government) to offer a sugar-substitute called glyco-saccharine-metagunk (GSM). Imagine that a few years later, the government-owned chemical factory […]