Former Nokia Technology Chief: Mobile phones wrecked my health

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This is translation of the one of the articles published in the Finnish newspaper Satakunnan kansa. Translation provided generously by Henrik Eiriksson. For links to Finnish language texts, see earlier blog. ******************** Updated on Oct. 20, 2014 – story continues … Continue reading

• Science and News Media

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From years of reading in the news media about the possibility of health effects associated with the exposure to mobile phone radiation, I got an impression that the information field has been dominated by two types of activists. One type … Continue reading

• IARC classifies the carcinogenicity of mobile phone radiation

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  Now it is official. The long awaited IARC evaluation of the carcinogenicity of mobile phone emitted radiation is complete. At the meeting at the IARC headquarters in Lyon, France, Working Group of invited experts has reviewed scientific evidence and, based … Continue reading

• Misguided conclusions lead to misguided headlines that confuse users

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In recent days study assuring and claiming to prove that mobile phones cannot cause brain cancer has been making headlines around the world. The study in question is by Frank de Vocht, Igor Burstyn, and John W Cherrie, entitled “Time … Continue reading

• “The world’s largest-ever human experiment”

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  On April 3, 2010, the major Finnish newspaper, Helsingin sanomat, has published a long story on possible health risks associated with the radiation emitted by mobile phones. Today, on April 7th, 2010, the same story has been re-published in … Continue reading

• Washington conference and US Senate hearing on mobile phones and health

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updated October 5th, 2009 For many years Europe has led the way in mobile phone research because the funding was available there. In the present situation of scientific uncertainty in this area, research community is hoping that US would get … Continue reading

• Thermal or Non-Thermal: That is the Question

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This blog was posted previously on 8.06.2009 on http://www.stuk.fi/ When in year 2000 I began to attend the bioelectromagnetics scientific meetings I noticed that if someone commented that “the observed effects might be of thermal nature” this was the most … Continue reading