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Subjective symptoms, sleeping problems, and cognitive performance in subjects living near mobile phone base stations
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    Re: No provable effects

    Dear Editor,

    We thank Wolf and Vana for their comments on our article "Subjective symptoms, sleeping problems and cognitive performance in subjects living near mobile phone base-stations" (OEM 63:307-313). We appreciate their regret that due to methodological problems results may not be as clear-cut as they desire.

    The study of potential effects of emissions from mobile phone base- stations is indeed fr...

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    No provable effects
    • Christian W. Wolf, Prof. Occup. Medicine, MD
    • Other Contributors:
      • Vana, Norbert. Prof.Dr., Vienna Univ. of Technology, Atomic Institute of the Austrian Universities

    Dear Editor,

    In their publication, the authors postulate that effects upon health and performance cannot be ruled out despite a low exposure to high-frequency electro-magnetic fields, effects far below the WHO threshold values. Unfortunately, this paper has substantial methodological problems.

    1. There may well have been a clustering in the choice of test- subjects’ addresses in relation to the location...

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