Mobile phones are given the all clear by UK group

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 11 February 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1477
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

An 11 year research programme has found no evidence of adverse effects on health from use of mobile phones or their base stations.1

The Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research programme was set up in 2001 as part of the government’s response to the recommendations of the Independent Expert Group on Mobile Phones, led by William Stewart, chairman of Tayside University Hospitals NHS Trust. The £13.6m (€16.4m; $22.3m) programme, funded jointly by the UK government and the telecommunications industry, was overseen …

View Full Text

Sign in

Log in through your institution

Free trial

Register for a free trial to to receive unlimited access to all content on for 14 days.
Sign up for a free trial