Published: 2020-09-21

Comments on electromagnetic field exposure on sleep

Kjell Hansson Mild, Anders Johnsson, Mats-Olof Mattsson


We have read the newly published paper by Gandhi et al (2020) in which they set out to investigate the effects of exposure from a mobile phone on the sleep patterns of medical students. The study population is subjects who keep their phone less than 1 m from the head during sleep.


Electromagnetic field, GSM, 3G

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Gandhi PP, Humaney NR. Effects of static electromagnetic fields on sleep patterns: a cross sectional study. Int J Res Med Sci. 2002;8 (5):1853-9.

Danker-Hopfe H, Dorn H, Bolz T, Peter A, Hansen ML, Eggert T, Sauter C. Effects of mobile phone exposure (GSM 900 and WCDMA/UMTS) on polysomnography based sleep quality: An intra- and inter-individual perspective. Environ Res. 2016;145:50-60.