The Radiation Doctor

Monthly Archives: October 2015

There is no convincing scientific evidence that radiation from mobile towers causes adverse health effects, the central government has informed the Kerala High Court. The submission by deputy controller of communication accounts was in the form of a statement filed in response to a petition filed by Suresh MS. “The EMF radiations from a mobile tower, which are below the safe limits prescribed by ICNIRP (an international scientific body called International Commission… Read More

Radio frequency radiation from mobile towers and phones is minuscule—one-thousandth to one-millionth of an eV! It means mobile tower radiation is lakhs of times weaker than X-rays or UV rays, even visible light. Radiation. The very word is like a bell tolling—ringing in irrational concern and conjuring images of Chernobyl or Fukushima. So, when we hear of mobile tower antennas transmitting radio frequency radiation, concerns arise in the common man. Luckily, nothing… Read More

Dismisses allegations that mobile towers are health hazards The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is the autonomous regulator of the telecommunications business in India. TRAI aims to create and nurture conditions for the growth of telecommunications in India to enable the country lead in the emerging global information society. Earlier this month, TRAI dismissed the fears of mobile tower radiation posing threats to public health. It categorically stated that it conducted… Read More