5G Has No Adverse Health Effects, Two of Largest Studies Yet Find

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Two of the largest studies of 5G ever undertaken have concluded that there are no adverse health effects associated with the networking technology, shooting down long-voiced objections and conspiracy theories.

No adverse health effects to 5G, two large-scale studies conclude

Two of the largest reviews ever undertaken to research the effects of 5G have both concluded and confirmed that the technology is completely safe for use around humans, following a reanalysis of 245 previous studies from around the world.

The first comprehensive review was published in the journal Nature and was conducted by the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) in collaboration with Swinburne University of Technology, which examined and provided a reanalysis of 138 previous studies into 5G radio waves, IFL Science reports.

A second comprehensive study was also published in the journal Nature and undertook a reanalysis of 107 previous studies into the safety of 5G technology.

Both of the investigations examined the cellular effects of 5G and similar radio waves. Both of these separate analyses found no correlation between adverse health and/or cellular effects to human beings that were connected with 5G technology. Further, the reanalysis found that where issues seemingly arose, it was due to fundamental methodological flaws and not 5G technology.

β€œIn conclusion, a review of all the studies provided no substantiated evidence that low-level radio waves, like those used by the 5G network, are hazardous to human health.” said Dr. Ken Karipidis, Assistant Director of Assessment and Advice at ARPANSA, in a statement. “Studies that did report biological effects were generally not independently replicated and most of the studies reviewed employed low-quality methods of exposure assessment and control.”

“We recommend that future experimental studies improve their design with particular attention to dosimetry and temperature control and that future epidemiological studies continue to monitor long-term health effects in the population related to wireless telecommunications,” Dr. Karipidis added.

Fact and fiction: NIH report on 5G

One of the biggest fears people have concerning 5G has been exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF). The biggest concerns activists expressed where the dangers of non-ionising radiation.

The conspiracies surrounding 5G technology have reached such a fever-pitch, that the US National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health felt compelled to post an article addressing realistic concerns, while refuting exaggerated beliefs, such as when theorists began associating 5G with COVID-19.

According to the NIH: “EMFs are typically grouped into two types: ionising radiation (like in X-rays) and the non-ionising radiation of power grids and cell phone towers. Ionising radiation has the ability to disrupt atoms at a structural level, while non-ionising radiation does not – a distinction that Mercola (2020: 253) contests. This essentially gets to the crux of the issue.”

The article, the NIH does acknowledge that (before the most recent studies) there wasn’t a lot of research, noting: “While, at this point in time, there is, obviously, little research on the long-term effects of 5G, the research that does exist does not support the aforementioned health concerns.”

The NIH added: “One of the largest studies was conducted by the International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection, which sets many radiation guidelines. They found that 5G networks exposed people to acceptable levels of radiation and there were no foreseeable risks.”

Now, the two major comprehensive studies should put most concerns about 5G to rest, however, most agree that die-hard conspiracy theory will likely remain skeptical.