Small cells, media and the nocebo effect – an expert opinion

With the installation of small cell 4G boxes in suburban communities, some people are understandably concerned about any potential health effects. An article by Adam Verrender, researcher at the Australian Centre for Electromagnetic Bioeffects Research based at the University of Wolllongong, published by the ABC, explains that there is no evidence for any causal relationship between people’s symptoms and exposure to electromagnetic fields; however the nocebo effect is real and can be fuelled by misinformation and in some cases, the media.

You can read Adam’s article on the ABC website: