Former Nokia Technology Chief: Mobile phones wrecked my health

BRHP - Between a Rock and a Hard Place

This is translation of the one of the articles published in the Finnish newspaper Satakunnan kansa. Translation provided generously by Henrik Eiriksson.

For links to Finnish language texts, see earlier blog.

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Updated on Oct. 20, 2014 – story continues in the next blog “Former Nokia CTO’s multiple sclerosis and… Nokia’s patents to prevent it?

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Former Nokia Boss: Mobile-Phones wrecked my health

by Anne Nikka

[English translation Henrik Eiriksson]

Nokia’s former Technology Chief, Matti Niemelä, was involved in the development the world’s first mobile phones, but fell seriously ill himself from mobile-phone microwave radiation.

In addition, he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Some studies suggest that radiation may increase the risk of even MS.

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For Tampere-based Matti Niemelä, age 44, life was like in the movies when he as a young man was recruited to work for Nokia in 1997. The…

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