Mouse Study Suggests that Cell Phone Radiation Exposure Affects Offspring Brain Development

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[Source: Science Daily]

Editor’s Note:  There will surely be controversy as to whether the results of this study extrapolate to humans, but it is certainly something to watch.   

Exposure to radiation from cell phones during pregnancy affects the brain development of offspring, potentially leading to hyperactivity, Yale School of Medicine researchers have determined.

he results, based on studies in mice, are published in the March 15 issue of Scientific Reports,a Nature publication.

“This is the first experimental evidence that fetal exposure to radiofrequency radiation from cellular telephones does in fact affect adult behavior,” said senior author Dr. Hugh S. Taylor, professor and chief of the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences.

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