Sunday, December 07, 2008

Watch it, folks! Cell-phones may damage your memory...

Can radiation from cell phones affect the memory? Yes -- at least it appears to do so in rat experiments conducted at the Division of Neurosurgery, Lund University, in Sweden. Henrietta Nittby studied rats that were exposed to mobile phone radiation for two hours a week for more than a year. These rats had poorer results on a memory test than rats that had not been exposed to radiation.

The memory test consisted of releasing the rats in a box with four objects mounted in it. These objects were different on the two occasions, and the placement of the objects was different from one time to the other. More...

See also:

  1. Are phone masts causing cancer?
  2. The silent cell-phone holocaust?
  3. Are cell-phones more dangerous than smoking?

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