Medindia

X

Mobile Phones Do Not Inflict Brain Damage

by Medindia Content Team on  January 4, 2006 at 4:01 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Mobile Phones Do Not Inflict Brain Damage
The human memory does not get affected due to the use of mobile phones, nor do mobile phones inflict brain damage. This has been revealed by researchers belonging to the Essex University. The research was headed by Professor Riccardo Russo. The researchers strapped mobiles to volunteers' heads and asked them to do several memory tests. Participants were not told whether the phones were on or off.
Advertisement

Contrary to previous studies that had claimed that electromagnetic radiation from phones fried the brain, and could cause cancer and alter DNA, the new study could not find any difference in participants' mental performance.

Advertisement
"Our research is more reliable. We used 170 people while most studies used around 20. We looked at how radiation may affect memory and we are quite confident it didn't show any influence," Russo, was quoted as saying.

Edited (ANI)
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions
i think they do not do everything to u
guest Tuesday, July 10, 2007
dan or does serequel alter dna
guest Wednesday, February 8, 2006
can or does serequel alter dna or damage dna in any way
guest Wednesday, February 8, 2006

You May Also Like

Advertisement
View All