Exposure to microwaves from cellphones results in nerve cell damage

_70542835_c0177401-brain_activity,_artwork-splEnviron Health Perspect. 2003 June; 111(7): 881–883.
PMCID: PMC1241519
Research Article

Nerve cell damage in mammalian brain after exposure to microwaves from GSM mobile phones.

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Abstract

The possible risks of radio-frequency electromagnetic fields for the human body is a growing concern for our society. We have previously shown that weak pulsed microwaves give rise to a significant leakage of albumin through the blood-brain barrier. In this study we investigated whether a pathologic leakage across the blood-brain barrier might be combined with damage to the neurons. Three groups each of eight rats were exposed for 2 hr to Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) mobile phone electromagnetic fields of different strengths. We found highly significant (p< 0.002) evidence for neuronal damage in the cortex, hippocampus, and basal ganglia in the brains of exposed rats.

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