[ RadSafe ] Men hooked on mobile phones may suffer a 40 per centdrop in fertility
hflong at pacbell.net
Fri Oct 27 11:27:50 CDT 2006
So infertile men who use phones more have lower sperm counts than others?
Not well controlled. Those also are more likely Type A, likely to exercise less (while busy, busy) and otherwise different in ways likely to reduce sperm count.
Men who phone a lot are different in other ways (likely to give low sperm counts).
Forget this "study".
Howard Long MD MPH
"Muckerheide, Jim (CDA)" <Jim.Muckerheide at state.ma.us> wrote:
Maybe we shouldn't interfere with Darwinian evolutionary determinism!
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> Maybe they should get off the phone and start talking
> with their wives and significant others.
> --- "Dawson, Fred Mr" wrote:
> > Times reports - Men hooked on mobile phones may
> > suffer a 40 per cent drop in fertility
> > Radiation is the likely cause, reports our
> > correspondent from the
> > American Society for Reproductive Medicine
> > MEN who are heavy users of mobile phones have
> > significantly lower sperm
> > counts than those who are not, according to research
> > that suggests
> > radiation from handsets could be damaging male
> > fertility.
> > Both the quantity and quality of a man's sperm
> > decline as his daily
> > mobile phone use increases, a study of 361
> > infertility patients in the
> > United States indicates.
> > The greatest effects were seen among very heavy
> > users who talked on a
> > mobile phone for more than four hours a day. . . .
> May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
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