Genetic damage in mobile phone users: some preliminary findings

@article{Gandhi2005GeneticDI,
  title={Genetic damage in mobile phone users: some preliminary findings},
  author={Gursatej Gandhi and Anita},
  journal={Indian Journal of Human Genetics},
  year={2005},
  volume={11},
  pages={99}
}
  • G. Gandhi, Anita
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Indian Journal of Human Genetics
BACKGROUND: The impact of microwave (MW)/radio frequency radiation (RFR) on important biological parameters is probably more than a simply thermal one. Exposure to radio frequency (RF) signals generated by the use of cellular telephones have increased dramatically and reported to affect physiological, neurological, cognitive and behavioural changes and to induce, initiate and promote carcinogenesis. Genotoxicity of RFR has also been reported in various test systems after in vitro and/or in vivo… Expand
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