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Wireless tech and childhood development — Expert Reaction

Tessa Evans posted in on May 31st, 2017.

A review paper published in Child Development claims that exposure to electromagnetic fields and radio-frequency radiation – via wireless technology – may be linked to neurodevelopmental problems in children. The paper does not include any new data, but reiterates data from previous papers linking electromagnetic fields (EMF) and pulsed radiofrequency radiation from wireless devices to ADHD and autism in children. […]

WiFi in schools safe – report

John Kerr posted in on March 21st, 2014.

Wifi radiofrequency fields in schools do not pose a health risk to children or staff, with exposures many thousands of times lower than the relevant standard, according to a new report from the Ministry of Health. The report, Snapshot Study: WiFi in Schools, was released by the Ministry on Thursday, and presents the results of […]

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Experts respond: asthma and exposure to magnetic fields

John Kerr posted in on August 2nd, 2011.

A new study has suggested that exposure to  magnetic fields during pregnancy may be linked to asthma in children. However, experts are urging caution in the interpretation of the research. The research, published today in Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, details a prospective study that recorded magnetic field exposure in pregnant mothers and subsequently […]

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