Spread of Wi-Fi linked to rise in child autism

Kamath, John-Paul
November 2007
Computer Weekly;11/27/2007, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that according to a study, wireless communication technology may be contributing to the acceleration in rates of autism among children. George Carlo, an expert on the dangers of electromagnetic radiation, found a link between autism and wireless technology in a series of tests on autistic children monitored between 2005 and 2006. The authors of the study, published in the "Australasian Journal of Clinical Environmental Medicine," said the rise in cases of autism was paralleled by the huge growth in mobile phone and Wi-Fi use since the late 1990s.


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