TITLE

Spread of Wi-Fi linked to rise in child autism

AUTHOR(S)
Kamath, John-Paul
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;11/27/2007, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27963141

 

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