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Guys, Is It Time To Keep Your Smartphone Out Of Your Pants Pockets?

Posted at 10:33 AM, Jun 11, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-11 10:33:50-04

EXETER, UK (June 11, 2014) — A new study suggests that men who don’t want their fertility affected should keep their smartphones out of their pants pockets.

A team at the University of Exeter looked at the results of 10 studies that looked into the possible negative effects of radio frequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR) on male sperm. Some studies were from fertility clinics while others were from research centers.

The researchers noticed that “normal movement” of sperm fell an average of 8 percentage points when they were exposed to mobile phones.

The study was published in the journal Environment International.

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