Cell Phone Use Linked to Lower Sperm Counts

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Redaktion Buergerwelle e.V. (BI Omega-CI Omega)

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Feb 7, 2008, 4:29:18 PM2/7/08
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Feb 7, 2008, 4:33:42 PM2/7/08
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Cell Phone Use Linked to Lower Sperm Counts

Date Published: Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Cell phone exposure - already a suspect in some types of cancer
http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/diseases - has been linked to
decreased fertility in some men. It seems, spending hours on a cell
phone each day may affect the quality of a man's sperm based on
finding from a study of 361 men seen at the infertility clinic at the
Cleveland Clinic http://www.clevelandclinic.org/.

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Feb 7, 2008, 4:46:55 PM2/7/08
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Subject: Sperm counts down again...cell phones?
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23033163/from/ET/

To All and thanks, Mark! This study appears to be based solely on
numbers of hours of actual cell phone usage.

It is my opinion, based on over a decade of intensive review of
hundreds of EMF/EMR studies, the gathering of vital facts re family
health problems that improved after reduction of EMF/EMR exposures,
and also invaluable information as result of conducting two separate
guinea pig studies, that any such study that does not evaluate whether
or not the cell phone is carried in the pocket of each study subject,
will never "tell the story" re possible causation.

Use of a laptop computer also does not appear to be considered in the
sperm count study.

Evaluation re placement of cell phone and charger close to one's bed
must be considered along with data re other electric appliances and
telephone equipment close to beds. Even then, as we all know, there
are other considerations re elevated electric currents on wiring,
wiring errors and also need to evaluate grounding problems.

Obviously, there are numerous other factors such as whether or not an
individual works as a telephone line-worker, a welder, an electrician,
etc. as well as whether individuals frequently ride motorcycles or
have a job such as a caterpillar operator, etc. and much more.

Forget the WiFi studies re low sperm counts and cellular antennae and
also high voltage lines!!! How can any of the more distant
exposures be seriously assessed when such blatant disregard for common
sense prevails?

Joanne C. Mueller
Guinea Pigs "R" Us
731 - 123rd Avenue N.W.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55448-2127 USA
Phone: 763-755-6114
Email: jcmpe...@aol.com (2-7-08)

WEBSITE: http://guineapigsrus.org


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Feb 8, 2008, 1:15:23 PM2/8/08
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Low Sperm Count Correlated With High Cell Phone Use
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Feb 9, 2008, 11:00:23 AM2/9/08
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Cell phones could damage Sperm Count and Quality, shows research
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Feb 11, 2008, 6:02:10 AM2/11/08
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Lowered sperm quality: Is it cellphones or chronic exposure to
bisphenol A?
http://www.emfacts.com/weblog/index.php?p=858

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Feb 14, 2008, 2:57:53 AM2/14/08
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Comments on message lowered sperm quality

Thursday February 14th 2008, 1:14 pm

http://www.emfacts.com/weblog/index.php?p=860

From Alfonso Balmori:

Very probably, like you say, the bisphenol-A is acting in the
deterioration of the quality of the sperm in human for several
decades. However the more abrupt deterioration of the quality of the
sperm has taken place in the last years: In Spain more than a third
(36%) of the procedures of artificial fecundation is for masculine
cause , of low seminal quality. The percentage went up five points
among the years 2003 and 2004, the last of that the Spanish Society of
Fertility (SEF) has figures. It seems that this is related (Besides
the bisphenol) also with an intensive use of the mobiles (Much higher
in the last years).

See the main studies in this respect:

MOBILE PHONES AND MALE FERTILITY: Scientific papers 2002-2007

Alfonso Balmori, Biologist. Spain

1 DAVOUDI M, BROSSNER C, KUBER W. 2002. Der Einfluß
elektromagnetischer Wellen auf die Spermienmotilität. J. Urol.
Urogynäkol, 9 (3): 18-22.

"Our data suggest a decreased motility of rapid progressive
spermatozoa caused by electromagnetic waves of GSM- mobile phones.
These findings may have an impact in counselling subfertile men."

2. R. J. AITKEN, L. E. BENNETTS, D. SAWYER, A. M. WIKLENDT and B. V.
KING. 2005. Impact of radio frequency electromagnetic radiation on DNA
integrity in the male germline. International Journal of Andrology,
28(3):171-9

"This study suggests that while RFEMR does not have a dramatic impact
on male germ cell development, a significant genotoxic effect on
epididymal spermatozoa is evident and deserves further investigation"

3. FEJES I, ZA VACZKI Z, KOLOSZA R S, DARU J, KOVA CS L, PA L A. 2005.
Is there a relationship between cell phone use and semen quality? Arch
Androl., 51(5):385-93.

"The prolonged use of cell phones may have negative effects on the
sperm motility characteristics."

4. STEFANIS P, DRAKELEY A, GAZVANI R, LEWIS-JONES DI. 2006. Growing
concern over the safety of using mobile phones and male fertility.
Arch Androl., 52 (1):9-14.

"There are many animal studies that show that electromagnetic waves
have a wide range of damaging effects on the male reproductive system
and sperm parameters."

5. EROGUL O, OZTAS E, YILDIRIM I, KIR T, AYDUR E, KOMESLI G, IRKILATA
HC, IRMAK MK, PEKER AF. 2006. Effects of electromagnetic radiation
from a cellular phone on human sperm motility: an in vitro study. Arch
Med Res. 2006, 37(7):840-3.

"These data suggest that EMR emitted by cellular phone influences
human sperm motility. In addition to these acute adverse effects of
EMR on sperm motility, long-term EMR exposure may lead to behavioral
or structural changes of the male germ cell."

6. AGARWAL A, DEEPINDER F, SHARMA RK, RANGA G, LI J. 2007. Effect of
cell phone usage on semen analysis in men attending infertility
clinic: an observational study. Fertil Steril. 2007 May 3

"Use of cell phones decrease the semen quality in men by decreasing
the sperm count, motility, viability, and normal morphology. The
decrease in sperm parameters was dependent on the duration of daily
exposure to cell phones and independent of the initial semen quality."

7. WDOWIAK A, WDOWIAK L, WIKTOR H. 2007. Evaluation of the effect of
using mobile phones on male fertility. Ann Agric Environ Med., 14(1):
169-72.

"In the analysis of the effect of GSM equipment on the semen it was
noted that an increase in the percentage of sperm cells of abnormal
morphology is associated with the duration of exposure to the waves
emitted by the GSM phone. It was also confirmed that a decrease in the
percentage of sperm cells in vital progressing motility in the semen
is correlated with the frequency of using mobile phones."

8. YAN JG, AGRESTI M, BRUCE T, YAN YH, GRANLUND A, MATLOUB HS. 2007.
Effects of cellular phone emissions on sperm motility in rats. Fertil
Steril., 88(4):957-64.

"These results suggest that carrying cell phones near reproductive
organs could negatively affect male fertility."

9. DEEPINDER F, MAKKER K, AGARWAL A. 2007. Cell phones and male
infertility: dissecting the relationship. Reprod Biomed Online., 15(3):
266-70.

"Although previous studies suggested a role of cell phone use in male
infertility, the mode of action of EMW emitted from cell phones on the
male reproductive system is still unclear"


Alfonso Balmori
Spain

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Study revived ties cell phone use to sperm count
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9061840&intsrc=news_ts_head


Informant: Dorothee Krien


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