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Could the increase in wireless technology be the environmental and cellular toxicity factor for the prevalence of autism in modern nations?

The idea is not my own but hoping to promote awareness for further discussion and inquiry. The references below are easily searchable.

A scientific study published in the peer-reviewed Australasian Journal of Clinical Environmental Medicine (acnem.org) warns that radio waves from cell phones may be responsible for accelerating the rise in autism among the world's children.

Dr. George Louis Carlo, co-author of the study, developed a theory that low frequency cell phone signals are harmful to cell function causing the inability to move heavy metals and toxins outside cells.

Here is a collection of other evidence on such question http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/04/11/1082549/-Autism-Cell-Towers-Electromagnetic-Radiation-Connection-Possibility# It presents a government study of radio waves affecting the DNA and charts showing a correlation between the increase in autism and cell phone usage.

As you may know, the media personalities, Dr. Mercola and Dr. Oz have also warned us of the possible EMR effect on children's neurological development. Dr. Oz even suggested to keep cell phones away from younger children based on some studies he saw.

There are studies that point to the possibility that cell phone signals also affect the bees neurological system and navigation.

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    Nov 19 2012: I would really like to see some numbers on the level of EMR exposure over time. For example the level of EMR from a cell phone is nowhere near as much as from your old analogue cordless phone you used in the 80's. Also as broadcast TV and radio goes digital the power requirements are reduced by a factor of 10 so there is less incidental exposure from that aswell. Unless you are on the phone all day the exposure from your cell phone is a very small fraction of your total exposure. You get much more from the Sun or from heating your TV dinner in the microwave oven.
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      Nov 19 2012: radiation from the sun or microwave doesn't cross concrete and bones at a distance with the intensity that the new 3G, 4G and LTE cell phone signals do
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        Nov 20 2012: A typical microwave has 10 000 times the power output of a cell phone. And how many people stand right in front of them and watch their dinner go around? Typical cell phones have an average output of 1-2 hundred mW and the tower transmitters are around 100w. Broadcast tv transmitters are up to hundreds of kW. Solar radiation averages around 1000w per square metre, of which a substantial percentage is UV which definitely causes cancer. Unless your child is on the phone for several hours a day cell phone exposure is insignificant.

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