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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 18 2012: Have you ever noticed that whenever there is funding there is a problem?

    The fact is that Autism is not on the rise it is merely tallied differently many other categories are now thrown in with the category of autism making it look like autism is growing.

    Just Google it out Look at the articles

    A similar thing is done with household income which has changed in 30 years but the media will tell you it has been falling for 30 years, absolute BS.
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      Nov 19 2012: if you look at the (non-government) graphs in the link above you will see the correlation of autism rise and the rise of cell phone usage. if the theory of call phone being a factor in autism is right, you may see a plateau on autism as there is one in people getting new cell phones
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        Nov 19 2012: And that is where you will see that this correlation is coincident and not even remotely scientific.

        Not to mention that they have an ad for Elizabeth Warren when you first go to the site. The queen of specious information.
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          Nov 19 2012: true, but it doesn't have to be scientific to inquire if that could be the environmental causative that some wonder about autism. the purpose of the graph is not to conclude something but to ask if it is just coincidence. actually a similar coincidence is happening in other countries like Korea.
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        Nov 19 2012: The first question has to be is what is the real data other wise you are just chasing your tail.

        When the government was funding studies into acid rain there was acid rain no more funding no more acid rain when was the last time you heard anything about acid rain.
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          Nov 19 2012: if we had the data we wouldn't be asking the question of the possibility. yet there is some indication that radio waves could affect our dna (study with rats), cell in the brains (toxicity not released), and neurological system (bees). but a factor then on autism might be worth exploring.

          that something is not talk about it doesn't mean that it went away. it may mean that people didn't care. but certainly you will find people still exploring the angles of things, old and new. it is why many are here in Ted.
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        Nov 19 2012: Usually the data is ignored. Nope if acid rain was important it would be on front page. Agree to disagree.
        • Nov 19 2012: Acid rain is less of a problem now because the global emission of sulfur dioxides and nitrogen oxides has dropped considerably. Dig a little deeper before you start to make insane accusations (and no doubt projecting your own problems onto me when you'll start your reply to this comment with "do you ahve anything besides conjecture?") Now go back to the topic at hand.

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