Correspondence Address : Dr. Cell phones are a relatively novel and evolving technology. Mobile communication is now essentially ruling in our daily activities through better connectivity and intelligent, smart phone services. While the potential benefits of this technology continue to emerge, so do the potential health risks. There is increasing concern that the use of mobile phones may be associated with decreased semen quality and infertility.
No, Guys, Your Cellphone Is Not Making You Infertile
Cells Phones Linked to Poorer-Quality Sperm | Time
Let's just admit it: We are in deep, committed probably co-dependent relationships with our phones. There is also a claim that consistent exposure to mobile phone radiation could negatively impact sperm quality, potentially causing fertility issues in men. This theory has some so freaked out that a German company started manufacturing underwear that claims to absorb 98 percent of cell phone radiation and 70 percent of Wifi radiation. So, do dudes need to be tossing or turning off their iPhones in order to remain fertile? Should you buy your partner a pager or expensive boxers for their birthday? Should we be worried about tech neck and tech First, let's clarify some stuff about sperm.
E ven while the debate over whether cell phones cause cancer rages on, researchers are starting to explore other potentially harmful effects that the ubiquitous devices may have on our health. And with male infertility on the rise, Fiona Mathews at the University of Exeter, in England, and her colleagues decided to investigate what role cell phones might play in that trend. In their new research , they analyzed 10 previous studies, seven of which involved the study of sperm motility, concentration and viability in the lab, and three that included male patients at fertility clinics. Previous studies suggested several ways that the magnetic fields might be wreaking havoc on sperm — they could be generating DNA damage by promoting more unstable oxygen compounds, or because most men carry their phones in their pants pockets, the fields, which can cause up to a 2.
The effect of mobile phone radiation on male fertility is the subject of recent interest and investigations. The aim of this study was to investigate the direct in vitro influence of mobile phone radiation on sperm DNA fragmentation and motility parameters in healthy subjects with normozoospermia. Each sperm sample was divided into two equal portions A and B.