Single-strand DNA breaks in human hair root cells exposed to mobile phone radiation.
Published in: Int J Radiat Biol 2012; 88 (5): 420-424
Aim of study (acc. to author)
Hair samples were collected from eight
healthy subjects (six women, two men) immediately before and after using a 900 MHz GSM mobile phone for 15 and 30 minutes (experiments were separated by two weeks). About 6 or 7 hair roots were plucked behind the right ear (side of mobile phone exposure) within a 60 mm x 60 mm area. Additionally, the same subjects served as their own controls (hair samples were taken 5 and 15 minutes apart without exposure in between). Endpoint
continuous for 15 min or 30 min
(in the head - manufacturer's data)
in the head - manufacturer's data
Time of investigation:
Main outcome of study (acc. to author)
Study funded by
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