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September 22, 1997updated 01 Sep 2016 5:39pm

MOBILES CAUSE CONFUSION AND MEMORY LOSS SAYS RESEARCH

By CBR Staff Writer

Mobiles phones are now suspected of causing short-term memory loss after research on rats showed they became confused and forgetful after they were exposed to low-level microwaves, reports UK tabloid, the Daily Mail. Dr Henry Lai, from the University of Washington in Seattle, believes the radiation altered the membranes of their brain cells, disrupting the flow of electrical and chemical signals. This may, perhaps, also explain why loud-voiced users of mobiles in public places are utterly oblivious to the hostility their behavior arouses.

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