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Does mobile phone use influence male fertility?

The question as to whether there is an effect of electromagnetic fields from mobile phones on male fertility has been investigated in several human, animal and cell studies.

Altogether, there is no proven negative influence of electromagnetic fields below exposure limits on male reproductive functions. Reduced fertility in heavy mobile phone users seems to be a consequence of their life style.

Results from animal studies are controversial, but do not prove any adverse health effects of electromagnetic fields from mobile phones. Laboratory studies on human sperm cells show thermal effects at exposure levels above the exposure limits.

Studies within the scope of the German Mobile Telecommunication Research Programme did not provide any evidence of adverse effects of high frequency electromagnetic fields on male fertility in rodents.

State of 2017.04.18

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