Cellphone use during pregnancy could turn kids into anti-social, hyperactive thugs

Copenhagen (Denmark) ??“ Mobile phone usage during pregnancy could cause kids to develop behavioral problems, according to a joint study by UCLA and Aarhus Denmark. Mothers who used their phones as little as two to three times a day had a greatly increased risk of having children with psychological problems including hyperactivity and anti-social conduct, but the study doesn??™t nail down mobile phone radiation as the specific cause.

Researchers interviewed 13159 Danish children who were born in the late 1990s. Approximately half of the group had mothers who used mobile phones infrequently, while the other half did not use mobile phones at all. The researchers found that just two to three daily uses of the mobile phone during pregnancy increased the child??™s chance of developing problems by 54%. This percentage grew to a whopping 80% if the children themselves used mobile phones while growing up.

Of the children who develop problems, the breakdown of specific problems is as follows: 25% emotional problems, 34% difficulty relating to peers, 35% hyperactive and 49% problems with conduct. It??™s obvious by the percentages that many children had multiple behavioral problems.

The researchers do point out that they did not measure radiation levels and that the mere act of using the phones could be leaving a negative impression on the children. It's logical to infere that mothers who used phones during pregnancy would continue talking on their phones after giving birth. And when you're talking on the phone, you are concentrating on the conversation rather than that cute bundle of joy sitting next to you. I mean how would you feel if your mom was constantly yakking on a phone?

The study will be published in the July edition of the journal Epidemiology.

Source: TG Daily

Tags: mobile phones

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
You can use a security key instead of having a code sent to your phone
 
Adobe says that the AI can now achieve the intended result in seconds
 
A new security protocol replacing the aging WPA2
 
Download and install at your own risk, of course
 
More iPhone parts likely to be produced by Samsung
 
Starting on Friday, video views on YouTube will start to be counted by the Official Charts Company
 
LG has already announced two new V-series members in 2018
 
The method is blocked and the hack doesn’t work, it adds
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (11)