EFFECTS OF RADIATION FROM MOBILE PHONES ON FERTILITY AND THE QUALITY OF SEMEN IN REGULAR MOBILE PHONE USERS

Authors

  • SENTHIL KUMAR B. Head – Central Research Laboratory for Biomedical Research, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Vinayaka Mission’s KirupanandaVariyar Medical College, Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation (DU) Salem-636308, Tamilnadu, India
  • KOUSER BANU Assistant Professor, Clinical Skill Department, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • G. PANNEER SELVI Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Medical College, Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation (DU)Salem-636308, Tamilnadu, India
  • K. EZHIL VENDHAN Dean / Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Medical College, Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation (DU)Salem-636308, Tamilnadu, India

Keywords:

Mobile Phone Radiations, Semen Parameters, Sperm Morphology, Male Infertility

Abstract

Background

The use of mobile phones over extended periods of time is associated with genotoxicity. The Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) values of mobile phones indicate that they release less radiofrequency radiation, which is discovered to be within a safer limit. This is the case because SAR values can be measured. The use of mobile phones for extended periods of time may also cause DNA damage in human cells.

Objective

The purpose of this study is to analyse the impact that radiation from mobile phones have on fertility by analysing the quality of the sperm of people who use their phones often.

Components and Techniques

The research was carried out on a total of 150 people who were between the ages of 20 and 40 and divided into three groups (frequent mobile users, moderate mobile users and less mobile phone users). Prior to collecting samples from the subjects, permission was obtained from them. The researcher conducted individual interviews with each participant in the study in order to collect information for filling out a structured questionnaire. Analyses and comparisons were made between the three groups on the properties of the sperm, including their motility and shape.

Results and Conclusion

The findings of a number of research indicate that radiations released by mobile phones have an effect on male fertility by causing permanent alterations in the morphology of the semen. The current research demonstrates that there is a problem with the fertilising ability of sperm due to defects and changes in sperm morphology. According to the findings of this research, radiations released by mobile phones will have an effect on male fertility. The genotoxic impact may be brought to the attention of regular users of mobile phones and the required measures can be taken via the use of biosensors, which offer a warning signal or alarm when the radiations level exceeds the usual limit.

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21-06-2022

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B., S. K., BANU, K., SELVI, G. P., & VENDHAN, K. E. (2022). EFFECTS OF RADIATION FROM MOBILE PHONES ON FERTILITY AND THE QUALITY OF SEMEN IN REGULAR MOBILE PHONE USERS. International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics, 14. Retrieved from https://innovareacademics.in/journals/index.php/ijap/article/view/45558

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