November 17, 2008

Cell phone use can trigger the release of mercury from your fillings

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Add this to the long list of how your cell phone can be harmful to your health. According to a study conducted by the Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, cell phone usage can trigger the release of mercury from the fillings in your teeth.

In other words, the metal in your mouth interferes with your cell phone's electro-magnetic radiation - which is made of similar material.

And in a bizarre logic, the article claims that cell phones could be recycled for dental amalgam use. Check the study Mercury Release from Dental Amalgam Restorations after Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Following Mobile Phone Use

[via Come4News and Holodent]

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