Does Radiofrequency Exposure Affect Hearing of Children?


Meric F., Dasdag S. , Dasdag M. M.

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY, vol.5, pp.356-360, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ADVANCED OTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.356-360

Abstract

Objective: The effects of radio frequency (RF) and microwave radiation on humans have been the subjects of continuous investigation. Since one of the major group of children exposed to RF/microwave radiation includes those living in the employee residential houses of radio broadcasting station, this study investigates whether RF affects auditory systems of children living in the houses close to a 1,062 kHz medium wave radio broadcasting station.