Cell Phone Exposure Increases Brain Cell Activity

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Cell phone exposure could increase the activity in brain cells, according to a new study.
The study, published in the Journal of American Medical Association, looks at how electromagnetic radiation from cell phones affects glucose metabolism in the brain.
"When glucose metabolism goes up, it activates cells. The findings are an indication that exposure to cell phones activate the brain much more easily than we previously thought," said Dr. Nora Volkow, National Institutes of Health neuroscientist and lead study author.
The study found that exposure causes the brain cells to use glucose to create energy. Typically, the brain produces the normal amount of glucose it needs to function properly. However, exposure could activate the cells to produce glucose artificially.