Review Article

Wifi and health: Perspectives and risks

Myriam Ben Salah*, Hafedh Abdelmelek and Manef Abderraba

Published: 12 October, 2017 | Volume 1 - Issue 1 | Pages: 012-022

Increased exposure to electromagnetic fields such as radio frequencies used by Wifi technology raise questions and concerns about their impact on health. For answer these questions, several scientific studies have carried out followed by results publication in prestigious scientific revues. Literature conducted on the effects of non-ionizing radiation and Wifi waves is vast and sometimes controversial. Epidemiological studies and the results of in vitro and in vivo experimental studies have showed the biological effects of electromagnetic field in different frequencies range. These effects caused disorders at the molecular and behavioral level. However, these studies were insufficient to confirm the directly related effects to the cause. Therefore, further research must be done to raise the controversy about the safety of wireless waves.

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Radio frequency; Wireless; Biological effects; Oxidative stress


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