EMF exposure in pregnancy raises childhood obesity risk

07/30/2012 | MedicalDaily.com

Pregnant women exposed to electromagnetic fields from certain appliances were nearly 69% more likely to have a child who grew up to be overweight or obese, a study in Scientific Reports indicated. Data from a follow-up period of almost 11 years showed children born to mothers with low-to-medium EMF exposure had a 50% increased risk of obesity, while those whose mothers had high EMF exposure showed an 84% increase in obesity risk.

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