Done By: Fereal Zireeni 11 IB
 Introduction Why are cell phones important? The rate of using cell phones The damages a cell phone could cause How c...
 Cell phones can affect a mans sperm Cell phones can lead to bullying Use of cell phones can harm your baby Cell phone...
 http://lovelysms.com/mobile-phone-health-issues.htm http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_cell_phone_electrocuted.ht...
Done by: Fereal Zireeni 11 IB    Subject: IT/Computer
A young female teenager had an obsession with her iPhone, shewould always be on it, whether she’d be texting or calling, m...
 Communication                        - Pocket Size Inform and be informed               - Keyboard Messaging          ...
 Car accidents          - Cancer Brain Tumor            - Ear infections Sperm                  - Threats, bullying Pr...
Texting and driving is very common these days,especially with teenagers who are around the age 16-25years old. Car acciden...
-It is said to be that cell phones can cause cancer due to theradiations.- Cell phones are microwave transmitters.- Italia...
- Tumors are a type of cancer.Signs of knowing if you have a brain tumor;- Headaches, Seizures, Nausea and vomiting- Visio...
- Cell phones are radio transmitters- Holding the phone over your ear for several of hours can cause yourear to hurt, as w...
-Keeping a cell phone in a mans pocket sends out radiofrequency energy and reduces the amount of sperminside the body.-A s...
A fifteen year old high school student was getting bullied bya group of popular students. One day, these studentsdecided t...
-Women are at a higher risk forgiving birth to a baby who iseither mentally unstable, hasemotional problems, orbehavioral ...
Researchers made a study where they turned on the cellphones, the bees responded viciously to the mobilewhen it was in a c...
- Cell phone radiation causes memory loss, where as ithelps people to forget images faster than usual.A study was made whe...
Definition: Parkinsons disease is a progressive disorder ofthe nervous system that affects movement.Symptoms of disease:- ...
Definition: A progressive neurologic disease of the brain thatleads to the irreversible loss of neurons and dementia.Sympt...
Advantages                   Disadvantages      Communication          Hard for old people to use       Pocket Sized      ...
-Cell phones are dangerous to the human body.-Cell phones send out radiations which can cause a risk ofsevere damage.-The ...
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Health implications of mobile devices

  1. 1. Done By: Fereal Zireeni 11 IB
  2. 2.  Introduction Why are cell phones important? The rate of using cell phones The damages a cell phone could cause How car accidents occur from usage of cell phones Cell phones and cancer How can cell phones cause a brain tumor The use of cell phones can cause ear infections
  3. 3.  Cell phones can affect a mans sperm Cell phones can lead to bullying Use of cell phones can harm your baby Cell phones are one of the reasons for the death of bees Cell phones increase memory loss Cell phones cause Parkinsons disease Alzheimer’s disease caused by cell phones Revision, advantages and disadvantages Conclusion
  4. 4.  http://lovelysms.com/mobile-phone-health-issues.htm http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/bl_cell_phone_electrocuted.htm http://www.cnbc.com/id/31545004/Texting_And_Driving_Worse_Than_Drinking_and_Driving http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/cellphones http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Mobile-phone-safety/Pages/Introduction.aspx http://www.modernghana.com/news/196627/1/ghanas-growing-mobile-phone-industry-any-health-im.html http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/Investing/SuperModels/CellPhonesAreTheNewCigarettes.aspx http://www.news-medical.net/news/2007/02/27/22245.aspx http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Can_cell_phones_cause_health_problems http://www.digitaltrends.com/mobile/top-10-signs-of-cell-phone-addiction/
  5. 5. Done by: Fereal Zireeni 11 IB Subject: IT/Computer
  6. 6. A young female teenager had an obsession with her iPhone, shewould always be on it, whether she’d be texting or calling, mostof the time she would have been on the phone. She was alwaysup to date with iPhone’s. On her seventeenth birthday, herparents had bought her the latest version of an iPhone, asexcited as she was, she had called up all of her friends and hadinformed them of her new phone. The young teenagers parentsrealized that their daughter had been spending tremendoushours on the phone talking to her boyfriend, her parents ALSOstarted to notice the change in their daughters actions, shebecame more tired, her personality changed and the daughterhad began to feel pain in the back of her head. Her parentsbecame worried and they had taken her to the doctor. A fewdays later they had found out that she had a brain tumor and afew weeks later, she had died from it. The cause of the tumorwas from the usage of cell phones.
  7. 7.  Communication - Pocket Size Inform and be informed - Keyboard Messaging - Phone calls Easier way - Consists of apps Cheap compared to laptops, iPads, etc.
  8. 8.  Car accidents - Cancer Brain Tumor - Ear infections Sperm - Threats, bullying Pregnancy - Death of bees Increase memory loss - Hearing loss Parkinson’s Disease - Alzheimer’s Disease
  9. 9. Texting and driving is very common these days,especially with teenagers who are around the age 16-25years old. Car accidents normally occur when the driverisn’t paying attention to the road. Now, above the fact thatmost teens drive recklessly, most teens love to be up todate with phones so their new obsession would be textingand calling their friends. When a teenager or in factanybody is texting, they would pay more attention to theirphone than to the road, same thing with calling, thedriver’s mind would be in the conversation and not on theroad and that’s the MAIN reason why car accidents occur,due to the usage of cell phones.
  10. 10. -It is said to be that cell phones can cause cancer due to theradiations.- Cell phones are microwave transmitters.- Italian scientists demonstrated that cell radiation makescancerous cells.Phone microwaves can cause: damage in the nervesscalp, blood cells to leak hemoglobin, memory loss, mentalconfusion, headaches, creates joint pain, burningsensation, reduces number of white blood cells, causesdigestive problems, induces ringing in the ears, createsrashes on the skin, creates muscle spasms.
  11. 11. - Tumors are a type of cancer.Signs of knowing if you have a brain tumor;- Headaches, Seizures, Nausea and vomiting- Vision or hearing problems- Behavioral problems- Weakness in parts of the body- Children have larger risks at getting brain tumors than adults.- Cell phones include microwave radiation which is harmful tothe human environment and the human health.
  12. 12. - Cell phones are radio transmitters- Holding the phone over your ear for several of hours can cause yourear to hurt, as well as your head to pound.- Dangerous for teenagers and toddlers.Symptoms of an ear infection for toddlers:-Difficulty sleeping - Loss of balance-Fever - Fluid draining from earSymptoms of an ear infection for adults:-Fever - Earache- Hearing loss - Dizziness
  13. 13. -Keeping a cell phone in a mans pocket sends out radiofrequency energy and reduces the amount of sperminside the body.-A study in the United States came to a conclusion wheremen who used a mobile for more than four hours a dayhad a lower sperm count.
  14. 14. A fifteen year old high school student was getting bullied bya group of popular students. One day, these studentsdecided to mess around with the girl and so they tricked herinto going to a party where the guy she likes would be there,they got the boy to flirt around with the girl and to kiss her.In the end, these group of popular kids sent the teenager amessage with a photo of the boy kissing another girl and inthe message were foul words of where the kids were callingthe young teen a ‘weak link’ and saying things like ‘we wantyou dead’. The next day, the teens parents found theirdaughter dead in her bed, she had slit herself and bled todeath, all because of a silly text message.
  15. 15. -Women are at a higher risk forgiving birth to a baby who iseither mentally unstable, hasemotional problems, orbehavioral problems when usingthe cell phone.- Cell phones shouldn’t beplaced on or near the abdomen.
  16. 16. Researchers made a study where they turned on the cellphones, the bees responded viciously to the mobilewhen it was in a call, the hive then began to make anoise which caused the bees to swarm, the bees weredisorientated by the noise, which then caused the hiveto fly away and which left the bees there to die.
  17. 17. - Cell phone radiation causes memory loss, where as ithelps people to forget images faster than usual.A study was made where theytook 48 participants, exposedsome to cell phone radiationand others not. They showedthem an image and they askedthem what they saw. Thosewho were exposed to cellphone radiation had forgottenbut those who weren’t, didn’t.
  18. 18. Definition: Parkinsons disease is a progressive disorder ofthe nervous system that affects movement.Symptoms of disease:- Hand tremor- Freezing in movement- Arms don’t swing- Speech becomes soft with mumbling- Face expressions decrease- There is no cure for Parkinsons disease.
  19. 19. Definition: A progressive neurologic disease of the brain thatleads to the irreversible loss of neurons and dementia.Symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease:- Memory loss that disrupts daily life- Challenges in planning or solving problems- Difficulty completing tasks and confusion with time or place- Trouble understanding visual images and relationships- New problems with words in speaking or writing- Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps- Decreased or poor judgment and withdrawal from socialactivities and changes in mood and personality
  20. 20. Advantages Disadvantages Communication Hard for old people to use Pocket Sized Addicting Emergency Free Calls Harmful to your body Sends out cell phone Can be used worldwide radiationCheap compared to laptops Can have poor reception Can cause deaths and Consists of applications problems Faster way of May easily damage communicatingAre cell phones good or bad?The debate still goes on, but it’s up toYOU to decide.
  21. 21. -Cell phones are dangerous to the human body.-Cell phones send out radiations which can cause a risk ofsevere damage.-The use of cell phones are more harmful to children.Did you know?A two minute cell phone call alters a child’s brain for an hour.-Cell phones are not only harmful to humans but as well toanimals.-Cell phone radiation is a serious dangerous cause.

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