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Men could be inadvertently damaging their chances of becoming a father by keeping a mobile phone in their trouser pocket, a new study suggests.
Exposure to radio-frequency electromagnetic radiation from mobiles negatively affected sperm quality, according to scientists at the University of Exeter, who also admitted further research was needed.
Previous studies have suggested that radio-frequency electromagnetic radiation emitted by the devices can have a detrimental effect on male fertility.
Dr Fiona Mathews, of the University of Exeter, who led the study, said: "This study strongly suggests that being exposed to radio-frequency electromagnetic radiation from carrying mobiles in trouser pockets negatively affects sperm quality.
"This could be particularly important for men already on the borderline of infertility, and further research is required to determine the full clinical implications for the general population."
The world's biggest investigation into the effects of mobile phones on the developing brains of children has been commissioned by the Department of Health.
Scientists have launched the Study of Cognition, Adolescents and Mobile Phones (Scamp) will focus on mental functions such as memory and attention which continue to develop into the teenage years.
About 2,500 school children will be tested at age 11 and 12 and undergo a further assessment two years later. Most children start to own a mobile phone at around 11 or 12.
Invitations have been sent out to more than 160 secondary schools in the outer London area to enrol pupils into the study.