Ultrasound enhances bacterial cell growth

Ultrasound enhances bacterial cell growth

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1361254/

In this article, ultrasound has been shown to significantly increase the rate of bacterial cell growth. This proliferation of cells is not just found in bacteria or plants, but also human tissue from exposure to ultrasound. That’s why physical therapists use ultrasound on athletic injuries – it makes them heal back faster in part by increasing cell growth rate.

Coincidentally, one of the symptoms of autism is an increased amount of neuronal proliferation in the prefrontal cortex.  http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1104609

Could there be a link between ultrasound and the rise in autism?  What with the advent of 3D imaging, encouraging parents and practitioners to get longer duration face-shots with intensity optimized for imaging rather than as little exposure as necessary, …

More research is required for us to know for certain…

Please sign this petition to call for more research into the safety of prenatal sonography: https://www.change.org/petitions/health-risks-of-prenatal-ultrasound-the-urgent-need-for-more-research-and-regulation

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