Researchers suspect that the strong magnetic fields produced by some electric appliances and vehicles increase the risk of miscarriage. ?The studies really represent state-of-the-art research into the causes of pregnancy loss,? says epidemiologist David Savitz of the University of North Carolina.

A study led by De-Kun Li, a reproductive epidemiologist at the Kaiser Foundation Research Institute in Oakland, California, asked 1,063 women around San Francisco who were in the first 10 weeks of pregnancy to spend a day wearing a meter around their waists that measured magnetic field levels every 10 seconds.
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