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Serhat Kurt

Dr. Serhat Kurt worked as a Senior Technology Director. He holds a doctoral degree (or doctorate) from the University of Illinois at Urbana / Champaign and a master’s degree from Purdue University.

Study Finds iPhone Magsafe Technology Dangerous for those with Cardiac Devices

The first study to test the magnetic interference of the iPhone and its MagSafe accessories on a comprehensive set of pacemakers (PM) and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) from all major manufacturers shows that the magnetic component of the iPhone 12 can inadvertently activate the magnetic switch of PMs and ICDs. This can be critically harmful if it happens outside a controlled environment or without the presence of medical practitioners.