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Do Mobile Phones Cause Brain Tumors?
By Alvin Soon - on 19 May 2010, 1:56pm

Do Mobile Phones Cause Brain Tumors?

Do Mobile Phones Cause Brain Tumors?

A long-awaited report, named Interphone, on whether mobile phones cause brain tumors seems to be of two minds on the answer.

Siegal Sadetzki, the Israeli member of Interphone, goes further. She pointed out that while the risks are inconclusive, a number of the results show some consistency. These include increased risks among the heaviest users, the fact that the risks were highest on the side of the head the phone was usually used and that the tumors were in the temporal lobe of the brain, which is closest to the ear. Sadetzki is with the Gertner Institute outside Tel Aviv. “The data are not strong enough for a causal interpretation, but they are sufficient to support precautionary policies,” she said.

So, the answer to whether mobile phones are a hazard to your brain is...maybe. Read the full article for more.

 

 


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