Whoops, Cell Phones Will Give You Cancer Again

from the who-to-believe? dept

Continuing the long run of contradictory reports on the role of mobile-phone use in causing brain tumors, a new Swedish study says that long-term phone use raises a person's risk of getting a malignant brain tumor. The "link" is apparently that of the 905 people they surveyed that had malignant tumors, 85 of them were "high users of mobile phones". That really doesn't seem to indicate much causation -- all 905 people probably wore shoes at one point or another, so should we conclude that shoes cause brain tumors? The real long-term effects of mobile phone use on people's brains and bodies remain unclear, but this type of study doesn't really help clear things up, one way or another.

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    Zeroth404, 31 Mar 2006 @ 11:56am

    "just a side note...but children under 4 have very strong personalities and can definitely think for themselves...babies come into this world thinking for themselves...they need protection, and they need help because they do not have their motor skills together or direct access to a bank account, but they are worth saving..."

    That may be true. I'm not sure children think for themselves until they learn it from other people. You can raise your child to believe in some religion, it doesn't mean that the child chose to believe in it, they are only assimilating with the fear not to assimilate because its embedded in their mind.

    One thing that you cannot argue is that children are ideolgical beyond belief. all they know is "I want, I want, I want" until you teach them better.

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