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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    Get with it, 31 Mar 2006 @ 1:46pm

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    You are more likely to slip and fall in the shower ending your life to to even contract cancer. Now if you happen to be one of the unlucky people to contract cancer the only people you have to blame are your parents (genetics) and or your self what you eat mostly!! IF RF causes cancer which it can in extremly high amounts like x rays. Your cell phone is unable to put out that kinda of radiation I work in the cell phone industry and the phone are limited to milliaps of power barly enough to run your watch. This arugment and study are excersices in futility sorry for the spelling errorrs im working rignht fixing all your cell phones

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