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No link found between brain cancer and mobile use

Laura Goodall posted in on February 26th, 2015.

Despite a dramatic increase in the use of mobile phones, there hasn’t been a matching rise in the incidence of brain cancer, reports a new study by scientists at the University of Auckland. The research, which looked at trends in primary brain cancer incidence in New Zealand between 1995 and 2010 from New Zealand’s national cancer […]

Media Coverage: Cellphones “Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans”

John Kerr posted in on June 2nd, 2011.

The suggestion from a WHO task-force that cellphone exposure is “possibly carcinogenic”  has generated wide spread media buzz over the potential risks of mobile devices. At 4am on Wednesday (NZ time) the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a subsidiary of the World Health Organization, released a monograph classifying exposure to mobile phones as […]

ODT/NZPA:Cellphones could become classroom tools

Peter Griffin posted in on June 14th, 2010.

A new pilot programme underway in Auckland could see teachers switch from banning cell phones in classrooms, to making them compulsory. While schools would have to watch cellphone se closely to prevent problems such as bullying, Professor Noeline Wright, who is assessing the project, feels it is appropriate to use 21st century technology in 21st […]

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