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WiFi and brain cancer risk – experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on December 3rd, 2013.

A New Zealand-based lobby group Safer Wireless Technology New Zealand Incorporated (also known as Ban the Tower) is urging the Government to conduct further research into the potential health impacts of using WiFi and related wireless technology devices. The group, represented by retired cardiologist Dr Stuart Reuben, claims that exposure to electro-magnetic fields at levels currently allowed […]

Experts Respond: IARC – Cellphones “Possibly Carcinogenic to Humans”

John Kerr posted in on June 1st, 2011.

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a subsidiary of the World Health Organization, has released a monograph classifying exposure to mobile phones as “possibly carcinogenic to humans”, or in Group 2B by their classification system. They found that wireless phone use may increase the risk of glioma, a malignant brain cancer. The official […]

Mobile phones and cancer risk – Interphone study

Dacia Herbulock posted in on May 18th, 2010.

Increasing mobile phone use has led to public concern about possible cancer risks.  The long-anticipated Interphone study is the largest, most comprehensive study on the risks to date, published today in the International Journal of Epidemiology. The 10-year study is an interview-based, case-control study of mobile phone use in adults and focuses on the two […]

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