12 April 2008

Saturday, April 12, 2008
By Salman Aslam

It draws on growing evidence ñ exclusively reported in the IoS in October ñ that using handsets for 10 years or more can double the risk of brain cancer. Cancers take at least a decade to develop, invalidating official safety assurances based on earlier studies which included few, if any, people who had used the phones for that long. Earlier this year, the French government warned against the use of mobile phones, especially by children. Germany also advises its people to minimise handset use, and the European Environment Agency has called for exposures to be reduced. http://thenews.jang.com.pk/daily_detail.asp?id=106371