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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Cell Phones Can Cause Brain Cancer

/ On : 12:45 PM
Health-Net: World Health Organization (WHO) announced the use of cell phones can cause brain cancer. This conclusion is the result of meeting of 21 scientists from 14 countries, including recent research that has not been published.

Therefore, WHO recommends reducing mobile phone owners use a hands-free device and short message sending. This is the first time the WHO linking cell phones brain cancer risk.

Previous research mentioned only by half an hour just using cell phones every day, the risk of brain cancer for its users to reach 40 percent. It is therefore important to conduct further research about the dangers of long-term cell phone use, said Director of WHO's International Agency for Research Dr. Christopher Wild.

Chairman of the working group to discuss the cancer risk from cell phones, Dr. Jonathan Samet, said it was strong enough to support the conclusion that although the evidence still continue to be collected. We need to continue to closely monitor the relationship between cell phones brain cancer risk, he said.

Recent research has also found the possibility of hearing loss due to excessive cell phone usage.

According to Executive Director of the Cellular Phone Operators Association, John Cooke, the mobile phone industry to respond to serious about health risks from the use of communication devices and is committed to supporting scientific research is still ongoing.

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