Study shows no link between cell phone use and cancer

By on July 6, 2011
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Have no fear when using your mobile phone next time instead of the loud speaker. It’s annoying, anyway.


A new study has concluded that there is very little evidence to support that cell phone use can cause cancer. This comes after the controversial report from WHO in May which said that “heavy” users of cellphone “may” cause a brain cancer called glioma.  The research also said that there was no evidence to believe radio signals trigger tumors as well.

The research was conducted by a panel of scientist from the US, UK, and Sweden and was published in the Environmental Health Perspective journal.

“Although there remains some uncertainty, the trend in the accumulating evidence is increasingly against the hypothesis that mobile phone use can cause brain tumors in adults,” said the committee.

Of course, this study will be debunked by another study after some months, and the vicious cycle of  ’whos right’ will continue to spin. Honestly, even if there was strong evidence that cell phone use caused caner, would people stop using them since devices like smartphones have now become so tightly integrated in our professional and personal lives? Would you?


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

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