Use Of Cellphones Linked With Brain Cancer In Massive Study
(Ever wonder why Lennart Hardell is never invited to be a member of ICNIRP or give a presentation at one of their seminars?)
The Huffington Post Canada | By Rebecca Zamon
Posted: 11/12/2014 4:05 pm EST
A new study out of Sweden indicates that talking on cellphones and even cordless phones can be related to a certain form of brain cancer.
The study, published in the journal Pathophysiology in October, analyzed the results of 1,498 cases of people with malignant brain tumours and 3,530 controls to determine whether phone use had any effect on their cancer.
In their findings, it appeared that the longer a person used a cell or cordless phone, the more likely they were to get become gliomas, a type of tumour found in the brain or spinal cord that is malignant in 80 per cent of cases, according to WebMD.
“The risk is three times higher after 25 years of use. We can see this clearly,” the study’s lead researcher, Dr. Lennart Hardell, told Reuters.
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