Microwave News has recently covered a new study by the National Toxicology Program that shows that exposure to cell phone radiation increases cancers in the unfortunate animals exposed to it.

This shouldn’t be much of a surprise given that a number of studies show that people who use cell phones are at increased risk of developing some types of cancer. (NB: See below for some examples as well as important tips to reduce your exposure to radiation from your cell phone, if you have to use one.)

You can read coverage by the Wall Street Journal of this study at this link (you may need to be a subscriber to access the full article or an article and interview about the study in Scientific American HERE.

Cell phones and cancer in humans

A 2014 study (published in the journal Pathophysiology) showed that the brain tumour risk was highest after 25 years of mobile phone use and after 15-20 years of cordless phone use.

See:  https://lennarthardellenglish.wordpress.com/2014/12/01/new-study-confirms-increased-risk-for-glioma-associated-with-use-of-mobile-phones-and-cordless-phones/

 This is but one of many other studies showing a link between cell phone use and brain (and other) tumours.

 Links to more studies are below:

 http://oem.bmj.com/content/early/2014/05/09/oemed-2013-101754

 https://lennarthardellenglish.wordpress.com/2014/10/16/decreased-survival-in-patients-with-glioblastoma-multiforme-associated-with-use-of-mobile-and-cordless-phones/

https://lennarthardellenglish.wordpress.com/2013/05/10/new-ecological-study-on-the-penetration-of-cellular-telecommunications-subscriptions-shows-a-clear-association-with-the-higher-incidence-of-brain-and-nervous-system-tumours-2/

http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/167/4/457.full

It is now indisputable that radiofrequency (RF) radiation in the microwave range such is produced by cordless and mobile phones, cordless phone bases and cell phone towers has been classified by the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer as a “possible carcinogen” (type 2B).

 

Cellular phone use safety tips:

I realise that many people do have jobs that require them to use a cellular phone.

There is information to help you reduce the risks of unavoidable cellular phone risk at this link: http://www.naturalmedicine.net.nz/childrens-health-and-development/how-to-reduce-your-exposure-to-emr/

Please note that ideally, cellular phone use should be minimised, because the more cellular phones are used, the more cellular phone infrastructure is need to support the phones’ use – and living close to cellular phone base stations has been associated with increased risk of cancer in several studies, for example, the one that you can read HERE.

 

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