Not enough to worry about?

14 Nov

Cell phone users: take note of this New York Times article citing a book which covers research into cell phone radiation and possible ties to increased cancer rates.

An increase in brain cancer in the 20-29 age group.

“Henry Lai, a research professor in the bioengineering department at the University of Washington, began laboratory radiation studies in 1980 and found that rats exposed to radiofrequency radiation had damaged brain DNA. He maintains a database that holds 400 scientific papers on possible biological effects of radiation from wireless communication. He found that 28 percent of studies with cellphone industry funding showed some sort of effect, while 67 percent of studies without such funding did so. “That’s not trivial,” he said.”

 

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