Friday, April 14, 2006

FDA Dismisses Study Linking Cell Phones to Cancer

Cell phones might not be such a health risk ...

"America’s federal health officials have dismissed a recent study in Sweden, which suggests a link between brain tumors and the frequent use of cell phones.

The Swedish researchers claimed in two separate studies that frequent mobile phone use over a period of more than a decade could significantly increase the risk of malignant brain cancer, but the FDA claims that the research conducted was not up to proper scientific standards.

They pointed out several shortcomings of the studies, which relied purely on unconfirmed surveys mailed out to participants. There was no supporting research on lab animals, and the findings were highly inconsistent with other, much more comprehensive studies."   continued ...   (Via Telecommunications Industry News)

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