Study finds brain tumor connection to cell phone use

Summary:A study from the Swedish National Institute for Working Life has found that cell phone usage increases the risk for brain tumors. Users who make cell calls for 2,000 hours or more during their lives have a 240 percent increased risk for a malignant tumor on the side of the head the phone is used, the study concluded.

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A study from the Swedish National Institute for Working Life has found that cell phone usage increases the risk for brain tumors. Users who make cell calls for 2,000 hours or more during their lives have a 240 percent increased risk for a malignant tumor on the side of the head the phone is used, the study concluded. This contradicts other studies that haven't found a connection between long-term cell phone usage and brain tumors.  According to the Reuters story, the Swedish study is more comprehensive that past studies. Given the uncertainty and the potential risk, even if it ultimately proves to be minute, go hands free...

Topics: Mobility

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