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[BBC] - Mobile phone brain cancer link rejected

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Further research has been published suggesting there is no link between mobile phones and an brain cancer.

The risk mobiles present has been much debated over the past 20 years as use of the phones has soared.

The latest study led by the Institute of Cancer Epidemiology in Denmark looked at more than 350,000 people with mobile phones over an 18-year period.

Researchers concluded users were at no greater risk than anyone else of developing brain cancer.

The findings, published on the British Medical Journal website, come after a series of studies have come to similar conclusions.
Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-15387297
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Just wait for next week. There'll be another study refuting this one, and the whole news cycle gets to start over.
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newest study... radiation from sun exceeds radiation from cell phones 100:1
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Ipads cause forgetful thingymabobs!
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Why am I so afraid of something that *might* give me cancer in 40 years? Am I really going to inconvenience myself so much at that tiny little risk? If we stopped using technology out of fear of that tiny little risk, well then we very well probably wouldn't have such a low mortality rate as we do today, as opposed to 1000 years ago, where there was apparently no fear of cancer...

Oh, and you know, where they had a life expectancy of like 30-40...
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Twenty bucks says the cell phone industry funded at least a part of this study.
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Twenty bucks says the cell phone industry funded at least a part of this study.
A conspiracy theorist, are you? I'll take your bet.
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The whole premise of the cell phones = cancer theory is baseless because cell phones simply don't emit ionizing radiation. A high school level education of science would tell you that this makes any genetic damage near impossible. Never was this an issue of serious scientific concern rather than a media scare.
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It's like the crap about PG&E's smart meters.

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Twenty bucks says the cell phone industry funded at least a part of this study.
Why? This only hurts cell phone companies.
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