Subject: Re: Cell phone emissions
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Date: Tue, 8 Oct 2002 21:16:43 +0100
NNTP-Posting-Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2002 21:14:20 BST
Organization: ntlworld News Service
Think there is an important word missing here, - yet!
It certainly worries me seeing youngsters spending hours a day using
"John Woodgate" wrote in message
> A document has been circulated within the standards community by someone
> at EIA/TIA on the above subject, summarizing a recently issued Report. I
> don't think this is in the actual public domain, so I am just forwarding
> a brief extract here.
> The Swedish Radiation Protection Authority has engaged two
> internationally well-known epidemiologists to review published studies
> on the relationship between the use of cellular telephones and cancer
> risk. They are Dr. John D. Boice, Jr. and Dr. Joseph K. McLaughlin from
> the International Epidemiology Institute, USA.
> In their review, no consistent evidence was observed for increased risk
> of brain cancer, meningioma, acoustic neurinoma, ocular melanoma, or
> salivary gland cancer, examined over a wide range of exposure measures,
> including type of phone, duration of use, frequency of use, total
> cumulative hours of use, tumor location and laterality (concurrence of
> tumor location with hand normally used during phone conversations).
> Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only.
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