of Cell Phones
By Dr. Ben
are some points* that all cell phone users need to be aware of:
risk of death from brain cancer is higher for cell phone users
who hold their cell phones against their heads compared to those
who keep their cell phones away from their heads.
a cell phone for six years or more is associated with a fifty
percent increase in risk of developing an acoustic neuroma, a
benign tumour of a nerve that lies close to the ear and is within
close range of the radiation that comes from a cell phone's antenna.
use of a cell phone doubles your risk of developing neuro epithelial
tumours on the outside of your brain.
waves from cell phones are known to cause damage to DNA and cells,
effects that are passed on to the next generation of cells.
harmful health effects of using a cell phone are probably insignificant
if you use one for emergency purposes only. If you must use a cell
phone on a daily basis, it is essential to use a headset or similar
device that allows you to talk without pressing your cell phone
up against your head.
are at higher risk of negative health effects from using cell phones
because their rapidly dividing cells are more susceptible to damage
by radio waves from mobile devices than adult cells are. With the
marketing that's done these days to convince children and teenagers
that cell phones are a must if they want to be cool and have fun,
it is critical that parents and teachers educate them on the real
dangers of using cell phones for more than emergency purposes.
If you have friends or relatives in countries where the per capita
use of cell phones is much higher than in North America, England,
and Australia, please share this information with them. Many Asian
and Eastern European countries have extraordinarily high rates of
cell phone usage because their lack of telecommunications infrastructure
makes using mobile devices more economical than traditional land
lines. A good example is Korea, where as of February 8, 2005, more
than 80 percent of their 45 million people had camera cell phones.
That's right, camera cell phones.
To learn more about the potential dangers of cell phones, I recommend
that you read Cell Phones: Invisible Hazards in the Wireless
Age: An Insider's Alarming Discoveries About Cancer and Genetic
Damage, by George Carlo and Martin Schram
*Statistics are from the work of George Carlo. Please read Cell
Phones: Invisible Hazards in the Wireless Age: An Insider's Alarming
Discoveries About Cancer and Genetic Damage for more information.
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