Study: Mobile Phones More Dangerous Than Smoking

Doubles the risk of cancer

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A new study suggests that prolonged cell phone use has been linked to brain cancer as well as tissue damage. The study said that exposure to mobile phone radiation causes the risk to significantly increase over time.

Doubles the risk of cancer

The study was conducted by British neurosurgeon Dr. Vivni Khurana and found those who have used mobile phones for 10 years could double the risk of brain cancer. "This danger has far broader public-health ramifications than asbestos and smoking," Khurana told the Independent of London.

Dr. Khurana reviewed more than 100 previous studies on the effects of mobile phones and concluded people should avoid using cell phones. "In the years 2008-2012, we will have reached the appropriate length of follow-up time to begin to definitively observe the impact of this global technology on brain tumor incidence rates," he said.

Dr. Khurana said that three billion people in the world now use cell phones, which is three times higher than the number of people who smoke. Smoking kills five million globally each year.

The Mobile Operators Association, last week, disagreed with Dr. Khurana’s study calling it "a selective discussion of scientific literature by one individual." It " does not present a balanced analysis" of the published science, and "reaches opposite conclusions to the World Health Organization and more than 30 other independent expert scientific reviews."

Study: Mobile Phones More Dangerous Than Smoking
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  • Guest

    i believe it

  • Guest

    the chance of ppl to stop useing mobile’s is 1 in 10 the chance of ppl to stop smokeing is 2 in 10 SO FUCK OFF

    • http://www.accuracast.com Farhad

      Lol @ your response. It’s not only senseless but also extremely mature!

      Not surprising that the mobile operators and vendors would try to discredit such a study. If we were in the US, there would probably have been some serious lobbying to ensure the research never even saw the light of day.

      Dunno if this changes anything, though, except maybe more handsfree / headset sales.

      • Guest

        Except there is no real research here. It is just review of previous material. And just a note, the "radiation" that cell phone put off is radio waves, which are already shooting through the air for television, radio etc.

    • Guest



      Goodd one i like tht Im witthh this mate 😀

  • http://www.hemorrhoidshemroids.com/ Donald

    I expect more and more studies will show up with some negative results for mobile phone use – perhaps even for the wireless home phones as well, and yes, even wireless internet.  Think about how close someone sits next to a wireless internet connection and you certainly begin to worry.

    It wasn’t that long ago that some folk were considered safe working close to mobile phone towers and the like, now warning signs exist about entering such areas.

    It may well be a fearful epidemic of brain tumors or other cancers just waiting to explode into the headlines in a few decades.

    I worry about my son who spent close to 10 hours a day on them non stop.

    Should have been a lot more research to verify their safety.


  • http://www.58Prosperity.com Guest

    No worries. Most people who use cellphones are brain dead already. No harm, no foul…

  • http://www.greenwebdesign.com Jessica

    Scary stuff.  But then, everything will kill you these days.  Eat right. Excercise often.  Die anyways.  Or something like that…

  • Guest

    The fact that this study was done overseas only lends credit to it being true.America has routinely tried to discredit  almost any scientist who has questioned the major corporations or the govt. as of late.The majority won’t find out the truth till the class-action law-suits begin when the time frame runs out.

  • Guest

    People!  Did you read the last paragraph?  30 studies and the WHO (that’s pretty international, wouldn’t you say?) found no link between cell phone usage and brain cancer.  This one guy comes along, and without doing any real research of his own, decides that everyone else is wrong.  I’m sorry, but this "story" is just crap.  LOL! 

    The true danger of cell phones is that people use them when driving.  You’re far more likely to die in a traffic accident with your cell phone tightly clutched in your cold dead fingers than by way of brain cancer.  Think about it.  Do you know anyone that’s had brain cancer?  It’s actually pretty rare, and doubling your risk, even if it were true, wouldn’t amount to much.

    You folks need to get a life and stop worrying about nonsense like this. 


  • Mark

    i dont really believe this report, but it does make you think.  but if this report could be true, do you think your risk is lowered if you use a bluetooth headset?

    • Guest

      Better yet, never leave your home, then you’d live forever!

  • http://www.colorspeaker.com colorspeaker

    I have had two friends, over the last ten years, who just had the awful misfortune of fainting at work one day. One week  and an MRI result later, both of these people had tumors, and the first question a team of doctors asked was: How often do you use your cell phone?

    Now ,that doesn’t PROVE anything, except that there was already serious suspicions. Both woman owned there own companies and their cell phones were pretty much glued to their ears.

    The doctors said, and even leaned towards "NOT OPERATING," as the surgery was very risky and they had no clear indication when the tumors would eventually cause the inevitable. Both of my friends chose surgery, and a week later, they were dead. This was ten years ago, and they have been gathering DATA, quietly, but I think it is more likely than not that the link of cancer and cell phones, is not some "new" sensational news selling story, but a very real possible link b/t the two (and money making cell phone industry to ad to it) . It’s just the documentation of  the statistical possiblities which will never see the light of day.

  • http://www.rfsafe.com concerned citizen

    The only safe way to operate a cell phone is by using a headset that uses Air-Tube technology. For more information visit http://www.rfsafe.com

  • Guest

    kristie is cooler than sarah :)

  • Guest

    no you not you looser.

    who do you think you ar

    some sort of celebrity?

    wel ive got new for you PAL



    sod off you sasage head monkey scrubbing poon

  • http://www.gogimon.com search agent

    Not sure how professional that study is but it makes sense that prolonged cell phone use will fry your brain. But think of all the other brain fryers.

    1. your pc

    2. Wi Fi

    3. electrical gadgets

    4. microwave oven

    5. Radiation from flying

    6. assorted ground radiation

    We are all being piosoned slowly




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