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A Report on the Dangers of Mobile Phones Mobile phones are technologically advancing continuously in the communications sector but recent reports have claimed they are now a danger to us and our health. Although there are many benefits to using them there are also many supposed drawbacks. Therefore the aim of this report is to identify the possible dangers of using mobiles and whether they really do pose a definite health risk. The nature of the problem This debate is now the cause of much worry to the general public. To begin with mobile phones have been found to emit radio waves, which give off heat affecting body tissue. ...read more.

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This has caused major concern even though people say the link between cancer and mobiles is unproved and unclear. Conversely the International Agency for Research on Cancer have actually found a connection between childhood cancer and power lines as they emit a certain type of radiation. The argument against this is, the radiation produced by power lines is a different kind of radiation and therefore does not match the substance emitted by phones. (http://powerwatch.org.uk) Individuals and groups involved in the conflict are: * Companies- Mobile phone companies are apprehensive about the new results found as this may affect their sales rates if the public take them seriously. ...read more.

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This theory is quite unrealistic and impracticable, so would be extremely difficult to impose. Additionally by using technology further, scientists may find a way of stopping the radiation produced from phones affecting us, but this will require a large amount of funding to work out and will take time due to research allowing for experiments to be put into practise. Conclusion Overall, I have found in producing this report, there is no concrete evidence to support the claims made against mobile phones. Although there are certain raised issues which need to be investigated more thoroughly if they are to be proved to be true. In my opinion there is no sufficient evidence which proves mobiles are a danger to us so we therefore cannot act upon theories only. ...read more.

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