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Do mobile phones contribute to brain tumors? Introduction: The reason why I have chosen this particular case study is because I have been interested with the arguments made by people that mobile phones may or may not cause cancer; I have also been interested with the fact that there is no current firm evidence that mobile phones cause or don't cause cancer. Therefore it will be easy to confirm my point of view compared to those of the arrogant people who simply base their views on false accusations and little scientific evidence irrelevent to the cause and effect of the phone. Scientific resources: Since mobile phones where invented concerns have been raised about the potential health problems it may cause. ...read more.


Several research studies carried out in Europe and America have looked at large numbers of people using mobile phones. Most have found no link between brain tumors and mobile phones. A large UK study reported in January 2006 that they could find no link between mobile phone use and brain tumors. The study included information on over 2,500 people. They found no link between the amount of mobile phone use, length of time since first use, lifetime years of use or number of calls made. The study did not include any information on children using mobile phones. Over 2,500 people took part in this study. ...read more.


The new research, to be published later this year in the International Journal of Cancer, is the second study to suggest increased risks of specific types of brain tumours in regions close to where mobile phone emissions enter the head. The study, done by a collection of researchers from many universities and led by Anna Lahkola of the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority in Finland, found firm corollary evidence that using a cell phone causes the risk of getting a brain tumor called a glioma to rise by 40 to 270 percent on the side of the head preferred for using the phone. Jamal Abdisalam (c) Mr. Gray Science Case study 10kau ...read more.

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