Author Archives: Charlotte Henry

Is the phone industry spinning while Rome burns?

Our report, released on Wednesday, was widely covered in the UK and international media. Some of the press called children’s mobile phone health risks a ticking “time bomb”. We think this sums up the situation presented in our report rather … Continue reading

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Lies, damned lies and mobile phone studies

Regular visitors to our website will know that, in the world of mobile phone research, things are not always what they seem. A new study on brain cancer risk from mobiles released today proves the point again. Published in the … Continue reading

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Mobile phone safety – what is our Government waiting for?

As evidence mounts about the health risks of mobile phone radiation, some administrations are taking action. San Francisco’s government is obliging phone retailers to display posters and give customers safety leaflets telling them how to limit their radiation exposure.  In … Continue reading

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Children’s mobile risks – are we getting the full picture?

The latest industry-funded study on children and mobile phones is being presented as giving them the all-clear. But there are many reasons why it shouldn’t reassure us – not least because it studied children from 7 years old. There’s no … Continue reading

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MobileWise Trustee writes to the British Medical Journal

Kevin O’Neil, consultant neurosurgeon at Charing Cross Hospital and trustee of MobileWise, has called on the medical profession to support safety measures for children. In a letter to the British Medical Journal (BMJ) he stresses the particular vulnerability of young … Continue reading

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Is this an “everything gives you cancer” moment?”

The World Health Organization (WHO) has classed mobile phone radiation as a “possible human carcinogen”.  It has just issued its full report in The Lancet Oncology Journal outlining the evidence for an association between mobile phone use and certain brain cancers. It states … Continue reading

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Video – Dr. Devra Davis on why she supports the MobileWise Safe Mobile Code

Dr. Devra Davis is a renowned epidemiologist and writer. In this video she explains the issues, and why she supports MobileWise as a scientific adviser. You can download the Safe Mobile Code here.

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Are we in denial about mobile phone dangers?

The decision of the WHO to classify mobile phones as a possible carcinogen has led to a frenzy of coverage, on air and in print. Most of the media reports have aimed to play down the risks. Yet the very … Continue reading

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