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Another Tobacco in the making?

Fresh evidence of health risks from cell phone use highlight the urgent need for public health warnings. Yet while organisations globally call for action, governments and public health institutions remain quiet on the subject. In the twentieth century, governments were … Continue reading

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UK’s Heath Protection Agency says keep calm and carry on connecting …but the devil’s in the detail

The UK’s Health Protection Agency (HPA) in April published its report into the safety of mobile phones. But if observers were finally hoping for some helpful answers, they have been left disappointed. The report confused more than it clarified. Its … Continue reading

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Phones may carry health warnings in Israel

The Israeli parliament is considering requiring all cell phones sold in Israel to carry a health-hazard warning label. The bill passed a preliminary reading last Wednesday and, if passed, will require phones to carry labels reading: ‘Warning – the Health … Continue reading

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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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