Tumour fear makes women switch off their mobiles

A survey of more than 30,000 women in Australia has found that one in four has cut back on their mobile phone talk time since the publication of a study in June 2011 by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that warned that mobile phone users were at an increased risk of brain tumours.

The issue of whether mobile phone emissions are carcinogenic has divided experts, but the fact that women are cutting down phone use, or planning to (21% plan to cut down future use), according to the survey carried out by Women’s halth and Prevention with TV show Sunrise and Priceline stores, is consistent with the WHO advice.

Source: Australian Daily Telegraph

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First Published 2011