Recipe for Brain Cancer

take a kid, add a mobile phone, use it for a few years...
study shows that Cancer may develop

I came across this article today addressing links between children, cell phones and the development of brain cancer. I found it to be informative. You can read the entire article by clicking on the editor's name below.

"Children and teenagers are five times more likely to get brain cancer if they use mobile phones, startling new research indicates.

The study, experts say, raises fears that today's young people may suffer an "epidemic" of the disease in later life. At least nine out of 10 British 16-year-olds have their own handset, as do more than 40 per cent of primary schoolchildren.

Yet investigating dangers to the young has been omitted from a massive £3.1m British investigation of the risks of cancer from using mobile phones, launched this year, even though the official Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research (MTHR) Programme – which is conducting it – admits that the issue is of the "highest priority".

Despite recommendations of an official report that the use of mobiles by children should be "minimized", the Government has done almost nothing to discourage it"

By Geoffrey Lean, Environment Editor