Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Cell Phones Cause Cancer: Big Surprise....

It's been understood for some time that heavy cell phone use may cause cancer. Therefore it should come as no surprise that a study conducted in Israel were cell phone usage is some of the heaviest anywhere, has found some disturbing results. Heavy mobile usage has been linked to a 50% increase in mouth cancer. The study found that those who placed their cell phones against the side of thier heads were 50% more likely to develop a tumour of the paratoid gland compared to infrequent users.The parotid gland is the largest human salivary gland and is located near the jaw and ear, where mobile phones are typically held. How do you stay away from this problem?The report also outlines that the risks of mobile use can be diminished by using the speaker, hands free devices and limiting the number of calls made and hours spent on the phone. The next question is: if you use your bluetooth are you exposing yourself to harmful radiation? Most experts seem to suggest that the frequency is too weak to cause any damage. What will they find out tomorrow?

3 comments:

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Jewish Blogmeister said...

Interesting information

Keith & Orit Cox said...

I believe bluetooth is also harmful. It also emits radiation. Interestingly, even a wired headset is danerous. According to Dr. George Carlo, who was paid by the government to test whether or not cell phones are safe, wired headsets can collect extra radiation floating around in the environment and conduct it to your head. The safest headsets are those with an airtube.

Studies show that cell phone radiation is particularly damaging to children. Due to the softness of their tissues, cell phone radiation penetrates children's heads up to 12 times faster than that of an adult.

Most people do not know that there are actually devices available to help protect you from cell phone radiation.

-Keith and Orit Cox are Holistic Health practitioners with a special interest on creating awareness about the dangers of cell phone radiation. They operate the website http://cell-phone-dangers.com and the blog http://cell-phone-dangers.blogspot.com