Powerwatch, an independent watchdog agency in the U.K., wants to impose an age limit on cell phone use, saying children are up to five times as likely do develop brain tumors from using mobiles.
Is there a possible risk of tumors associated with the use of mobile phones? According to Microwave News, the Interphone study results will be released on May 18. To be published in the International Journal of Epidemiology June issue, the paper is scheduled to be released early for “advanced access” individuals on the 18th. This $30M study is the largest and most expensive to date. Originally to be completed in 2005, but delayed due to a disagreement in interpretation of data on the findings of “an increased incidence of tumors among long-term users of mobile phones.”