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Mobile phone use is not linked to brain tumours, large Scandinavian study finds

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 07 December 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b5323
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne
  1. 1New York

    Mobile phone use rose dramatically in the early 1990s, but five to 10 years later there was no increase in the incidence of brain tumours in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, a new study has found.

    The authors of the study, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (2009;101:1721-4, doi:10.1093/jnci/djp415), wrote, “Radio frequency electromagnetic fields emitted from mobile phones have been proposed as a risk factor for brain tumors; however, …

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