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11-Year UK Study Reports No Health Danger From Mobile Phone Transmissions 180

Mark.JUK writes "The United Kingdom's 11-years long Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research Programme (MTHR) has today published a comprehensive report that summarizes 31 research projects, which investigated the potential for biological or adverse health effects of mobile phone and wireless signals on humans (e.g. as a cause for various cancers or other disorders). The good news is that the study, which has resulted in nearly 60 papers appearing in peer-reviewed scientific journals, found 'no evidence' of a danger from mobile transmissions in the typically low frequency radio spectrum bands (e.g. 900MHz and 1800MHz etc.)."
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11-Year UK Study Reports No Health Danger From Mobile Phone Transmissions

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  • Re:Low Frequency (Score:4, Informative)

    by telchine ( 719345 ) on Thursday February 13, 2014 @06:20AM (#46236519)

    Sadly I lost my ham license while immigrating to a new country. I should really go get it sorted

    You can do it online ;-) []

  • Re:Prediction (Score:5, Informative)

    by jklovanc ( 1603149 ) on Thursday February 13, 2014 @06:53AM (#46236607) as in U.S. government as in the most trusted source in studies.

    Your best shot is a general disbelief of anything coming from a government agency? Get real. Look at any epidemiology report from anywhere on earth and you will fine no increase in brain cancers. If you don't believe that one then try this one [] as it is non-governmental.

    If dog poo is present and no one got sick then dog poo is safe. If you do the same test on millions of people in ever increasing numbers over 15 years and there is no upward trend in illness then dog poo is safe. If dog poo was unsafe there should be at least a few people who got sick. There are two parts to a study; correlation and causation. Correlation asks the question is there a similar trend in two factors. For example, the increased presence of dog poo and the increased incidence of illness. The second step is to prove if that correlation might be caused by a third factor. Possibly the presence of dog urine also increases with the presence of dog poo and it is the urine that is causing the issue and not the poo. If the correlation step fails there is no possible causation. There had been a dramatic increase in the number of cell phones used yet no increase in the rate of brain cancers. There is no correlation therefore no possible causation.

  • Re:Low Frequency (Score:4, Informative)

    by inasity_rules ( 1110095 ) on Thursday February 13, 2014 @07:32AM (#46236745) Journal

    No. Please see wikipedia: []

    That is technically the UHF band.

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