There has been much speculation about the potential risks of cell phone use. Now a new Swedish study published in the journal Pathophysiology has shown the hours and years someone has spoken on your phone, the more likely that will develop glioma, a type of deadly brain cancer. In fact, rates of triples.
According to the study, people who used wireless phones more than a year had a 70 percent increased risk of developing glioma. People who used wireless phones more than 25 years had a 300% increased risk of developing brain cancer, people who had used their cell phones less than a year.
Another study followed almost 800,000 middle-aged women for a period of seven years, during which there were 51.680 cancer diagnoses and 1,261 cancers that affect the central nervous system. In women who had used cell phones for over ten years, there was a ten percent increase in the risk of meningioma.
the overall risk of glioma On the positive side, is very low. Only 5 out of 100,000 Europeans, or 005 percent, were diagnosed with glioma between 1995 and 2002. Even in the triple rates, the chances of developing glioma is 0.016 percent.
Health experts believe that there are many other ways cell phone use can adversely affect the brain. Here are some ways to minimize the impact of cell phone radiation:
1. Use the speaker on your phone whenever possible, or use a headset with a microphone. Keep the phone away from the head.
2. Do not sleep with your phone near you. Turn it off at night.
3. Turn off your phone when not in use.
4. Research and use of radiological protection options for your phone.
5. If you can not turn off the phone, put it in “airplane mode”.
6. Share this information with others.
Cell phones are here to stay, at least until the latest technology overtakes them. Take some precautions to protect yourself while using them.