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Long-term mobile use increases brain tumour risk: AIIMS study

Study asserts phone radiation can cause tumours, finds mismatch between govt and industrial findings

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

After several global studies failed to find a link between mobile radiation and brain tumour, an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-led research on the subject has found patterns that establish a link between the two, even as industry-funded research tends to undermine the risk of extended use of cell phones. An AIIMS professor and his team of neurologists recently analysed results of 22 case-controlled studies conducted globally on 48,452 participants over the past several decades that reported the results for the risk of brain tumour, reported ...

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First Published: Mon, March 06 2017. 16:30 IST
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