Huge WHO Mobile Phones And Cancer Study Ends Up Inconclusive

The World Health Organisation studied almost 13,000 mobile phone users over the course of 10 years to determine whether or not there's a link between mobile phones and cancer. Their results? Inconclusive!

Even after all that time and such a large study, they claim that further research is needed to determine if heavy mobile users are in danger.

"The results really don't allow us to conclude that there is any risk associated with mobile phone use, but... it is also premature to say that there is no risk associated with it," the IARC's director Christopher Wild told Reuters.

But really, if there was a very strong connection, one would think they would have seen it in this study. But just last month some European scientists launched an even bigger study that will track a quarter of a million people over 30 years. And if by the time that's over we still aren't sure whether or not talking on a mobile phone gives you brain cancer, well, we're idiots. [Reuters via Slashdot]

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