Govt. Warnings Archive

WHO classifies cell phones as a possible Carcinogen

After years of the cell phone companies and related scientists denying links between mobile phones and cancer, the WHO now has sufficient evidence to classify cell phones as a possible carcinogen just like Lead, DDT and exhaust from vehicles. This is a major wake-up call to those addicted to their mobile phones, a few years from now, you might be …

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Australia launches multi-million dollar investigation into the health effects of mobile phones

The National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia has announced that it will contribute 2.5 million dollars over the space of 5 years to researchers from the universities of Wollongong and Monash in order to set up a Centre of Research Excellence for Population Health Research on Electromagnetic Energy, so as to investigate the possible effects on the human body when exposed …

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Mayor Says NO to 4G Tower Installation

Mayor Sunil Prabhu, while speaking to the media, says “Until and unless a study pertaining to the effects of radiation from cell phone towers on health is not conducted, BMC will not let 4G mobile phone towers be installed.” When the meeting of the group leaders in BMC was over, Prabhu told the media that a study is soon to …

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Germany warns citizens against using Wi-fi

The German government has recommended its people to limit or avoid the use of Wi-fi whenever they can as it has detrimental effects on health. This is likely to create serious problems for the industry as well as British ministers, and prove right the questions raised by The Independent over the last four months. It’s not just the government, but …

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Radiation Watchdog calls for Limitation on Cellphone use by Children

An increased usage of mobile phones by children is now seen as a growing trend. It is even more astonishing to see young children being affected by brain cancer. A link has been developed between the two trends and due to this, Australia has issued a warning with the help of federal government health watchdog, Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear …

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Cell Site’s Radiation Draws Attention of Kashmiri Legislators

The Committee on Environment (CE) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly (J&KLA) has asked for immediate measures to be taken to avoid the consequences of cell tower radiation , and emphasised that assessments are needed to study the impact it has on the environment. Mohammad Yusuf Targami, chairman of the CE has stressed that adequate and fast action has to …

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French safety watchdog sniffing out cell phone-cancer links

In a recent awakening of sense on the part of the authorities, a French safety watchdog has issued new recommendations regarding the use of cell phones by children. According to reports on The Telegraph, National Agency for Health and Environmental Safety – children have been advised to limit their use of cell phones, preferably to less than 40 minutes per …

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