Public Opinion Archive

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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Epidemiological evidence associates tumours to wireless phones

The impact of microwave emissions from wireless phones on potential cancer risks is a growing concern among people these days. In order to scientifically prove the relationship between the long-term use of cell phone and its connection with certain tumors, the Interphone study group and the Hardell group in Sweden was made part of the experiment and later evaluated. The …

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Mobile phones and Wi-fi are harmful to plants

Have you ever wondered why you feel a silent sense of relief when you shut down your mobile phone or close the laptop? This could be explained by the effect that low level electromagnetic waves emitted by the cell phones and wifi have on us. To look into this matter, a science project was conducted by the 9th graders in …

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Higher Oxidative Stress Levels in Saliva of Heavy Cellphone Users

For a considerable length of time, scientists have been trying to understand, and come up with the negative consequences of regular mobile phone usage on health, but all studies done uptill now have failed to give some solid results. At present, cell phones are believed to be a potential carcinogen, according to International  Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). Dr. …

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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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Exposure to Mobile Tower Radiation Linked to Over 7000 Deaths

Results of a research study conducted in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil has conclusively linked cancer deaths to the mobile phone network. More than 80 percent of those who died from cancer were found to be living roughly a third of a mile from a phone tower. And their tumours which were generally in the breasts, lungs, kidneys, prostate, …

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New Study Shows Mobile Phones Increase the Risk Of Cancer

The suspected dangers of constant mobile phone usage have been a great concern among scientists. Presently, cellular phones are grouped, by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), as carcinogenic category 2b which is a very dangerous carcinogen to humans. A recent study at the Tel Aviv University, may bring more bad news. Dr. Yaniv Hamzany of Tel Aviv University’s Sackler …

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Does WiFi In Schools Put The Health Of Students At Risk?

The Association of Chronic and/or Environmental Diseases and Poisoning in Italy has been protesting for more than 10 years to reduce the limits on exposure to electromagnetic fields. “Putting WiFi in schools could be social suicide,” says Francesca Romana Orlando, vice president of the campaign. Schools are facing immense health issues due to the wireless routers plugged in and around, supposedly …

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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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Juhi Chawla plays heroine against Cell Phone Radiation

Stepping up efforts in the movement against mobile towers in the city, Bollywood beauty and veteran, Juhi Chawla met Indian Chief Secretary of State Jayanth Banthia early this month, in an erstwhile plea to gather government support to spread awareness regarding the ill effects of radiation coming from mobile towers in India. Chawla has been championing her cause for quite …

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