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Radiation-reducing phone cases: saviours or snake oil?

We often buy phone cases to protect our smartphones, but should we also buy cases to protect our health? We look closer at radiation, health risks and the cases that claim to keep you safe.

By August 12, 2012

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Study: Cell phones don't increase brain tumor risk in kids

New research out of Europe suggests that children who use cell phones are at no increased risk of developing brain tumors. But researchers still caution that more studies are needed.

By July 28, 2011

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Study: No link between brain tumors, cell phones

Research on nearly 3 million Danish adults suggest that a decade of cell phone use does not increase the risk for at least some types of non-cancerous brain tumors.

By July 14, 2011

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Reporters' Roundtable: Do cell phones cause cancer?

CNET mobile phone editor Kent German and I talk with Dr. Debra Davis, Author of "Disconnect: The Truth about Cell Phone Radiation," about how we don't quite know the effects of mobile phones on the brain--especially the brains of children.

By June 17, 2011

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WHO: Cell phones may cause cancer

World Health Organization issues new findings, classifying cell phones as a potential cancer risk, like exhaust from gasoline-powered vehicles and lead.

By May 31, 2011

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Phone cancer link needs vigilance not alarm

Last week's press release from the World Health Organisation (WHO) set alarm bells ringing and had many mobile phone users reaching for their hands-free headsets, but is there really cause for concern? A 40 per cent increase in the risk of cancer for phone owners is a terrifying prospect, especially in a country like Australia where phone subscriptions outnumber our population. But is this really what the WHO is suggesting?

By June 5, 2011

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Twenty highest-radiation cell phones

For the last 10 years, CNET has kept a running list of cell phones with the highest SAR (specific absorption rate) levels. Here's a look at the 20 cell phones (among current U.S. models) with the highest SAR ratings as stated by the FCC.

By June 1, 2011

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Mobile phones 'possibly' cause cancer, says World Health Organisation

Scientists at the World Health Organisation claim that mobile phones pose a possible risk of causing cancer -- but only as much as carpentry or chloroform.

By June 1, 2011

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Cell phone radiation: Harmless or health risk?

special report Despite years of research, there's little consensus on whether you should be worried about your well-being. CNET explains why experts looking at the same data have completely different conclusions.

By May 31, 2011

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Results of cell phone cancer study inconclusive

The study by the World Health Organization studied 13,000 people over 10 years on a possible link between cell phone use and two types of brain cancer.

By May 18, 2010