A major scientific study of rats shows that there is a clear link between the use of mobile phones and cancer.
Repeated use of mobile phones is regularly accused of causing cancer, especially in the brain. However, scientists working on this link are struggling to find enough evidence.
The latest study is American and was conducted for over a decade. This study in a rat-based study was conducted as part of the US National Toxicology Program the "obvious" link between the use of mobile phones and the emergence of cancer.
In radio signals similar to those of mobile phones, male rats were at greater risk of developing cancers, brain tumors and adrenal glands. In its turn, the signs of cancer are less clear for female rodents.
If the effects of radiation on rodents go far beyond what we encounter every day, the researchers believe that the study is well done to say that there is a real connection between exposure to telephone waves and cancer risk. But since a person is subjected to these waves only at places of the local body (the ax when we have a phone in our pocket, our head when we strive) The phone effect is difficult for animals to reproduce and is visible throughout the body.
For all that, "although exposure levels are much higher than typical human consumption patterns"Researchers believe that"the results of this study are still relevant for current exposures"Especially if we are exposed to several waves of mobile phones (either at work, in public transport, in public places, etc.).
Lastly, note that the study focused on 2G and 3G wireless signals, which are very commonly used by mobile phones, despite the arrival of 4G and Wi-Fi.
Remember that it is possible to choose a mobile phone, taking into account the waves generated by it, taking into account SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) or SAR in English (specific degree of absorption). French legislation sets the DAS index below 2 W / kg since 2003, but there are even some laptops that do not extinguish more than 0.7 W / kg.