Nov. 15, 2010 /EIN Presswire/ – Devra Davis, an epidemiologist at the University of Pittsburgh, argues in her book “Disconnect” that cell phone radiation may be linked to an increase in brain cancer among the 20 to 29 age group. Mostly, she argues that the debate as to whether cell phones could cause cancer is unsettled.

Worries over low-level radiation emitted by cell phones are widely dismissed by the mobile phone industry and many researchers, but Davis asserts that low-energy radiation could damage cells in a way that could cause cancer, such as in studies where rats exposed to such radiation over a long period of time had damaged brain DNA.

The Interphone International Case-Control Study, the largest study of cell phone use and brain cancer, found no correlation. However, the Federal Communications Commission recommends that people, especially children and pregnant women, limit their cell phone radiation exposure when possible.

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