“Mobile phone base stations do not increase the risk of childhood cancer, even if a child’s mother lived close to a mast when pregnant. That’s the message from the largest study looking at the health effects of mobile phone base stations in the UK.”

At least, that’s what the charity would have us believe. In reality, the study in question should never have been funded, as it wasn’t designed in a way that any health effects could have been found. It ignored exposure from anything other than base stations – putting phones, DECT units, WiFi, and a number of other factors that produce a typical summed exposure greater than base stations into the “unexposed” group. For a detailed critique, read the response by Powerwatch.

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