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France says no known health impact from mobile phones

France says no known health impact from mobile phones

Oct 15, – The National Agency for Health, Food and Environmental Safety (Anses) said that, in lab tests, electromagnetic emissions had had a “biological” effect on cells, although evidence for this was “limited.” But it saw no grounds for recommending any changes to existing laws as there was “no demonstrated impact” on health. It said, […]

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Steady Rise in Thyroid Cancer Not Explained by Better Screening, Study Says

Steady Rise in Thyroid Cancer Not Explained by Better Screening, Study Says

Oct 11, – Better detection alone doesn’t explain the dramatic increase in thyroid cancer cases seen in the United States over the past three decades, a new study says. Researchers who looked at records for more than 200 patients were unable to show that advances in screening are behind the jump in thyroid cancer cases […]

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Breast cancer: Taking no chances

Breast cancer: Taking no chances

May 13, – As young thirty somethings in good health, most women are making decisions about career moves or family life. But a new phenomenon has been hitting the headlines recently, which has left growing numbers of women with an unenviable choice — one that could have untold effects on their personal lives. With breast […]

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EU stepping up fight against nuclear smuggling

EU stepping up fight against nuclear smuggling

May 12, AP – An alarm is triggered. Suddenly sirens start making a shrill, wailing sound. A high level of gamma radiation has just been picked up from a truck passing through the steel columns of a border control terminal. A computer voice immediately warns of the impending danger: “Gamma alarm”. The EU is stepping […]

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