Could Cell Phone Usage Cause Cancer?

By: Courtesy - Ray Hawthorne
By: Courtesy - Ray Hawthorne

Before you flip open that cell phone you might want to think again. A respected neurosurgeon says using hand-held devices can be more dangerous than smoking.

According to the U.K.'s Independent newspaper, the study, headed by Dr. Vini Khurana, shows there is evidence that using handsets for 10 years or more can double the risk of brain cancer.

He adds that this link will be definitely proven in the next decade.

The scientist is urging industry and governments to make decisive steps to curb the potential health impacts

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