Mobiles may be safe

The Health Protection Agency in the UK has updated its previous research on exposure to radiofrequency (RF) electromagnetic fields, concluding there is still “no convincing evidence” that exposure below internationally agreed levels was dangerous.

But the report, by the HPA’s independent advisory group on non-ionising radiation, did sound a note of caution due to insufficient available data, for long-term users of mobile phones and over excessive use by children.

“The available data do not suggest a causal association between mobile phone use and fast-growing tumours such as malignant glioma