Tag - brain tumors

Can cell phone radiation cause cancer? Yes, says NTP rat study

Source: NIEHSThe National Toxicology Program (NTP) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services concluded there is clear evidence that male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation (RFR) like that used in 2G and 3G cell phones developed cancerous heart tumors, according to final reports released today. There was also some evidence of tumors in the brain and adrenal glands of the exposed male rats."The original objective of the study was to test the assumption that nonionizing radiation - which radiofrequency radiation is - could not cause adverse health effects because it did not have enough energy...

Incidence of glioblastoma brain tumor increased tenfold between 1985 and 2015 in the U.K.

The incidence of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most virulent and deadly type of brain cancer, is going up in the U.K., while the incidence of other types of malignant brain tumors is declining, according to newly published data.Source of figures: Frank de Vocht, "Corrigendum," Environment International, posted January 25, 2017Alasdair Philips from PowerWatch: “The simple take-home message of the two plots is that the number of the most aggressive type of brain tumors [GBM] is going up and the other types of lower-grade malignant glioma are going down. If better diagnosis were responsible for the changes in GBM,...