Daily Mail, 21 October 2011

Using a mobile phone does not increase the risk of brain cancer, claim scientists.

Research into cancer rates of one of the largest groups of mobile phone users ever studied found no difference compared with people who did not use them.

It is the second major study this year to rule out any change in rates of the disease - despite more than 70 million mobile phones being used in the UK.

Researchers led by the Institute of Cancer Epidemiology in Copenhagen found cancer rates in the central nervous system were almost the same in both long-term mobile phone users and non-users

The latest Danish study investigated data on more than 358,000 mobile users over 18 years, thought to be the longest follow-up so far.

But campaigners insisted the research was 'seriously flawed' and would falsely reassure mobile phone users.

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