Posts tagged as: WHO

World Health Organization Announces New Officially a Mental Health Disorder Called Gaming Disorder

The World Health Organization‘s classification of gaming disorder as a condition which is capable of debilitating addiction is an important moment in the shifting relationship between technology and society. Called “Gaming Disorder,” the condition will be added to WHO’s International Classification of Diseases, based on research and the need for treatment around the world. Dr. […]

Dennis Kucinich Intros Bill to Require Disclosure of RF Radiation Emission Levels of Cell Phones

On Friday, failed president candidate, Representative Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) introduced bill HR 6358 to Congress, which could spawn a new national research program to study cell phones and force the FCC and EPA to update the Specific Absorption Rate methodology for determining the potential damage that radio frequency emissions can cause. The bill, should it […]

World Health Organization Does an 180, Now Says Cell Phones Do Cause Cancer

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a new warning that cell phone usage could potentially increase the risk of certain types of cancer. Accordingly, WHO has reclassified radiofrequency electromagnetic fields as possibly carcinogenic to humans. During the past week, a Working Group of the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) met in […]

Study Support No Risk of Brain Cancer from Cell Use

The International Journal of Epidemiology today published a combined data analysis from a multi national population-based case-control study of glioma and meningioma, the most common types of brain tumour. This is the first in a series of combined data analyses of head and neck tumours published as part of the internationally coordinated Interphone project. The […]

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