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Cell phone use may have effect on brain activity, but health consequences unknown

Public release date: 22-Feb-2011

In a preliminary study, researchers found that 50-minute cell phone use was associated with increased brain glucose metabolism (a marker of brain activity) in the region closest to the phone antenna, butthe finding is of unknown clinical significance, according to a study in the February 23 issue of JAMA.

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Addiction and Free Choice

Nora Volkow, in the first two sentences of this post, provides more clarity than I think I’ve every seen on the matter of choice and the brain disease of addiction: 178 more words

Controversies