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The same group of international health researchers who warned the world in May that mobile phones might cause cancer have a bit of good news to share: cell phones apparently don't cause certain non-cancerous brain tumors. As published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) examined data on over 2.8 million Danish adults and discovered no increased likelihood that those who used a mobile phone for 11 to 15 years were prone to a type of slow-growing tumor known as a acoustic neuroma (also called vestibular schwannoma). These tumors occur in the part of the brain most exposed to electromagnetic fields from cell phone use. ... Read more...