Parent Category: Health

An Australian report commissioned by the Australian Democrats party to be presented to the Australian Senate (the Australian Parliament) imminently indicates that Mobile Phones and Mobile Phone Masts may increase obesity, diabetes and depression.

Reported in the Australian Sunday Herald Sun journalist Lincoln Wright goes on to report that

"The phones [and masts] could also contribute to Alzheimer's disease, asthma, arthritis and memory loss, the report commissioned by the Australian Democrats found.

It said communities had not been warned about the dangers that higher radiation posed to human health.

The report, which relied on research from other studies, called for the Telecommunications Act to be amended to outlaw building mobile phone antennas near homes or schools"

The updated 37 page report is Available here in PDF (Adobe Reader/Acrobat) format.