Tuesday, 17 September, 2019

Do wireless headphones really increase cancer risk? 250 doctors warn United Nations

Here’s what 250 scientists says about your wireless AirPods 250 scientists warn trendy wireless earphones may pose higher risks to cancer
Anna Jefferson | 15 March, 2019, 18:43

The devices, which harness Bluetooth technology, a type of electromagnetic frequency (EMF) radio wave that can transmit data, are in unsafe proximity to the user's inner skull, literally rubbing against it.

Now, scientists calling for more oversight and warnings for all manner of radiowave-based technologies are particularly concerned over the intensity and proximity of Bluetooth radiation to the human ear canal and brain.

Around 250 scientists from more than 40 countries have signed a petition to the United Nations and WHO warning against potential health risks such as cancer associated with the use of popular wireless technologies due to microwave radiation.

Neither Apple's AirPods nor any other wireless headphone product was mentioned in the petition, and one researcher says riling people up with scary headlines doesn't do any good.

Advent of new wireless technologies are outpacing research and regulation, and its effects could have unsafe even disastrous health effects, such as the untested 5G posed to roll out using broader and far stronger signals than ever before.

AirPods are Apple's most popular audio accessory since launched in 2016 and continue to remain incredibly popular choice of around 28 million so as to tackle the tangled headphones.

Wireless earphones could be releasing potentially carcinogenic radiation into the heads of the users, finds a new study.

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Some 250 have signed the petition, which warns against numerous devices that emit radiofrequency radiation, which is used in WiFi, cellular data and Bluetooth. "Effects include increased cancer risk, cellular stress, increase in harmful free radicals, genetic damages, structural and functional changes of the reproductive system, learning and memory deficits, neurological disorders, and negative impacts on general well-being in humans".

This means that radiowaves are less unsafe than higher energy radiation like X-rays or UV, but more extremely low-frequency radiation.

Airpods in particular have been singled out because of how they sit deeply enough the ear canal to expose some fragile parts of the ear to unsafe radiation.

The WHO has guidelines for what it considers to be a healthy level of EMF but the new petition claims that more research is needed.

The petition too said The International Agency for Research on Cancer determined recently that EMF to humans is 'possibly carcinogenic'.

The petition signed by the scientists notes that children are more vulnerable to the effects of EMF.

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