radiation

Demonising wi-fi is dangerous to your child’s health

Fri 20 Dec 13 23

The death of Horowhenua child Ethan Wyman from a brain tumor is tragic news. Blaming it on wi-fi is wrong.

Radiation from mammograms may cause breast cancer

Mon 7 Dec 09

The mixed messages over the use of mammograms for breast cancer screening have continued, with a new study suggesting their radiation may harm the women they’re supposed to save.

Dutch researchers have found that women with a family history of breast cancer or a genetic susceptibility to it may increase their risk of cancer by taking mammograms at a young age.

The problem is these are the women who are often told to start taking mammograms early on in their lives as a precautionary measure.

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