Wednesday, January 12, 2005

Ring of warning for children with mobile

Ring of warning for children with mobile - Scientist appeals to parents not to give cellphones to kids below the age of eight

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Adam Stephenson, the marketing director at Commun8, said: “We absolutely do not want to damage children’s health. We have decided to suspend sales of the MyMo pending a chance to look at the Stewart report in detail.”

A spokesperson for the department of health said: “We continue to advise a precautionary approach to mobile phone use in under-16s. The government takes concerns about possible health effects from mobile phones and mobile phone base stations seriously. And that is why the government, jointly with industry, commissioned a £ 7.4 million research programme to increase the understanding of the possible health effects of mobile phones — a recommendation of the Stewart report.”


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