France Warns Against Excessive Mobile Use
- France must say how genetic data are passed to patients' relatives. Benkimoun, Paul // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/22/2008, Vol. 337 Issue 7680, p1192
The article reports that France's regulatory Biomedicine Agency has called for government guidance for passing on genetic information to relatives of patients diagnosed with a serious genetic abnormalities. The regulatory agency, the 2004 Bioethics Act, presented evidence to an inquiry from the...
- Children and mobile phone use: Is there a health risk? Maisch, Don // Latitudes;2003, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p19
Discusses the possible health hazards to children of using mobile phones. Effect of mobile phones on the developing nervous system of children; Energy absorption in the tissues of the head; Need to discourage the use of mobile phones by children.
- Abortion at home. Dorozynski, Alexander // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/22/89, Vol. 298 Issue 6693, p222
Reports the authorization granted by the French Ministry of Health to market the abortive pill RU-468. Protests by antiabortion groups; Withdrawal of the pills in France and United States; Availability of the pill.
- MOTHERS, KIDS AND PHONES. Dolliver, Mark // Brandweek;4/19/2010, Vol. 51 Issue 16, p23
The article reports that according to a poll of mothers with at least one preteen child, 90 percent of them said that they approve of their children having a cell phone, while 55 percent said that kids should get one when they're older than 12.
- Cell phones and your child's health. Bowling, Milt // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Sep2002, Issue 239, p129
Focuses on the impact of cellular phones on the health of children. Absorption range of microwaves in the cellular phone frequency; Alteration on the natural electrical activity of the child's brain; Interference of electromagnetic radiation with delicate chemical balances in the brain.
- What's the Big Idea? Klahr, Sharon // Advertising Age's Creativity;Oct98, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p19
Focuses on the advertisements created by the French Ministry of Health of encourage more people to use condoms. Use of pornography star in the advertisements; Who produces the advertisements; In-depth look at the advertisements.
- Companies Look At Educational Potential Of Cell Phones, But Questions Linger. // Electronic Education Report;3/25/2005, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p1
The article presents information on education industry. It reports that cell phones have the potential to deliver educational content to students, but issues need to be resolved before the popular devices become part of everyday classroom learning. The most widely used application of cell phones...
- Mobile Phone Use and Brain Tumors in Children and Adolescents: A Multicenter Caseâ€“Control Study. Aydin, Denis; Feychting, Maria; Schüz, Joachim; Tynes, Tore; Andersen, Tina Veje; Schmidt, Lisbeth Samsø; Poulsen, Aslak Harbo; Johansen, Christoffer; Prochazka, Michaela; Lannering, Birgitta; Klæboe, Lars; Eggen, Tone; Jenni, Daniela; Grotzer, Michael; Von der Weid, Nicolas; Kuehni, Claudia E.; Röösli, Martin // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;Aug2011, Vol. 103 Issue 16, p1264
Background It has been hypothesized that children and adolescents might be more vulnerable to possible health effects from mobile phone exposure than adults. We investigated whether mobile phone use is associated with brain tumor risk among children and adolescents. Methods CEFALO is a...
- BY THE NUMBERS. // Wireless Review;Mar2005, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p18
Presents statistics about wireless communication. Percentage of wireless prepaid minutes that go unused on a monthly basis; Number of children in the U.S. that own a wireless device at the end of 2004; Retail price of the Barbie prepaid phone.