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Study to probe mobile health risk

The world's largest study on the safety of using mobile phones has been launched by researchers in London.

The project will recruit 250,000 phone users across five different European countries including the UK.

It will last between 20 and 30 years and aims to provide definitive answers on the health impacts of mobile phones.

Research to date has shown no ill effect, but scientists say those studies may be too short to detect longer term cancers and other diseases.

The study is known as Cosmos - the cohort study on mobile communications.  More …