Tag: cancer

Comment: The challenge of mobile data 
By David Havyatt | Jul 11, 2011 | Comment Now 
Nobody wants towers, everybody wants coverage.
 
WHO says mobile phone use 'possibly carcinogenic' 
Now in the same cancer risk category as lead, chloroform and coffee.
 
Researcher fights data breach pay cut 
By Liam Tung | Oct 27, 2010 | Comment Now 
Is IT responsible?
 
30,000 fall for ComputerTan scam 
By Iain Thomson | Feb 6, 2009 | Comment Now 
Over 30,000 people have signed up to a web site offering to let them tan via their computer monitor without realising it was a scam to publicise a skin cancer charity.
 
Mobiles cleared of eye cancer risk 
By Iain Thomson | Jan 16, 2009 | Comment Now 
A study in Germany has concluded that there is no link between mobile phone use and a rare form of eye cancer.
 
Steve Jobs ends cancer rumours 
By Rosalie Marshall | Jan 6, 2009 | Comment Now 
Steve Jobs has announced that his weight loss is due to a hormone imbalance, rather than the resurgence of pancreatic cancer, and has insisted that he has no plans to step down ...
 
New warnings of mobile phone dangers 
By Iain Thomson | Sep 23, 2008 | Comment Now 
Two new studies have warned of potential health risks from using mobile phones.
 
IBM supercomputer boosts cancer research 
By Guy Dixon | Jul 1, 2008 | Comment Now 
An IBM supercomputer is to be deployed at Canada's Ontario Cancer Institute to search for more effective treatments for cancer..
 
Virtual world to help children cope with cancer 
By Liz Tay | Apr 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
Researchers in Canada are developing an online virtual world in which children with cancer can talk with others about their illness, and manage symptoms caused by cancer and ...
 
RFID chips may cause cancer 
By Iain Thomson | Sep 13, 2007 | Comment Now 
RFID chips, which are currently being implanted in humans in some US states, have been shown to cause cancer in laboratory animals, according to reports in Associated Press.
 
Cancer enquiries centre on the Web 
By Will Head | Oct 19, 2006 | Comment Now 
Internet is the first port of call for information on the disease.
 
American Cancer Society selects WatchGuard to secure 23 locations 
By Marcia Savage | Jul 6, 2004 | Comment Now 
The American Cancer Society plans to deploy WatchGuard Firebox X security appliances in order to boost security across its 23 locations nationwide.
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