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Power lines may increase risk of childhood leukemia

A study done by the Oxford University has found that children born or living near power lines are 1.7 times more likely to develop leukaemia. Up 30 of the 500 leukaemia cases diagnosed in children may be due to power lines claim researchers.

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About: Power lines may increase risk of childhood leukemia

Date: 30 October 2004

Source: BBC News

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/3967073.stm

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