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Toxic chemicals found in pregnant women: US study


January 15th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new US study has found that the bodies of almost all pregnant women carry multiple chemicals.The research, conducted by the University of California, San Francisco, found that ... Read more...

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Plastics chemical ‘can damage egg quality in women’


December 16th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) may compromise the quality of a woman's eggs retrieved for in vitro fertilization (IVF), a small-scale University of California, San Francisco-led study found.As ... Read more...

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Exposure to low doses of BPA alters mice ovaries


August 26th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): A new research showed that exposure to low doses of BPA altered gene expression in the fetal mouse ovary.Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used in plastics for ... Read more...

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Exposure to plastics chemical BPA may harm sperm quality


August 4th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): Researchers have found that urinary concentrations of chemical Bisphenol A, or BPA, may cause decreased sperm quality and sperm concentration.According to critics, BPA mimics the body's own hormones ... Read more...

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Beverage can stay-tabs still unsafe: Study


November 30th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that beverage can stay-tabs pose swallowing risk.Three decades ago, U.S. manufacturers switched from removable can pull-tabs to stay-tabs, as there were a rising ... Read more...

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Plastic exposure in the womb may make girls aggressive, hyperactive


October 6th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct 6 (ANI): Expectant mothers exposed to chemical BPA, commonly found in plastics, are likely to have daughters with aggressive and hyperactive nature, according to a new study.Bisphenol A, also known ... Read more...

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Researchers develop an all-seeing eye


April 10th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
London, April 10 (IANS) Ever heard of terahertz waves? These higher-frequency waves can penetrate wood ceramics, paper plastic and liquids, making for an ideal tool to detect explosives or drugs, without ripping ... Read more...

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