chemical exposure

Sperm quality deteriorating ‘likely due to chemical exposure’


March 5th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A new study has blamed falling sperm quality and rise in testicular cancer cases over the recent years on environmental reasons, particularly chemical exposure.Researchers from the University of ... Read more...

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Chinese ‘iPhone’ factory workers hospitalised following ‘harmful chemical exposure’


October 26th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 26 (ANI): Workers in a Chinese factory were hospitalized for more than six months after reportedly being exposed to a harmful chemical while assembling Apple laptops and iPhones.An Australian journalist ... Read more...

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Banned chemical found in China cosmetics


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) Hair care products made by a Chinese cosmetics company have been found to contain a banned chemical, exposure to which may cause chest pain, accelerated heart rate and ... Read more...

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College-educated parents likely to have autistic kids


January 9th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Highly educated parents are more likely to have autistic kids, finds a new study.While analysing data on about 2.5 million births in California in a five-year period, researchers ... Read more...

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How oxidative stress may help extend lifespan


May 29th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, San Diego claim to have identified a mechanism of oxidative stress that prevents cellular damage."We may drink pomegranate juice to protect our ... Read more...

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Painters, decorators likely to have low sperm count


May 24th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by admin
London, May 24 (IANS) Painters and decorators are more likely to have low sperm counts, thanks to their frequent brush with glycol ethers, according to the latest research. Glycol ethers are widely ... Read more...

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Paint chemicals may harm male fertility


May 24th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by admin
London, May 24 (ANI): Scientists from the Universities of Sheffield and Manchester have found that male painters exposed to glycol ethers found in water-based paints are more likely to have poor ... Read more...

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Maternal exposure to organic pollutants linked to urologic conditions in boys


May 17th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Two separate studies have found that boys whose mothers are exposed to persistent organic pollutants experience greater urologic conditions.Higher incidences of congenital anomalies, including cryptorchidism (undescended testicles) ... Read more...

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Chemical exposure may raise risk of Lou Gehrigs disease


April 17th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers at Harvard University in Boston have shown that exposure to a common environmental chemical might increase the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known ... Read more...

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