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New device to explore your guts

September 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 8 (IANS) Gastric disorders can now be easily diagnosed with the help of a new device that provides unprecedented clarity of muscular contractions even in the deepest digestive ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China to spend $23 mn on nuclear safety

May 15th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China will spend 150 million yuan ($23 million) on nuclear safety, authorities said.The ministry of environmental protection said in a report for 2011 that its total ... Read more...

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Women ‘at cancer risk due to man-made chemicals in every home’

October 1st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): The surge in rates of breast cancer is due to the increased use of man-made chemicals that are found in every home, experts have warned.The chemicals are used ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pesticides ‘put the unborn at cancer risk’

July 2nd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Pesticides put pregnant women at greater risk of having children with cancer, say researchers.They say previous studies have shown that pesticide exposure either before conception or during pregnancy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Crease-resistant toxin in nurses’ uniform cause ‘can cause cancer’

May 8th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): Nurses in several hospitals across Wales and Scotland have reported skin rashes due to allergic reaction to the fabric of their uniforms, which contain potentially carcinogenic formaldehyde.A leading ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Life cycle analysis to be mandatory for environmental clearance’

February 9th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) would make life cycle analysis (LCA) compulsory for environment clearance to projects within the next six months, its chief said here Tuesday. "LCA ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Environment regulator proposal up for debate

September 17th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government Thursday put up for public debate its proposal to start an autonomous National Environment Protection Authority (NEPA). here. "The idea behind NEPA is to create an ... Read more...

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Chemical Park increases cancer risk in Cuddalore

March 23rd, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) People living in and around a special economic zone in Cuddalore are "2,000 times more" likely to be affected by cancer than the normal population, says a report ... Read more...

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