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Common insecticide used in homes delay mental development in kids


February 11th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A new study has found that a common insecticide used in homes is associated with delayed mental development of young children.Pyrethroid insecticides are commonly used in many homes ... Read more...

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Binge drinking culture may cause silent dementia epidemic in Britain


November 1st, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Binge drinking culture is putting Britain at an increased risk of dementia epidemic, warn psychiatrists.Dr Susham Gupta and Dr James Warner have warned that excessive alcohol consumption ... Read more...

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Anesthesia exposure may increase childhood developmental disorders risk


October 22nd, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study indicates a possible link between childhood exposure to general anesthesia and an increased risk of behavioral and developmental disorders in young kids.Recent animal ... Read more...

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Long-term cannabis use linked to brain abnormalities


June 3rd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Long-term, heavy cannabis users are likely to have structural abnormalities in brain, says a new study.The new study led by Murat Yucel, Ph.D., M.A.P.S., of Orygen Research ... Read more...

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