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Study finds two pesticides linked to Parkinson’s disease


February 15th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that the use of two pesticides, rotenone and paraquat, is associated with Parkinson's disease.People who used either pesticide developed Parkinson's disease approximately ... Read more...

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Scientists develop tiny sensor to sniff out toxins


September 14th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have developed a stamp-sized sensor that can sniff out some poisonous gases and toxins and can show results simply by changing colour. The sensor could be useful ... Read more...

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Scientists develop ‘electronic nose’ that can sniff out toxins by changing colors


September 14th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 14 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a sensor that works as an 'electronic nose' in sniffing out some known poisonous gases and toxins, simply by changing colors.Support for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exposure to sunlight can cause autoimmune diseases in women


July 31st, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A new research has cited that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sunlight can instigate certain autoimmune diseases, particularly in women.The study, led by Dr. Frederick W. Miller, chief of ... Read more...

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Childhood obesity linked to allergy risk


May 5th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 05 (ANI): A new study has shown that obese kids and adolescents are at increased risk of having some kind of allergy, especially to a food."We found a positive ... Read more...

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Lungs response to ozone causes wheezing, airway irritation


February 4th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Researchers have identified factors that cause airway irritation and wheezing after exposure to a common urban air pollutant like ozone. "We found that it is not the ozone ... Read more...

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Heavier people more prone to Ozone effects


November 27th, 2007 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 27(ANI): A study has revealed that the body mass index (BMI) is directly proportional to response to ozone and overweight or obese people may be more prone to its ... Read more...

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NAS report recognizes the importance of toxicogenomics


November 14th, 2007 - 2:02 am ICT by admin
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