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Beware, smoking damages your body within minutes


January 16th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Scientists have issued a stark warning about smoking - it begins to damage your genes within mere minutes and not years after it reaches your lungs.Their report is ... Read more...

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Cigarette smoke damages body in minutes after inhaling


January 16th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Scientists have warned that smoking begins to cause genetic damage within minutes-not years-after inhalation into the lungs. It is the first human study to detail the way certain substances ... Read more...

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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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BP oil spill: Experts fear consequence will ‘last for decades’


August 9th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Experts dealing with the British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico have expressed fears that its consequences might be felt for decades to come.Scientists are now ... Read more...

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Key to unlock mysterious red glow in space revealed


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): NASA scientists created a unique collection of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) spectra to interpret mysterious emission from space.PAHs are a major product of combustion, remain in the environment, ... Read more...

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Frying meat on gas hob ‘ups cancer risk’


February 18th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Frying meat in a pan on a gas hob may be worse than using an electric ring for raising the risk of cancer, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

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Moist snuff high in carcinogenic content


December 3rd, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new American study has found astonishingly high levels of toxic and carcinogenic substances in smokeless tobacco often called moist snuff.Researchers in Minnesota discovered that moist snuff is ... Read more...

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Smokeless tobacco can be as dangerous as cigarettes


August 17th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): People who think that smokeless tobacco is safe have been warned by researchers that it exposes the user to the same amount of another group of dangerous chemicals ... Read more...

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Car exhaust fumes may damage the heart


February 19th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Breathing car exhaust fumes can trigger heart disease and increase the risk of strokes, say researchers.The study found that the chemicals released during the burning of petrol and ... Read more...

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Fossil fuels impacts on fish and human lives


February 18th, 2008 - 3:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 18 (ANI): A leading scientist in the U.S. has revealed that a class of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH), a compound found in oil which is not considered to be a ... Read more...

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Pregnant mums smoking may decrease daughters fertility


November 22nd, 2007 - 12:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Pregnant women have been given yet another reason to kick the butt with researchers finding that it might decrease their daughters fertility.The study, by researchers at University of ... Read more...

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