synthetic chemicals

‘Dip Chip’ warns of toxicity in real time

May 15th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 15 (IANS) Now, there's a quick check for synthetic chemicals and poisons that contaminate water or food supplies and generate bodily reactions from minor illness to painful ... Read more...

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Occupational hazards in pregnancy can cause asthma in kids

September 26th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Mothers exposed to certain substances and chemicals while in their jobs during pregnancy could give birth to children with higher chances of asthma. This research included ... Read more...

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Plastic toys can harm your children

May 17th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Plastic toys could be injurious to your child's health -- these plastic products can release dangerous chemicals, a recent study has claimed.One out of three plastic ... Read more...

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Antioxidants may help men with fertility issues: Study

January 19th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new research has suggested that men who are struggling to make their partner pregnant could boost their chances by taking antioxidants.The new systematic review has provided evidence ... Read more...

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Dangerous Chemicals In Dietary Supplements?

August 4th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has reported that dietary supplements may not be as beneficial as they claim. The report explains that many of the ingredients found in ... Read more...

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Artificial colours in kids’ food linked to cancer risk

July 18th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 18 (ANI):Australia may soon ban artificial food colours after a new research showed it may pose a cancer risk, as well as causing hyperactivity and allergic reactions in kids.The study ... Read more...

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New bacteria strain may help clean Gulf oil spill

June 12th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a new strain of bacteria that could help clean up the mess created by the Gulf oil spill.The strain can produce non-toxic, comparatively inexpensive "rhamnolipids," ... Read more...

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Henna dye associated with high leukaemia rates in UAE women

May 10th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Henna dye may be linked to high rates of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in Emirati women, according to a new research conducted by a university in the ... Read more...

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New technology to revolutionise water purification

January 14th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 14 (IANS) Canadian researchers are on the threshold of pioneering a new technology that will revolutionise purification of drinking water and sewage, they say. Though current technologies can clean water by ... Read more...

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Study deflates nutritional value of organic food

July 30th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Don't place too much value on organically grown food -- they are nutritionally no better than food grown with synthetic chemicals, says an exhaustive new study. Consumers are willing ... Read more...

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How to make your sex life ”greener”

March 3rd, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): After eco-friendly bulbs and cars, wondering what more you can do to help the planet? Well, go green between the sheets. Intimacy in the bedroom is not only ... Read more...

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Cow stomach microbe holds key to turn corn plants into biofuel

April 9th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by admin
London, April 9 (ANI): Researchers at the Michigan State University have discovered that an enzyme from a microbe, which lives inside a cows stomach is the key to turn corn plants ... Read more...

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Can the cow help solve the global oil crisis?

April 9th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 9 (IANS) What does the cow have to do with the global oil crisis? Well, it may help ease it! An enzyme from a microbe that resides deep in a ... Read more...

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Celebrate Holi with beetroot, pomegranate, prescribes Dikshit

March 19th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Play Holi with eco-friendly colours made from beetroot, berries, spinach, mint, onion and peels of pomegranate, says Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. "Most of the artificial colours are ... Read more...

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Organic Khadi, the latest buzzword in off shore markets

February 1st, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
By Lokendra Singh Jaipur, Feb 1 (ANI): The Indian organic Khadi has become the latest buzzword in the international market. In Jaipur, a U.S. based fashion designer recently opened an exclusive fashion house ... Read more...

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Toxic shampoo and soap may be seeping into your drinking water

December 17th, 2007 - 5:31 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 17 (ANI): They may leave you feeling clean and refreshed, but it seems that all that chemicals in body wash, shampoo and soap you use may be seeping into your ... Read more...

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