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Dietary cadmium tied with breast cancer risk


March 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 15 (IANS) Dietary cadmium, a toxic metal found in many farm fertilisers, may lead to an increased risk of breast cancer."Because of a high accumulation in agricultural crops, ... Read more...

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Banana peels - the low-cost natural water purifier!


March 10th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Banana peels, useful in polishing silverware and leather shoes, may have another surprising use -as a water purifier.Gustavo Castro and colleagues said that minced banana peels performed better ... Read more...

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Osteoporosis treatment gives patients an extra 5 years of life


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Australian researchers have found that osteoporosis treatment-taking bisphosphonates-not only gives patients a better life but increases their lifespan by five years too.Jacqueline Center and John Eisman, from Sydney's ... Read more...

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Kids’ cartoon drinking glasses ‘contain 30pc lead’


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): The next time you decide to buy those jazzy cartoon drinking glasses for your kids, better be careful as they have been found to exceed recommended health limits ... Read more...

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Johnson & Johnson in trouble for 10,000 faulty hip replacements


October 25th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Pharma giant Johnson & Johnson is facing a multi-million-pound legal claim after more than 10,000 patients in Britain were told their hip replacement operations needed to be reversed. ... Read more...

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McDonald’s recalls ‘Shrek’ glasses


June 4th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) US fast-food giant McDonald's is recalling its 12 million glasses, sold as part of a promotional tie-up with the "Shrek" movie, because they contain toxic metal. The glasses, ... Read more...

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Toxic chemical found in Cyrus’ jewellery range


May 21st, 2010 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Singer-actress Miley Cyrus' jewellery range has been removed from shelves after tests discovered toxic metal cadmium in some pieces. "The Miley Cyrus and Max Azria line is not ... Read more...

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WARNING: Toxic Miley Cyrus Jewelry Finally Recalled by Walmart!


May 20th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An announcement was released by the retail giant, Walmart on Wednesday which warns customers of a recall on it's 'Miley Cyrus' brand of jewelry. This recall reportedly ... Read more...

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Wal-Mart withdraws toxic ‘Miley Cyrus jewelry’


May 20th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wal-Mart has withdrawn its ‘Miley Cyrus Jewelry’ because of high level of the toxic metal cadmium. Wal-Mart got to know about the level of cadmium ... Read more...

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U.S. Government Recalls 44,000 Pink Baby Blankets


May 19th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, the U.S. government announced that it was recalling around 44,000 pink baby blankets that were imported from China last year by a ... Read more...

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Likelihood Of The Recall Of More Kids’ Jewelry Exists


May 11th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Federal supervisors are examining the case of children’s jewelry, which, it has been mentioned, consists of the toxic metal, cadmium. On Monday, the American Consumer ... Read more...

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Federal Regulators Recall 19,000 China Made Kids’ Jewelry


May 11th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, May 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A huge number of Kids jewelry in America that was imported from China was found by the federal regulators to contain high level of ... Read more...

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Remedy, calabash chalk, contains lead and arsenic


February 17th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – Calabash chalk, a traditional morning sickness remedy, has been found to contain lead and arsenic, the Health Department said Tuesday.The agency especially warned pregnant women not ... Read more...

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Hamster toy has dangerous levels of toxic metal, consumer watchdog claims


December 7th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): A consumer watchdog has laid claims that the popular hamster toy Mister Squiggles contains dangerous levels of a toxic metal.The prized robotic pet, which is a part of ... Read more...

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China chemical plant pollution leaves 500 sick


August 3rd, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Changsha (China), Aug 3 (Xinhua) More than 500 villagers have been found with very high levels of a toxic metal in their bodies following a series of leaks at a chemical plant ... Read more...

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Oz women warned against lipstick over fears of lead containing cosmetics


July 20th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 20 (ANI): Women Down Under have been asked not to wear lipsticks, following concerns that several big cosmetic brands could contain poisonous lead.The warnings come in the wake of ... Read more...

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Low-level urinary cadmium concentrations linked to osteoporosis in women


June 22nd, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Women aged 50 years and above, with low levels of urinary cadmium concentrations are at an increased risk of developing osteoporosis, says a new study.Cadmium is ... Read more...

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Novel sensor system to improve detection of lead, heavy metals developed


February 13th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Researcher at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has developed a new rapid, portable and inexpensive detection system to identify personal exposure to toxic lead ... Read more...

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