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Exposure To Pesticide Increases Risk Of ADHD By Two Folds


May 18th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A latest U.S. study report released on Monday has linked the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to the consumption or exposure to a pesticide known as organophosphates. The ... Read more...

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Lead in bone heightens cardiovascular death risk


September 10th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Studies have linked exposure to environmental lead with cardiovascular diseases. However, they have looked at lead concentrations in blood, not bone, which is a better indicator of cumulative ... Read more...

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Men with high levels of bone lead 6 times more likely to die from heart disease


September 10th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): Men with high levels of lead in bones are six times more likely to die from heart disease, according to a new study.Researchers from the Harvard School of ... Read more...

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Chemical exposure may raise risk of Lou Gehrigs disease


April 17th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers at Harvard University in Boston have shown that exposure to a common environmental chemical might increase the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known ... Read more...

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