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Latest Arsenic poisoning Stories

2013-10-08 23:32:36

In a recently published research study on arsenic in America's tap water, it was discovered that more than 49 million people are consuming varying amounts of cancer-causing arsenic.

Arsenic In Rice Could Chromosomal Damage
2013-07-22 17:58:39

According to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, rice could raise the risk of genetic damage in humans.

Apple Juice Arsenic Limits Set By The FDA
2013-07-12 12:18:24

The US Food and Drug Administration proposed new limits on Friday for the amount of arsenic found in apple juice.

2013-05-31 11:02:08

There is a lack of evidence regarding the effectiveness of technologies used to reduce arsenic contamination.

2013-02-12 14:37:52

Millions of people worldwide are regularly exposed to arsenic through drinking water and eating rice grown in soil and water containing high amounts of arsenic.

2012-09-19 23:03:16

Concerning levels of known human carcinogen found in tests of more than 200 samples Yonkers, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2012 Here is a link to an infographic

2012-02-23 18:00:24

A large-scale genomic study conducted in Bangladesh has discovered genetic variants that control arsenic metabolism and elevate the risk of skin lesions in people chronically exposed to arsenic.

2011-12-08 07:57:10

Rice is a possible reason for arsenic poisoning in humans, according to this study focusing on the potential for consuming harmful levels of arsenic through various sources.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.