Quantcast

Latest Body burden Stories

2012-05-23 17:20:18

A Duke University-led study of North Carolina toddlers suggests that exposure to potentially toxic flame-retardant chemicals may be higher in nonwhite toddlers than in white toddlers. The study also suggests that exposure to the chemicals is higher among toddlers whose fathers do not have a college degree, a proxy measure of lower socioeconomic background. Hand-to-mouth activity may account for a significant amount of the children's exposure to the contaminants, according to the study,...

2011-12-31 08:00:00

Brain Research Labs has created a clinically tested brain pill called Procera AVH® that helps boost brainpower, and help fight and neutralize free radicals and toxins in the brain. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) December 31, 2011 Brain Research Labs has created a clinically tested brain pill called Procera AVH® that helps boost brainpower, and help fight and neutralize free radicals and toxins in the brain. People often blame forgetfulness and mental sluggishness on getting old, when, it...

2011-05-17 11:28:44

Many plastic products contain hazardous chemicals that can leach to the surroundings. In studies conducted at the University of Gothenburg, a third of the tested plastic products released toxic substances, including 5 out of 13 products intended for children. "Considering how common plastic products are, how quickly the production of plastic has increased and the amount of chemicals that humans and the environment are exposed to, it is important to replace the most hazardous substances in...

2011-05-12 00:17:15

Possible link between high prenatal BPA levels and neonatal neurobehavioral abnormalities; study advises pregnant women to reduce exposure levels A new case study examining an infant's neurobehavioral abnormalities and extremely high bisphenol A (BPA) concentration of the baby's mother suggests a link between the two. The study, Environmental Health Perspectives: A Case Study of High Prenatal Bisphenol A Exposure and Infant Neonatal Neurobehavior, was led by researcher Sheela Sathyanarayana,...

9e0e2b31716582b642451b1a5122848a1
2011-03-30 15:00:00

A new study has found that exposure to the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) through canned foods and other food packaging can be significantly reduced with simple dietary changes. BPA is found in shatterproof plastics and in the liner of metal food cans, and studies have shown that it can leach from plastic and cans into food. The chemical is associated with health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, breast cancer, and infertility. "Food packaging is the major source of people's exposure to...

2bf542c7fe57860f3965f786e44e4b461
2010-11-10 15:30:00

The World Health Organization said Wednesday that Bisphenol-A (BPA) is mostly eliminated through urination and does not accumulate in the body. A panel of 30 experts from Canada, the U.S. and Europe met in Ottawa to determine that the amounts of the chemical used in plastic food containers and packaging were not harmful to human health.  The levels of BPA measured in urine were equivalent to ingested amounts of the chemical. Levels of the chemical were "very low, indicating that BPA...

2010-07-21 12:02:00

WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Reps. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisc., introduced the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010, which overhauls the law that allows chemicals linked to cancer, birth defects, or other illnesses in the products we use on our bodies every day. "Harmful chemicals have no place in the products we put on our bodies or on our children's bodies," said Rep. Schakowsky. "Our cosmetics laws are woefully out of...


Word of the Day
blee
  • Color; hue; complexion.
This word is Middle English in origin.
Related