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2009-06-23 15:08:45

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2009-06-18 12:56:29

Researchers at Oregon State University recently completed the largest animal study ever done in the field of toxicology, and the findings challenge some basic concepts about how to determine what level of a cancer-causing compound can be considered safe.

2009-06-16 09:32:37

A new study published by University of Leicester researchers has found "convincing evidence" that cannabis smoke damages DNA in ways that could potentially increase the risk of cancer development in humans.

2009-05-01 15:29:00

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: An important study presented Thursday at a scientific conference in Dublin, Ireland, provides powerful new evidence that U.S.

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2009-04-22 08:03:08

Meat cooked at high temperatures to the point of burning and charring may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, according to data presented at the American Association for Cancer Research 100th Annual Meeting 2009.

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2009-04-06 14:14:00

Baby skin powder manufactured by German housekeeping and healthcare products maker MAPA has been removed from shelves in China for allegedly containing asbestos, according to China's state quality watchdog.

2009-03-20 21:30:18

Alcohol is the greatest risk factor for acetaldehyde-related cancer -- often occurring in the upper digestive tract -- Canadian researchers said. Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto and the Chemical and Veterinary Investigation Laboratory Karlsruhe in Germany said acetaldehyde is widely present in the environment, is inhaled from the air and tobacco smoke, ingested from alcohol and foods, and produced in the human body during the metabolism of alcoholic...

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2009-03-15 08:30:00

A new report issued by the consumer safety group Campaign for Safe Cosmetics finds that dozens of commonly-used children’s bath products sold in the United States contain carcinogens.

2009-03-03 09:07:00

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A book entitled Motorcycle Cancer? is sending a shock wave through the motorcycle industry worldwide.

2009-02-27 09:44:00

But New Study Indicates Many Products Mislabeled as 'Natural' and 'Organic' Should Still Have Cancer Warning ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.