Latest Carcinogen Stories

2008-12-30 07:15:00

The air around 435 US schools is saturated with carcinogens more than 50 times higher than state standards allow, a newspaper investigation found.

2008-12-15 12:46:00

Many Airborne Toxic Chemicals Found in Schools Across U.S. are Known Carcinogens SWANTON, Vt., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Research shows that early exposure to toxic chemicals can trigger illnesses, serious diseases and even death. These same chemicals are being found in schools across the U.S.

2008-10-01 12:00:14

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a disturbing reversal of a positive trend in earlier years, emissions of carcinogens from U.S. refineries actually went up between 2004 and 2006, according to a new study by the nonprofit and nonpartisan Environmental Integrity Project (EIP).

2008-09-30 18:01:07

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Shawn Gilchrist of United Steelworkers (USW), +1-412- 562-6968 PITTSBURGH, Sept.

2008-09-19 00:00:29

Decades have been wasted examining the problem of carcinogens while not doing enough to stem "industrial manslaughter," a U.S. researcher said.

2008-08-29 11:03:08

New research strongly suggests that a mix of preventative agents, such as those found in concentrated black raspberries, may more effectively inhibit cancer development than single agents aimed at shutting down a particular gene.

2008-08-25 09:01:58

Repros Therapeutics has released the evaluation of the microscopic assessment of tissues from a six-month mouse study conducted to satisfy a portion of the FDA mandated two-species trials to demonstrate the lack of carcinogenic potential for new chemical entities.

2008-08-22 15:00:51

While old age has been linked with heightened cancer risk, research suggests most cancer rates decrease in octogenarians, U.S. researchers said.

2008-08-18 00:00:39

BRITISH scientists expressed caution yesterday over a new study suggesting popular moisturisers could increase the risk of skin cancer. Researchers found mice exposed to UV radiation and treated with skin cream were more likely to develop tumours.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.