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2011-12-15 16:58:18

The cancer-causing potential of fetal exposure to carcinogens can vary substantially, a recent study suggests, causing different types of problems much later in life depending on the stage of pregnancy when the fetus is exposed.

2011-11-30 06:53:26

Cheeseburgers and hot dogs, it's the American way. But do these foods increase your risk of prostate cancer? According to this study, progressive prostate cancer is more likely when foods like ground beef and processed meats are frequently consumed.

2011-10-25 09:44:17

The addition of ascorbate (vitamin C) or its close relative, erythorbate, and the reduced amount of nitrite added in hot dogs, mandated in 1978, have been accompanied by a steep drop in the death rate from colon cancer.

2011-10-23 16:10:00

Some of the nation’s top health and environmental officials are meeting in Washington to discuss a little-known mineral that could put thousands of Americans at risk for mesothelioma

2011-10-03 16:00:00

Clapper Patti Schweizer & Mason are informing their clients diagnosed with asbestos related diseases of a new scientific discovery published in the August edition of Nature Genetics that may

2011-09-27 17:59:56

Recent research suggests that the modern day-day-night-night shift pattern for shift workers may not be as disruptive or as potentially carcinogenic as older, more extreme shift patterns.

2011-09-16 05:28:24

Next time you reach for a drink, you may need to consider side effects other than a rough morning.

2011-09-10 11:00:00

Hazards of World Trade Center dust may affect first responders, trade center workers for many years to come. (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 The Mesothelioma


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.