Latest Carcinogen Stories
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.
Next time you reach for a drink, you may need to consider side effects other than a rough morning.
Hazards of World Trade Center dust may affect first responders, trade center workers for many years to come. (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 The Mesothelioma
Shrader & Associates, a leading national firm, is investigating new mesothelioma research at The University of Hawaii and Fox Chase cancer centers.
A new saliva test can measure the amount of potential carcinogens stuck to a person's DNA — interfering with the action of genes involved in health and disease — and could lead to a commercial test to help determine risks for cancer and other diseases.
A study conducted by Hebrew University researchers has found that that there can be very short latency periods between the time of exposure and development of cancer in workers in tasks with intense or prolonged exposure to electro-magnetic fields (EMFs).
The 2011 MAK and BAT Values List compiled by the Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area, a Senate Commission of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), recommends reducing the general threshold limit value for dust for the alveolar fraction in light of recent studies and classifies such dusts as carcinogenic when these thresholds are exceeded.
Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common form of malignancy in adult Caucasian populations, with more than a million cases recorded each year in the USA alone.
The on-again-off-again risk of cell phones causing brain cancer is off again, for now at least.
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