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Gymnast Exposure To Flame Retardants
2013-11-14 08:55:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Gymnasts are more often exposed to potentially harmful flame-retardants than most people, according to a study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology. Researchers at Boston University Medical Center recruited 11 collegiate female gymnasts between the ages 18 and 22 from a gym and collected hand-wipe and blood samples from them after a gymnastics practice, which lasted about 2.5 hours. They also measured...

2013-11-05 23:00:12

Environment and Human Health, Inc.'s new research report closely examines the health risks that flame-retardants pose to the general population and recommends sweeping policy changes to protect the public. Recent toxicological studies demonstrate that flame-retardants pose the greatest risk to the normal growth and development of fetuses, infants and children. New Haven, Conn. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Environment and Human Health, Inc. (EHHI), an organization of physicians and public...

2013-10-27 23:02:30

Flame Retardant Chemicals Market report provides a comprehensive review of major market drivers, restraints, opportunities, winning imperatives, challenges, and key issues in the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/flame-retardant-chemicals-market-686.html (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 The report “Flame Retardant Chemicals Market by Type, Application & Geography - Market Estimates up to 2017”, defines and segments the global flame retardant chemicals market with...

2013-09-24 23:28:51

Global consumption for flame retardant chemicals reached 3.9 billion lbs in 2012 and is expected to grow to 4 billion lbs by 2013. BCC Research projects consumption to reach nearly 5.2 billion lbs by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5%. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Flame Retardant Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), global consumption...

2013-09-08 23:01:07

Flame Retardant Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets report provides a worldwide industry overview with coverage of plastics, textiles, wood/paper, coatings/paper, coatings/construction, and coatings/decorations market applications. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 This research report “Flame Retardant Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets” analyses global market trends, with data from 2008 and 2012, estimates for 2013, and projections of compound annual growth...

2013-08-19 15:09:48

By determining the three-dimensional structure of proteins at the atomic level, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered how some commonly used flame retardants, called brominated flame retardants (BFRs), can mimic estrogen hormones and possibly disrupt the body's endocrine system. BFRs are chemicals added or applied to materials to slow or prevent the start or growth of fire. "We're beginning to have a better understanding of flame retardants and their effect on...


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