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2009-05-14 05:30:00

U.S.D.A. Animal Studies: Chromium Picolinate and Chromium Histidinate Down-regulate Gene in Brain that Precedes Alzheimer's Disease Additional Studies Continue to Demonstrate Safety and Efficacy of Nutrition 21's Chromax Chromium Picolinate PURCHASE, N.Y., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXXI), the developer and marketer of nutritional supplements under the Iceland Health(R) and Diabetes Essentials brands, recently presented results of a research study testing...

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2009-03-03 11:30:00

Engineers and environmental scientists at the University of Leeds are developing methods of helping contaminated water to clean itself by adding simple organic chemicals such as vinegar. The harmful chromium compounds found in the groundwater at sites receiving waste from former textiles factories, smelters, and tanneries have been linked to cancer, and excessive exposure can lead to problems with the kidneys, liver, lungs and skin. The research team, led by Dr Doug Stewart from the School of...

2009-02-27 14:42:00

Findings Refute USA Today Report HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today reported it found no unsafe levels of air pollutants or metals after extensively examining air quality samples taken recently near four Pennsylvania schools. Environmental Protection acting Secretary John Hanger said that the results of DEP's in-depth monitoring refute reports by USA Today in December 2008 that relied only on a "snapshot" measurement approach...

2008-09-19 15:00:00

By GIOVANNA FABIANO, STAFF WRITER GARFIELD - The federal government will begin a door-to-door survey Saturday of 614 homes and businesses that are potentially contaminated with chromium, a cancer-causing chemical they fear could be seeping into basements from polluted groundwater. Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency will visit nearly every basement from Sherman Place between Monroe Street and Van Winkle Avenue to the Passaic River over the next few months. They will...

2008-09-11 09:00:09

PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nutrition 21, Inc. , the developer and marketer of nutritional supplements under the Iceland Health Chromax(R), and Diabetes Essentials(TM) brands that help consumers manage blood sugar levels, improve cardiovascular health, enhance memory and reduce chronic joint pain, reported today that study results released by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) support the safety of short-term and long-term use of Chromium Picolinate. Multiple...

2008-07-16 09:01:11

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7a8e86/china_chromium_mar) has announced the addition of the "China Chromium Market Report, 2008-2010" report to their offering. Up to now, the report is the most detailed research report on the Chinese Chromium market. It can provide the latest development trends of both the world and the Chinese chromium industries. It will provide important information to associated research institutions, investment banks and listed...

2008-07-09 21:00:15

By Liset Marquez RIVERSIDE - Legal woes continue to mount against the Rubidoux cement company that was a source of high levels of an airborne chemical. State Attorney General Jerry Brown and Riverside County District Attorney Rod Pacheco last week filed a lawsuit against TXI International, claiming the company exposed the residents to hexavalent chromium without warning. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Riverside Superior Court. "Our office is very proactive with environmental...

2006-02-26 11:42:31

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Workplace watchdogs and industry advocates agree: too much hexavalent chromium -- the same chemical at the heart of the movie "Erin Brockovich" -- puts people at risk for lung cancer. But how much is too much? The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is set to rule on that on Tuesday. But in the run-up to the decision, the journal Environmental Health reported that industry-commissioned scientists withheld data suggesting even...

2005-07-21 20:04:17

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Low body levels of chromium, a mineral involved in carbohydrate and fat metabolism, are associated with an increased risk of heart attack, according to a new report. However, the value and safety of chromium supplementation remains to be determined. Chromium deficiency leads to blood sugar problems that cannot be controlled with insulin, researchers explain in the American Journal of Epidemiology, but the association of chromium intake with heart-related outcomes...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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