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2012-10-18 11:27:37

Two components of red meat — dietary protein and dietary iron — may combine to form powerful carcinogens, N-nitroso compounds, which increase risk for bladder cancer.

Smokeless Tobacco Contains Cancer Causing Chemical
2012-08-22 13:50:21

Scientists reported in Philadelphia at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society today that they have identified the first oral carcinogen in smokeless tobacco.

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.

2011-04-04 17:25:10

CO2 capture by means of amines is considered to be the most appropriate method to quickly begin with CO2 removal.

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2010-08-03 05:40:56

Since being linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer of the pancreas, red meat has been found by a team of US researchers to be a possible cause of bladder cancer.

2010-08-02 17:08:14

A new study suggests that consuming specific compounds in meat related to processing methods may be associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer.

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2010-04-07 10:43:18

Scientists are reporting evidence that certain ingredients in shampoo, detergents and other household cleaning agents may be a source of precursor materials for formation of a suspected cancer-causing contaminant in water supplies that receive water from sewage treatment plants.

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2009-08-16 09:54:16

Attention all smokeless tobacco users! It's time to banish the comforting notion that snuff and chewing tobacco are safe because they don't burn and produce inhalable smoke like cigarettes.

2009-07-09 06:31:49

A new study by researchers at Rhode Island Hospital found a substantial link between increased death rate from certain age-related diseases and increased exposure to nitrates, nitrites and nitrosamines in processed foods and in the environment.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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