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2014-07-30 23:12:08

Vala Sciences, an industry leader in biological discovery and safety assessment, has won their second contract worth over $10 million with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Vala Sciences was recently awarded a second contract from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This new contract was awarded for the company’s expertise in developmental toxicity models, including tests designed to assess the effect of chemical...

2014-06-23 23:12:29

A new fact sheet gives tips on how to reduce exposure to environmental risk factors that may be associated with increased likelihood for childhood leukemia. (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Together with the University of California at Berkeley’s Center for Integrative Research on Childhood Leukemia and the Environment (CIRCLE), the Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) has created a new factsheet to educate parents, health care professionals, child care providers, and other audiences...

2014-04-29 16:30:56

DUBLIN, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7zfp4h/global_invitro) has announced the addition of the "Global In-vitro Toxicity Testing Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7zfp4h/global_invitro ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) In vitro literally means in glass, and refers to procedures or tests carried out under a...

2014-04-14 23:09:58

Global In-vitro Toxicity Testing Market 2014-2018 report says animal welfare organizations across the world are supporting in vitro toxicity testing. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Cosmetic as well as chemical companies are trying to market and sell their products by campaigning animal-free testing. Popular brands of cosmetics are implementing animal-free testing policies to market and sell their products. Vendors are targeting compassionate consumers by marketing their products as...

MRSA in petri dish
2014-04-10 08:11:45

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new technique to predict the toxicity of a MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infection from its DNA sequence has been developed by a team of researchers led by the Universities of Bath and Exeter. MRSA remains a public health concern among doctors who are trying to find appropriate treatment options. It and other bacterial pathogens are able to cause disease partially because of toxicity, which is the bacterium's...

2014-03-14 23:02:13

National Poison Prevention Week Runs March 16-22, 2014 Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) will join local poison centers and poison prevention partners across the country in celebrating National Poison Prevention Week March 16 through 22, 2014, according to AAPCC President Marsha Ford, MD, FACMT, FACEP. Since 1962, the President of the United States has proclaimed the third week of March as National Poison Prevention Week to...

2014-01-06 23:02:58

2012 report provides information about 3.3 million cases managed by poison centers nationwide. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 In 2012, America’s 57 poison centers managed 3.3 million cases, an average of more than 9,000 per day, according to the recently published 2012 Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers’ National Poison Data System. The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) maintains the National Poison Data System (NPDS), a...

2013-12-23 23:03:27

This technical market research report from BCC Research provides a comprehensive overview of the major types of traditional toxicity testing in use, and the in vitro techniques that are being developed by industry, government agencies, and nonprofits. (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, In Vitro Toxicity Testing: Technologies and Global Markets, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global in vitro toxicity testing market was valued...

2013-10-13 23:00:42

Babies are born with over 200+ toxins in their blood at birth (EWG, 2005). Dr. Vik Sachar, a board certified High Risk Pregnancy Physician, has created the World's First cosmetic line that is non-toxic and safe in pregnancy to limit fetal exposure to toxins. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2013 Dr. Sachar, a board-certified High Risk Pregnancy Specialist, recognizes that many products have ingredients that have been associated with breast cancer, obesity, adult infertility, and...

We Are All Contaminated By Man-made Chemicals
2013-09-16 04:04:40

[ Watch the Video: We’re All Polluted ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online You have been physiologically and biochemically polluted by man-made chemicals, according to Dr. James Siow of Australia’s National Institute of Integrative Medicine (NIIM). But don’t worry about it too much, you aren’t alone. In research presented Sunday at the CleanUp 2013 scientific contamination conference in Melbourne, Dr. Siow said that virtually every person on Earth has...


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