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2010-07-28 14:50:27

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) Senate Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area has presented the 2010 list of MAK and BAT values containing new data on 61 substances.

2009-11-12 08:00:00

Voters want the EPA to be given more power to regulate chemicals WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A poll conducted in August by Lake Research Partners found Americans very concerned with how chemicals are regulated for consumer use in the U.S.

2009-09-29 11:49:36

U.S. scientists say they've found huachansu, a Chinese drug that comes from dried toad venom, had tolerable toxicity levels and may slow cancer progression. Researchers at the University of Texas M.D.

2009-07-28 12:14:59

The Senate Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area established by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) has issued the MAK and BAT Values List for 2009.

2009-06-23 15:08:45

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2009-05-21 07:00:00

HOUSTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stem Cell Innovations' (Pink Sheets: SCLL) ACTIVTox(R) human liver toxicity tests are the only products on the market using a standardized human liver cell line to identify potential toxicities associated with nutraceuticals and dietary supplements.

2009-04-27 11:14:00

DULUTH, Ga., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Daily exposure to toxins in the products we use for lifestyle convenience, such as plastics, adhesives, and insecticides, are creating a toxic load on our bodies contributing to chronic illnesses, mood disorders, allergies, and asthma.

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2008-12-30 07:15:00

The air around 435 US schools is saturated with carcinogens more than 50 times higher than state standards allow, a newspaper investigation found.

2008-12-20 16:31:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Well-known actor Jeremy Piven left his role in the 'Speed The Plow' revival on Broadway this week due to "mercury toxicity" acquired from excessive sushi consumption, says his doctor, Carlon Colker, MD.

2008-10-14 09:00:44

SiDMAP, a provider of flux-based, metabolic profiling services, has expanded its SiDTox services to enable rapid and specific detection of drug-induced organ toxicity.


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