(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers have identified a gene that controls susceptibility to drug treatment in Trypanosoma brucei, the parasite responsible for African sleeping sickness.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
'Safe' levels of arsenic in drinking water found to compromise pregnant/lactating mothers, offspring
Exposure to arsenic in drinking water at the level the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) currently deems as safe in the United States (10 parts per billion) induces adverse health outcomes in pregnant and lactating ...
Health May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered how exposure to arsenic can turn normal stem cells into cancer stem cells and spur tumor growth. Inorganic arsenic, which affects the drinking water of millions ...
Cancer Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One of the first large-scale genomic studies conducted in a developing country has discovered genetic variants that elevate the risk for skin lesions in people chronically exposed to arsenic. Genetic changes found near the ...
Genetics Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
As people seek healthier dietary regimens they often turn to things labeled "organic." Lurking in the background, however, is an ingredient that may be a hidden source of arsenican element known to be ...
Health Feb 16, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
High bodily levels of the trace elements nickel and selenium may lower the risk of developing the most common type of pancreatic cancer, finds research published online in Gut.
Cancer Dec 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study just published by a Dartmouth team of scientists in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) advances our understanding of the sources of human exposure to arsenic and focuses atten ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration is considering tightening restrictions for the levels of arsenic allowed in apple juice after consumer groups pushed the agency to crack down on the contaminant.
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Arsenic exposure and smoking each elevate the risk of disease. But when combined together, the danger of dying from cardiovascular disease is magnified, a new study finds.
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