News tagged with drinking water
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Nepal on Monday urged foreign travellers to take precautions against cholera after 13 people died in an outbreak in the remote west of the country.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A top Indian minister has proposed projects worth $130 million project to rid India of the scourge of open defecation and clean up a rail system he described as the world's "largest open toilet", reports said Friday.
Health Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- People who have certain chronic medical conditions, such as type 1 diabetes, are even more susceptible than most to the ill effects of alcohol, though they may not be aware of how potentially ...
Diabetes Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Prenatal and early childhood exposure to the chemical solvent tetrachloroethylene (PCE) found in drinking water may be associated with long-term visual impairments, particularly in the area of color discrimination, a new ...
Health Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have found new genetic information that shows how harmful bacteria cause the acute diarrheal disease shigellosis, which kills more than a million people worldwide each year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Looking for an inexpensive and effective way to quickly improve the quality of your drinking water? According to a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School ...
Health Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
By global standards, health risks caused by environmental factors are low in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), new studies by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers show.
Health Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Most people only think about drinking water when they are thirsty; but by then it may already be too late.
Health Feb 17, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Making a simple substitution of water or diet soft drinks for drinks with calories can help people lose 4 to 5 pounds, a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study shows.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 3 |
Higher blood levels of cadmium in females, and higher blood levels of lead in males, delayed pregnancy in couples trying to become pregnant, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other ...
Health Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
PCE in drinking water linked to an increased risk of mental illness
Addiction Jan 20, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Nearly 7,000 people have now died from cholera in Haiti in an epidemic which has become one of the worst of recent decades, a top health official said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 06, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Using a mouse model, Heidelberg University Hospital researchers have for the first time successfully treated a severe congenital disorder in which sugar metabolism is disturbed. The team headed by Prof. Christian Korner, ...
Genetics Dec 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Approximately 80,000 industrial chemicals are in use and about 700 new chemicals are introduced to commerce each year in the United States, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office. To assess human health risks ...
Health Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0