News tagged with exposure

Flame retardants linked to preterm birth

Researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch have determined that maternal exposure to high levels of flame-retardants may be a contributing factor in preterm births.

Jan 28, 2015
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Should arsenic in food be a concern?

Inorganic arsenic is carcinogenic and found in a variety of food and beverage products, but not at levels that are considered dangerous, analyses suggest.

Jan 22, 2015
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Drug stimulates brown fat and boosts metabolism

Researchers publishing in the January 6 issue of Cell Metabolism have discovered that a drug FDA-approved to treat overactive bladder may boost brown fat's metabolic powers, making it a promising candidate for combatting obesit ...

Jan 06, 2015
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Sun damage and cancer

Around 30 Australians are diagnosed with melanoma every day and more than 1,200 die from the disease each year. ...

Jan 13, 2015
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CDC: Occupationally acquired HIV now rare

(HealthDay)—Documented occupational acquisition of HIV has now become rare in the United States, according to research published in the Dec. 9 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ...

Jan 09, 2015
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