News tagged with health hazards
Statins safely reduce the risk of cardiovascular illness even years after treatment is stopped, according to a probe into the popular cholesterol-busters published on Wednesday.
Cardiology Nov 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 11
Butter flavoring in microwave popcorn, thought safe for food industry workers, is respiratory hazard
The ingredient 2,3-pentanedione (PD), used to impart the flavor and aroma of butter in microwave popcorn, is a respiratory hazard that can also alter gene expression in the brain of rats. Manufacturers started using PD when ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
With its bustling streets, shops and busy restaurants, little suggests that ten years ago Amoy Gardens was on the front line of Hong Kong's battle with a virus that caused a global health crisis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Houses and other buildings used to grow marijuana indoors contain high levels of mold, which could pose a health threat to residents living there and law enforcement agents investigating them, according ...
Health Sep 17, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 3