News tagged with health protection agency

WHO's cancer agency: Diesel fumes cause cancer

Diesel exhaust causes cancer, the World Health Organization's cancer agency declared Tuesday, a ruling it said could make exhaust as important a public health threat as secondhand smoke.

Jun 12, 2012
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US Tox21 to begin screening 10,000 chemicals

A high-speed robotic screening system, aimed at protecting human health by improving how chemicals are tested in the United States, begins today to test 10,000 compounds for potential toxicity. The compounds cover a wide ...

Dec 07, 2011
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