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Air samples from homes of Hispanic mothers-to-be along the Texas-Mexico border contained multiple pesticides in a majority of the houses, according to a study conducted by the School of Medicine at The University of Texas ...
Health Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Smoking, head injury, pesticide exposure, farming and less education may be risk factors for a rare sleep disorder that causes people to kick or punch during sleep, according to a study published in the June 27, 2012, online ...
Neuroscience Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Each of five major child injury hazards -- motor vehicles, drowning, burns, falls and poison -- can be found in the back yard or around your home during the summer. Riding mowers, inflatable pools, home playground equipment ...
Health Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When pregnant women are exposed to moderate levels of a common pesticide, their children may experience lasting changes in brain structure linked to lower intelligence, a US study said Monday.
Health Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Exposure to a type of pesticide commonly used on crops eaten by U.S. consumers is linked to shorter pregnancies and smaller babies, new research says.
Health Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
US authorities on Friday seized nine shipments of orange juice from Brazil and Canada after their contents tested positive for an illegal fungicide.
Health Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Coca-Cola said Friday there was no "product quality issue" with its Pulpy Milky drinks, after a boy who had consumed the product died and three others fell ill.
Health Dec 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(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.
Health Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Gulf War Illness (GWI) -- the chronic health condition that affects about one in four military veterans of the 1991 Gulf War -- appears to be the result of several factors, which differed in importance depending upon the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Global food trade is a big and risky business. About one trillion dollars worth of food is traded every year around the world, but only a tiny portion gets tested for contaminants -- ranging from about one percent of imports ...
Health Sep 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The increasingly prevalent notion that expensive organic fruits and vegetables are safer because pesticides used to protect traditional crops from insects, thus ensuring high crop yields and making them less expensive ...
Health Aug 31, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Pests come in all shapes and sizes from a persistent flower-eating beetle determined to destroy your prize-winning garden to stinky mildew invading your morning shower.
Health Aug 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The incidence of malaria in many African countries south of the Sahara is falling rapidly. A Danish-Tanzanian research group has discovered that the mosquito carrying the malaria parasite has practically disappeared from ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A University of Alberta study shows that simply educating farmers about the hazards of pesticides can reduce their chance of usage by nine per cent.
Health Aug 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Growing up on a livestock farm seems to be linked to an increased risk of developing blood cancers as an adult, indicates research published online in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Cancer Jul 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0