News tagged with pollution

Lead levels down in U.S. kids, but asthma cases rising

(HealthDay)—Lead levels in young children in the United States have declined dramatically in recent decades, according to government figures released Friday. But the new report on the environment and children's ...

Jan 25, 2013
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Abnormal DNA maintenance related to cancer

DNA, like houses and cars, needs ongoing maintenance. Rays of ultraviolet sunlight, chemical pollutants and normal biochemical processes in the cell can damage it. Cells routinely repair this damage before making proteins ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Women 16-49 at risk of multiple pollutants

(Medical Xpress)—In a new analysis of thousands of US women of childbearing age, Brown University researchers found that most exceeded the median blood level for two or more of three environmental pollutants ...

Nov 28, 2012
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