News tagged with solvent

Summer sees a spike in chemical injuries in kids

Hydrocarbons, a chemical compound commonly found in household items from cleaning products to gasoline, are among the top 10 causes of pediatric poisoning deaths in the United States. A new study by researchers ...

May 06, 2013
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EU urges 'legal highs' fight

The European Commission on Tuesday urged member countries to coordinate their fight against "legal highs", the use of medical drugs and industrial chemicals for recreation which has killed many unwary thrill-seekers.

Sep 17, 2013
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Large study identifies risk factors for multiple myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a type of leukaemia which affects B lymphocytes. There have been some indications that exposure to pesticides or chlorinated solvents increases the risk of developing this cancer. New research published ...

Dec 13, 2012
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Health risk from solvent use by lab technicians

(Medical Xpress) -- Exposure to solvents by medical laboratory workers may be a health risk according to a new study from the University of Otago, Wellington just published in The Journal of Rheumatology.

Jun 28, 2011
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