News tagged with synthetic chemicals
A team of researchers led by a Boston University Biomedical Engineer has developed a new joint lubricant that could bring longer lasting relief to millions of osteoarthritis sufferers. The new synthetic polymer supplements ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism May 02, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
More than 100 women per day die from breast cancer in the United States. The odds of developing breast cancer increase for women taking hormone replacement therapy to avoid the effects of menopause. New research by University ...
Cancer Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered phthalates, industrial chemicals, in common foods purchased in the United States. Phthalates can be found in a variety of ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The widely held belief that the UK supply of innovative new medicines has conspicuously dwindled in recent decades, is not borne out by the evidence, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Medications Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In what researchers are calling a first, a new analysis suggests that the greater a woman's exposure to a type of common chemical compound called PFCs, the greater her risk for developing osteoarthritis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
More than 85,000 synthetic chemicals are registered for commercial use with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and only about half of those produced in large quantities are tested for their potential ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Minnesota's Center for Drug Design have developed a synthetic compound that, in a mouse model, successfully prevents the neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Bisphenol A or BPA is a synthetic chemical widely used in the making of plastic products ranging from bottles and food can linings to toys and water supply lines. When these plastics degrade, BPA is released ...
Health Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Researchers from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) at the University of Barcelona (UB) have coordinated a research into how the IDPN nitrile causes neurological syndromes similar to those of the amyotrophic ...
Neuroscience Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Engineers at the University of Sheffield have developed a method of assisting nerves damaged by traumatic accidents to repair naturally, which could improve the chances of restoring sensation and movement in injured limbs.
Medical research Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Ob-gyns are uniquely positioned to play a major role in reducing the effects of toxic chemicals on women and babies, according to an analysis led by University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) researchers.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mothers who are exposed to particular agents during pregnancy could give birth to children with a higher risk of asthma, according to new research.
Health Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Most synthetic chemical products used in consumer goods end up unchanged in the environment. Given the risks this could pose for the environment and human health, researchers from the Autonomous University ...
Other Jul 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a molecular mechanism which could bring about the development of new treatments for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) -- a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous ...
Medical research Jun 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |