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Newsweek reporter quits, claiming outlet 'suppressed' story on global chemical weapons watchdog

Added: 08.12.2019 2:14 | 11 views | 0 comments

Journalist Tareq Haddad said on Satruday that he had resigned from his position at Newsweek because the outlet "suppressed" details potentially "inconvenient" to the U.S. government.

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Best shower filters for 2019: How they work and why you should get one

Added: 07.12.2019 20:18 | 23 views | 0 comments

Wash away all the chemicals that are hiding in your shower water.

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Scientists identify new signposts in blood and urine to reflect what we eat and drink

Added: 07.12.2019 19:46 | 5 views | 0 comments

Researchers have identified several chemical signatures, detectable in blood and urine, that can accurately measure dietary intake, potentially offering a new tool for physicians, dieticians and researchers to assess eating habits, measure the value of fad diets and develop health policies.

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BPA levels in humans dramatically underestimated

Added: 06.12.2019 23:19 | 17 views | 0 comments

Researchers have developed a more accurate method of measuring bispehnol A (BPA) levels in humans and found that exposure to the endocrine-disrupting chemical is far higher than previously assumed. The study provides the first evidence that the measurements relied upon by regulatory agencies, including the US Food and Drug Administration, are flawed, underestimating exposure levels by as much as 44 times.

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Shedding light on the reaction mechanism of PUVA light therapy for skin diseases

Added: 06.12.2019 17:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

Physical chemists have clarified which chemical reactions take place during PUVA therapy. The therapy involves light-induced damage to the DNA of diseased cells.

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Voluntary evacuation order lifted for Texas coastal city

Added: 06.12.2019 3:47 | 2 views | 0 comments

Officials in the Texas coastal city of Port Neches lifted a voluntary evacuation order Thursday that was issued overnight because of concerns about air quality following a pair of chemical plant explosions last week.


Permanent hair dye and straighteners may increase breast cancer risk

Added: 06.12.2019 0:20 | 23 views | 0 comments

Scientists found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don't use these products. The study suggests that breast cancer risk increased with more frequent use of these chemical hair products.

Second evacuation lifted in Texas city hit by explosion, chemical fire

Added: 05.12.2019 21:01 | 4 views | 0 comments

Authorities on Thursday lifted a second evacuation order in a week for thousands of people in a Texas city as U.S. safety officials began examining what caused the latest in a series of chemical plant fires in the state.


Second evacuation in Texas city hit by explosion, chemical fire

Added: 05.12.2019 20:04 | 5 views | 0 comments

Authorities on Thursday lifted a second evacuation in a week for thousands of residents of a Texas city after workers stopped leaks of cancer-causing chemicals at a petrochemical plant hit by explosions.


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