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Phthalates heighten risk for childhood asthma

Public Release: 17-Sep-2014
Asthma risk increased more than 70 percent among a group of children exposed during pregnancy to high levels of the household chemicals butylbenzyl phthalate and di-n-butyl phthalate. 1,087 more words

Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

Keeping fit aids bone and joint health whilst aging

Being physically active may significantly improve musculoskeletal and overall health, and minimize or delay the effects of aging, according to a review of the latest research on senior athletes (ages 65 and up) appearing in the September issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). 470 more words


Drug Reverses Alopecia Areata Hair Loss

Drug Reverses Alopecia Areata Hair Loss

Researchers may have found a cure for the baldness caused by alopecia areata, an autoimmune condition that causes patchy hair loss, and it is a drug… 61 more words

Children exposed to the common pollutant naphthalene show signs of chromosomal damage ( mothballs )

01 Jun 2012

Naphthalene is best known as the key ingredient in mothballs

According to a new study, children exposed to high levels of the common air pollutant naphthalene are at increased risk for chromosomal aberrations (CAs), which have been previously associated with cancer. 674 more words

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