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Lead, mercury in blood raises cholesterol levels, says study

People with the highest level of lead had 56 per cent greater odds of having higher total cholesterol.

06 Nov 2018 9:59 AM

Chemical in cigarette smoke may damage vision

Researchers found that higher levels of cadmium in the blood were associated with diminished contrast sensitivity.

19 Sep 2018 8:50 AM

Second-hand plastic toys could pose health risks to kids

Scientists from the University of Plymouth in the UK analysed 200 used plastic toys which they found in homes, nurseries and charity shops.

29 Jan 2018 3:26 PM

There may be toxic levels of lead in drinking glasses, says study

Researchers find lead and cadmium on surface of glasses and rims, with 1,000 times higher concentrations.

06 Nov 2017 2:04 PM

Most infant food contain arsenic, says study

Large amount of baby food products contain dangerous chemicals, a new study has found.

30 Oct 2017 5:22 PM

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Are you harming your toddler with baby foods?

Out of the products analysed, they found that 65 percent contained arsenic, 58 percent contained cadmium, 36 percent contained lead.

28 Oct 2017 4:15 PM

Substance found in tobacco, shellfish ups risk of womb cancer

Experts say cadmium which mimics estrogen in body increases risk of cancer by 22%

12 Aug 2017 2:13 PM

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