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Govt seeks inputs from five key sectors on expected output

The exercise may be viewed as a crucial move towards nursing the sectors back to health and resurrecting their production

12 Apr 2020 4:40 PM

Everyday chemicals can land you in serious trouble

Common chemicals can increase risk of metabolic disorders: Study.

22 May 2019 9:14 AM

Girls may hit puberty earlier due to chemicals in cosmetics and soaps: study

Chemicals that have been implicated include phthalates, which are often found in scented products like perfumes, soaps and shampoos.

04 Dec 2018 8:51 PM

Some BP drugs may increase lung cancer risk, says study

Use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor drugs (ACEIs) to lower BP is associated with an increased risk of lung cancer.

26 Oct 2018 1:37 PM


Household cleaning products may make kids overweight

Here is what a new study has found.

18 Sep 2018 11:37 AM

Women's hormones may be affected negatively by chemicals in cosmetics

If this finding is confirmed by additional research, it could have implications for estrogen-dependent diseases such as breast cancer.

14 Sep 2018 10:06 AM

Vaping residue can transfer between rooms

Electronic cigarettes and refill fluids seem to be evolving and new products are brought to the market every day.

12 Sep 2018 2:16 PM

Chemicals in paint put people at higher risk of crippling nerve disorder

People with genes that expose them to such conditions are seven times more likely to be affected by these solvents.

04 Jul 2018 12:35 PM

Cleaning products could protect you from toxic chemicals

Flame retardant chemicals have been linked to endocrine disruption, decreased fertility, and thyroid dysfunction in humans.

28 Jun 2018 5:27 PM


This plastic alternative could solve pollution problem

This new route was enabled by a class of powerful new catalysts they have designed and synthesised.

25 Jun 2018 11:27 AM

Humans could be cause of cancer in wild animals: Study

Even something such as artificial light and light pollution are negatively affecting wild animals.

04 Jun 2018 11:49 AM

Removing shoes outside the house helps with weight loss

Several everyday products contain obesogens that cause fat levels to build up in tissues.

21 May 2018 5:46 PM

Many cosmetics in Indian market contain microplastics or microbeads: Study

Microbeads have been recognized as a pollutant globally and are being banned in many countries but there has been little action in India.

30 Apr 2018 6:22 PM

Eating out exposes consumers to harmful chemicals

The study is the first to compare phthalate exposures in people who reported dining out to those more likely to enjoy home-cooked meals.

29 Mar 2018 3:40 PM


Everyday chemicals linked to brain disorders in children, says study

Medical review went on to add items such as cosmetics, furniture and plastics could be linked to brain development disorders in children.

24 Mar 2018 1:16 PM

This tiny tooth-mounted sensor to track what you eat

The sensors transmit their data wirelessly in response to an incoming radiofrequency signal.

23 Mar 2018 7:29 PM

Find out what can make your fried eggs healthier

Study shows olive oil creates fewer aldehydes than other vegetable oils.

02 Mar 2018 7:39 PM

Here's why washing new clothes before you wear them is crucial

You never know what you could develop.

22 Feb 2018 3:53 PM

Weight gain may be caused by chemical in food wrappers and non-stick pan coating

Researchers found that PFASs -- also known as "obesogens" -- were linked to a slower resting metabolic rate.

14 Feb 2018 2:24 PM