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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

High lead exposure causing intellectual disability in Indian children, says study

At low levels, one microgrammes per deciLitre of lead contamination in the blood causes more than half a point of IQ decrement.

15 Oct 2018 8:29 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

Childhood lead exposure not linked to criminal behaviour in adulthood

The team analysed 553 individuals from New Zealand born between 1972-1973 and were followed up to age 38 from all socioeconomic groups.

28 Dec 2017 3:17 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

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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

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

Raw food sold in Kolkata has Lead concentration far above permissible limit

Concentration found in raw food materials is very high compared to threshold value of 2.5mg/kg.

23 Oct 2017 8:40 AM

Vermillion may harm due to unsafe lead levels in it, says study

The substance is known to contain lead and other heavy metals with risk of kidney, hepatic, skin disorders.

20 Sep 2017 7:48 PM

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