Navigation Links
Children of Bhopal Gas Victims Suffer from Deformity

wards and affects an estimated 16,000-20,000 people.

A study carried out by Sambhavna Trust Clinic showed that children conceived and born after the disaster to affected parents were significantly different from children of the same age born to unexposed parents. The children were shorter, thinner, lighter, and had smaller heads, said activist Satinath Sarangi, who runs Sambhavna Clinic that treats the affected in the gas-hit areas.

Also, children of exposed parents showed abnormal growth in their upper bodies that were disproportionately smaller than their lower bodies.

"The problem in the second generation due to gas exposure is one that will affect tens of thousands, and potentially many more in the future, and it needs to be addressed immediately. Yet the government has only very scanty information on this matter and no plans for the health or special assistance needed for them," said Champa Devi another activist. She is the recipient of the American Public Health Association's Goldman Environmental Award for her work among gas victims over the years.

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) initiated 18 studies in the aftermath of the Bhopal disaster. However, despite findings of long-term damage, these studies were all prematurely ended within 10 years just as conclusive evidence of damage was beginning to show on the offspring of survivors.

"Most studies done by ICMR were terminated as early as 1989 and the rest by 1994 without reviewing the collected data and pleas for continuing the studies were ignored. The ICMR's full report on Bhopal too has not been released till date," said Sarangi.

"Research done in the past is insufficient and key aspects of the disaster and its aftermath have been ignored in research projects. Now, new issues have arisen necessitating fresh research. This includes exposure to water contamination among those living in the vicinity of the factory site," S
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Antibiotics Dangerous for Diarrhoea in Children Caused by E.Coli
2. Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
3. General Anesthesia Safe For Children On Ketogenic Diet Suffering From Epilepsy
4. Children suffer the most when parents divorce
5. Childrens snoring may indicate a serious problem
6. Children exposed to smoke show decreased levels of Vitamin C
7. Children! Protecting them from medical mistakes
8. Children who used anaesthesia drugs could suffer brain damage
9. Children’s Cholesterol Matter
10. Race Affects Sleep in Children
11. Vaccine Reduces antibiotic-resistant infections in Children
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Children Bhopal Gas Victims Suffer from Deformity

(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014 Regents Health Resources, a consulting ... brought health care industry veteran Daryl Demonbreun and former ... lead the company’s ambitious plans to grow into a ... been moving along at a steady pace for nearly ... a notch,” says Bob Maier, founder and chief executive ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... iFitDress.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled ... from this, it has announced that all of them are ... of its old and new clients may now access the ... “We are pleased to release the new collection of satin ... of amazing items. It is true that our satin bridal ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014 Dignity Sciences Limited, a privately ... a Phase I trial with DS107G, an oral formulation ... was a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, single-ascending and multiple dose ... and effect of food on DS107G in healthy subjects. ... of DGLA following both single and multiple oral doses ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... discovered a chemical alteration in a single human gene ... studies, could give doctors a simple blood test to ... The discovery, described online in The American Journal ... involved in the function of the brain,s response to ... might otherwise be an unremarkable reaction to the strain ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Daily Gossip reveals in its Nasal Polyps ... that he cured his condition with the use of this ... of his experience. , He claimed that he was ... just 4 days. Since his method turned out being so ... around the world. , The Nasal Polyps Treatment Miracle ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Sferrella and Demonbreun Join Regents Health Resources 2Health News:Cheap Satin Bridal Gowns Recently Provided By Well-known Supplier iFitDress.com 2Health News:DS107G-01 – Successful Completion of Phase I Oral DGLA Clinical Trial 2Health News:A blood test for suicide? 2Health News:A blood test for suicide? 3Health News:Nasal Polyps Treatment Miracle Review Reveals How to Cure Nasal Polyps Without Surgery 2
... the US Food and Drug Administration gave its approval ... in the treatment of chronic Hepatitis B// (HBV). Clinical studies ... effects and is usually well tolerated. ,Hepatitis B ... 70,000 Americans every year. It is a serious illness and ...
... workplace cafeterias and vending machines, to understand the nature of ... in the levels of obesity, this is certainly called for, ... diseases. ,The Ministry of Health will keep ... next two years to ascertain the types of food enabled ...
... vaccine are underway in Mozambique, certainly not a farfetched goal ... The production// of the vaccine is estimated at about $60-million. ... addressing a gathering of health officials said 'We think the ... tests in Manhica (north of the capital Maputo) are effective. ...
... boy died of dengue fever here Wednesday, taking the toll ... as officials maintained that the number of cases had dropped ... Pradesh, died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences ... in a critical condition. , ,"His condition was deteriorating ...
... light on the alarming trend among teenage girls taking to smoking//, ... to dispel the myth that smoking helps in controlling weight. , ... much the same way as their peers who do not smoke. ... which deserves to be puffed out. , ,Dr. Louise Pilote, ...
... dose of folic acid every day could have better chance of ... a form of vitamin B is used in our bodies to ... her body before she is pregnant, it can help prevent major ... latest study involving more than 18,000 women for the first time ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:13-Year-Old Boy Is Latest Dengue Victim; Delhi Toll 47 2Health News:Folic Acid Supplements Could Help Conception 2
(Date:7/29/2014)... 2014  Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a ... specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced ... in the Company,s stock, the NYSE MKT (the "Exchange") ... practice. The Company stated that its policy is not ... Synthetic Biologics, Inc. Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... Numotion,s Board of Directors has announced that as ... the company,s new Chief Executive Officer. Swinford ... where he worked primarily for GE Healthcare Services, running businesses ... billion. His most recent position was as President and CEO ... thrilled to join Numotion," said Mike Swinford . "I ...
(Date:7/29/2014)... ALBANY, New York , July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... published by Transparency Market Research "Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices ... Industry Analysis 2014 - 2020", the global orthopedic trauma ... in 2014 and is expected to grow at a ... an estimated value of USD 9.3 billion in 2020. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Synthetic Biologics, Inc. States that Its Policy is Not to Comment on Unusual Market Activity 2Numotion Names Mike Swinford CEO 2Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 2Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 3Orthopedic Trauma Fixation Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.3 Billion Globally in 2020: Transparency Market Research 4
0.12 1x2 tips on a 2.5mm platform; Stainless Steel Tip; 32mm shaft; Titanium Handle....
Straight shafts with fine Pierse type tips on a 5mm platform; In Titanium...
Straight Shafts with 0.12mm 1X2 Teeth With 5mm Tying Platform; In Titanium...
Curved Shaft with 5mm Platform; 1x2, 0.12 mm teeth; In Titanium....
Medicine Products: