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:10/20/2014)... JZ Fitness, an independently operated wellness ... programming, authorship, international lecturing and community wellness, created by ... release of the JZ Fitness nutrition app, available on ... thousands of individuals on nutrition, Jenn Zerling (“JZ”) has ... require calorie counting or cumbersome food logging. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Ohio (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Principle ... years, takes pride in manufacturing top-of-the-line absorbent products. ... image of its most popular brand, Tranquility® Premium Protection ... created a new website, gave its packaging a new ... bring the brand message to the public. , The ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Myoderm ... Assistant Director of their CentralSource service. ... the innovative turnkey drug sourcing, distribution, and management ... over 12 years of industry experience, in both ... the peak of their international success to help ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 2014 Succeed is proud to announce that ... participated in the Every Body Walk! campaign by ... project that encourages workers to be more active outside of ... which concluded at the end of September, was a friendly ... metro areas. Participating companies gave their staff pedometers and ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 19-25, ... Pediatrics (Ohio AAP, http://www.ohioaap.org ) is joining the National ... drivers to talk to their teens and always set the ... are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. In ... and 859 (42%) of those teen drivers were killed in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:JZ Fitness Nutrition App Launches on iTunes 2Health News:JZ Fitness Nutrition App Launches on iTunes 3Health News:Tranquility® Premium Protection Incontinence Products Releases New Logo and Website 2Health News:Myoderm Hires Matthew Voicheck to Lead Turnkey Drug Sourcing Service 2Health News:Succeed Management Solutions, LLC Competes in Walking Challenge and Achieves 12th Place in Portland 2Health News:Ohio AAP Promotes National Teen Driver Safety Week 2
... unique variations in the human genetic code among 276 ... ,The 34 so-called single nucleotide polymorphisms, or SNPs, represent ... of the fatal neurodegenerative disease. ,“Although we ... our results seriously narrow the search and bring us ...
... all forms of heart failure, the heart begins to ... fetal heart//. Researchers have known for years that this ... investigators at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine ... development regulates the enlargement of heart cells, known as ...
... benefits for breast cancer prevention among women at high risk ... The trials found that the breast cancer risk reduction persists ... used both to treat breast cancer and to prevent it ... of the data on tamoxifen for breast cancer prevention comes ...
... Pharma has been asked to pay $3 million to a ... with its hormone// replacement drug prempro. ,Jennie Nelson ... accusing their drug prempro to have caused breast cancer in ... menopausal women. Nelson has been taking this drug for six ...
... A general practitioner who was accused of prescribing addictive drugs ... General Medical Council. ,Dr. Julien Eden who runs ... of accusations like prescribing sixty sedatives to a teenager with ... of the same drugs later. ,The General Medical ...
... recent study has demonstrated the benefits of multiple low-energy ... can help reduce wrinkles and enhance the appearance, in ... impact of a single high-energy session, with reduced healing ... matter in which electrons are stripped from atoms to ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Human Genetic Code for ALS Identified 2Health News:Fetal Heart-Cell Enzyme and Onset of Heart Failure 2Health News:Tamoxifen Yields Long-term Reduction in Breast Cancer Risk 2Health News:Tamoxifen Yields Long-term Reduction in Breast Cancer Risk 3Health News:Multiple Low-energy Plasma Skin Treatments Beneficial in Reducing Facial Wrinkles 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... VIEW, California , 20 de octubre de ... líder en el campo de la pulmonología intervencional, ... su Estudio RENEW, casi 3 meses antes de ... fundamental de exención de dispositivo de investigación (IDE) ... Medicamentos) para el sistema de espiral de reducción ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Oct. 20, 2014 Valeritas, Inc., a leader ... patients with Type 2 diabetes, announced today that it ... Award. The award was presented October 16 th ... Columbus, Ohio . The Cardinal ... a variety of metrics specifically targeted at the importance ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Oct. 20, 2014 Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, received official notification from the European ... another key patent supporting its iSONEP™ and ASONEP™ ... European patent No. 2087002, claims compositions of matter ... two lead compounds, iSONEP and ASONEP. Sonepcizumab is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PneumRx concluye inscripción en prueba fundamental RENEW 2PneumRx concluye inscripción en prueba fundamental RENEW 3Valeritas Receives 2014 Cardinal Health Supply Chain Excellence Award 2Valeritas Receives 2014 Cardinal Health Supply Chain Excellence Award 3Lpath Granted Key European Patent Related to iSONEP and ASONEP Programs 2Lpath Granted Key European Patent Related to iSONEP and ASONEP Programs 3Lpath Granted Key European Patent Related to iSONEP and ASONEP Programs 4
... Company (Nasdaq: PRGO;TASE) today announced that Perrigo CFO Judy Brown ... 5, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. (IST) at the TASE Headquarters ... The day will include presentations on the Consumer Healthcare, ... and research and development. Perrigo Company is ...
... PARK, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 CV Ingenuity, a ... a $16 million Series B round of financing led ... capital firm. Existing investors BioStar Ventures, Synergy Ventures and ... (CVI), which is focused on the development of a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CV Ingenuity Announces Close of $16 Million Series B Financing Led by NEA 2
... Nd:YAG laser system with a wavelength of 1,064 ... superficial as well as red and blue vein ... patients with darker skin types (1 to 6) ... general improvement of skin texture. The handpieces special ...
... The UroVysion Bladder Cancer Kit (UroVysion Kit) ... 7, 17, and loss of the 9p21 locus ... specimens from persons with hematuria suspected of having ... intended for use, in conjunction with and not ...
A Powerful New Quantitative Immunoassay for Monitoring Bladder Cancer Patients. Useful in Monitoring Patients for,Disease Progression and Recurrence....
ARION is a long-pulsed alexandrite laser system with a wavelength of 755 nm...
Medicine Products: