Tag: "cadmium" at medical news
Wipro Goes Green With Eco-friendly Desktops, Laptops
...me retardants, PVCs and heavy metals such as lead, cadmium
and mercury, which are commonly used in computer manufacturing. "As one of the trusted brands, we ensure our products and processes comply with the environment-friendly norms being adopted worldwide. We have invested substantially to launch the ec...
Women Deliver Babies With Eye Defects in Jharkhand Villages
...in toxic elements like arsenic, fluoride, mercury, cadmium
and lead, which may be the cause behind the physical disabilities. "There is a possibility that pregnant women are either inhaling toxic elements or are consuming them through polluted drinking water," said Nitish Priyadarshi, an environmentalist, ...
Pigeon Feathers to Judge Pollution Levels
...al heavy metals such as lead, copper, chromium and cadmium
were detected in the feathers, indicating high pollution levels in the city. During the course of the study, it was found that feathers of pigeons from Sanganeri Gate and Ajmeri Gate of the city had the highest levels of heavy metal pollutants. S...
Presence of Pesticides and Metals in Fruits and Vegetable
...alysed for the presence of heavy metals like lead, cadmium
and arsenic. The heavy metals found in the samples of vegetables were below the maximum limit prescribed under the Food Adulteration Rules, 1955. The Ministry of Agriculture has also taken up a scheme for Monitoring of Pesticide Residues under whi...
Dangers Lurking in Soft, Cuddly Toys
...n mental health due to alarming levels of lead and cadmium
found in plastic and other soft toys //sold in Del..., says a new study. "Dangerous levels of lead and cadmium
have been found in PVC (Polyvinyl chloride) and soft toys being sold in the markets," said Toxics Li...
Codex role likely to expand
...ermissible levels of lead in fish, toxins in nuts, cadmium
content in rice etc. But what will perhaps lead the discussion will be the matter of antibiotics in the food given to animals. If it is absolutely needed, an establishment to exclusively take care of this matter will be instituted. <br...
Aluminum Salts In Underarm Deodorants Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer
...ased risk of breast cancer//. Salts of metals like cadmium
and aluminum are believed to exert estrogen-like e...ould also be taken into consideration. Exposure to cadmium
salts can be minimized through quitting smoking. The researchers further recommended minimal appli...
Aluminum in Deodorants Could Increase Breast Cancer Risk
...me effect could be observed by the introduction of cadmium
into the body via cigarette smoke, "Each of these agents on their own may not have a powerful effect but we need to see what happens when a number of them act together - it could be that this would have a significant effect on diseases like breast ca...
Exposure To Cadmium Associated With Increased Cancer Risk
People exposed to the metal cadmium
in the environment have an increased cancer risk, ...n the body over a person’s lifetime. The amount of cadmium
that is excreted in a person's urine can be used as a biomarker of exposure. Exposure occurs through...
The Exposure Of Cadmium And Its Effects On Kidneys
...n the Lund Area, was expanded to include low-level cadmium
exposure. Analysis of the data collected now revea...small but significant kidney response to low-level cadmium
exposure [EHP 113:1627-1631]//. This suggests that low-level cadmium
exposure may pose a significant...
Compulsory testing for heavy metal content in herbal medicines
...or heavy metals such as arsenic, lead, mercury and cadmium
mandatory. All labels would be required to specify...ed. The permissible limits for arsenic, lead and cadmium
have to follow the WHO norms for 'quality control methods for medicinal plants and materials'. In ca...