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Insilico Studies on Chlorine Eating Bacteria
...ent conditions, such as exposing them to different chlorinated
compounds one at a time, varying the environment or the nutrients supplied, and then observing which genes are expressed and what proteins are manufactured. The data will go to GNS, which will try to build computer models of how the bacteria's prot...
Exposure to Chlorinated Swimming Pools Could Increase Asthma Risk in Children
...ight. But there is a flip side too . Swimming in chlorinated
pools could actually increase a child's risk of de...eported last week that children who swam in indoor chlorinated
pools during their early years have higher rates of asthma and breathing problems later on than thos...
Bacterium Could Treat PCBs Without the Need for Dredging
... are frequently involved in natural remediation of chlorinated
solvents such as trichloroethylene (TCE), but this is the first time it has been demonstrated that Dhc can dechlorinate complex commercial PCB mixtures. After identifying the Dhc bacteria, Bedard and her team proved that the anaerobic bacteria thri...
Swimming in Troubled Waters
...t discourage drinking, bathing with or swimming in chlorinated
water. Chlorine is a disinfectant used universal...e. They were quizzed regarding their exposure to chlorinated
water via swimming pools, bathing etc. The levels of TMH were also noted in 123 municipalities. Pe...
Use Of Indoor Swimming Pools Linked To Development Of Asthma In Children
... the rates they obtained with the number of indoor chlorinated
swimming pools per 100,000 of the population in ea...wheezing rose by 3.39% for every additional indoor chlorinated
swimming pool, while the rate of asthma rose by 2.73%. The researchers claimed, based on their stu...
Anthrax Spores May Resist Water Treatment
...yzed the survival ability of the anthrax spores in chlorinated
water (a chlorine concentration of 1mg/l). This is the chlorine content available in tap water that is supplied to households. No significant reduction in the spore form could be observed after 60 minutes. It has been further stated that non-sporoc...
Children Face Risk While Swimming
...immers to non-chlorinated pools, or a well managed chlorinated
pool, it would be very beneficial. The best is in ...uffering from asthma, chemicals present in heavily chlorinated
pools could be responsible for making airways more irritable. 'Swimming is an excellent form of e...
With a healthy heart stick to the wild salmon
... study the researchers revealed that the levels of chlorinated
pesticides, dioxins, PCBs and other contaminants are up to 10 times greater in farm-raised salmon than in wild Pacific salmon, and that salmon farmed in Europe are more contaminated than salmon from South and North American farms. So they advocate ...
Pakistan On Alert After Cases Of Fatal Fever
...portation of Rukhsana's body. The body was neither chlorinated
nor wrapped in plastic sheets to ensure safe transportation and burial. As news of transportation of the body to Rukhsana's native town Sialkot reached, a man who identified himself as a nazim contacted RGH Sunday night asking the hospital authoriti...
Swimming in Chlorinated Pools Raises Asthma Risk
Children who swim in chlorinated
pools weekly or fortnightly have a higher risk of developing lung diseases including asthma, a study in the British medical journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine found. The inhalation of chemicals used to destroy microbiological germs in s...