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Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water Causes Cancer in Mice
...evidence that a chemical referred to as hexavalent chromium
(chromium 6) causes cancer when it is consumed in drinking water. Hexavalent chromium
compounds are often used in electroplating, leather tanning, and textile manufacturing, and have bee...
Beware Weight Loss Drugs, Say Canadian Experts
...aloe to licorice, crustacean shells to the mineral chromium
picolinate. Although many people assume natural means safe, the products can have drug-like properties and cause serious health problems. But unlike pharmaceuticals, natural weight-loss remedies don't have to go through rigorous clinical trials to pr...
Pigeon Feathers to Judge Pollution Levels
...tudied. Several 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 pol...
One- Fifths of Lung Cancer Patients are Non-smoking Women: Study
...ading cause of lung cancer though radon, asbestos, chromium
and arsenic are also associated with lung cancer. The American Cancer Society predicts that lung cancer will be diagnosed in 213,000 Americans in 2007 and kill 160,000 of them. Says Chang,” We know that secondhand smoke does increase the risk of ...
Chromium Picolinate Effective for Diabetes Care
A peer-reviewed analysis on chromium
picolinate published in the current edition of Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, confirmed that chromium
picolinate is //effective in improving glycemic control and normalizing lipid levels in people with ...
Benefits of Diachrome for People With Type 2 Diabetes
...strated that Diachrome?, a patented combination of chromium
picolinate and biotin, safely improves blood gluco...y and Therapeutics, the study supports the role of chromium
picolinate – the most studied, highly absorbed and efficacious form of chromium
– plus biotin as a s...
Chromium May Help Diabetes, Cholesterol, and Heart Disease
Most of us think of chromium
as the shiny metal in the bumpers of cars. Chrome ...alth Watch. ? Chromium and cholesterol. In rats, chromium
deficiency leads to high cholesterol levels. In humans, the results have been contradictory. With su...
Supplementation with Chromium Picolinate Improves Glycemic Control
...strate that daily supplementation with 1000 mcg of chromium
picolinate// , in combination with a common oral anti-diabetic medication, improves insulin sensitiv...
Is Chromium Treatment to Control Blood Sugar Effective?
...ed according to a previous study that high dose of chromium
is used to control blood sugar levels. This is rep...Netherlands, and colleagues it said that high-dose chromium
supplementation does not improve blood-sugar control or other parameters in obese patients with poor...
Chromium Exposure: Health Risk Of Workers Ignored
...g vital data regarding the carcinogenic effects of chromium
exposure to the Government. // The health risks to...complete data published with respect to hexavalent chromium
and lung cancer. The results of the study can be found in the Environmental Health journal. The ca...
The Science of Solar Eclipse
...uch filters usually have a thin layer of aluminum, chromium
or silver deposited on their surfaces that attenuates ultraviolet, visible, and infrared energy. The use of color films, non-silver black and white film, medical X-ray films should never be used for viewing the eclipse due to potential hazard from ...