Tag: "dioxin" at medical news
Uncertainty Still Hangs Over The Safety Of Dioxin
...n ongoing work for 15 years. It was explained that dioxin
and related compounds are produced as by products ...e EPA, in its preliminary report in 2003 said that dioxin
is a dangerous carcinogen, but experts from outside raised questions when asked to review the report...
Exposure To Dioxins Affects Male Reproductive System
...er indicates that exposure to TCDD, the most toxic dioxin
toxin contained in the Agent Orange may influence/..." The researchers found that veterans exposed to dioxin
had lower incidence rates of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), better known as enlarged-prostate di...
Much Ado About Herbicide Sprays?
... augmented risk." The contaminants in the sprays, dioxin
and hexachlorobenzene, could pose potential health problems and trigger chronic illnesses such as cancer, hormonal problems, or even reproductive problems. Officials working in the base are unable to estimate the precise number of people who could h...
South Korea Detects Dioxin in U.S. Beef Consignment
South Korea has detected traces of dioxin
in a U.S. beef consignment to Seoul, according to ...t's put it this way: If we found 6.26 picograms of dioxin
[in our samples], public health officials would be all over it." Now, USDA will elicit details reg...
Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer Recurrence
...nd while the researchers did not measure levels of dioxin
or Agent Orange, they suspect that blacks, who were more likely to be ground troops, also were more likely to have had more Agent Orange exposure. Researchers found veterans with Agent Orange exposure more likely to be black and younger at the time...