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Flash-heating Inactivates HIV in Breast Milk: Study

... of expressed breast milk in a pan of water over a flame or single burner - will provide hope that mothers with HIV in developing nations will soon be able to more safely feed their babies as it can be easily applied in the homes of mothers in resource-poor communities. "HIV can be transmitted to the ba...

Scientists Create Fire-proof, Eco-friendly Plastic

...lymer seems to have all the desired qualities of a flame resistant plastic: it is clear, flexible, durable and much cheaper to make than the high-temperature and heat-resistant plastics in current use, which tend to be brittle and dark in color. The great thing about BHDB is that its really a two-birds-w...

Wipro Goes Green With Eco-friendly Desktops, Laptops

... be free of hazardous materials such as brominated flame 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 wo...

Chinese Food- a Global Risk?

...ally used in the plastic industry, fertilizers and flame retardants. It is not been termed harmful to the humans. It sure has brought to the forefront the Chinese food safety. This alarming fact has now become an international apprehension. It has also put due attention of the incapability’s of the Ameri...

Obesity And Environmental Chemicals: Research Probes Potential Link

...vide support for interdisciplinary research. The flame retardants, called polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), have been produced since the 1960s; they’re now found in consumer products like carpeting, upholstered furniture, computers and hair dryers, where they retard the combustibility of these prod...

NICE Gives the Final ‘NO’ to Roche’s Tarcva

...to be given on the NHS. This decision will only flame the fires of controversy over access to expensive modern cancer treatments, as it follows bickering over whether Herceptin, another Roche product, should be given to women with early breast cancer. Calling the action as ‘perverse’ and ‘flawed’ R...

Brain disorders caused by Industrial chemicals

...oolants, we still need plasticizers, we still need flame retardants, and we still need solvents. So if we ban these, they're going to be replaced with something else. And just because something else comes along that we know nothing about doesn't mean it's safer.'' YT...

Babies in Womb Exposed to Harmful Chemicals

...d other hazardous chemicals such as those found in flame retardants that have leaked into the environment. Last year, a similar report by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) UK and Greenpeace found that babies are being exposed to a whole array of chemicals at the most vulnerable point in their development...

Bacteria Can Convert Flame Retardant Into Toxic Form

... present in the soil can convert// a commonly used flame retardant compound in the US to toxic forms that could prove harmful to human health. The finding, by a team of environmental engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, suggests these transformations could complicate efforts to reduce or e...

Making a mocktail of chemical cocktail in children’s blood

...ic chemicals hazardous to health which are PCBs to flame retardants//. A report by Toronto-based Environme...ren had higher levels of chemicals like brominated flame retardants (PBDEs) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), comparatively newer in use. According to Rick...

Foetuses Cant Feel Pain Says A Leading Psychologist

...baby to that of a fruit fly larva that reacts to a flame by bending and rolling away, Dr Derbyshire described it as merely an automatic biological mechanism designed to avoid harmful stimuli. His notes in the British Medical Journal, said that, the neural circuitry for pain in foetuses is immature. He also...

PFCAs Detected in the Artic

...found that there was an increase in the brominated flame retardants in Ottawa. They also found a type of fluorinated polymers known as FOSEs, whose concentrations were 10 to 20 times higher than in the outdoor air. Researchers say that ocean currents are responsible for transporting fluorinated polymers ...

Toxic chemicals found in domestic products poisoning newborn babies

...ylphenols, artificial musks, bisphenol, brominated flame retardants, organochlorine pesticides, perfluoriated compounds, phthalates, triclosan which were found in detergents, pesticides, perfumes, textile industry and toothpastes. Though, there is no clear evidence that these chemicals cause damage to new...

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