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Water Hyacinth is Used for Health Improvements in Africa

...truction of the weed started by the insects. No herbicide spraying was used in the Ugandan program, only mechanical removal and biocontrol, yet by 2000, 90% of the weed was cleared from the lake. The result of this remark able program resulted in reduced cases of disease, increased power generation, and i...

Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer Recurrence

... and 2006; 199 had been exposed to Agent Orange, a herbicide and defoliant sprayed on the dense forests of Vietnam during the war. Agent Orange contains the carcinogen, dioxin, which can be stored in body fat and is believed to make its way into the cell nucleus and work as a tumor promoter. In the past, rel...

Exposure To Dioxins Affects Male Reproductive System

...ng, paper and pulp manufacturing and pesticide and herbicide production. Humans are exposed to these chemicals primarily through consumption of animal fat and dairy products. Babies are exposed to the highest levels of dioxins through breast milk. Dioxins are eliminated extremely slowly from the body and the...

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