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Toxic chemicals found in domestic products poisoning newborn babies

...ch were found in detergents, pesticides, perfumes, textile industry and toothpastes. Though, there is no clear evidence that these chemicals cause damage to newborn child, presence of these chemical compounds in the umbilical cord causes great concerns, as they are very dangerous to the child. The Europea...

Kirin Develops a Cure for Bird Flu

...lities for bird flu. Nisshinbo Industries Inc. a textile industry owner told the press that his company in association with the Japanese university has developed a new material to raze bird flu. <br.Hence this fabric could be used for mask, clothing by health care officials and other people who are re...

Scented Garments Hit The Market

...hat smells like vanilla have been developed as the textile industry takes its cue from the food industry.// This serves to give the garments an additional function in addition to keeping the body warm. Whether the clothes keep their promises is a contentious matter. Experts also fear the garments could le...

Bio-Functional Garments That Could Revolutionize Fashion Industry

A textile research center in Germany has developed garments ...tional garments that have been developed since the textile industry followed the example set by the food industry when it came up with functional food. The g...

Bio-functional Garments Gaining Popularity

The textile industry appears to be following the example of th...id Hans-Juergen Buschmann, a chemist at the German textile research centre in Krefeld. Aloe vera's medicinal uses are well known and the fact that it is used a...

Revolutionary Net To Control Malaria

...r, a revolutionary mosquito net being developed by textile experts from Leeds, //with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has ushered in more hope for sustainable protection from the disease. Design lecturer Dr Stephen Russell and medical entomologist Dr Bruce Alexander from Xeroshield at the...

Revolutionary Net To Control Malaria

...r, a revolutionary mosquito net being developed by textile experts from Leeds, //with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has ushered in more hope for sustainable protection from the disease. Design lecturer Dr Stephen Russell and medical entomologist Dr Bruce Alexander from Xeroshield at the...

Indian American have Genetically Engineered Edible Cottonseed

... // Cotton fibre continues to be a globally vital textile crop. The leftover cottonseeds are a high source of protein, but the presence of the toxic chemical gossypol makes them unfit for human consumption. To remove gossypol from cottonseeds, Keerti Rathore and colleagues from the Institute for Plant Gen...

Fact Sheet on Polonium-210 - The Substance That Killed Former Russian Spy

... devices that eliminate static charges and dust in textile mills, photographic plates and phonographs/records. It is found in small amounts as a contaminant in cigarette smoke and is likely a significant contributor to lung cancer. Alpha particles are ionizing radiation that can be stopped simply with a pi...

Diminishing Differences and Empowering Eves

...ay originated to commemorate the protest by female textile workers, against their working conditions, in the USA, during the 19th century. What ensued was a long saga of oppression and denial of rights. Subsequently with time, the struggle gained momentum, and thus the quest for rights began to be noticed an...

Spain Launches Movement Against Skinny Fashion Models

...signers, such as Modesto Lomba and Jesus del Pozo, textile companies such as Zara and Mango, anti-anorexia associations, consumers' organizations, trade unions and the like. The plan includes 24 measures for instance to control the publicity of diet products, to campaign in favor of healthy eating, to esta...

HIV Awareness Increases as Condoms are Distributed in Gujarat Theatres Screening Porn Films

...rs who come to the city to work in its diamond and textile factories. Gujarat is not a high HIV/Aids prevalence state, but in its 2004 estimates, India's National Aids Control Organization (NACO) said there had been a significant increase in the number of cases being reported in the state. Snehlata Bhatia,...

Scientists Developing 'intelligent Clothes' to Monitor Wearer's Health

...in the lab. We have started their integration into textile patches. We will soon have a multi-sensor patch which will allow us to sense several elements in parallel." According to Luprano, fibres in the material collect moisture and bring it to the sensors, adding that the first version will be able to mo...

Hexavalent Chromium in Drinking Water Causes Cancer in Mice

...often used in electroplating, leather tanning, and textile manufacturing, and have been found in some drinking water sources. The two-year study showed that the mice had developed malignant tumors upon administration of the chemical. "Previous studies have shown that hexavalent chromium causes lung canc...

India Grapples With First Bill to Stop Workplace Sex Harassment

...The draft only covers factories, hotels, airlines, textile mills, parts of the farm sector and offices. Arunachalam, who heads the 700,000 Working Women's Forum, said the draft needed more teeth. "This bill is not too clear on the protection it offers to those millions of women" in the unorganised economy,...

Textile City Tirupur in Tamil Nadu Tops in Pollution Generation

Tamil Nadu textile city Tirupur, which has nearly 720 dyeing units, i... River, which is just over 100 kilometres from the textile city. The citys ground water has been contaminated by the hazardous waste. We should immediately fin...

Global Warming: Lessons of History Help the Future

... lost non-farming income, such as making linen, to textile mills in Britain. In India, the rural fabric was ripped to pieces as Britain transformed the country into a source of cheap commodities and labour. When crops failed, the rich and powerful provided almost no help and government support was either i...

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