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Parents In Wisconsin Can Now Test Their Children For Lead Exposure Using Saliva

...nt on the outside of children’s homes and other homes in their neighbourhoods, the soil of these homes’ yards, residual contamination from leaded fuels and windblown dust from distant sources. The study’s authors recommend that these potential lead sources be studied further. The autho...

Fake internet drugs risk lives and fund terrorism, warns journal editor

...it drugs market, which is expected to be worth 55 billion by 2010. "Harmful ingredients found in counterfeit medicines include arsenic, boric acid, leaded road paint, floor and shoe polish, talcum powder, chalk and brick dust and nickel" he points out. "In one scheme, Americans buying fake Viagra on ...

Does HBV infection induce acute cellular DNA damage?

... A research article to be published on October 28, 2008 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses this question. This research group was leaded by Dr Hui Zhong from Beijing Institute of Biotechnology, China. Using HL7702 hepatocytes with HBV-positive serum as material, they evaluate protei...

Possible association between CP and LC of alcoholic etiology

...e of both diseases, LC and CP, is rare. Furthermore, these two diseases do not share risk factors apart from alcohol consumption. A research group leaded by Luis Aparisi, form Hospital Clnico Universitario studied the possible association between CP and LC of alcoholic etiology. They compared clinical, ...

Lead Exposure in Childhood Linked to Criminal Behavior Later

...isk factor for adult criminal behavior). Studies have also related sales of leaded gasoline or high atmospheric lead levels with criminal behavior. Althoug...nment banned lead paint and solder in 1978 and 1986, respectively. By 1996, leaded gasoline had been phased out. These efforts resulted in a dramatic decrease...

'Toxic Stock Syndrome' Report: Many Companies Are Keeping Shareholders in the Dark on Potential Recalls, Bans, and Other Risks

...of the report include the following: -- Toy recalls. Toy makers did not disclose what they knew about lead paint risks. Prior to 2007's recalls of leaded toys, neither Mattel nor Thomas the Tank manufacturer RC2 warned investors of a tide of Chinese product recalls dating back as far as 2001; Mattel's s...

High Melatonin can Help Delay Ageing

...s and rice, as well as in some aromatic plants, such as mint, lemon verbena, sage or thyme, and in red wine. UGR participation in this study was leaded by professor Darío Acu?a Castroviejo, member of the Institute of Biotechnology and lecturer at this University’s department of Physiology. Professor A...

First confirmed Dengue death in Andhra Pradesh

...eason. To manage the mosquito menace and check the situation, a task force has been formed consisting of officials of various departments and is leaded by the principal secretary (health). The anti-larval operations have been increased by the Municipal Corporation of Hyderabad after 2 confirmed cases...

People Exposed To Lead Likely To Die From Brain Cancer

...rly 1980s, for example, were estimated to have a high probability of exposure, but only medium intensity of exposure because their direct contact with leaded gasoline was not as great as the potential for contact. The jobs with the highest probability and intensity of lead exposure were painters and automob...
Leaded in Medical Products

MicroLite Plus Leaded Eyewear Silver

Description: These leaded eyeglasses deliver superb radiation protection-0.62mm (+/- .05)Pb lead glass equivelant - during fluoroscopy procedures. In addition to their level of protection, they are incredibly comfortable. They are light-weight and rest smoothly on your bridge while hugging your face for superio...
Company:MarketLab

Needle Loading Platform/Shield

Description:...lding during the loading of prostate implant needles with iodine or palladium seeds. It is constructed of 3/8" aluminum and 1/4", 0.56mm Pb equivalent leaded glass....
Company:medtec

Full Field Viewing Mask

Description:... A soft vinyl goggle with limited splash protection due to its contoured facial fit. With leaded side shields added for increased scatter radiation protection. The mask easily fits over existing glasses providing a wide field of vision....
Company:Pacific Northwest X-Ray Inc.

Wrap Around

Description:... feature provides maximum comfort with a full saddle bridge to distribute weight evenly over the nose while providing excellent peripheral vision with leaded glass side shields. Also available with adjustable nose pads. (special order)...
Company:Pacific Northwest X-Ray Inc.

Bronze Metalite with Side Shield

Description:... Constructed of optical steel base metal with bronze electroplate/ tortoise overlay. Comes with custom fitted 0.50mm leaded side shields that create a seal to the front lenses for necessary protection from oblique angle exposure. Includes adjustable non-slip silicon nose pa...
Company:Pacific Northwest X-Ray Inc.

Carbon Standard

Description:...d. Our lenses are Schott RS-520 (also called SF-6) leaded glass, the industry standard for radiation shieldi...ide shields are .30mm LE. The ultralight line of leaded eyewear are as much as 50% lighter than other leaded eyewear and result in excellent combination of com...
Company:Bar-Ray Products

Metal Oval with Side Shields

Description:...d. Our lenses are Schott RS-520 (also called SF-6) leaded glass, the industry standard for radiation shieldi...ide shields are .30mm LE. The ultralight line of leaded eyewear are as much as 50% lighter than other leaded eyewear and result in excellent combination of com...
Company:Bar-Ray Products

Astro-Flex with Side Shields

Description:...d. Our lenses are Schott RS-520 (also called SF-6) leaded glass, the industry standard for radiation shieldi...ide shields are .30mm LE. The ultralight line of leaded eyewear are as much as 50% lighter than other leaded eyewear and result in excellent combination of com...
Company:Bar-Ray Products

Metal Standard with Side Shields

Description:...d. Our lenses are Schott RS-520 (also called SF-6) leaded glass, the industry standard for radiation shieldi...ide shields are .30mm LE. The ultralight line of leaded eyewear are as much as 50% lighter than other leaded eyewear and result in excellent combination of com...
Company:Bar-Ray Products

Metal Standard

Description:...d. Our lenses are Schott RS-520 (also called SF-6) leaded glass, the industry standard for radiation shieldi...ide shields are .30mm LE. The ultralight line of leaded eyewear are as much as 50% lighter than other leaded eyewear and result in excellent combination of com...
Company:Bar-Ray Products
Leaded in Biological News

Lead-based consumer paint remains a global public health threat

... it compares to U.S. standards. His team also analyzed the consumer cost of leaded and unleaded paint. Each paint sample was applied in a single layer to ...d concentrations, there is no significant consumer price difference between leaded and unleaded consumer paint," says Clark. Their research showed that one...

AGU Journal Highlights -- March 19, 2008

...Atlantic Atmospheric lead pollution, primarily emitted by combustion of leaded gasoline and capable of being transported over long distances, can contribu... the Industrial Revolution but declined after pollution controls phased out leaded gasoline, little is known about lead pollution trends in regions surroundin...
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