Navigation Links
PBDEs in Medical News

Denzel Washington's hometown hosts awarding of scholarships bearing Washington family name

...sorder called aphasia. More recently, she has studied the possible neurotoxic effects of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), particularly PBDE-47. pbdes are man-made chemicals used as flame retardants in a variety of consumer products. Excited about conducting research in the neurosciences, but unsu...

American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- Sept. 5, 2007

... results of our study on PCBs may paint an ominous picture for risks associated with emerging chemicals, as the concentrations of structurally-related pbdes are doubling every 4 years in marine mammals, researchers added. ARTICLE #1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) Face Protracted H...

How to Keep Away from Dust Allergy?

...n Agency of the USA reveals. It is not yet clear how dangerous these pbdes are, though some types are banned in most parts of Europe. Their structure ...ent like capacitors and transformers. Here are some tips to avoid the pbdes while cleaning up. People are advised to vacuum and dust regularly and use ...

Obesity And Environmental Chemicals: Research Probes Potential Link

...me into contact with up to 100 products containing pbdes per day. While chemical manufacturers say pbdes can reduce by 45 percent the risk of death and inj...cumented. Their persistence in the environment has pbdes compared to now-banned toxins like PCBs and DDT; t...

Bacteria Can Convert Flame Retardant Into Toxic Form

...urrent and planned bans of the most toxic forms of pbdes may be ineffectual if the less toxic forms are ren...ling penta-BDEs and octa-BDEs, two potent forms of pbdes linked to health problems in animals. Deca-BDE, th...ra-BDEs. "Now that we understand that certain pbdes found in the environment can be transformed into m...
PBDEs in Biological News

Microbes transform 'safest' PBDEs into more harmful compounds

Bacteria in the soil can transform the most commonly used flame retardant compound in the United States into more toxic forms that could be harmful to humans, according to a new laboratory study published today on the Web site of the American Chemical Society journal, Environmental Science & T...

Skip this cocktail party

...e study also quantifies concentrations of polybrominated diphenyl ethers or pbdes (a particular class of flame retardants), which are neurotoxicants that imp...ctivity and cognition. This work is the first to quantify concentrations of pbdes in the brains of marine mammals. The results revealed that concentration...

NOAA report calls flame retardants concern to US coastal ecosystems

...sis of samples as far back as 1996 that identified pbdes in only a limited number of sites around the natio...s posed to aquatic resources and human health." pbdes are man-made toxic chemicals used as flame retarda...dy of research points to evidence that exposure to pbdes may produce detrimental health effects in animals,...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac

...evels of potentially toxic flame retardants called pbdes at levels nearly twice the national average, scien...n the new study, Ami Zota and colleagues note that pbdes (polybrominated diphenyl ethers) are widely used a...umans are unclear, studies in animals suggest that pbdes may cause thyroid, developmental, and reproductive...

6 environmental research studies reveal critical health risks from plastic

...lastic), and interfere with thyroid hormone (brominated flame retardants or pbdes used in many types of plastic). Two articles report very similar change...tal exposure to phthalates. Two articles show that fetal exposure to BPA or pbdes disrupts normal development of the brain and behavior in rats and mice. Two...

Environmental pollutant has sex-skewing effect

...ed lakes or who live near former manufacturing facilities. Furthermore, other chemicals with a similar structure to PCBs, such as the flame-retardants pbdes (polybrominated diphenyl ethers), are currently widely used in plastic casings and foam products. According to the authors, "PBDEs share many of the b...

NOAA reports coastal waters show decline in contaminants

... spill in San Francisco Bay showed concentrations at the monitoring site near the spill were the highest ever recorded. Flame retardants known as pbdes are a new class of contaminants currently being evaluated by NOAA to determine whether they are increasing in coastal waters and what effects they may...

Chemicals used as fire retardants could be harmful, UC-Riverside researchers say

...ave done research using rat tissue that shows that pbdes disrupt mechanisms that are responsible for releas... manufacture in the U.S. was discontinued in 1977, pbdes alter calcium signaling in the brain a critical m...of hormones in the body. Long-term exposures to pbdes may pose a human health risk, especially to infant...

SRMs track fire retardants in humans and environment

...property damage. After several decades of use, pbdes are widely distributed in the environment as conta...st milk). To help scientists evaluate the risks of pbdes by improving measurements of these pollutants in t...n Agency (EPA) cites animal tests as evidence that pbdes are neurodevelopmental toxins, disruptors of thyro...

Study links cat disease to flame retardants in furniture and to pet food

...accounted for almost half of the global demand for pbdes from commercial materials like furniture or uphols...s began almost 30 years ago, at the same time when pbdes were introduced into household materials as a fire... able to serve as sentinels for indoor exposure to pbdes for humans who share their houses, said Linda S. B...
Other Tags
(Date:2/28/2015)... Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 ... community organization has sponsored visitor health insurance programs for ... 25 years. Most Indian elderly parents traveling to the ... conditions such as diabetes and blood pressure. These diseases ... do not even list them as medical conditions. There ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 2015 Kaylie Corrigan, Outdoor Supervisor at ... , and current student obtaining her Masters degree in ... weekly forum in psychoeducation on substance use for teens ... as part of her studies. , “Even though these ... and counseling at the high school and junior high ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 ... DIY Phishing Kits Make It Easy For Scammers To Steal ... about anyone can get their hands on a DIY phishing ... But it also touched on another important point about ... ways these kits are often implemented, “like compromising legitimate content ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... The noted Toronto plastic surgeon Dr. David Ellis ... in the January/February 2015 issue of Elevate magazine. On ... featured in an article entitled “Get the Look: Kim ... Cattrall has possibly undergone to maintain her youthful appearance ... horizontal lines or frown line creases, which can be ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Javon Bea Mercy Health System CEO ... stroke capable by the State of Illinois, enabling potential ... Harvard Hospital. , The hospital was required to submit ... treat stroke according to national standards of care for ... to bypass hospitals not designated as an Emergent Stroke ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:India Network Announces Pre-existing Condition Health Insurance Coverage for Diabetic Visitors of All Ages Traveling to the United States 2Health News:India Network Announces Pre-existing Condition Health Insurance Coverage for Diabetic Visitors of All Ages Traveling to the United States 3Health News:Staff at Arizona Drug Addiction Treatment Center Starts Teen Sobriety Support Group at Local High School 2Health News:DIY Phishing and Malware Kits Make it Easy to Compromise Businesses in More Ways than One 2Health News:DIY Phishing and Malware Kits Make it Easy to Compromise Businesses in More Ways than One 3Health News:DIY Phishing and Malware Kits Make it Easy to Compromise Businesses in More Ways than One 4Health News:Dr. David Ellis Featured In Elevate Magazine 2Health News:Mercy Harvard Hospital Recognized as Leader in Stroke Care - Javon Bea 2
(Date:2/13/2015)... 2015 ACT Genomics Co., Ltd., a ... transform cancer genomic information into precision diagnosis and ... raised US$ 8 million in the its first private ... Taipei, Taiwan , ACT Genomics has developed ... aim to implement next generation sequencing (NGS) and ...
(Date:2/11/2015)... According to a ... Product (Cards and Readers, Biometrics, Controllers, Management Software), ... Healthcare, Education) and By Geography - Global Forecast and Analysis to ... Control Market is expected to reach $10.4 ... of 10.6% between 2014 and 2020. ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... Carolina , 5. Februar 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... als spezialisiertes Logistikunternehmen und hat eine neue ... klinische Logistikfirma (Clinical Logistics Organization – CLO) ... neuen Kampagne lautet First , mit ... Foto: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150205/173753 ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):ACT Genomics Raises $8 Million in its First Private Funding Round 2Access Control Market Worth $10.4 Billion by 2020 2Access Control Market Worth $10.4 Billion by 2020 3Access Control Market Worth $10.4 Billion by 2020 4Marken startet Kampagne mit Patienten im Mittelpunkt 2Marken startet Kampagne mit Patienten im Mittelpunkt 3
Other Contents