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Health risk from wireless technology growing: Study

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 20:42

Health risks from mobile wireless devices like phones and tablets are growing stronger and requires immediate action, according to a new study.

Arsenic levels in rice too low for short-term risk: FDA

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 11:59

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that after testing 1,300 samples of rice and rice products, it has determined the amount of detectable arsenic is too low to cause immediate or short-term negative health effects.

Overcooked potato chips may contain cancer-causing chemical

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2012, 16:51

Chips served in many fast-food outlets and restaurants contain acrylamide – the chemical that has been linked to cancer because of the cooking process

Cancer causing substance found in smokeless tobacco

Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 18:47

Scientists have identified a substance in smokeless tobacco that is a strong oral carcinogen, a health risk for the 9 million users of chewing tobacco, snuff and related products.

Spinach can offset harmful effects of carcinogens on cancer stem cells

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 11:20

Scientists including one of Indian origin have for the first time traced the actions of a known carcinogen in cooked meat to its complex biological effects on microRNA and cancer stem cells.

New carcinogen in smokeless tobacco identified

Last Updated: Friday, April 27, 2012, 18:01

A research has for the first time, identified a specific oral cancer-causing chemical in smokeless tobacco products.

8 new substances added to list of cancer agents

Last Updated: Saturday, June 11, 2011, 00:00

The industrial chemical formaldehyde and a botanical known as aristolochic acids are listed as known human carcinogens.

Hair-smoothing products pose serious health hazards

Last Updated: Sunday, April 17, 2011, 00:00

Chemical treatments on hair may cause balding, scarring and formaldehyde exposure.

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