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DDT pesticide may raise Alzheimer`s risk

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 17:41

Exposure to synthetic pesticide DDT may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer`s disease, according to a new study.

Three die of Dengue in Kota region, 7 more cases reported

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 23:56

The threat of Dengue is looming large in the region after three persons died of the vector-borne disease and seven more new cases were reported, officials said Wednesday.

Mother`s exposure to DDT hits foetal health

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 18:48

A mother`s exposure to some common environmental contaminants has been associated to more frequent and vigorous foetal motor activity, a new study has claimed.

Prenatal exposure to pesticide DDT linked to high BP in women

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 16:08

Infant girls exposed to high levels of the pesticide DDT while still inside the womb have a tripled risk for hypertension in adulthood, according to a new study led by the University of California, Davis.

Banned pesticide found in human milk

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 13:22

Banned agricultural pesticide DDT, which can cause cancer, is still widely found in human bodies, new research claims.

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