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Male birth defect linked to pesticide exposure: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 12:16

A research on several hundred chemicals used in commercial pesticides has found only weak evidence of anyone of them being associated with a common birth defect in male infants.

Prenatal pesticide exposure linked to childhood cough

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 12:01

Children exposed to the widely used pesticide additive piperonyl butoxide (PBO) in the womb have heightened risk of noninfectious cough at ages 5 and 6, a new study has found.

Long-term pesticide exposure is harmful: STM study

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 19:00

Long-time exposure to pesticides via inhalation may cause moderate to severe blood toxicity and reduction in the total number of bone marrow cells, leading to several degenerative diseases like aplastic anaemia.

Pesticide exposure linked to brain changes: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 01, 2012, 08:34

When pregnant women are exposed to moderate levels of a common pesticide, their children may experience lasting changes in brain structure linked to lower intelligence, a US study said today.

Pesticide exposure triggers Parkinson`s

Last Updated: Friday, May 27, 2011, 00:00

A study has found that people who are exposed to pesticides near workplace are at a high risk of developing Parkinson`s disease.

Low IQ linked to pesticide exposure

Last Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2011, 00:00

Exposure during fetal brain development is a more critical period than childhood exposure.

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