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Saliva may protect you from chemicals in tea, coffee

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 13:32

Believe it or not! Your saliva can rescue you from powerful toxins present in tea, coffee and liquid smoke flavouring.

Study lists dangerous chemicals linked to breast cancer

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 15:32

Certain chemicals that are common in everyday life have been shown to cause breast cancer in lab rats and are likely to do the same in women, US researchers said today.

Mothers! Take a break from fish for healthier babies

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 13:03

Potential mothers need to fast from fish for many years to avoid passing on certain harmful chemicals to their offsprings, an alarming study indicates.

Confirmed: Smoking ruins your taste buds

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 22:02

Well there are umpteen number of reasons why you shouldn`t smoke. Adding to that, there is another one now which says that smoking totally ruins your taste buds. Your taste buds being affected, you won`t be able to completely enjoy the food/drinks that you really like.

Watch out for harmful chemicals in cosmetics

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 20:21

Wonder what makes your skin itchy or turn red after you apply your favourite personal care product like cream and sunscreen? An expert says chemicals like paraben and phthalates present in the products are capable of damaging skin.

Packaged foods could, indeed, be harmful

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 15:54

Beware of excessive intake of packaged foods! In a commentary, environmental scientists have cautioned about the harmful effects of synthetic chemicals used in food packaging and processing.

More toxic chemicals damaging kids` brains: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 17:06

Researchers have said that industrial chemicals, heavy metals and pesticides are derailing normal brain development and robbing kids and society of dollars, IQ points and future potential.

Health risks of thousands of everyday chemicals being evaluated

Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 18:32

Concern over the safety of everyday household products, such as baby bottles and soaps, has spurred a wide-ranging research effort into predicting the health risks of tens of thousands of chemicals.

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