Cigarette ash can remove arsenic from water
Cigarette ash can remove arsenic from water

Discarded cigarette ash can help remove deadly arsenic from water, finds a new study.

Yogurt shields pregnant women against heavy metal poisoning

Yogurt containing probiotic bacteria may protect children and pregnant women against heavy metal exposure, says a study.

Over-pumping sucks arsenic into Hanoi`s water: Study

Arsenic has infiltrated an aquifer that provides water for the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, scientists said Wednesday, warning that the phenomenon could also occur elsewhere.

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

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.

Arsenic also causes lung damage

A new study has revealed that exposure to low to moderate amounts of arsenic in drinking water can impair lung function.

High concentrations of arsenic in rice spark health concerns

A new study has shown that high levels of arsenic in rice is linked to high genetic damage in humans.

Excessive arsenic, fluoride in water found in Bihar

Excess quantity of harmful arsenic and fluoride have been found in water in Bihar`s 22 districts.

Arsenic in drinking water damages lungs

Pregnant women who drink water with traces of arsenic may give birth to babies who have increased odds of respiratory infections, says a new study.

Bihar: Ground water in 13 districts found partially contaminated with arsenic

Groundwater in 13 Bihar districts have been found to be partially contaminated with arsenic.

`Rice products may be source of high arsenic levels`

Significant levels of arsenic may be found in some prepared food products listing organic brown rice syrup as a sweetener and main ingredient.

Arsenic in water tied to breathing issues

People exposed to high levels of arsenic in drinking water report shortness of breath.

Arsenic linked to kidney cancer

People with moderately elevated levels of arsenic in their urine may have an increased risk of kidney cancer.

Arsenic linked to kidney cancer

People with moderately elevated levels of arsenic in their urine may have an increased risk of kidney cancer.

Green LED products contain lead, arsenic

LeDs marketed as environment-friendly and safe actually contain lead, arsenic and a dozen other hazardous substances.

Overuse of groundwater could be risky

Groundwater over-exploitation has drawn the water table down and, with it, arsenic.

Arsenic-munching germ redefines `life as we know it`

A bacterium that uses arsenic in place of phosphorus breaks a golden rule of life on Earth.

Mt. Everest soil polluted by arsenic, cadmium

A new study suggets soil on Mount Everest contains dangerous levels of arsenic and cadmium.

Arsenic good for leukaemia patients

Arsenic, a toxic compound, has a positive effect on the survival of patients with acute leukaemia.

Arsenic good for leukaemia patients

Arsenic, a toxic compound, has a positive effect on the survival of patients with acute leukaemia.

One in five deaths in B`desh linked to arsenic in drinking water

The WHO calls the exposure largest mass poisoning of a population in history.