Syria has removed 100 percent of declared chemicals: Team chief

The head of the international team of weapons experts charged with overseeing the elimination of Syria`s chemical stockpile told Reuters on Monday that Syria had removed all its declared arsenal from its territory.

Briton had bomb-making chemicals, Kenya expert tells trial

A Briton on trial in Kenya for plotting bomb attacks possessed chemicals capable of making an explosion, a government chemist told a court in the port city of Mombasa Thursday.

Saliva may protect you from chemicals in tea, coffee

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

Scores killed in Kenya by toxic homebrew alcohol

At least 80 people have died in Kenya and dozens more have been blinded or fallen ill after drinking a toxic homebrew thought to have been laced with industrial chemicals, officials said today.

Syria has 8% of chemical material left: Monitor

Syria still holds around eight percent of its chemical weapons material, missing a deadline to remove or destroy it all, the mission overseeing the destruction of its arsenal said Sunday.

49 percent of Syrian chemicals removed: Watchdog

The world`s chemical weapons watchdog says more than 49 per cent of the raw materials for Syria`s poison gas and nerve agent program scheduled for destruction have been shipped overseas.

Chemical in plastics can adversely affect developing organs in primates

Researchers have found that exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA) - a chemical used in a wide variety of consumer products, such as resins used to line metal food and beverage containers, thermal paper store receipts, and dental composites - can cause fetal abnormalities in primates.

Health risks of thousands of everyday chemicals being evaluated

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.

Exposure to chemical in plastic could lead to miscarriage

Exposure to bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical that is found in plastic, could raise risk of miscarriage among women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

Chemicals in paper food containers linked to osteoarthritis

Exposure to two common perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) was found to be associated with higher prevalence of osteoarthritis, particularly in women, according to a new study.

Chemicals in personal care products linked to childhood asthma

Researchers have found that children exposed to diethyl phthalate (DEP) and butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP)—phthalate chemicals commonly found in personal care and plastic products—have elevated risk of asthma-related airway inflammation.

Prenatal exposure to chemicals from household items may lead to obesity

Women who are highly exposed to common environmental chemicals during pregnancy have babies that are smaller at birth and larger at 20 months of age.

Super cooling coal smoke can slash noxious emissions

Super cooling coal smoke would slash emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) and dangerous chemicals by more than 90 percent.

Chemicals linked to lower vaccine response in children

Chemical compounds to lower immune
response by young children to routine tetanus and diphtheria immunisation shots.

GARLIC A DAY!

Garlic is the mother of all cures. Researchers in Liverpool have found that 5ml of garlic extract lower levels of a disease-causing chemical by up to 48 per cent.

GARLIC A DAY!

Garlic is the mother of all cures. Researchers in Liverpool have found that 5ml of garlic extract lower levels of a disease-causing chemical by up to 48 percent.

A glass of milk could contain painkillers

Scientists found a host of chemicals in samples of cow, goat and human breast milk.

A glass of milk could contain painkillers

Scientists found a host of chemicals in samples of cow, goat and human breast milk.

Chemicals in environment toxic for aquatic life

According to researchers from Baylor University, dry conditions adversely affect the water quality, making some chemicals, like some pesticides more toxic and likelier to get accumulated in the fish.

Exposure to chemicals in environment liked to onset of early menopause

A recent study found that higher levels of perfluorocarbons (PFCs) in the body are associated with increased odds of having experienced menopause in women between 42 and 64 years old.