The National Green Tribunal on Friday banned cultivation of vegetables along the Yamuna river bed in the national capital.
Discarded cigarette ash can help remove deadly arsenic from water, finds a new study.
Yogurt containing probiotic bacteria may protect children and pregnant women against heavy metal exposure, says a 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.
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.
A new study has revealed that exposure to low to moderate amounts of arsenic in drinking water can impair lung function.
A new study has shown that high levels of arsenic in rice is linked to high genetic damage in humans.
Excess quantity of harmful arsenic and fluoride have been found in water in Bihar`s 22 districts.
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.
Groundwater in 13 Bihar districts have been found to be partially contaminated with arsenic.
Significant levels of arsenic may be found in some prepared food products listing organic brown rice syrup as a sweetener and main ingredient.
People exposed to high levels of arsenic in drinking water report shortness of breath.
People with moderately elevated levels of arsenic in their urine may have an increased risk of kidney cancer.
LeDs marketed as environment-friendly and safe actually contain lead, arsenic and a dozen other hazardous substances.
Groundwater over-exploitation has drawn the water table down and, with it, arsenic.
A bacterium that uses arsenic in place of phosphorus breaks a golden rule of life on Earth.
A new study suggets soil on Mount Everest contains dangerous levels of arsenic and cadmium.
Arsenic, a toxic compound, has a positive effect on the survival of patients with acute leukaemia.
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