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 Chemicals found in detergents, shampoos can cause birth defects: Study

Chemicals found in detergents, shampoos can cause birth defects: Study

The study found that the chemicals, known as quaternary ammonium compounds or “quats”, can lead to birth defects of the brain, spine or spinal cord.

New technique can trace hazardous chemicals spread through fast-food wrappers in body

New technique can trace hazardous chemicals spread through fast-food wrappers in body

 Researchers have come up with a new technique through which hazardous chemicals from fast-food wrappers in the body can be traced.

Chennai oil spill: Doctors warn of serious health issues, including cancer, for clean-up crew

Chennai oil spill: Doctors warn of serious health issues, including cancer, for clean-up crew

In its report on the health impact of oil spill, the fact-finding team said that it found a number of workers and residents complaining of various health issues.

In a first, scientists discover banned toxic chemicals in deepest reaches of ocean

In a first, scientists discover banned toxic chemicals in deepest reaches of ocean

As per a new study, this is the first time that scientists have uncovered the evidence that man-made pollutants have now reached the farthest corners of our Earth.

Common chemicals may reduce vitamin D levels

Exposure to certain common chemicals called endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in several consumer products, including plastic bottles, may reduce levels of vitamin D in the bloodstream, says a study.

Bayer sets $66 billion deal for Monsanto after lengthy pursuit

Bayer sets $66 billion deal for Monsanto after lengthy pursuit

German chemicals giant Bayer announced Wednesday a $66 billion deal to buy controversial US seeds and pesticides firm Monsanto, triggering immediate criticism from farmers and environmentalists.

Dr Subhash Chandra Show: Is an MBA degree worth your time?

Dr Subhash Chandra has once again come with a new show to guide the nation and youth to live a meaningful life, life with a purpose.
The subject for this week's discussion is : Has doing MBA become a Rat Race?

DNA: How water mixed with poisonous chemicals is making its way to kitchen Part II

How water mixed with poisonous chemicals and Industrial waste is making its way to Kitchen. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

DNA: How water mixed with poisonous chemicals is making its way to kitchen

How water mixed with poisonous chemicals and Industrial waste is making its way to Kitchen. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

DNA: How rivers are impregnated with poisonous chemicals and industrial waste

Analysis of rivers and water mixed with poisonous chemicals and industrial waste around Delhi. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Consider life term for milk adulteration with chemicals, SC tells government

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the central government to consider to suitably amending the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 and the Indian Penal Code to incorporate penal provisions making adulteration of milk with chemicals.

Tests show no harmful chemicals in bread: Bengal bakeries

The West Bengal Bakery Co-ordinators Committee and West Bengal Baker's Association said tests showed the absence of certain harmful chemicals which were reported in bread samples by a recent Centre For Science and Environment (CSE) study.

This summer say bye to wet wipes!

It is even medically proven that wipes do not provide any skin benefits.

Is Russia using white phosphorus on civilian areas in Syria?

Russian airstrikes are reportedly using deadly white phosphorus on civilian areas in Syria.

India must emerge as higher education destination: Pranab Mukherjee

India must emerge as higher education destination: Pranab Mukherjee

The President urged those present to segregate the initiatives which do not require any funds and are within the control of the institutions themselves from the ones which need additional funding.

Study highlights key hindrances to organic farming

The study noted that 95.5 per cent consumers are aware of ill effects of chemical-based agricultural products while 88.6 per cent consumers feel organic products are better than chemical based.

Chemicals important to life spread across the universe

Chemicals important to life spread across the universe

The Virgo cluster, located about 54 million light-years away, is the nearest galaxy cluster and the second brightest in X-rays. 

Avoid cosmetics during first trimester for a healthy baby

Besides cosmetics and lotions, the list of products that expectant mothers should avoid during first trimester.

Beware! Your new clothes may have harmful toxins

Several substances related to health risks were identified and not even organic cotton was a guarantee for non-toxic textiles, researchers said.

Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash

Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash

Indrani Mukerjea's FSL report rules out drug overdose, says no chemicals found in stomach wash