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Sick building syndrome: Fungal toxins in your house can make you ill

Sick building syndrome: Fungal toxins in your house can make you ill

Accoding to a group of researchers, there are three types of fungus that can grow on ordinary household wallpaper and spread into the air, leading to serious health consequences.

Wallpaper fungus can make you sick: Study

Wallpaper fungus can make you sick: Study

The impetus for the study was the dearth of data on the health risk from mycotoxins produced by fungi growing indoors.

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.

Fast food packaging may be hiding toxins which could elevate cancer risk!

Fast food packaging may be hiding toxins which could elevate cancer risk!

We all love to eat pizzas, French fries and burgers. But do you know that these foods are packed in greaseproof paper?

Food poisoning? Try these simple home remedies!

Food poisoning? Try these simple home remedies!

Food poisoning is an illness caused by consuming contaminated food with bacteria, viruses, parasites or toxins.

Toxins found in PET bottles of Coca-Cola, PepsiCo; soft drink firms refute charges

As per reports, a recent study by carried out by the government of India found five different kinds of toxins in soft drinks manufactured by two multinational companies, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola.

This is how your body turns toxins into nutrients!

Researchers have now found how the body turns a toxin into a nutrient.

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.

World's largest toxin database to help develop new drugs

 The European project Venomics has succeeded in creating the largest database of toxins in history after analyzing 203 species of poisonous animals, which will in turn help develop new medicines.

Now, an ‘electronic nose’ that can sniff out toxins by changing colours

A team of scientists has developed a sensor that works as an ‘electronic nose’ in sniffing out some known poisonous gases and toxins, simply by changing colours.