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Cadmium

Decorative ceramics wares in your homes may raise cancer risk

Cadmium was found in everyday household products like second-hand plastic toys, drinking glasses, alcoholic beverage bottles.

Dec 21, 2018, 11:40 AM IST

Does your child have a low IQ? It could be result of aluminium in diet!

As per a new study, cooking food in aluminium dishes may reduce your kid's Intelligent Quotient (IQ) and performance at school.

Jan 25, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

Toxins in soft drinks – The health hazards of lead and cadmium!

The results of the test conducted by the Health Ministry's Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) showed traces of heavy metals such as antimony, lead, chromium and cadmium and DEHP, or Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, in five samples of soft drinks.

Oct 07, 2016, 11:03 AM IST

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.

Oct 07, 2016, 09:40 AM IST

Health alarm: Goa's oysters have high cadmium traces

Cadmium is toxic, carcinogenic and teratogenic and has a tendency to accumulate in one's lungs and kidneys over time. 

Feb 18, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

Higher blood mercury level may increase glaucoma risk

 Lower blood manganese level and higher blood mercury level may increase risk of glaucoma, the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide.

Aug 07, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

Know how cadmium causes toxicity

 A new research has uncovered how the metal cadmium, which is accumulating in the food chain, causes toxicity in living cells.

Mar 06, 2015, 14:16 PM IST

Harmful lead found in chocolates in Brazil

Savoring the sweetness of chocolates may come with a bitter side-effect on your health as researchers have found varying levels of lead and cadmium in samples of chocolate purchased in Brazil.

Sep 04, 2014, 13:36 PM IST

Recall raises questions about promotional glasses

McDonald`s recalls 12 million cadmium-tainted promotional "Shrek" drinking glasses.

Jun 05, 2010, 11:41 AM IST

Recall raises questions about promotional glasses

McDonald`s recalls 12 million cadmium-tainted promotional "Shrek" drinking glasses.

Jun 05, 2010, 00:00 AM IST