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Syrian Army says US-led airstrike killed hundreds, including civilians

The Syrian Army claimed Thursday that a US-led airstrike against the Islamic State near Deir ez-Zor killed a large number of civilians, due to the suffocation resulted from inhaling toxic substances.

Apr 13, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Metallic toys may harm your kid`s health

Dazzling metallic toys attract your kids in no time but they may end up harming their health and have irreversible effects on their intellectual development, a new study has found.

Mar 06, 2014, 17:32 PM IST

China to introduce death penalty for environmental polluters

A new judicial explanation took effect on Wednesday guaranteeing the enforcement of environment-related laws and regulations, which has long been lax and superficial in China.

Jun 20, 2013, 12:54 PM IST

Exposure to common toxic substances may up kids` asthma symptoms

Children who are exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which were commonly used in a range of industrial products, could be at risk of an increase in asthma symptoms, a new study has suggested.

Sep 01, 2012, 12:06 PM IST

Your breath can tell toxic substances

Testing exhaled breath could be a swift way to tell whether people have been exposed to toxic substances.

Sep 29, 2011, 14:29 PM IST