Latest Health News
Updated every hour

 
MedicineNet Daily News
Daily Health and Medical News from MedicineNet.com
Mom's Antidepressant Use Raises Newborn's Risk for Lung Condition
Title: Mom's Antidepressant Use Raises Newborn's Risk for Lung Condition
Category: Health News
Created: 2/9/2006 1:58:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2006 1:58:19 AM


SAD: Shining a Light on Wintertime Depression
Title: SAD: Shining a Light on Wintertime Depression
Category: Health News
Created: 2/9/2006 1:58:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2006 1:58:19 AM


Drug Extends Head and Neck Cancer Survival
Title: Drug Extends Head and Neck Cancer Survival
Category: Health News
Created: 2/9/2006 1:58:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2006 1:58:19 AM


Brain Scans May Predict Alzheimer's Risk
Title: Brain Scans May Predict Alzheimer's Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 2/9/2006 1:58:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2006 1:58:19 AM


Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2006
Title: Health Highlights: Feb. 8, 2006
Category: Health News
Created: 2/9/2006 1:58:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2006 1:58:18 AM


Fitness: Program Gets Teens Off the Couch
Title: Fitness: Program Gets Teens Off the Couch
Category: Health News
Created: 2/9/2006 1:58:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2006 1:58:18 AM


Diabetics' Hearts Fueled by Fats
Title: Diabetics' Hearts Fueled by Fats
Category: Health News
Created: 2/9/2006 1:58:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2006 1:58:18 AM


Saw Palmetto Won't Ease Enlarged Prostate
Title: Saw Palmetto Won't Ease Enlarged Prostate
Category: Health News
Created: 2/9/2006 1:58:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2006 1:58:18 AM


New Stroke Drug Could Reach More Victims
Title: New Stroke Drug Could Reach More Victims
Category: Health News
Created: 2/9/2006 1:58:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2006 1:58:18 AM


Even Olympians Get Exercise-Induced Asthma
Title: Even Olympians Get Exercise-Induced Asthma
Category: Health News
Created: 2/9/2006 1:58:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2006 1:58:17 AM


Site Reference RSS Parser
Your Source for Internet Marketing Articles

Study find pollutants in Canadian blood samples
CTV.ca News Staff

Canadians are walking around with a cocktail of harmful toxic chemicals in their bodies, says a new report from an environmental watchdog group.

The report, entitled Toxic Nation: A Report on Pollution in Canadians finds that, no matter where Canadians live, how old they are or what they do for a living, they are contaminated with measurable levels of chemicals that can cause cancer, disrupt hormones, affect reproduction, cause respiratory problems or impair neurological development.

The study was commissioned by Environmental Defence. It examined blood and urine samples taken from 11 people from across the country to examine the range of pollutants found in Canadians' bodies.

Researchers looked for the presence of 88 chemicals, including heavy metals, PCBs, PBDEs (which are used as flame retardants), organochlorine pesticides, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

The tests found 60 of the 88 chemicals in the 11 volunteers, including 18 heavy metals, five PBDEs, 14 PCBs, one perfluorinated chemical, 10 organochlorine pesticides, five organophosphate insecticide metabolites and seven VOCs.

On average, 44 chemicals were detected in each volunteer.

"The message to Canadians is: it doesn't matter where you live, how old you are, it doesn't matter how clean living you are or if you eat organic food, or if you get a lot of exercise. MORE...


HOME

New Products
Latest Health News

Submit Your
Press Release Here

New Products Press Releases
Blog Archives
Healthy Cooking

About Us
Contact us


--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Make TheWebVideo Your Homepage! | About TheWebVideo
| Privacy & Terms of Use

SiteMap

Presented by © 2005-2017, TheWebVideo Ltd.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------