Fond of using commercial-grade cleaning and personal care products at home? Be cautious! Antiseptic chemicals found in common household products weaken mitochondria and hinder estrogenic functions in cells, a new in-vitro study concluded.
In the Central Valley of California, hundreds of wells that provide water to a million people are tainted with a chemical that some experts say is one of the most powerful cancer-causing agents in the world.
Despite a 30 percent decline in bisphenol-A (BPA) use in canned products since 2015, more than a third of canned goods purchased from large grocery chains Kroger and Albertsons, and discount stores Dollar Tree and 99 Cents Only still contained the toxic chemical in their linings, according to a joint report by the Center for […]
A recent study has revealed that concentrations of airborne polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) may persist in schools and may cause some students to breathe in the chemicals, which in turn may expose them to higher levels than when they inadvertently consume the chemicals through food.
Now affecting one in 68 children, a new study proves that in addition to a genetic element, exposure to certain heavy metal toxins, as well as impaired uptake of some essential minerals during late pregnancy and in the early postnatal period, are triggers for Autism.
What are the health consequences of even ‘low’ levels lead exposure? Standards have changed over the years and have always been compared to ‘normal’ levels, which actually are toxic in themselves.