Tag: Carcinogen

Contaminants In California Tap Water Ups Risk For Cancer: Here's What You Should Know

The Environmental Working Group released a report to warn about the toxic contaminants in California's tap water. They revealed that multiple pollutants could lead to an excess of 15,500 cases of cancer over the course of a lifetime.

Public Health April 30, 2019

FDA Recalls More Valsartan Blood Pressure Drugs Over Cancer Concerns

More valsartan blood pressure drugs were recalled due to the presence of NDEA, a chemical used as fuel. Teva Pharmaceuticals issued a voluntary recall of two of its valsartan combination drugs for fear it might cause cancer.

Medicine December 1, 2018

Does Rice Contain Dangerous Levels Of Arsenic? BBC Takes A Closer Look

Rice takes a center stage after reports said it contains dangerous levels of arsenic. Experts, however, said it is tricky to answer the question on how much rice should be eaten because other food products also contain arsenic and doing away with rice is not wise.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 14, 2017

5 Popular Food Choices Believed To Cause Cancer: Nutella, Microwave Popcorn, Hotdogs And More

Food lovers may have to rethink what's in their diet. Here are five everyday popular food choices that are believed to cause cancer: Nutella chocolate spread, microwave popcorn, processed meats, canned food, and soda.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 16, 2017

Farmers Sue Monsanto Over Alleged Link Of Herbicide Roundup To Cancer

Farmers in Nebraska are suing Monsanto for misleading consumers about the dangers of using its popular herbicide Roundup, which includes a chemical known as glyphosate. The WHO identified glyphosate as a potential carcinogen in 2015.

Public Health May 16, 2016

Malathion Can Kill Insects And Glyphosate Can Kill Weeds But They Can Also Give You Cancer: WHO

The malathion insecticide and glyphosate herbicide are possible carcinogens for humans, suggests the World Health Organization. Both chemicals are widely used in various parts of the world.

Life March 21, 2015

E-cigarettes Not Safer than Ordinary Cigarettes, Contains High Concentration of Formaldehyde

E-cigarettes should not be taken as a healthier alternative to regular cigarettes as it can contain high concentrations of formaldehyde, a probable human carcinogen. E-cigarettes may increase the risk of developing cancer by up to 15 times.

Life January 26, 2015

What Safe? E-Cigarettes Found to Contain 10 Times More Carcinogens than Regular Cigarettes

Use of e-cigarette is believed to be a safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, but findings of a study commissioned by Japan's Health Ministry found that vapors of some fluid brands have very high levels of carcinogen.

Life December 1, 2014

Study links tattoo ink to risk of skin cancer

A study suggests that tattoo ink may possibly be responsible for skin cancer. Researchers suggest that tattoo ink may contain carcinogens.

Life September 23, 2014

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