Carcinogens

share page

Share this with your friends
Syndicate content carcinogens - Google News
Google News
Updated: 1 hour 18 min ago

Rainbow Loom knockoffs could contain carcinogens - Kansas.com

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:23

Kansas.com

Rainbow Loom knockoffs could contain carcinogens
Kansas.com
Hannah Molen works on a Rainbow Loom at her home in Wichita. The toy, engineered by two former Wichita State students, has become wildly popular and inspired several copycat versions. (January 2014) Travis Heying File photo. Story; Comments.

and more »
Categories: Cancer News

Chemicals in Some Beauty Products Could Have Ugly Effect on Your Health - TWC News

Thu, 2014-08-14 03:11

Chemicals in Some Beauty Products Could Have Ugly Effect on Your Health
TWC News
"Ingredients that we found in many common products are known carcinogens or hormone disrupters and can have generally bad health effects," says Lisa Lee Freeman, editor-in-chief of Shop Smart Magazine. Freeman says often times, people fall victim to ...

and more »
Categories: Cancer News

Diesel is used in fracking without permits, report says - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 2014-08-13 18:43

International Business Times

Diesel is used in fracking without permits, report says
Los Angeles Times
Because diesel contains carcinogens and neurotoxins, its use in fracking is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency and requires that companies meet a set of guidelines. Though companies are required to get permits under the federal Safe ...
Texas fracking has included diesel fuel, according to reportAustin American-Statesman (blog)

all 23 news articles »
Categories: Cancer News

Noninvasive Method Measures Carcinogen Exposure - The Biological SCENE

Wed, 2014-08-13 15:27

The Biological SCENE

Noninvasive Method Measures Carcinogen Exposure
The Biological SCENE
Mass spectrometry can detect metabolites of aristolochic acids, which are well-documented carcinogens, bound to the DNA of cells retrieved from urine, said Robert J. Turesky at the American Chemical Society national meeting in San Francisco this week.

Categories: Cancer News

FDA should get tough on e-cigarettes - Boston Globe

Wed, 2014-08-13 01:44

Boston Globe

FDA should get tough on e-cigarettes
Boston Globe
To be sure, e-cigarettes do not contain the carcinogens of burnt tobacco. E-cigarettes, with proper medical supervision, may help people stop smoking. But the fact that companies are using celebrities to market them as a way of being cool strongly ...
A Flawed E-Cigarette RegulationThe American
Medical officer recommends Toronto ban e-cigarettesGlobalnews.ca
Toronto considers ban on 'vaping' wherever regular cigarettes are already bannedCanada.com
Physicians News Digest
all 56 news articles »
Categories: Cancer News

Report: Fragrance chemical may cauase cancer - WTSP 10 News

Tue, 2014-08-12 22:35

Report: Fragrance chemical may cauase cancer
WTSP 10 News
A new report from the National Research Council states that the organization agrees with the National Toxicology Program that styrene is "reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen," based on sufficient evidence. Carcinogens are agents that cause ...

Categories: Cancer News

California regulators amend basis for Prop 65 labour listing - Chemical Watch (subscription)

Mon, 2014-08-11 10:26

California regulators amend basis for Prop 65 labour listing
Chemical Watch (subscription)
But in subsequent comments, industry continued to press for limitations on use of the National Toxicity Program (NTP) Report on Carcinogens (RoC) in listing under the labour code, a point the OEHHA is conceding in its latest draft. In agreeing with ...

Categories: Cancer News

Formaldehyde Can Cause Cancers, Including Leukemia, National Academies ... - Bloomberg BNA

Mon, 2014-08-11 07:11

Formaldehyde Can Cause Cancers, Including Leukemia, National Academies ...
Bloomberg BNA
First, it critiqued HHS's conclusion using scientific information available as of June 12, 2011, when HHS released the 12th Report on Carcinogens. The committee's deliberation focused on whether the National Toxicology Program (NTP), which prepares the ...

Categories: Cancer News

EPA joins probe of New Castle, Artesian well pollution - The News Journal

Sun, 2014-08-10 20:44

EPA joins probe of New Castle, Artesian well pollution
The News Journal
An EPA scientific advisory panel branded PFCs like those found Artesian Water and New Castle's Municipal Service Commission wells as "likely" carcinogens, although the agency has yet to approve a risk or classification label. EPA staffers will ...

Categories: Cancer News

Hamburg business lights up with e-cigs - Reading Eagle

Sat, 2014-08-09 22:03

Hamburg business lights up with e-cigs
Reading Eagle
Two months into their Hamburg storefront and Amelia and Ismael Rivera have succeed beyond their hopes. They had hoped to break even making about $1,200 a week in sales. Last week they sold $4,500. For the month of July, they made $20,000 in profit.

Categories: Cancer News

Wells: New poultry slaughter rules pose health threat - Shreveport Times

Fri, 2014-08-08 20:46

Wells: New poultry slaughter rules pose health threat
Shreveport Times
But in addition to feces — which harbor dangerous bacteria such as E. coli and Salmonella — chicken also contains unhealthful amounts of saturated fat, cholesterol and known carcinogens such as arsenic and PhIP, a cancer-causing compound formed ...

Categories: Cancer News

National Academies fully supports Report on Carcinogens assessment ... - Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)

Fri, 2014-08-08 10:49

National Academies fully supports Report on Carcinogens assessment ...
Natural Resources Defense Council (blog)
In a “kill the messenger” campaign, the Report on Carcinogens – the prestigious biennial government report that alerts the public to chemicals that may cause cancer in people – was compelled to undergo review by the National Academies after it listed ...

and more »
Categories: Cancer News

Cigarette Butts: Fodder for the Future's Green Tech? - CityLab

Thu, 2014-08-07 10:29

CityLab

Cigarette Butts: Fodder for the Future's Green Tech?
CityLab
And they don't just sit there harmlessly, slowly degrading; they leach out toxic chemicals and carcinogens, creating a risk for wildlife and marine systems. But Minzae Lee and Gil-Pyo Kim and others at Seoul National University, who have a new paper in ...

and more »
Categories: Cancer News

Orange is the New Conspiracy - The New Yorker

Thu, 2014-08-07 09:57

The New Yorker

Orange is the New Conspiracy
The New Yorker
A doctor might point out that UV radiation and cigarettes both contain carcinogens. But Overstreet dismissed any comparison to tobacco. “That's just patently absurd,” he said. “It's going to scare people in some ways, but people are smart enough to ...

Categories: Cancer News

New Castle caps chemical-fouled water wells - The News Journal

Wed, 2014-08-06 23:33

New Castle caps chemical-fouled water wells
The News Journal
A scientific advisory panel to the EPA branded the compounds "likely" carcinogens, although the agency has yet to approve a risk or classification label or set an official maximum for drinking water. Officials are considering use of a temporary, truck ...

Categories: Cancer News

KBR asks Supreme Court to determine whether soldiers can sue over war-zone ... - The Oregonian

Wed, 2014-08-06 16:23

KBR asks Supreme Court to determine whether soldiers can sue over war-zone ...
The Oregonian
KBR Inc., the Houston-based defense and engineering contractor that has been sued in Oregon and Texas by soldiers who say the company knowingly exposed them to carcinogens in Iraq, has taken its defense to the U.S. Supreme Court. The company has ...

Categories: Cancer News

The E-Cigarette Gateway Myth - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 2014-08-05 18:06

Wall Street Journal

The E-Cigarette Gateway Myth
Wall Street Journal
Enter the electronic cigarette, which has enormous potential to improve public health because many smokers can replace the deadly cigarettes that burn tobacco, producing tens of thousands of toxins, including more than 60 known human carcinogens.
FDA Deadline Extended for E-Cigarette CommentsThe National Law Journal (registration)

all 52 news articles »
Categories: Cancer News

Sumner Council declines proposed tobacco ban - Bonney Lake and Sumner Courier-Herald

Mon, 2014-08-04 15:20

Sumner Council declines proposed tobacco ban
Bonney Lake and Sumner Courier-Herald
According to the Washington Department of Health, e-cigarettes emit water vapor, vaporized nicotine, chemical flavorings, glycol ethers and glycerin, all of which are not classified as carcinogens. However, a New York Times article reported that more ...

and more »
Categories: Cancer News

Gafsa Beach: Mysterious Lake Could Contain Carcinogens - The Inquisitr

Mon, 2014-08-04 13:38

The Inquisitr

Gafsa Beach: Mysterious Lake Could Contain Carcinogens
The Inquisitr
Gafsa Beach has become a popular tourist attraction in Tunisia, Africa. Unfortunately, the mysterious lake could contain dangerous carcinogens. Despite the possible risk, the desert oasis remains open for swimming. However, Gafsa's Office of Public ...
Mystery Lake Appears Out of Nowhere in Drought-Stricken Area in Tunisia [Video]International Business Times, India Edition
Mystery lake in Tunisian desert radioactive?Delhi Daily News

all 65 news articles »
Categories: Cancer News