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Sea salt contaminated with microbeads

Chinese scientists have found worrying levels of microplastics, which are common cosmetic ingredients, in samples of sea salt

16 November, 2015

Nail polish contains toxic secret

New tests shows that nail polishes contain hormone disrupting chemicals that can leech quickly and easily into the body.

20 October, 2015

‘Safe’ phthalate substitutes just as risky to human health

Substituting ‘safe’ phthalates for toxic ones? New research suggests that kind of ‘greenwash’ just doesn’t wash

9 July, 2015

‘Cocktail’ of everyday chemicals contributes to cancer risk

A cocktail of 50 common chemicals, some found in foods and objects we use daily, could be contributing to the global cancer epidemic, new research has found

23 June, 2015

Could parabens harm your unborn baby?

New evidence shows that parabens – widely used preservatives found in personal care products – can cross the human placenta.

28 May, 2015

Use of bleach in the home linked to more childhood infections

Passive exposure to bleach in the home is linked to higher rates of childhood respiratory illness and other infections, suggests new research

8 April, 2015

Water fluoridation linked to hypothyroidism

British researchers have found that fluoridating community water supplies results in a much higher risk of avoidable hypothyroidism

25 March, 2015

Staggering health costs from hormone-disrupting chemcials in the EU

Hormone-disrupting chemicals like phthalates, organophosphates and bisphenol A in our environment and in products we use are costing the EU billions in disease and disability

6 March, 2015

Emulsifier food additives promote inflammation, obesity

Emulsifiers, used widely in processed foods, can alter the natural balance of gut flora causing an inflammatory response linked to diseases like colitis and metabolic syndrome

2 March, 2015

Feeling old? Cadmium exposure could be to blame

High exposure to the toxic metal cadmium prematurely ages cells, triggering a number of diseases as we age

8 January, 2015