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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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That coffee cup may be BPA-free – but it’s still hormone-disrupting

Study shows that the resins used to make certain BPA-free plastics are estrogenic and can leech into our food


16 December, 2014
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Roundup herbicide damages sperm

Exposure to even low doses of Roundup – the herbicide used widely on GM crops – has the potential to damage fertility in men


13 June, 2014
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Health risks for women and men from industrial chemicals

Two new studies have linked industrial chemicals to breast cancer and damaged sperm – how many more before we take this stuff seriously?!


15 May, 2014
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Got an itch? Those ‘handy’ wipes could be to blame

Renown US dermatologist says its time we stopped using wipes preserved with the toxic preservative methylisothiazolinone (MIT)


5 March, 2014
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Food packaging chemicals a danger to health

The toxic chemicals used to make all kinds of food packaging can leech into food, posing a danger to human health


24 February, 2014
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