Tag: Environmental Health Perspectives

85th Health Research Report 12 JUL 2010 – Reconstruction

Health Research Report 85th Issue 12 JUL 2010 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm  http://www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.engineeringevil.com   http://www.healthresearchreport.me   Editors top five: 1. Study demonstrates pine bark naturally reduces hay fever symptoms 2. Increasing Fertility Threefold 3. Antioxidants do help arteries stay healthy 4. Early life exposure to BPA may affect testis […]

Chemicals in common consumer products may play a role in pre-term births : phthalates

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Laura Bailey baileylm@umich.edu 734-647-1848 University of Michigan ANN ARBOR, Mich.—A new study of expectant mothers suggests that a group of common environmental contaminants called phthalates, which are present in many industrial and consumer products including everyday personal care items, may contribute to […]

Rochester study raises new questions about controversial plastics chemical: BPA metabolizes 8x slower than expected

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Leslie Orr Leslie_orr@urmc.rochester.edu 585-275-5774 University of Rochester Medical Center A University of Rochester Medical Center study challenges common assumptions about the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), by showing that in some people, surprisingly high levels remain in the body even after fasting for […]

Bisphenol A linked to chemotherapy resistance

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Dama Kimmon dama.kimmon@uc.edu 513-558-4519 University of Cincinnati CINCINNATI—Exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) may reduce the effectiveness of chemotherapy treatments, say University of Cincinnati (UC) scientists. The research study, led by UC’s Nira Ben-Jonathan, PhD, says that BPA—a man-made chemical found in a […]

Researchers identify phthalates in numeruous medicines and supplements

(Boston) –Researchers from Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center (SEC), in collaboration with Harvard School of Public Health, have found numerous prescription and over-the-counter drugs and supplements use certain chemicals called phthalates as inactive ingredients in their products. The findings appear on-line in Environmental Health Perspectives. Phthalates such as […]