02 Aug 2016
Melbourne: Australian scientists have discovered a toxic form of mercury in Antarctic's atmosphere and sea ice.
28 Jul 2016
Washington: While all e-cigarettes emit harmful chemicals, factors such as the temperature, type and age of the device play a role in emission levels, a new study says. The study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in the US found that e-cigarettes can lead to emissions of toxic chemicals such as acrolein and formaldehyde.
23 Aug 2016
Los Angeles: Actress Priyanka Chopra and Oscar-winner Jodie Foster joined hands to recreate a fun video on Britney Spears hit 'Toxic'.
22 Apr 2016
Washington: Exposure to chemicals found in everyday products like plastics, soap or nail polish may affect the amount of fat stored in the body, a new study has claimed.
11 Jun 2016
New Delhi: At least two people, including a civilian, were yesterday killed and another two injured following leakage of toxic fumes from the sewage plant on board Russian-made aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, which was undergoing repairs at Karwar in Karnataka.
15 Apr 2016
New York: Love to binge on burgers, pizzas and French fries? Beware, as consuming fast food can expose you to higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals known as phthalates, which are used in food packaging, warns a new study.
27 Feb 2014
Washington: Scientists have linked secondhand smoke (SHS) with miscarriages and other outcomes in pregnant women, which could help public health professionals formulate guidelines.
10 Aug 2016
London: Seasonal allergies like hay fever reduce the presence of brain immune cells as well as increase the growth of nervous tissue, which may lead to changes in the brain, says a study.
03 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Smoking a hookah can be more harmful than cigarettes and can cause diseases like cancers much more easily, doctors say.
03 Sep 2016
Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor believes in using her celebrity status to support noble causes and giving back to society the love she gets from fans.