News tagged with environmental pollution

'Toxic gases' as targets for new medicines

Gases once thought of only as environmental pollutants are now known to be produced by the body. They could potentially be used to develop drugs to treat diseases including heart failure and cancer.

dateAug 08, 2016 in Biochemistry
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Removing environmental pollutants from raw meat

Six months ago, the International Agency for Research on Cancer associated consumption of red meat and processed meat to cancer risk. However, in its analysis, it made no reference to some carcinogenic environmental pollutants ...

dateMay 09, 2016 in Environment
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When environmental oversight takes a back seat

The mining industry accounts for 12 percent of the Peruvian economy and 60 percent of Peru's total exports. The government of Peru faces significant pressure to encourage growth and investment in this sector, especially in ...

dateApr 18, 2016 in Environment
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