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New e-cigs cut exposure to carcinogens: Study (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

New e-cigarettes cut exposure to carcinogens, reveals study

New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 05:28 PM IST
Specifically, the study found that electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) reduce harmful exposure to addictive nicotine and chemicals known to cause cancer, and present a safe alternative to smoking.
In India, consumption of smokeless tobacco is socially accepted, unlike in the West.(Raj K Raj / HT File)
In India, consumption of smokeless tobacco is socially accepted, unlike in the West.(Raj K Raj / HT File)

Not so safe: Smokeless tobacco has high levels of carcinogens, says study

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Aayushi Pratap, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2019 12:37 PM IST
Researchers from the University of Minnesota, USA, carried out chemical profiling of eight popular smokeless tobacco brands from Mumbai, and recently published the findings in the scientific journal, Tobacco Regulatory Science.
Close to 10% of the samples had contaminants that make the milk unsafe to drink. Solids-not-fat (SNF) are protein and minerals such as calcium naturally found in milk.(Picture for representation)
Close to 10% of the samples had contaminants that make the milk unsafe to drink. Solids-not-fat (SNF) are protein and minerals such as calcium naturally found in milk.(Picture for representation)

Carcinogens, fertilisers, antibiotics contaminate milk: FSSAI survey

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
PUBLISHED ON NOV 14, 2018 08:09 AM IST
India’s food safety body says most milk (90%) sold in the country is safe to drink, based on the findings of a survey conducted this year which belied the conclusions of a 2011 study.
Here’s why flight attendants are at high risk of cancer.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why flight attendants are at high risk of cancer.(Shutterstock)

Exposure to radiation, carcinogens puts flight attendants at high risk of cancer

Indo Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 05:27 PM IST
According to the study, flight attendants are also regularly exposed to the largest effective annual ionizing radiation dose relative to all other radiation workers because of both their exposure to and lack of protection from cosmic radiation in the plane.
Is your cutlery harmful?(Shutterstock)
Is your cutlery harmful?(Shutterstock)

Your disposable cutlery is full of harmful carcinogens. Edible cutlery is the solution

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 01:38 PM IST
The most hazardous cutlery used is the plastic disposables. The plastic cutlery, which is a by-product of petroleum, contains several neuro-toxins and carcinogens. These toxins slowly enter the human body.
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