Tag: "textile" at medical news
Hexavalent chromium in drinking water causes cancer in lab animals
...often used in electroplating, leather tanning, and textile
manufacturing and have been found in some drinking water sources. Male and female rats and mice were given four different doses of sodium dichromate dihydrate in their drinking water ranging from 14.3 mg/l to 516 mg/l for two years. The lowest dose...
Lung cancer risk reduced in female textile workers exposed to endotoxin
... decrease in lung cancer risk among female Chinese textile
workers, according to a new study in the March 7 ...orted a lower than average risk of lung cancer for textile
workers. Additionally, studies have shown that workers in other occupations with high endotoxin expo...
University of Leeds receives Gates Foundation grant for material approach to malaria prevention
...evolutionary mosquito net being developed by Leeds textile
experts with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation could offer better and more sustainable protection from the disease. Design lecturer Dr Stephen Russell and medical entomologist Dr Bruce Alexander from Xeroshield at the Roslin Biocentr...