News articles in February 2014.
19 Feb 2014
Scientists raise concerns over some of the synthetic chemicals used in food packaging. Tiny amounts that leach into food do no harm, yet a lifetime’s exposure through eating food wrapped or stored in plastics might impact on health.
15 Feb 2014
In a Review published in The Lancet Neurology today, two of the world’s leading experts on the link between environment and children’s health sound the alarm on the dangers of industrial chemicals.
4 Feb 2014
The International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) latest World Cancer Report 2014, warns us of an imminent “human disaster” that will require a heavier focus on preventive public health policies.
3 Feb 2014
Scientists at the University of Michigan School of Public Health have found liver cancer in mice exposed to the chemical via their mothers during gestation and nursing. They warn it has potential implications for human health and disease and call for more research.