organochlorines


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organochlorines


organochlorines poisoning
cause excitement and irritability, tremor, ataxia, weakness, paralysis, convulsions.
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Organochlorines can pose a serious health threat and are found in many areas of our lives.
Associations between the 18 organochlorines and NHL were analyzed in Cox regression models, adjusting for body mass index.
In the study, scientist Christian Bogdal and colleagues focused on organic pollutants in sediment from a model body of water-glacier-fed Lake Oberaar in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland - testing for the persistent organic pollutants, including dioxins, PCBs, organochlorine pesticides and synthetic musk fragrances.
Then you go into Carl Smith's data," Repetto says, "and find that even with only 25 percent of the data, [there were clear records] of organochlorine pesticides being exported to those countries.
The strident demand for the elimination of chlorine and the wholesale banning of all organochlorines from modern society is based on both poor science and poor judgement.
The case mothers, however, showed significantly increased concentrations of total organochlorines relative to the control mothers.
Nursed on human milk laced with organochlorines, these children not only face a highly elevated risk of infection (SN: 2/12/94, p.
Wolff's study suggests a third, more sinister, possibility: Fat-soluble organochlorines, like DDT, PCBs and dioxin that are transferred from fatty foods to body fat, are a hidden risk factor.
Chemical analyses showed that the Baltic fish carried 10 times as much toxic organochlorine contamination as did the North Atlantic herring.
A Kwinana industry which uses a highly successful method of destroying organochlorines will start to destroy wastes from Interstate soon.
To our knowledge, this is the first prospective study to investigate the association between blood levels of organochlorines and prostate cancer risk.
Families of environmental agents were considered, mainly focusing on xenoestrogens (chemicals that mimic estrogens), organochlorines (e.