Compared with children not exposed to
tobacco smoke prenatally and at 4 months, children exposed to
only maternal past smoking during pregnancy had a 26 percent increased relative risk of hearing impairment and children exposed to
only second-hand smoke at 4 months had a 30 percent increased relative risk.
Objectives: To compare the differences in well-being and PTSD among adults exposed to
natural and man-made disasters.
CHILDREN exposed to
cigarette smoke passively, damage their DNA, a study has revealed.
Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) report RAMALLAH, December 6, 2011 (WAFA) - About half of the Palestinian households were directly exposed to
violence by occupation forces and settlers before July 2010, the highest in Gaza Strip, 49.1% compared to 47.8% in the West Bank.
Under Japanese law, nuclear workers cannot be exposed to
more than 250 millisieverts per year in an emergency situation.
PHILADELPHIA -- Sumatriptan and naratriptan do not appear to significantly raise the risk of major congenital malformations in fetuses that are exposed to
the drugs in utero, according to the latest analysis of an international pregnancy registry.
Established in 1996, the GlaxoSmithKline registry has accumulated data on 849 pregnancies exposed to
The launch of the product range comes at a time when a large number projects in the region are on-hold or progressing at reduced pace, leaving rebar exposed to
In the study, those children exposed to
valproate early in pregnancy were at a sevenfold greater risk of developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), compared with children whose mothers did not have epilepsy, reported investigators from the Liverpool and Manchester Neurodevelopment Study Group, England (Neurology 2008; 71: 1923-4).
Scientists at North Carolina State University in Raleigh wondered about a possible antidepressant link after another research team showed that pregnant zebra mussels, if they're exposed to
extra serotonin, release nonviable larvae.
Certain risks associated with prenatal exposure to diethylstilbestrol (DES) may be carried over to the next generation, according to results of a study of 463 women whose mothers had been exposed to
DES prenatally and 330 whose mothers had not been exposed to
* The Veterans Benefits Administration has released the first in a series of notification letters to Department of Defense-identified veterans who were exposed to
chemical warfare and related agents as test subjects in military experiments.
When Guillette had four- and five-year-old children draw pictures of people, the children who had been closely exposed to
the use of chemicals created images of lines and circles, limbs sometimes depicted within torsos, and facial features distorted so that the pictures were barely reminiscent of their own bodies.
In his youth, he worked at a charcoal plant in Mexico, where he burned wood and was exposed to
massive amounts of smoke.
Gulf War veterans exposed to
chemical munitions destroyed in Iraq were almost twice as likely to die from brain cancer as their unexposed colleagues, Tim A.