All posts created by Janine Acero
05/31/2018 / By Janine Acero

The spread of plastic pollution and hazardous chemicals into the oceans is a well-known phenomenon that has been extensively studied.

http://www.toxins.news/2018-05-31-hazardous-chemicals-from-decades-old-plastic-pollution-is-still-contaminating-fresh-water-lakes-in-europe.html

05/14/2018 / By Janine Acero

Composting is known to be an environment-friendly practice of waste disposal. However, one study published in Science Advances suggests that

http://www.toxins.news/2018-05-14-the-need-to-carefully-cull-compost-research-suggests-microplastics-may-be-entering-freshwater-and-soil-from-contaminated-compost.html

04/24/2018 / By Janine Acero

A new study provides an explanation for how exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) during pregnancy can affect brain development and

http://www.toxins.news/2018-04-24-exposure-to-safe-levels-of-bpa-during-pregnancy-found-to-alter-brain-development.html

04/12/2018 / By Janine Acero

An alarming number of different toxins was found in mussels collected from the San Francisco Bay, reported a Science Daily

http://www.toxins.news/2018-04-12-san-francisco-bay-shellfish-contaminated-with-four-different-types-of-toxins.html

04/01/2018 / By Janine Acero

The majestic bald eagle faces a growing threat from hunters – not from bullet wounds, but from lead poisoning. The

http://www.toxins.news/2018-04-01-bald-eagles-dying-of-lead-poisoning-in-iowa.html

12/05/2017 / By Janine Acero

New research has identified how the mouth acts as a trigger for the immune system’s defenses to kick in once the

http://www.toxins.news/2017-12-05-the-mouth-is-a-first-responder-for-the-immune-system-new-study-provides-clues-for-how-the-body-defends-against-oral-invaders.html

11/13/2017 / By Janine Acero

Air pollution causes a myriad of illnesses, most notably diseases concerning the heart and lungs. Now a groundbreaking study has

http://www.toxins.news/2017-11-13-elimination-organs-hit-the-hardest-by-air-pollution-toxic-particles-cause-cancer-in-the-kidneys-bladder-bowel-lungs.html

11/10/2017 / By Janine Acero

If inhaling everyday cleaning products or simply someone’s perfume makes your eyes water or your nose runny in an instant,

http://www.toxins.news/2017-11-10-toxin-overload-if-youre-allergic-to-everything-you-may-be-labeled-with-the-new-catchall-diagnosis-mcs.html

10/31/2017 / By Janine Acero

Diseases caused by pollution killed 16 percent of the world’s population in 2015 – an estimated nine million premature deaths

http://www.toxins.news/2017-10-31-a-wide-variety-of-disease-is-caused-by-pollution-which-kills-16-of-the-worlds-population-annually.html

10/30/2017 / By Janine Acero

A new study reveals that 42 percent of food contamination warnings in California is linked to high levels of lead

http://www.toxins.news/2017-10-30-choose-trick-over-treat-this-halloween-thousands-of-candy-brands-found-to-contain-lead-according-to-new-study.html