Pfizer Inc is recalling all lots of its anti-smoking drug Chantix because it contains high levels of cancer-causing agents.
The increasing use of photo-initiator chemicals in everyday products, especially in medical settings, has raised concerns about their adverse effects on human health.
A recent study detected endocrine disrupting pharmaceuticals and personal care product chemicals in oysters along the Oregon and Washington coast.
The results from recent scientific research suggest that certain artificial food dyes can cause inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) when the immune system has become dysregulated.
Synthetic Blue Dye (#1 and #2) has a long history of holding the possibility of pernicious outcomes for some people when used in medicines, hospital pharmaceuticals and food. But all of that may be a thing of the past because scientists have uncovered a natural alternative to artificial blue food coloring in cabbage.
According to the 2021 rating report card of retailers, a dozen major companies earned an “F” for failing to publicly address the growing problem of toxic chemicals that may be in the products they sell to consumers.
Scientists have detected 109 industrial chemicals in pregnant women and newborn babies, including 55 chemicals never before reported in people and 42 “mystery chemicals,” whose sources and uses are unknown.
Medical experts are warning people who have a history of severe allergic reactions (such as anaphylactic shock) to vaccines, food, or medications to avoid getting the new Covid vaccination until they first discuss their situation with their healthcare provider. The FDA gave a new warning for Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Scientists have recently discovered that pesticides commonly used as flea treatments for pets are contaminating rivers. The new research reveals widespread contamination, with two neurotoxic pesticides found in concentrations that far exceed accepted safe limits. More specifically, researchers have found widespread contamination of rivers with two neurotoxic pesticides commonly used in veterinary flea products: fipronil and the neonicotinoid imidacloprid.
To increase screening of chemical intolerance, researchers have developed and validated a three-question survey that can be incorporated into patient visits within a minute.