Chlorine

Chlorine worries keep bubbling up

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HELSINKI--Perhaps nothing has improved our health more than the addition of chlorine to drinking water. That measure alone ended epidemics of typhoid fever, cholera, and other water-borne diseases. But for 20 years now, scientists have worried whether chlorinated water might also cause cancer. A study from Finland offers disturbing clues.

Chlorine, parenteral nutrition, and cognitive decline

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Investigates the effect of long-term parental nutrition on the impairment of verbal and visual memory. Use of choline supplementation; Components of choline; Symptoms and diagnosis of choline de...

Chlorination Raises Cancer Risk

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The article focuses on the association of chlorination with increased cancer risk. It notes that while chlorination of drinking and bathing water decreases the risk of diseases caused by pathogen...

Taking a shower

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The article discusses the harmful effects of chlorine. Recent studies found that when chlorinated water comes into contact with organic matter it produces byproducts called trihalomethanes. These...

Tired all the time?

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This article presents information on myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). It is also known as chronic fatigue syndrome and is sometimes diagnosed as post-viral fatigue syndrome. As with most illnesses...

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