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Synonyms for pollution

undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities

the state of being polluted

the act of contaminating or polluting

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In a recent summary, the CEHC has linked the following alarming health trends to environmental toxins, many of which are ingested in trace quantities through drinking water:
In the present study, these researchers measured levels in the blood of 23 persistent organic environmental toxins in the more than 1,000 70-year-old women and men.
The paper is called "Simple, Rapid, Sensitive and Versatile SWNT-Paper Sensor for Environmental Toxin Detection Competitive with ELISA.
You've exposed Daphnia to an environmental toxin, and its clock was suppressed, probably through epigenetic mechanisms.
The Ocean Alliance hopes it will be a less invasive way to gather virus, DNA and environmental toxin data from whales' lung lining samples.
The multi-cell based technology is being used to create validated environmental toxin screening kits designed to address the need for rapid, cost effective early identification of potentially harmful toxins.
The compound is an environmental toxin found in air pollutants that include tobacco smoke and auto exhaust.
The hottest environmental toxin on the block is bisphenol A (BPA), the chemical used in the manufacture of polycarbonate drinking bottles, baby bottles, and other plastics, as well as dentistry composites and sealants and the lining of aluminum cans.
Any time a possible threat exists, owners should act quickly to detect, identify, and remove the environmental toxin and its source.
Cadmium is a known environmental toxin that accumulates in the body where it gives rise to adverse affects in humans.
These standards insisted that unless secondhand smoke doubled your risk of getting cancer, it should be ignored--a standard, notes tobacco researcher Stanton Glantz of the University of California-San Francisco, that would bar regulation of nearly any environmental toxin.
Chlorophyllin targets multiple molecules and pathways involved in cancer development brought about by environmental toxin exposure, such as mutations in the p53 tumor suppressor gene so that these mutations do not occur and raise the risk of cancer.
The multicell-based technology is being used to create validated environmental toxin screening kits to address the need for rapid, cost effective early identification of potentially harmful toxins.
While environmental toxin exposure, increased generation of reactive oxygen species, and inhibition of mitochondrial electron transport is the current hypothesis, the mechanisms of dopamine neuron degeneration and increase in the production of reactive oxygen species in Parkinson's disease is unknown.
Neuroscientists have described for the first time how rotenone, an environmental toxin linked specifically to Parkinson's disease, selectively destroys the neurons that produce dopamine, the neurotransmitter critical to body movement and muscle control.
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