• 03 OCT 05

    Report links chemical exposures to cancers

    Sent by Sylvie in France: N E W S R E L E A S E September 19, 2005 Contact: Patti McCafferty, 978-934-3238, patricia_mccafferty@uml.edu UMass Lowell Report Links Environmental and Occupational Exposures to Cancers http://www.sustainableproduction.org/pres.shtml LOWELL – The University of Massachusetts Lowell today released a report that links dozens of environmental and occupational exposures to

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    • 01 JUN 05

    Occupational Exposure to pesticides can cause Parkinson’s

    Exposure to pesticides can cause Parkinson’s http://www.newscientist.com/channel/health/mg18625014.900 26 May 2005 Special Report from New Scientist Print Edition Andy Coghlan SUSPICIONS that pesticides could cause Parkinson’s disease have been strengthened. The more pesticide you are exposed to, the higher your risk of developing the disease, say investigators who have studied almost 3000 people in five European

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    • 04 MAY 05

    The Cancer Epidemic – Symptom of an Unsustainable Society

       By Alain Brunel     Le Devoir     Tuesday 03 May 2005    The number of new cancer cases is growing twice as fast as population in Canada: as of now, 44% of Canadian men and 38% of Canadian women will be affected during their lifetimes. The Canadian Cancer Society recently highlighted the urgency of establishing prevention policies to

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