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May 31, 2019
Groundwater in 40 districts of UP's rural areas have high levels of arsenic2.34 crore people, who depend on hand pumps & tube wells, are affected by the contamination of arsenic.
May 07, 2019
Drinking arsenic water can affect the heart and cause cardiovascular diseases, who knew?The heart can undergo structural changes if the person is exposed to arsenic water but it can be reversed.
Mar 28, 2019
Silent killer arsenic slowly poisoning crores of people in West Bengal as successive govts fail to address issueWest Bengal accounts for 1.04 crore out of India’s 1.48 crore population harmed by arsenic.
Nov 27, 2018
High levels of arsenic in seafood are worrisome; studies show even harmless forms of chemical may be toxicSeafood and seafood products contain high levels of arsenic compounds. The chemical element is mainly found as arsenobetaine. DMAsV or MMAsV can be found in various types of fin-fish, crabs, and molluscs. Arsenocholine, which is mainly found in shrimp, is chemically similar to arsenobetaine.
Nov 14, 2018
Arsenic kills silently as you relish your chicken and mutton dishes; high time to pick safe foodAcute arsenic poisoning can lead to vomiting, abdominal pain, watery diarrhoea containing blood, cardiac problems, destruction of red blood cells, vertigo, delirium, shock, coma and death.
Apr 06, 2016
Bangladesh: 20 million poor drink water contaminated with arsenic; over 40,000 killed every yearTwenty million poor in Bangladesh are still drinking water contaminated with arsenic, two decades after the potentially deadly toxin was discovered in the supply, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.
May 04, 2015
From corroding Delhi metro to causing cancer: Holy Yamuna now a poison filled hazardGiven the corrosive damage that is being caused to ACs, it's no great leap of logic to assume that the health of people living on the banks of the Yamuna is also under threat.
Feb 02, 2015
Arsenic-affected village now selling packaged drinking waterOnce forced to drink arsenic-contaminated ground water, residents of a remote hamlet in West Bengal near Indo-Bangla border are now purifying water from ponds and selling packaged safe drinking water.
Dec 06, 2012
Arsenic in drinking water damages lungsPregnant women who drink water with traces of arsenic may give birth to babies who have increased odds of respiratory infections, says a new study.