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  1. photo Research shows that adding rice husk to soil reduces <b>arsenic</b> uptake by halfResearch shows that adding rice husk to soil reduces arsenic uptake by halfNews
    soil and water. Further, it has a particular affinity for inorganic arsenic (an arsenic compound that lacks the organic element carbon). Inorganic arsenic compounds are known to be far more poisonousRead more
  2. photo How Rice Can Cause Cancer (And How to Avoid This)How Rice Can Cause Cancer (And How to Avoid This)Treatment
    is not being fed to their children along with the rice at dinner. British research scientists warn that rice is being grown where contaminants were used in the past. The poison arsenic is found in trace amountsRead more
  3. photo Breastfeeding protects babies from formula-induced <b>arsenic</b> <b>poisoning</b>Breastfeeding protects babies from formula-induced arsenic poisoningNews
    . "This is an important public health benefit of breastfeeding." Arsenic is a naturally occurring element that is a potent poison and can lead to serious health consequences even in small doses. It has been linkedRead more
  4. photo 6 Places to Look for <b>Arsenic</b> in Food6 Places to Look for Arsenic in FoodArticle
    that can cause skin, bladder, and lung cancer, as well as heart disease. Because arsenic is present in pollution, it can also end up in seafood like mercury does. It’s not easy to avoid this poison becauseRead more
  5. photo Low levels of <b>arsenic</b> may decrease head circumference at birth, according to Dartmouth studyLow levels of arsenic may decrease head circumference at birth, according to Dartmouth studyNews
    to arsenic levels common in the United States. An invisible poison Arsenic is a naturally occurring element and industrial byproduct, most often found in soil and bedrock in many parts of the United StatesRead more
  6. photo Mother campaigns for clean water after <b>arsenic</b>-associated cancer took son's lifeMother campaigns for clean water after arsenic-associated cancer took son's lifeNews
    Arsenic is considered a carcinogen and is linked to various cancers and other diseases. High doses have been used to poison people surreptitiously, because it is colorless and odorlessRead more
  7. photo Which parts of America are the most contaminated with <b>arsenic</b>?Which parts of America are the most contaminated with arsenic?News
    Heavy metal poisoning is becoming a very serious issue in America today, as toxins in groundwater and soils, some of which have persisted there for decades, are increasingly turning up in bothRead more
  8. photo Is There <b>Arsenic</b> in Your Organic Baby Formula?Is There Arsenic in Your Organic Baby Formula?Article
    Could there be poison in your baby’s bottle? New research suggests that organic baby formulas sweetened with brown rice syrup may contain high levels of arsenic. It may sound like something outRead more
  9. photo The FDA finally starts to address baby rice's <b>arsenic</b> problem: reduces amount of brain-damaging ingredient, but won't ban itThe FDA finally starts to address baby rice's arsenic problem: reduces amount of brain-damaging ingredient, but won't ban itNews
    States. Decades later, these soils remain contaminated with the poison – particularly in the South, where many cotton fields have been shifted over to rice production. Even today, arsenic continuesRead more
  10. photo <b>Arsenic</b> being intentionally added to conventional chickenArsenic being intentionally added to conventional chickenNews
    arsenic. And the worst part is that industrial chicken producers are directly responsible for causing this, as they intentionally add arsenic-based pharmaceutical drugs to chicken feed in order to bulk themRead more

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Arsenic poisoning

Disease

Arsenic poisoning is a medical condition caused by elevated levels of arsenic in the body. The dominant basis of arsenic poisoning is from ground water that naturally contains high concentrations of arsenic. A 2007 study found that over 137 million people in more than 70 countries are probably affected by arsenic poisoning from drinking water.Symptoms of arsenic poisoning begin with headaches,...More