What you need to know about pregnancy tests and asbestos exposure

A pregnant woman could test positive for asbestos and lead if she's exposed to a potentially harmful chemical while pregnant, according to a new study published in Environmental Health Perspectives.The study, which looked at 1,097 pregnant women, found the chemicals are in the body during pregnancy."The results of this study show that prenatal exposure to asbestos and/or lead is a risk for...

Nuclear stress test results reveal high levels of radioactive elements

Nuclear stress tests conducted by scientists in New Delhi and Bhopal have revealed the high levels and a marked increase in radioactive elements, the scientists said on Wednesday.The findings of the first tests by scientists at the Centre for Atomic Energy of India and the Atomic Energy Research Institute (AERI) in the capital are likely to be discussed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and...