Do you drink tap water? Beware, it may contain harmful plastic particles

Do you drink tap water? Beware, it may contain harmful plastic particles

While the health risks are unknown, the researchers pointed to previous findings that┬áplastic particles can absorb, and release, potentially harmful chemicals and bacteria. For the survey, 159 tap water samples were analysed of which 83% were found to contain plastic particles, researchers from the University of Minnesota and the State University of New York wrote in a report titled Invisibles: The plastic inside us. While much research has focused on plastic pollution of lakes, rivers, the ocean, beaches, even the air we breathe, less attention has been paid to its…

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Drinking Water From Plastic Bottles During Pregnancy May Harm Your Baby

Drinking Water From Plastic Bottles During Pregnancy May Harm Your Baby

Pregnancy is a special moment in everyone’s family. There’s nothing like the joy of having a baby. But it is also the time for the pregnant woman to be very mindful of what to eat and drink. There are various factors that can affect the development process of your baby if you are not careful, leading to the onset of future diseases as well. It is no hidden fact that almost everything we eat and drink today come loaded with chemicals, and on top of that we also stay in…

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Prenatal Exposure to Plastic Chemicals May Develop Depression in Boys

Prenatal Exposure to Plastic Chemicals May Develop Depression in Boys

Baby boys exposed to a common chemical used in plastics before delivery are more likely to develop symptoms of anxiety and depression at the age of 10-12, a new study has revealed. BPA (Bisphenol A) is a component of some plastics found in food containers, plastic water bottles, dental sealants and thermal receipt paper. In the body, BPA is a synthetic estrogen, one of the class of chemicals known as “endocrine disruptors.” The new study, published in the journal Environmental Research examined early life exposure to the chemical BPA. A…

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Pregnant and consuming Water in Plastic Bottles? Your toddler perhaps vulnerable to weight problems

Pregnant and consuming Water in Plastic Bottles? Your toddler perhaps vulnerable to weight problems

it is the age of plastic, and with out us even realising, it has grow to be a not unusual feature in our every day lives. The plate that we consume on, the bowl that we serve, the meals that we keep in our kitchen cupboard and the fridge are all fabricated from plastic. Even the water bottles we drink from aren’t spared. despite us knowing how dangerous plastic is for our health due to the fact it’s miles made up of many toxic additives, it’s miles everywhere. in keeping…

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All-Metal LG G5 Features ‘Primer’ not ‘Plastic’, Claims Company

All-Metal LG G5 Features ‘Primer’ not ‘Plastic’, Claims Company

LG has responded to the allegations that it has stuffed a lot of plastic instead of metal into the LG G5 flagship smartphone. The South Korean smartphone manufacturer says that it’s not plastic but primer it has used in its “all-metal” smartphone. Last week, a gadget reviewer on YouTube claimed that the LG G5, which was launched at Mobile World Congress in February, has a significant amount of plastic on its body. Addressing the growing uproar from the community, LG says that the material it has used in some parts…

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