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High levels of carcinogenic chemical found in everyday consumer products

High levels of carcinogenic chemical found in everyday consumer products

Cadmium is a heavy metal of considerable environmental and occupational concern. Cadmium compounds are classified as human carcinogens by several regulatory agencies. However, international regulations...
Transmission electron micrographs of reference serovar Typhi Ty2 strain. (a–d) Normal Salmonella cells and (e–h) cadmium adapted Salmonella cells. Arrows highlights the differences observed. Inset- White arrows marked the electron dense regions in the enhanced micrographic image.

How heavy metals are helping spread drug resistance

Exposure to cadmium is making typhoid-causing bacteria, Salmonella, stronger and difficult-to-treat with conventional antibiotics, a new study has suggested. Researchers have identified exposure to cadmium...

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