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Insecticide banned in West widely used here

Chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl have been identified as possible causes of neurological damage in children.

11 Dec 2019 1:39 AM

Cockroaches developing resistance to pesticides

Cockroaches are slowly becoming resistant to pesticides and the future could be scary.

06 Jul 2019 6:40 PM

Mothers' pesticide levels may lead to autism in children

The findings appeared in the American Journal of Psychiatry.

18 Aug 2018 8:03 PM

New pesticide may harm bees as much as those to be replaced

Fears have been growing globally in recent years over the health of bees.

16 Aug 2018 12:59 PM

4 foods that can cause cancer revealed

We take a look at 4 otherwise innocent looking food items that can cause cancer

29 Jun 2018 4:30 PM


Deadly pesticide use increases at illegal pot farms: Study

The chemical is intended for use as an insecticide but is so powerful that a quarter of a teaspoon can kill a 300-pound bear.

30 May 2018 9:37 AM

Man trying to burn cockroaches sets off explosion in his own house

While the explosion damaged the kitchen and walls of the house, the shrapnel caused lacerations on the man’s head and hand.

09 Mar 2018 5:05 PM

Pesticide exposure could be linked to infertility: Study

Here's what researchers discovered.

31 Oct 2017 3:19 PM

Agricultural pesticide exposure may cause women to have preterm babies

Offspring of expectant mothers who live near farms that apply heaviest concentrations of pesticides are most at risk, research shows.

14 Sep 2017 9:09 AM