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World Health News WHO agency says insecticides lindane and DDT linked to cancer

WHO agency says insecticides lindane and DDT linked to cancer

nsecticide lindane, once widely used in agriculture and to treat human lice and scabies, causes cancer and has been specifically linked to non-Hodgkin lymphoma, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) also said that DDT, or dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, probably causes cancer, with scientific evidence linking it […]

6/24/15 at 10:57 am     1231      , , , ,     Reuters