Exposure to chemicals as a disease risk factor.
Exposures to chemical or other toxins can clearly create
risks for medical conditions.
Numerous industrial chemicals, minerals, pesticides
or pollutants are associated with disease.
See also risks for alcohol, caffeine and smoking.
see list of conditions below.
Related risk factors: food (38), water (29), caffeine (2), smoking (61), alcohol (36), radiation (23)
Risk Factor Center,
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Chemicals/toxins: Diseases list
The following list of medical conditions
have 'Chemicals/toxins' or similar
listed as a risk factor in our database:
... Certain chemicals, Toxins
- Lead poisoning
... lead-glazed pottery containers, lead soldering, lead petrol, lead in soil, lead plumbing
... certain chemicals, Benzene
- Lung cancer
... Asbestos, Radon
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