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Risk List

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) from use of medications

Air pollution and the health effects of particulate matter (PM) - important public health issues

Alcohol-Attributable Cancer in Canada

Risks of exposure to aluminum in nature and industrial use

Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Factors and Public Health

Inorganic Arsenic Exposures

Arthritis Risk Factors

Asbestos exposure can lead to serious respiratory diseases

B

Oral Blood Thinners and Thrombosis Risk

Risk of blood transfusion

Brownfields

Butter Flavouring and Occupational Health

Mad Cow Disease (BSE) - a fatal disease caused by a prion protein

Genes that cause breast cancer


C

Caffeine and Pregnancy

Cervical cancer - second leading cause of cancer deaths in women

Fallout from Chernobyl radiation accident estimated to cause 40,000 cancer cases in Europe.

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)in elk and deer - similar to Mad Cow Disease

Health Risks Associated with Contact Lenses

Copper

High-Fructose Corn Syrup

D

Dental Amalgam Risks

Diabetes Risk Factors

E

Endocrine Active Chemicals (EACs)

Energy Drink Consumption

Environmental tobacco smoke (second hand smoke) and adverse health effects

F

Indoor Formaldehyde a Risk Factor for Asthma in Children

G

Gluten Health Risk


H

Hand hygiene
compliance

IV
is a retrovirus that can lead to AIDS which severely weakens people’s immune systems

Head Injury Risk in Hockey: Reducing Concussion Frequency and Severity in the National Hockey League

The Risks of Using a Hot Tub

Human Papillomavirus in Males


I

Influenza virus - seasonal outbreaks of flu and its health complications


L

Lead in Drinking Water

Leukemia in Children

Lung Cancer Occupational Risk Factors

Lyme Disease Risk in Canada


M

Manganese Exposure

Mercury and Fish Consumption During Pregnancy

Mobile phone use and brain cancer risk


N

Potential health risks of engineered nanoparticles


O

Childhood obesity

Obesity in Canada


P

PBDE Flame Retardants

Raw Meat and Bone Diets for Household Pets

Phthalates and Risks to Human Health

Postpartum Depression

Prion diseases or TSE’s, transmissible spongiform encephalopathies affect the central nervous system


R

Radon - a radioactive gas linked to lung cancer yet present in almost every home


S

Second-hand smoke in Multi Unit Dwellings

Human Health Risk Assessment of TiO2 and ZnO Nanoparticles Found in Sunscreen


T

Global Re-Emergence of Tuberculosis

Type 2 Diabetes Among Canadian Aboriginal Populations


U


Skin cancer risks from exposure to natural and artificial ultraviolet radiation


V

Variant Creutzfeldt - Jakob Disease (vCJD)– human form of Mad Cow


w

Water Pipe Smoking (and Shisha) in North America





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