Are Sanitary Napkins Dangerous? Well, India Has No Guidelines For Use Of Chemicals

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By Kaisar Andrabi DELHI – After a Delhi-based environmental NGO released a study that sanitary napkins sold in India carry high amounts of chemicals linked with heart disorders, diabetes and cancer, news outlets carried it with a focus on cancer, raising fear among people. But are sanitary napkins really that dangerous? What kind of impact can such news have? BOOM spoke to the researchers of the study and health experts and asked them these vital questions. We tried to understand why and how the use of sanitary pads can cause serious health complications and what can be the solutions. Dr Akans…

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