Rain water can cause cancer, research says
A recent study conducted by European experts has shown that the spread of hazardous chemicals used worldwide has increased the chances of dangerous diseases spreading on the ground and later getting these chemicals into rainwater which can cause cancer.
According to the British newspaper ‘The Independent’ , the research conducted by the experts of Stockholm University stated that the waste of dangerous chemicals all over the world has spread to the corners by joining the rainwater and people get cancer by drinking the rainwater. can become victims of dangerous diseases including
In this regard, it was reported that the waste of dangerous chemicals called ‘Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)’ is spreading diseases in the rain water.
The above mentioned chemicals are considered extremely dangerous and may take thousands of years to disappear.
These dangerous chemicals are also called Forever Chemicals .
Initially produced by a few companies in the 1950s, these chemicals are used in frying pans, foam, construction materials, and food packaging containers.
The above mentioned chemicals are not visible but due to adding them to things, their life span is increased along with making them stronger, but these chemicals are harmful to human health.
International organizations and forces have been trying for many years to ban these two chemicals and in the last few years there has been a significant reduction in the production of these chemicals, however these chemicals are still used worldwide and products made from such chemicals After being thrown on the ground as waste, these chemicals are being transferred to the rain water during the rain.
According to experts, the above mentioned chemicals can cause other diseases including cancer and respiratory diseases and the same was reported in earlier research in this regard.