Poisoning

Lead Poisoning Of Children

A remediation and public education effort at an abandoned battery recycling facility in Bangladesh eliminated most lead soil contamination, but levels of the toxic metal in children living near the site did not decrease nearly as much. The...

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Multiple Dog Foods Recalled After 70 Dogs Died Due To Suspected Poisoning

Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Pet foods from Midwestern Pet Company are under a voluntary recall. A reported 70 dogs have died, and more than 80 have gotten sick. The food was found to have dangerous levels of aflatoxins, which are...
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Shiga Toxin's Not Supposed To Kill You

E. coli food poisoning is one of the worst food poisonings, causing bloody diarrhea and kidney damage. But all the carnage might be just an unintended side effect, report researchers. Their findings might lead to more effective treatments for this...
Related topics: Food Poisoning, Diarrhea, Medical Research

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Young Sea Lion Recovers From Shark Bite, Returns To Ocean

A feisty young sea lion is back in the Northern California wild after five weeks of rehabilitation to treat a severe shark bite, domoic acid poisoning and malnutrition.

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Shemar Moore Tests Positive For Covid-19

Shemar Moore has come down with COVID-19 ... and he's hoping this will be the end of a really bad year-and-a-half for him. The "S.W.A.T." actor said when he started feeling lousy, he thought it was just food poisoning. The test he took...
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Doctors Reveal Navalny Symptoms, Treatment In New Article

Doctors revealed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's symptoms and their treatment for the 44-year-old's suspected poisoning in a new article published in the Lancet medical journal.In the article, doctors from Berlin’s Charite...
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Mystery Illness That Affected Hundreds In India Might Have A Simple Explanation

The mystery illness that has affected more than 500 people in India since Saturday, killing one person, might already have an explanation. A team of doctors found traces of nickel and lead in some patients' blood, and they believe that poisoning is...

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Covid-19: Hand Sanitizer Poisonings Soar, Psych Patients At Risk

Cases of poisoning -- intentional and unintentional -- from ingestion of alcohol-based hand sanitizer have soared during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Alcohol

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Unmet Job Expectations Linked To A Rise In Suicide, Deaths Of Despair

The study, published in JAMA Network Open, is the first to link the rise in suicide and drug-poisoning deaths among men without a college degree to declines in working-class jobs.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Russia Under Renewed Pressure To Explain Navalny Poisoning

Russia has come under renewed pressure to explain the nerve agent attack on opposition figure Alexei Navalny as the annual meeting of the global chemical weapons watchdog got underway

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Moderna Vaccine Designed In..... 2 Days

Imagine dining in a restaurant that served your turkey dinner at 120 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees is safe), charged you $500 a plate, and then had no liability when you ended up passed out on the bathroom tile from food poisoning. And then it got...
Related topics: Vaccines, Food Poisoning

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New Study Reveals Poisoning Exposures In Australian Schools

New research has found poisoning exposures in children and adolescents while at school are relatively common and appear to be increasing, highlighting the need for more robust prevention measures.
Related topics: Medical Research

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The Most Popular Painkiller On The Planet Has Been Poisoning People

One of the most popular painkillers on the planet is increasingly being blamed for overdoses and poisonings. Individuals taking much higher than recommended doses, and taking them for extended periods of time, is becoming more and more common. The...
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Mechanistic Basis Of Oxygen Sensitivity In Titanium

Titanium is extremely sensitive to small amounts of oxygen, which can lead to markedly decreased ductility of the material. Materials scientists therefore aim to lower the costs of purifying titanium, while avoiding the poisoning effects of oxygen....

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Paracetamol Poisonings Up

In 2003, the painkiller paracetamol became available in Switzerland in tablets with a higher dose of the active ingredient. This correlates with an increase in cases of paracetamol poisoning in the country, as a data analysis shows.
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Preventing Lead Poisoning At The Source

More than 103,000 rental units spread across Cleveland are potentially vulnerable to lead contamination because they were built before 1978 when lead paint was outlawed. According to a new study from Case Western Reserve University's Center on Urban...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Alexey Navalny Has The Proof Of His Poisoning

Masha Gessen interviews the anti-Putin Russian political activist Alexey Navalny, who nearly died after being poisoned, in August, and was rushed to Germany for medical treatment.
Related topics: Vladimir Putin, Activism

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Children's Opioid Harms Vary By Race, Location

Black children and children living in urban areas are less likely to have opioid-related poisoning or withdrawal but more likely to experience abuse or dependence, according to a study. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medical Research

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Wearing A Mask Doesn't Cause Co2 Poisoning

TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2020 -- Wearing a face mask cannot lead to carbon dioxide poisoning, even in people with lung disease, researchers report. The findings counter claims that wearing face masks to prevent spread of the new coronavirus may put some...
Related topics: Carbon Dioxide, Medical Research

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Study: Face Masks Unlikely To Cause Overexposure To Carbon Dioxide

Ethen Kim Lieser Health, Masks may be very uncomfortable to wear, but they do not harm you through carbon dioxide buildup. There appears to be no direct link between wearing face masks and coverings and carbon dioxide poisoning, according to a...
Related topics: Medical Research, Carbon Dioxide

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