News tagged with poisoning

Preventing blood poisoning

Peptide molecules derived from the body's natural immune system can help boost the body's defence against life-threatening blood poisoning, joint University research has uncovered.

May 17, 2013
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Local laws key to reducing dangers of lead poisoning

A new study appearing this week in the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law catalogues community-based efforts to develop strategies and policies that – by targeting high risk housing – may hold the key to red ...

May 06, 2013
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Fla. company supplied organs in rabies case

(AP)—An official at an organ donation service in Florida says it was the supplier of transplanted organs from a man who later was found to have died of rabies.

Mar 18, 2013
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The right dose for oncology

EPFL researchers develop a tool for oncologists using the electrical signature of cancer cells to get just the right treatment dosage for each patient.

Mar 04, 2013
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Is lead poisoning behind some juvenile crime?

Lead is a common element but is found in old paints (including those once used on children's toys), soil, old piping, water, and the atmosphere from lead-containing vehicular fuels, even drinking vessels. At high dose it ...

Feb 11, 2013
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