News tagged with poisoning

Typhoid's lethal secret revealed

Typhoid fever is one of the oldest documented diseases known to have afflicted mankind but what makes it so lethal has remained a mystery for centuries. In a study appearing online July 10 in the journal Nature, Yale resear ...

Jul 10, 2013
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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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