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(HealthDay) -- It's easy to think that a poisoning won't happen to you or someone you love, especially if you've taken precautions like locking up your cleaning products and other chemicals.
Health Jun 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
(AP)—Nigeria's first lady has described details of a mystery illness she had that the country's presidency refused to discuss.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A short burst of low voltage alternating current can effectively eradicate E. coli bacteria growing on the surface of even heavily contaminated beef, according to a study published in the International Journal of Food Safe ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Mexican papayas tainted with salmonella have sickened 99 people in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Vaccines that employ weakened but live pathogens to trigger immune responses have inherent safety issues but Yale researchers have developed a new trick to circumvent the problem—using ...
Medical research Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Cedars-Sinai researchers have reported two advances in the understanding of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, the most common gastrointestinal disorder in the United States, affecting an estimated 30 million people.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The number of young children admitted to hospitals or seen in emergency departments because they unintentionally took a potentially toxic dose of medication has risen dramatically in recent years, according to a new Cincinnati ...
Health Sep 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An American-owned battery plant in China will remain shut until the end of the year over fears it has caused lead poisoning in local children, the Shanghai Daily reported on Friday.
Health Sep 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
It is well known that eating disorders are common among teens and college students. Heavy alcohol consumption is another well-known unhealthy habit of this age group. A new study from the University of Missouri shows that ...
Health Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
According to scientists, carbon monoxide (CO), a tasteless, colorless and odorless gas, is not only a danger to the environment but also highly toxic to human beings. Found in the exhaust of vehicles and generators, CO has ...
Health Nov 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Coca-Cola said Friday there was no "product quality issue" with its Pulpy Milky drinks, after a boy who had consumed the product died and three others fell ill.
Health Dec 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- If you've been putting off repairing a peeling windowsill, or you're thinking of knocking out a wall, listen up: Check how old your house is. You may need to take steps to protect your kids from dangerous ...
Health Jan 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cyanide poisoning is often fatal and typically affects victims of industrial accidents, terrorist attacks, or structural fires. Based on research conducted at the Center for Drug Design at the University of Minnesota, startup ...
Medications Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research in Nature Medicine shows that boosting a protein pathway in the body's blood making system protects mice from otherwise fatal radiation poisoning.
Other Jun 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
The best-selling wrinkle erasing drug Botox will be used in an Australian study to treat hay fever, researchers said Tuesday after it showed promise in providing relief in early trials.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0