Poisoning emergency visits among children: a 3-year retrospective study in Qatar - Ahmed A, AlJamal AN, Mohamed Ibrahim MI, Salameh K, AlYafei K, Zaineh SA, Adheir FS.

BACKGROUND: Poisoning in toddlers and infants is almost always unintentional due to their exploratory behavior, which is different from adults. The prevalence and background of childhood poisoning in Qatar is still unknown. The aim of this study is to expl...
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Publication date: Available online 2 June 2020Source: Revista Clínica Española (English Edition)Author(s): D. Ibrahim-Achi, M.A. Pérez-Carrillo, M. Expósito-Rodriguez, G. Burillo-Putze
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Publication date: Available online 2 June 2020Source: Annals of Emergency MedicineAuthor(s): Johanna J. Nugteren–van Lonkhuyzen, Dylan W. de Lange, Antoinette J.H. P. van Riel, Ruben Q. Vrolijk, Dana Ohana, Laura Hondebrink
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(Princeton University) Poison is lethal all on its own -- as are arrows -- and together, they can take down the strongest opponents. A team of Princeton researchers have found an antibiotic that simultaneously punctures bacterial walls and destroys folate within their cells -- killing like a poisoned arrow -- while proving immune to antibiotic resistance.
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Lab Chip, 2020, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D0LC00290A, PaperSiyuan Wang, Ning Liu, Lingyan Zheng, Gaozhe Cai, Jianhan Lin Rapid screening of foodborne pathogens is key to prevent food poisoning. To cite this article before page numbers are assigned, use the DOI form of citation above. The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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In a recent issue of Annals, Cho et al investigated the risk of deep venous thrombosis after carbon monoxide poisoning. They found that it was significantly increased by 90 days after carbon monoxide poisoning. The authors used a cohort crossover design in...
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Chromium (Cr) is a strong oxidant and poisoning usually begins with gastrointestinal symptoms progressing to multiorgan failure. Lethal dose of chromium salt varies between 6 to 8 g in adults [1, 2] and 1 g in children. In the human body, Cr VI is reduced ...
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Paralytic shellfish toxins (PSTs) are a group of toxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning through blockage of voltage-gated sodium channels. PSTs are produced by prokaryotic freshwater cyanobacteria and eukaryotic marine dinoflagellates. Proliferati...
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BACKGROUND: Stimulant poisoning frequently causes altered mental status (AMS) and can result in severe cerebral vascular complications. The role of noncontrast brain computed tomography (CT) in acute stimulant-poisoned patients presenting with AMS remains ...
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BACKGROUND: Opioid-associated ototoxicity is a known complication of opioid exposure, although the mechanism remains unclear. While historically most closely linked to heroin and oxycodone, evolving reports suggest that it may be a class effect of opioids....
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Acute methanol poisoning is a life-threatening type of metabolic and neurological intoxication that commonly occurs following the accidental ingestion of methylated spirits (Kraut and Kurtz 2008). Methyl alcohol toxicity in Iran related to the new coronavi...
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