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New lateral-flow immunochromatographic strip combined with quantum dot nanobeads and gold nanoflowers for tetrodotoxin rapid detection

Analyst, 2017, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C7AN01227F, PaperHaicong Shen, Fei Xu, Meng Xiao, Qiangqiang Fu, Zhenzhu Cheng, Shiwei Zhang, Caihong Huang, Yong Tang Tetrodotoxin (TTX) is a potent, low molecular weight analyte that can lead to fatal poisoning and requires a sensitive, rapid detection method. Here, we have developed a competitive, lateral-flow immunochromatographic... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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TRENTON, N.J. - A federal judge in New Jersey on Jan. 8 dismissed a lead-poisoning lawsuit against the School District of Newark, N.J., and Gov. Chris Christie related to contaminated drinking water in schools, contending that the plaintiffs failed to allege the personal involvement of any specific defendants in a manner sufficient to survive a motion to dismiss (Veronica Branch, et al v. Chris Christie, et al., No. 16-2467, D. N.J.; 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3381).
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Proponents are seeking to have a referendum put on the November ballot in California that would authorize $2 billion in bonds to fund a competitive grant program for the remediation of structural and environmental hazards such as lead-paint poisoning in homes, schools and other facilities on grounds that if the remediation is ignored, it "could impact schools and cost the State of California thousands of available housing units for low and middle income families."
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Conditions:   Dietary Habits;   Lead Poisoning;   Pregnancy Related Intervention:   Other: None - observational Sponsors:   University of Bristol;   Wellcome Trust;   Medical Research Council;   Bristol Biomedical Research Unit Completed
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STOMACH pain can be a sign of several mild conditions - trapped wind, indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea or food poisoning. But it can also be a symptom of a more serious gut infection.
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[Vanguard] Women have many options for oral contraceptives that are safe, effective and reversible, but despite decades of research, men have none.
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Carbon monoxide and cyanide poisoning are important causes of death due to fire. Carbon monoxide is more regularly assessed than cyanide at the site of burn or smoke inhalation treatment due to its ease in assessment and simplicity to treat. Although several forensic studies have demonstrated the significance of cyanide poisoning in fire victims using blood cyanide levels, the association between the cause of cardiac arrest and the concentration of cyanide among fire victims has not been sufficiently investigated.
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MONDAY, Jan. 22, 2018 -- Along with other hazards, winter storms bring with them an increased risk for illness and death from carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide is a gas known as the silent killer because you can't see, smell or taste it,...
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Every year in the US, about 10,000 persons are treated for carbon monoxide poisoning, and roughly 400 die from unintentional exposure. This mostly occurs in our cold winter months, like now… Why winter? Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas normally found in the atmosphere at low levels. Many things contribute to the level of CO in the air, both outdoors (like pollution) and indoors (like tobacco smoke). High levels can also be produced from the burning of wood, gas, and other fuels. Poor heating systems or those with improper ventilation can lead to dangerous levels of CO in the air. Thi...
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Cholinesterases are enzymes important for some nerve transmissions where the enzyme acetylcholinesterase plays a crucial role. The second enzyme, butyrylcholinesterase, is not necessary for the neurotransmission but it is involved in some detoxification re...
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This study aimed to describe clinical manifestations, reasons for delayed presentations, harmful first...
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