Kratom poisoning surged 52-fold in six years as more turn to the herbal opioid alternative
In 2011, just 31 calls were made to US poison control centers for kratom. By 2017, that number had soared to 286, including calls for 11 exposures that turned fatal, a Nationwide Children's study found.
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9TA01275C, PaperNa Ni, Cheng Cheng Wang, Stephen J Skinner, San Ping Jiang La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3- δ (LSCF) solid oxide fuel cell cathodes were poisoned by Cr at different temperatures and polarization conditions with a Cr-Fe alloy as the interconnect. Cr induced degradation was analysed by... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
This article addresses lead exposure upon arrival and post-resettlement in 705 refugee children (age 0 –16 years) attending a university clinic in Syracuse, NY, a city with a large refugee population. 17% of the newly arrived children had elevated blood lead levels (BLLs) (≥ 5 µg/dL); 10% had elevated BLL upon follow-up; 8.3% of the children’s follow-up elevated BLL were new exposures. 30% were found to have increased BLL at follow-up regardless of arrival status. An analysis of new exposures found a significant proportion of children would have been missed on routine screening that ta...
March 17–March 23, 2019 is National Poison Prevention Week Every day in the United States, over 300 children under the age of 20 are seen in an emergency room because of poisoning, and two of them die. What is most heartbreaking is that poisonings are preventable — and quick action can save lives when they happen. Poisoning prevention Here are some tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics to prevent poisoning in children: Keep medicines, cleaning and laundry products, paints and varnishes, as well as pesticides, out of sight and reach of children. If possi...
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Deployed on farms, industrious dung beetles clean up livestock waste, improve soil and reduce harmful bacteria.
[VOA] Uganda has stopped nationwide distribution of a United Nations food supplement called Super Cereal after two people died and more than 90 others came down with food poisoning.
This study highlights an important mechanism by which vascular injury can impair brain function.
Causes of nausea and loss of appetite include food poisoning, allergies, and medications. The cause of these symptoms will determine the treatment. Learn more about loss of appetite and nausea here.
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