EPA reverses approval for poison traps used by ranchers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawal preliminary approval for deadly sodium cyanide traps blamed for injuries to people and pets as well as predators in the U.S. West
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Publication date: September 2019Source: Journal of Catalysis, Volume 377Author(s): Dung Van Dao, Ganpurev Adilbish, Thanh Duc Le, Thuy T.D. Nguyen, In-Hwan Lee, Yeon-Tae YuAbstractDirect methanol fuel cells (DMFCs) are emerging as clean and renewable energy sources for global-scale sustainable energy solutions. However, several limitations of the current standard catalyst (platinum supported carbon black: Pt/C) prevent their commercialization. As an effective co-catalyst, Au@CeO2 core-shell structures are greatly advantageous for getting over the remaining hurdles of Pt/C in DMFCs. Herein, we report an efficient approach f...
Source: Journal of Catalysis - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
This column focuses on the work of Mollie Rebecca Cummins, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, associate professor and associate dean for Research and PhD Program, College of Nursing; and adjunct associate professor, School of Medicine and Department of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah. Dr Cummins work in big data, applied informatics, and interoperability in the context of poison control.
Source: JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration - Category: Nursing Tags: Departments: Inspiration Point Source Type: research
[HRW] Thousands of children in Kabwe, Zambia, risk lead poisoning just by playing outside because the earth and dust are so contaminated. The source is a lead and zinc mine that shut down in 1994 but was never properly cleaned up or sealed off. Lead poisoning can lead to health issues ranging from learning disabilities to seizures or even death. Philippa Stewart spoke to researcher Joanna Naples-Mitchell about the implications for families living in Kabwe -- where the soil in contaminated neighborhoods has
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Publication date: September 2019Source: Journal of Catalysis, Volume 377Author(s): Yang Wu, Jianjun Chen, Wei Hu, Kun Zhao, Pengfei Qu, Puqing Shen, Ming Zhao, Lin Zhong, Yaoqiang ChenAbstractA series of ZrO2 materials were prepared by calcining ZrO2·xH2O at temperatures from 600 to 900 °C. The oxide materials were used to prepare Pd/ZrO2 catalysts coated on the monolith. Under lean conditions, the monolithic catalysts were tested for complete oxidation of CH4 in the presence and absence of water. In process of the preparation of supports, the ratio of monoclinic ZrO2 (m-ZrO2) to tetragonal ZrO2 (t-ZrO2) incre...
Source: Journal of Catalysis - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
INTRODUCTION: Childhood adversity (CA) has been suggested as a key risk factor for suicidal behaviour, but evidence from low/middle-income countries is lacking. In Sri Lanka, CA, in the form of child maltreatment or as a consequence of maternal separation,...
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We report that digoxin and related compounds activate the NLRP3 inflammasome in macrophages and cardiomyocytes at concentrations achievable during clinical use. Inflammasome activation initiates the maturation and release of the inflammatory cytokine IL-1β and the programmed cell death pathway pyroptosis in a caspase-1–dependent manner. Notably, the same fluxes of potassium and calcium cations that affect heart contraction also induce inflammasome activation in human but not murine cells. Pharmaceuticals that antagonize these fluxes, including glyburide and verapamil, also inhibit inflammasome activation by card...
Source: Journal of Biological Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Immunology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Interinstitutional coordination should be promoted through joint meetings, and also training classes on disaster management and its implementation should be held. Moreover, up-to-date clinical protocols must be accessible to personnel, and facilities and resources needed in the disaster should be provided.
Source: Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment - Category: Addiction Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
Condition:   Methane Poisoning Intervention:   Sponsor:   Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital Not yet recruiting
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Publication date: Available online 22 August 2019Source: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology &PharmacologyAuthor(s): Shuiping Liu, Yuanyuan Zhu, Sisi Yan, Haisi Xiao, Jine Yi, Rongfang Li, Jing Wu, Lixin WenAbstractPhenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) is one of the glucosinolates (GLs) present in cruciferous vegetables. Although there are many reports of livestock and poultry poisoning caused by plants containing GLs, the actual dosage that causes poisoning and the characteristics of GLs and their metabolites are unclear. Herein, we investigated the inhibitory effects of PEITC on IPEC-J2 cells and ex...
Source: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology and Pharmacology - Category: Toxicology Source Type: research
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