Archaeologists discover cannabis in burners at 2,500-year-old Jirzankal cemetery in western China

(Natural News) A team of Chinese archaeologists uncovered ten handcrafted wooden braziers at an ancient burial site in the Pamir Mountains. These religious-style incense burners can be dated as far back as 1,000 BC. The incense burners were collected from eight tombs in Western China’s 2,500 year old Jirzankal cemetery. They contained traces of burnt...
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Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin cancer type in humans. Various factors play a role in BCC occurrence, but sunlight exposure is the most common etiologic factor. This case series presents three patients who had scarring after severe traumas (a deep abrasion, burn, and puncture injury); a long time after the respective traumatic events, a BCC occurred in the scar tissue. The lesions were excised, and BCCs were diagnosed based on histopathology. Although several etiologic factors may play a role in trauma-related BCC, the main mechanism remains unclear. A correct diagnosis with biopsy and an assessment of t...
Source: Advances in Skin and Wound Care - Category: Dermatology Tags: ONLINE EXCLUSIVE Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2020Source: BiologicalsAuthor(s): William Alonso, Pete Vandeberg, John Lang, Jeffrey Yuziuk, Rebecca Silverstein, Kenya Stokes, Dennis McBride, Maria Cruz, Doug Burns, W. Keither Merritt, Todd Willis, Juan I. JorqueraAbstractImmune globulin subcutaneous, human 20% solution (IGSC-C 20%, Xembify®)—a new 20% immunoglobulin (IgG) liquid product for subcutaneous (SC) administration—has been developed by Grifols. The IGSC-C 20% formulation is based on knowledge acquired from the formulation of Immune Globulin Injection (Human),10% Caprylate/Chromatography Purified (I...
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(sphingotec GmbH) In-depth method comparison by Dutch group shows that sphingotec's proprietary kidney function biomarker penKid ® is currently the most accurate surrogate marker for true glomerular filtration rate in patients with renal impairment
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Near real time (NRT) remote sensing derived land surface temperature (Ts) data has an utmost importance in various applications of natural hazards and disasters. Space-based instrument MODIS (moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer) acquired NRT data...
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BACKGROUND: Hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury can be lethal if left unattended. The transportation of severely wounded combat casualties from the battlefield to higher level of care via aeromedical evacuation (AE) may result in unintended compli...
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HOW TO lose visceral fat: Visceral fat is known to many leading health experts as the most harmful and dangerous kind of fat. Carrying too much visceral fat could put a person's life at risk. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce it and according to the latest study, eating this food type could help you to lose your visceral fat.
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ConclusionOur study does not support the routine usage of antibiotic prophylaxis in patients with burn injuries, but their administration can be considered in certain specific subgroups like patients with inhalational burns and patients developing pneumonia. Pneumonia is an independent risk factor for mortality when no antibiotic prophylaxis is used in burn patients.
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PMID: 32066161 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Annals of Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Ann Intern Med Source Type: research
Since its introduction on the market in 2007, the number of reports on injuries caused by the ignition or explosion of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) has increased significantly.Two male patients have been treated at our burn center, the for ENDS-related injuries. Their batteries came into contact with metal objects stored in their pants pockets, resulting in a short circuit and finally ignition. In both patients, the combined flame and chemical burn wounds were initially irrigated with water upon arrival at the emergency department, leading to increased levels of pain.
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ConclusionResults showed that tobacco, charcoal and smoke of waterpipe contained significant contents of toxic metals and BTEX, and exposure to these components could be the main reason for the concerns about waterpipe smoking.
Source: Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
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