The Global Educational Toxicology Toolkit  (GETKIT): a 1-day course for teaching poisoning essentials in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC): course development and pilot data analysis - Kopec KT, Vohra R, Santos C, Kazzi Z, Wong A.

INTRODUCTION: Worldwide an estimated one million deaths occur annually as a result of poisoning. Internationally there is a lack of toxicology training programs, especially in resource poor settings. We developed a one-day, interactive toxicology curriculu...
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We describe the sudden death of a middle-aged man while having a sauna under the influence of α-pyrrolidinovalerophenone (α-PVP) (PM blood concentration: 0.8 mg/L), amphetamine (0.34 mg/L), and other drugs (buprenorphine, benzodiazepines), and engaging...
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The city of Minamata, Japan, is dotted with monuments commemorating victims of an industrial mass poisoning decades ago. High in the hills, a small stone memorial honors other deaths —of cats sacrificed in secret to science. Now, after restudying the ...
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BACKGROUND: Paraquat self-poisonings constitute a significant contributor to the global burden of suicide. Our aim was to evaluate the relationship between social and economic variables with the incidence of self-poisoning with Paraquat in the northeast of...
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(Karlsruher Institut f ü r Technologie (KIT)) Increasing drought and heat seriously affect plants. In the Upper Rhine area, for example, climate change results in the development of new plant diseases, an example being Esca, a disease that causes vines to die. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and partners have now launched the DialogProTec project that focuses on new approaches to plant protection without herbicides and fungicides. In collaboration with colleagues from Germany, France, and Switzerland, the researchers are conducting research in dialog with winegrowers, farmers, and industry.
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Publication date: Available online 30 March 2020Source: Journal of Organometallic ChemistryAuthor(s): Olga N. Gorunova, Ivan M. Novitskiy, Yuri K. Grishin, Igor P. Gloriozov, V.A. Roznyatovsky, Victor N. Khrustalev, Konstantin A. Kochetkov, Valery V. Dunina
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ConclusionSuicidal behavior is prevalent among school-going adolescents in Bangladesh. This study underscores the importance of early screening and interventions targeted to adolescents at risk, which might reduce the suicide rate among this population in Bangladesh.
Source: Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
During this time, children may be home from school and you may have more #handsanitizer accessible. Be sure to keep all hand sanitizer products out of reach of children, and call poison control if swallowed at 800-222-1222 or go to http://poison.org . pic.twitter.com/9eu2b0FagZ
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The authors regret that there were two typographical errors in the Results section of the abstract of the published article. Please see below for the corrected abstract in full. Background: The increasing use of pregabalin and the presence of pre...
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