Do I Have to Lose Me to Love You?
As codependents we lose ourselves in relationships, unaware that losing our Self is the greatest despair. When the relationship inevitably ends, it’s devastating because we are lost. We lack autonomy because that task wasn’t completed by adulthood. Often there are power struggles, characterized by repeated, unresolved arguments, either about a single recurring issue or numerous trivial things. Many of them boil down to the question of who has control, whose needs will be met, or how intimate they will be. Intimacy problems are a common symptom of codependency. Avoidance of intimacy, and the vulnerabil...
Source: Psych Central - April 24, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT Tags: Abuse Codependence Narcissism Personality Relationships & Love Self-Esteem Autonomy Boundaries Closeness Codependency Denial dependent personality Emotional Abuse Guilt Identity Independence Intimacy Manipulation Resent Source Type: news

New Tool Determines If Vermiculite Insulation Contains Asbestos
Scientists with the United States Geology Survey (USGS) have created a hand-held spectrometer to determine if vermiculite insulation contains deadly amphibole asbestos. The recent innovation should provide a time-saving technique for commercial and home inspectors. Currently, inspectors must send samples to off-site laboratories before making that determination. “The emphasis was coming up with a method that was both reliable and easier to use,” Gregg Swayze, USGS scientist and lead researcher, told Asbestos.com. “We achieved that goal.” The findings were published in the April 2 edition of America...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 24, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

A Remarkable New Technology That Will Diminish A Global Cancer Threat
A new technology could be used to sort grain like corn/maize at high speed and take out an important toxic and carcinogenic contaminant that is a particular issue for Africa - This is being advanced by a partnership between the Swiss company B ühler and Microsoft (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Savage, Contributor Source Type: news

Chemical weapons are intentionally deployed against the most vulnerable groups of people - Gee P.
The ongoing chemical attacks in the Syrian conflict are shocking. Chemical weapons are considered indiscriminate, affecting both military and civilian targets. From a toxicology point of view, this is untrue. In a gas attack poison … Langua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Systems toxicology approach to identifying paracetamol overdose - Mason CL, Leedale J, Tasoulis S, Jarman I, Antoine DJ, Webb SD.
Paracetamol (acetaminophen (APAP)) is one of the most commonly used analgesics in the United Kingdom and the United States. However, exceeding the maximum recommended dose can cause serious liver injury and even death. Promising APAP toxicity biomarkers ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Herb-induced liver injuries in developing nations: an update - Amadi CN, Orisakwe OE.
The last few decades have seen a rise in the use of herbal supplements, natural products, and traditional medicines. However, there are growing concerns related to the safety and toxicities of these medicines. These herbal medicines are associated with com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

E-Cig Liquid Remains a Poisoning Danger to Young Kids
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- Following an enormous jump in children's exposures to toxic liquid nicotine from electronic cigarettes, the rate dropped in just one year, new research reveals. But too many young kids are still being exposed to liquid... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The New Health Care: California, Coffee and Cancer: One of These Doesn ’ t Belong
A judge ’ s ruling on warning labels for coffee isn ’ t backed by evidence and could do more harm than good. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AARON E. CARROLL Tags: Coffee Cancer California Labeling and Labels (Product) Hazardous and Toxic Substances Source Type: news

Even Organic Cotton Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock: Study
Title: Even Organic Cotton Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/20/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - April 23, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Abrus precatorius poisoning and central pontine myelinolysis - Sarkar S, Basu K, Das J, Datta S.
Accidental poisoning with Abrus precatorius (AP) can rarely produce neurological complication due to its toxic principle "Abrin". The plant is best known for its red seeds, which are used as beads and in percussion instruments. Ingestion of a single seed c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Hydrogen-bromide flow batteries could soon power the renewable energy industry (but release a dangerous, toxic gas)
(Natural News) An energy storage concept from the Radical ’60s could solve the biggest problem of the wind energy sector. In an article published in ScienceDaily, Kansas researchers have developed a viable hydrogen-bromine flow battery that could store excess electricity during the night. Anyone who has been in the Midwest is bound to run across a wind... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists have developed new semiconductors that are more environmentally friendly
(Natural News) Concerned with the prevalence of useful but toxic perovskites in photovoltaic cells, a group of Iowa-based researchers devised alternative materials. They reported creating cheaper and eco-friendly semiconductors with similar performance, according to a ScienceDaily article. Perovskites are light-gathering materials used as semiconductors in solar panels. While highly efficient – called “wonder materials” by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer Care Becoming More Patient-Centric
In this podcast, Dr. Debra Patt discusses trends in cancer care, including how treatments are becoming more personalized and less toxic. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - April 21, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Anna Azvolinsky Tags: Immuno Oncology News Survivorship Source Type: news

Even organic tampons and menstrual cups can cause TSS
It does not matter what your tampon is made of - it can still cause toxic shock, and so can menstrual cups. According to a new French study, the safest way to deal with period blood is still a pad. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Even Organic Cotton Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock
Toxic shock syndrome is caused by an immune system reaction to bacterial toxins such as S. aureus or the streptococcus bacteria.  Symptoms include fever, rash, low blood pressure and fatigue, and the condition can quickly progress to coma and even death through multiple organ failure. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Even Organic Cotton Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock: Study
FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 -- Although still exceedingly rare, menstrual toxic shock syndrome can be dangerous and has been tied to the use of tampons. And new research finds that the type of fibers used in manufacturing tampons doesn't seem to matter... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Why cleaning too often could be bad for your health
For the obsessively clean, beware. Those cleaning chemicals you spray all over to get your house spick-and-span may be hurting your lungs. Dr. Clayton Cowl, a Mayo Clinic lung specialist and toxicologist says cleaning chemicals are a risk, but one that can be managed. https://youtu.be/qtXURaBVCt8 Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:00) [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mother-of-two got toxic shock syndrome caused by a tampon
Amy Haller Follis, of Pennsylvania, saw her mother, father, grandparents, uncle, and her cousin who committed suicide in the mid-1990s at 16. All this despite taking out her tampon in time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malawi:Vendors Using Body Corpse-Embalming Chemicals to Preserve Fish
[Nyasa Times] If you ever bought Chambo on the streets in Lilongwe, chances are that a toxic and dangerous chemical used in embalming dead bodies was used to preserve it. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Dr äger to Unveil New Safety Technologies for Firefighters at FDIC
Houston – Today Dräger announced it will unveil patented technology that for the first time can alarm when the combined smoke-borne gases HCN and CO, known as the ‘toxic twins’ are present. The company will also demonstrate a new hands-free team commmunication system and live burns on demand at its mobile trainer. “Based on more than one hundred years of serving firefighters in North America and around the world, Dräger continually creates new technologies to advance firefighter safety,” said Lothar Thielen, President and Regional CEO, Dräger North ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 18, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Industry News Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Dr äger to Unveil New Safety Technologies for Firefighters at FDIC
Houston – Today Dräger announced it will unveil patented technology that for the first time can alarm when the combined smoke-borne gases HCN and CO, known as the ‘toxic twins’ are present. The company will also demonstrate a new hands-free team commmunication system and live burns on demand at its mobile trainer. “Based on more than one hundred years of serving firefighters in North America and around the world, Dräger continually creates new technologies to advance firefighter safety,” said Lothar Thielen, President and Regional CEO, Dräger North ...
Source: JEMS Operations - April 18, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Industry News Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Dr äger to Unveil New Safety Technologies for Firefighters at FDIC
Houston – Today Dräger announced it will unveil patented technology that for the first time can alarm when the combined smoke-borne gases HCN and CO, known as the ‘toxic twins’ are present. The company will also demonstrate a new hands-free team commmunication system and live burns on demand at its mobile trainer. “Based on more than one hundred years of serving firefighters in North America and around the world, Dräger continually creates new technologies to advance firefighter safety,” said Lothar Thielen, President and Regional CEO, Dräger North ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 18, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Industry News Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Flavors of fire: assessing the relative toxicity of smoke from different types of wildfires - Seltenrich N.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Could Banned PCB Chemicals Be Lurking in Your Kitchen?
WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 -- Toxic chemicals that have been banned for nearly four decades may be hiding in kitchens across the United States, new research suggests. Polychlorinated biphenyls, more commonly known as PCBs, might be released when... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Psychosocial characteristics of alcohol dependence patients committed self-poisoning suicide attempt - Pashkovskiy VE, Antonova DV, Prokopovich GA, Egorov AY.
AIM: To determine с psychosocial characteristics of alcohol-dependent patients committed self-poisoning suicide attempt. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Individuals, who were admitted to the toxicology department after the self-poisoning suicidal attempt, were stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Improved method of delivering anti-cancer drugs
(Cardiff University) A new non-toxic method for delivering anti-cancer drugs to specific parts of the human body could mean the end of the severe and nasty side effects associated with many cancer therapies, according to researchers at Cardiff University's School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Active young adults with Type 1 diabetes have muscle complications: Study
(York University) A new study from McMaster and York universities has found that poor muscle health may be a complication of Type 1 diabetes, even among active twenty-somethings. The researchers found structural and functional changes in the power generation parts of the cell, or mitochondria, of those with diabetes. Not only were the mitochondria less capable of producing energy for the muscle, they were also releasing high amounts of toxic reactive oxygen species, related to cell damage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

When Strategies Go Awry: Part 6 In A Series On Cognitive Biases And Their Impact
By Laura A. Frase Refining Our Thinking About Thinking: Battling the Sway of Cognitive Biases "They will get it straight one day at the Sorbonne. We shall return at twilight from the lecture pleased that the irrational is rational." - Wallace Stevens (1942)1 (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 18, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Claim That Benzene Caused Leukemia Falls With Dismissal Of Experts, Panel Rules
DENVER - The 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 10 agreed with a trial court that opinions of two experts that long-ago exposure to benzene caused a woman's leukemia failed due in part to a lack of reliability in their methods and that without the expert's testimony, summary judgment on causation to defendant oil companies is appropriate (Samantha Hall v. Conoco Inc., et al., No. 17-6086, 10th Cir., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 8944). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Judge Tosses Couple's Suit Saying Demolition Caused PCB Contamination, Injuries
MADISON, Wis. - A federal judge in Wisconsin on March 30 awarded summary judgment to defendants in a lawsuit brought by a couple alleging that demolition of an industrial facility on a nearby property caused their land to be contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), finding that the plaintiffs failed to produce any evidence to show that the contamination occurred as a result of the demolition (William Liebhart, et al. v. SPX Corp., et al, No. 16-cv-700-jdp, W.D. Wis., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 54994). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Judge: Case Against Monsanto For Injuries From Water Tainted By PCBs Survives
ANNISTON, Ala. - A federal judge in Alabama on April 5 denied Monsanto Co.'s motion to dismiss a chemical exposure case against it brought by a man who contends that he developed leukemia as a result of drinking water contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) that were manufactured by Monsanto (Carl R. Arrington v. Monsanto Chemical, No. 17-1585, N.D. Ala.; 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 58092). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 18, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

8th Circuit Reverses; New Trial Needed On Damages In Chemical Exposure Case
ST. LOUIS - A panel of the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 5 reversed a $13 million punitive damages ruling in a chemical exposure case and held that a new damages trial was appropriate because a lower court erroneously concluded that judicial estoppel applied based on an inconsistent position taken by the defendants in a separate case related to successor-in-interest liability (Jodelle L. Kirk v. Schaeffler Group USA Inc., et al., No. 16-3417, 8th Cir.; 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 9012). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Chemical Exposure Plaintiffs: Attempt To Exclude Discovery Infringes On Rights
LANCASTER, Pa. - A Pennsylvania woman who is also the executrix for the estate of a man who died following chemical exposure in his workplace filed a brief in state court on April 3, contending that the defendants' attempt to exclude discovery that is reasonably calculated to lead to admissible evidence "impermissibly infringes on" her due process right to discovery (Kimberly Williams, as Executrix of the Estate of Robert Whetts Jr., et al. v. Armstrong World Industries Inc., et al., No. CI-16-10715, Pa. Comm. Pls., Lancaster Co.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - April 18, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

6th Circuit Finds Corporate Successor Not Indirectly Liable For Cleanup Costs
CINCINNATI - The corporate successor to two companies that operated a manufactured gas facility in Florida is not indirectly liable to contribute to a plaintiff company's response costs to clean up groundwater contamination under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), a Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled April 10 in affirming the defendant's award of summary judgment (Duke Energy Florida LLC v. FirstEnergy Corp., No. 17-3024, 6th Cir., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 8932). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Judge: Tainted Groundwater Claims Not Ripe; Plaintiffs Lack Standing
DURHAM, N.C. - A federal judge in North Carolina on March 29 dismissed a coal ash groundwater contamination lawsuit against an energy company on grounds that the environmental group bringing the case failed to establish that it suffered a concrete injury that is "fairly traceable" to the company's alleged violation of law (Roanoke River Basin Association v. Duke Energy Progress, LLC, No. 17-561, M.D. N.C., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52991). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Split 4th Circuit: Groups Have Valid Claim For Water Tainted By Ruptured Pipeline
RICHMOND, Va. - A divided panel of the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 12 vacated and remanded a ruling by a district court, concluding that conservation groups have a valid claim against a company whose pipeline leaked 369,000 gallons of gasoline into local groundwater and other water sources (Upstate Forever, et al. v. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP, et al., No. 17-1640, 4th Cir.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Town, Authorities Reach Deal To Make Drinking Water Comply With Federal Law
ALBANY, N.Y. - The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on April 12 announced that it has entered into a consent decree with the Town of Ticonderoga, N.Y., under which the town will switch the source of some of the drinking water it provides to bring the town into compliance with federal law pertaining to safe drinking water, as well as state code (United States of America, et al. v. Town of Ticonderoga, N.Y., No. 18-442, N.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Judge: Third Party Had Proper Permits, Not Liable For Groundwater Contamination
PITTSBURGH - A federal judge in Pennsylvania on April 13 dismissed charges against a third-party plaintiff in a lawsuit brought by an environmental group that contends that glass-polishing activities contributed to local groundwater contamination. The glass manufacturer sued the third party, contending that it shared liability, but the judge said the third party produced evidence that it possessed the proper permits to conduct its operations (PennEnvironment, et al. v. PPG Industries Inc., et al. v. AS America Inc., et al., No. 12-342, W.D. Pa.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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14 States, Others Sue EPA For Failure To Curb Methane Emissions From Fracking
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Fourteen states, the District of Columbia and the city of Chicago on April 5 sued the Environmental Protection Agency and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, seeking to compel Pruitt to comply with the nondiscretionary duty under federal law to establish guidelines for limiting methane emissions from existing sources in the oil and natural gas sector (New York, et al. v. E. Scott Pruitt, et al., No. 18-773, D. D.C.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Plaintiffs' Counsel: Motion To Exclude Lead Expert's Testimony 'In Error'
MILWAUKEE - One of the attorneys representing residents who sued paint companies alleging injuries from exposure to lead-based paint on April 3 sent a letter to Wisconsin federal judge presiding over the case, contending that defendant Atlantic Richfield Co.'s (ARCO) motion to exclude the testimony of the plaintiffs' experts is "in error" (Glenn Burton v. American Cyanamid, et al., No. 07-0303, E.D. Wis.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Motion To Replace Flint Co-Liaison Counsel Is 'Smear Campaign,' Attorney Says
DETROIT - The co-liaison counsel that represents some of the individual plaintiffs in the lead-contaminated water crisis lawsuit brought against the city of Flint, Mich., on April 9 filed a brief in Michigan federal court contending that a motion filed by interim co-lead class counsel, which represents the entire class of plaintiffs, seeking replacement of the co-liaison counsel is "nothing but a retaliatory smear campaign" against the co-liaison counsel (In re Flint Water Cases [Luke Waid, et al. v. Richard D. Snyder, et al.], No. 16-10444, E.D. Mich.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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Judge: Jurisdiction Exists For Engineering Firm In Flint Lead-Water Lawsuit
DETROIT - A federal judge in Michigan on April 5 ruled that personal jurisdiction exists over an engineering consulting company named as a defendant in the lead-contaminated water lawsuit brought by the residents of Flint, Mich., because evidence indicates that the company has performed other work in Michigan, which means it has a presence in the state (In re Flint Water Cases [Luke Waid, et al. v. Richard D. Snyder, et al.], No. 16-10444, E.D. Mich.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
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$17M move: NMS Labs starts work on new Horsham HQ
The demand for its forensic toxicology services is growing. The need by law enforcement to identify and detect the latest synthetic opioids products hitting the streets is a major reason. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

ALS: How 'toxic' proteins could protect neurons
Researchers have found that large, fibrous aggregates thought to drive Lou Gehrig's disease might actually help to protect motor neurons. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - April 17, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Muscular Dystrophy / ALS Source Type: news

Medical News Today: ALS: How 'toxic' proteins could protect neurons
Researchers have found that large, fibrous aggregates thought to drive Lou Gehrig's disease might actually help to protect motor neurons. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Muscular Dystrophy / ALS Source Type: news

With Antimalarials in Lupus, Watch for Retinal Toxicity
(MedPage Today) -- Following guidelines will minimize risk, specialist says (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - April 17, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

EPA Takes Toxic Site Flooded By Harvey Off Special Cleanup List
The EPA says the San Jacinto Waste Pits near Houston no longer needs Scott Pruitt's personal attention due to progress on a remediation plan. But the site is still years away from being cleaned up.(Image credit: Rebecca Hersher/NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rebecca Hersher Source Type: news

FDA Grand Grounds - FDA's Predictive Toxicology Roadmap: Implications and Opportunities for Stakeholders
May 10, 2018 12:00-1:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Studies Show Immune Treatments Could Be Key in the Fight Against Lung Cancer
Researchers report some of the most encouraging results yet for treating lung cancer with the latest immune-based treatments, most of which have been approved to treat other types of tumors. In three papers presented at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, and published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine, lung cancer experts found innovative ways to weaken lung tumors to improve people’s chances of surviving the disease. “There is definitely a high unmet need,” says Patrick Forde, assistant professor of oncology and associate member of the Bloomberg-Kimmel Instit...
Source: TIME: Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer cancer immunotherapy Source Type: news