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Wernicke's encephalopathy following reduced food intake due to depressive disorders - Melchionda D, Martino T, Carapelle E, Lalla A, Cologno D, Avolio C.
Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE) is an unexpected common neurological disorder caused by thiamine deficiency often due to alcohol abuse, but WE-not alcohol related is also frequent. A prolonged reduction of food intake can cause WE. This condition can arise ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Tox on the Web: deadly cocaine/fentanyl combination, the rising price of naloxone, and more
  Cocaine/Fentanyl Kills 3 in North Carolina: WTVD-ABC Eyewitness News in Raleigh, North Carolina reports that 3 people local Chatham County died over the weekend — and another 6 were taken to hospital — after using cocaine that had been surreptitiously adulterated with fentanyl. This is somewhat unusual, although many deaths in the past have been caused by fentanyl-laced heroin. A similar death occurred recently in Upstate New York. Naloxone Sticker Shock: The New York Times reported that with demand for intranasal naloxone increasing exponentially as take-home programs and use b...
Source: The Poison Review - December 8, 2014 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Tags: Medical cocaine fentanyl death. gastric lavage fatality robert hoffman tox on the web Source Type: news

Not enough vitamin B1 can cause brain damage
A deficiency of a single vitamin, B1 (thiamine), can cause a potentially fatal brain disorder called Wernicke encephalopathy. Symptoms can include confusion, hallucinations, loss of muscle coordination and vision problems. Untreated, the condition can lead to irreversible brain damage and death. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 11, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Not enough vitamin B1 can cause brain damage
(Loyola University Health System) A deficiency of a single vitamin, B1 (thiamine), can cause a potentially fatal brain disorder called Wernicke encephalopathy. Symptoms can include confusion, hallucinations, coma, loss of muscle coordination and vision problems such as double vision and involuntary eye movements. Untreated, the condition can lead to irreversible brain damage and death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Conscious disturbance after collision injury in a patient on diet: Wernicke's encephalopathy - Wang AY, Chang WT, Chen YF, Hsieh MJ.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news