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Seeking out skin creams that contain toxic mercury

As countries try to rid themselves of toxic mercury pollution, some people are slathering and even injecting creams containing the metal onto or under their skin to lighten it, putting...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Engineers now understand how complex carbon nanostructures form

Understanding how nanotube forests are created could lead to advancements in aerospace and biomedical...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Increased levels of radon in Pennsylvania homes correspond to onset of fracking

Levels of radon, a known carcinogen, rising since 2004, around the time that drilling for a new type of natural gas well beganJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Study vailidates first 'gold standard' technique for identifying early signs of Alzheimer's

The first 'gold standard' technique for measuring brain tissue loss - an early sign of Alzheimer's disease - has been validated in a new study led by UCLA researchers.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Mayo Clinic finds direct evidence of gadolinium deposition in brain tissues

Mayo Clinic research finds direct evidence of gadolinium deposition in neuronal tissues following intravenous administration of gadolinium-based contrast agents used in MRI exams.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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'Gold standard' for pain relief after shoulder surgery may not be 24 karat

Single-shot nerve block provided pain relief for significantly shorter than 24 hoursAround 10,000 patients undergo shoulder surgery in Ontario every year and most go...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Studies find $1 test using gold nanoparticles outperforms PSA screen for prostate cancer

Cancer biomarkers cling to gold nanoparticles, providing more accurate early-stage detectionA test that costs less than a $1 and yields results in minutes has been...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Gold nanoparticles may improve radiation treatment for cancer

Lab tests show that tethering gold nanoparticles to peptides that seek out cancer cells can intensify the cancer-killing effect of radiation.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Early Iron Deficiency Damage May Be Eased By Ritalin

Ritalin may help improve brain function in adolescent rats that were iron deficient during infancy, according to a team of Penn State neuroscientists.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Flu infections can lead to deadly cytokine storm that sparks lung inflammation

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have mapped key elements of a severe immune overreaction - a 'cytokine storm' - that can both sicken and kill patients who are infected with...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Study in China supports Qiagen's QuantiFERON-TB Gold over tuberculin skin test for latent tuberculosis infection

Groundbreaking clinical data published in the The Lancet medical journal showed that reliance on the 100-year-old tuberculin skin test has significantly overestimated latent...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Briefs: Migraine management meets magnesium

Migraines are a common sight during any shift in the ED. I have written about them before, and the benefits of antiemetics and depakote are reasonably well documented. A treatment for refractory headaches that seems to be gaining favor recently is IV magnesium. You may be familiar with Mag and its use in asthma exacerbation, or (gasp) preeclampsia – but emerging evidence suggests that magnesium may help with migraines as well.  
pemcincinnati.com
over 4 years ago
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Podcast #11: All Seizures Stop…Eventually (Magnesium and Eclampsia)

A healthy 23 year old woman presents 37 weeks pregnant seizing. She has no history of seizures, drugs, trauma, illness, etc.  You are addressing the A, B, Cs and the nurses asks “what med do you want to stop the seizure”?  
thesgem.com
over 4 years ago
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The New Age of Sepsis Management - R.E.B.E.L. EM - Emergency Medicine Blog

Physicians have become more aggressive in the management of sepsis which raises the question of whether all elements of EGDT protocol are still necessary.  
rebelem.com
over 4 years ago
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Sodium, Potassium, Diuretics with Dr. Lederer

Dr. Eleanor Lederer addresses sodium and potassium regulation including mechanisms of diuretics. She presents a basic approach to addressing cases and analyz...  
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over 4 years ago
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Gold Mine Of Black Heads On Nose

Here is a Gold mine of black heads, rare and very big black heads on nose, known as solar comedones, being extracted out of nose by me with the help of comed...  
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over 4 years ago
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Rat droppings, urine and arsenic found in fake beauty items - BBC News

Police are warning people about fake beauty products after substances such as rat droppings, human urine and arsenic were found in seized goods.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Cambodia's lucky iron fish - BBC News

A fish-shaped lump of iron could be the answer to the global problem of anaemia.  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago
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Why an iron fish can make you stronger - BBC News

Could an iron fish, made out of recycled car parts and put into the cooking pot, be a solution to the world's iron deficiency problems?  
bbc.co.uk
over 4 years ago