Exploring food riddles in rhythm disturbances

Drinking excessive amounts of cola and eating honey made from the pollen of Rhododendrons can cause unusual syncope (fainting) and symptoms of arrhythmia

No medical evidence that insecticide poisoning treatment works

A study finds no evidence to suggest that a controversial antidote recommended by the WHO to treat patients poisoned with highly toxic insecticides improves their chance of survival.

Recovery from nerve poisoning

Youngsters suffering severe nerve poisoning following a scorpion sting recover completely and quickly if a scorpion-specific antivenom is administered, according to a recent study.

"Focus on food poisoning, seed selection, diet and productivity"

In the UK, scientists are using the beneficial bacteria known as probiotics to destroy food poisoning bacteria in poultry before it enters the food chain.

Cause of mussel poisoning identified

Eating mussels is a special treat for many people, although it is not completely without danger. The origin of the neurotoxin azaspiracid has finally been identified after a search for more than a decade.





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