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Latest Arsenic poisoning Stories

2008-08-19 18:00:43

Higher levels of arsenic in the urine appear to be associated with increased prevalence of type 2 diabetes, U.S. researchers said.

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2008-02-12 16:35:00

Scientists in Italy claim that they have disproved the legend that Napoleon was poisoned by his British jailors.

2007-02-08 06:00:29

By Jim Nesbitt, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Feb. 8--A Wilmington judge might rule as early as this afternoon whether admitted killer Ann Miller Kontz will be prohibited from having any contact with her 7-year-old daughter.

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2005-07-22 06:40:59

Scientists have found high levels of arsenic in the hair of King George III and say the deadly poison may be to blame for the bouts of apparent madness he suffered.

2005-07-01 12:25:22

By Alison McCook NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some children with particular genetic patterns appear to process arsenic differently, suggesting that they may be more -- or less -- vulnerable to its effects, according to new study findings.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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