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2013-04-30 23:04:50

Zebrafish study suggests new research in The FASEB Journal confirms that zebrafish can be used as a model of human exposure to cyanide that vitamin B2 is an antidote to cyanide poisoning With the remains of a recent lottery winner having been exhumed for foul play related to cyanide poisoning, future winners might wonder what they can do to avoid the same fate. A new report in The FASEB Journal involving zebrafish suggests that riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2, may mitigate the toxic...

2013-03-26 12:24:04

LAS VEGAS, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Gold Corp. (OTC: PGOL) or ("Patriot Gold"), a developing gold and silver production and exploration company, today announced positive bottle roll cyanide leach test results from drill holes B-1201 and B-1207C at the Bruner Gold project located in Nye County, Nevada. Independent tests from two drill holes returned an average result of 97% gold extraction from 21 composites Positive results indicate that there is no material difference in...

2013-03-13 20:20:42

VANCOUVER, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Goldfields Ltd. (OTCQB: "MXOM") (the "Company") is pleased to report the results of a comprehensive metallurgical testing  program performed on samples from its 80% owned Cieneguita project, Chihuahua, Mexico. In addition, the Company also wishes to report the results of an updated mineral resource estimate incorporating the results of the metallurgical testing along with estimated mine and plant operating costs. The Cieneguita...

2012-12-18 12:22:05

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The same Canadian mining speculators who are now seeking government permits to build the Rosemont copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains near Tucson, Arizona, left behind a trail of unpaid vendors, a misspent government loan, hidden investors, and a toxic mess known to locals as "Cyanide Beach" after owning and operating an open-pit gold mine in Sardinia, Italy from 2003-07. That is the cautionary tale told in Cyanide Beach, a...

2012-08-09 10:39:45

National audit of antidote stocking in acute hospitals in the UK There is "substantial variation" in the stocks of essential antidotes used to treat various types of life threatening poisoning incidents in UK acute hospitals, finds research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal. National guidance produced jointly by the National Poisons Information Service and the College of Emergency Medicine in 2008 recommends the stocking of 29 antidotes at every hospital with an emergency...

2012-02-01 15:52:42

Researchers have found a new biomarker for cyanide poisoning, which may extend its detection window in death investigations by weeks if not months. Unless cyanide is discovered at the time of death on the mouth or nose, elevated cyanide concentrations can only be found for up to two days under current toxicological testing. A team of researchers have found a substance that appears in the liver following cyanide poisoning that could serve as a stable biomarker for a longer period of time....

2011-04-27 12:00:00

HOUSTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyanco Holding Corporation ("Cyanco") and Ascend Performance Materials ("Ascend") today announce plans for Cyanco to construct a new 55,000 metric ton per year sodium cyanide plant at Ascend's Alvin, Texas site. Cyanco and Ascend have executed long term agreements under which Ascend will supply hydrogen cyanide, utilities and services to the new Cyanco plant. "The Ascend site provides significant opportunity to third-party manufacturers because of...

2011-04-25 10:00:00

HOUSTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyanco Holding Corporation ("Cyanco") announced today that it has completed expansion projects at its two sodium cyanide plants in Winnemucca, Nevada increasing total capacity from 40,000 tonnes per year to 70,000 tonnes per year. This completes an effort initiated two years ago to ensure Cyanco's ability to supply increasing demand from its customers in the United States and Canada. Cyanco operates two independent plants at its Winnemucca facility....

2011-01-10 09:00:00

TORONTO, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR)(NYSE: CNI) will launch EcoRide in April 2011. EcoRide is a new container chassis expected to reduce fuel consumption in CN's trucking of containers to and from its intermodal terminals by eight to 10 per cent. The EcoRide chassis, developed in collaboration with a Canadian supplier, is equipped with a series of features that reduce fuel consumption, hence greenhouse gas emissions: side skirts to reduce aerodynamic drag, a weight 15 per cent less...

2010-07-22 14:37:00

FDA says Keystone kits are unapproved new drugs, and have not been proven safe and effective SILVER SPRING, Md., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Marshals today seized $39,000 worth of products labeled as cyanide antidote kits from Keystone Pharmaceuticals in Laguna Hills, California. The seizure warrant was issued by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. (Logo:...