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2013-10-11 23:23:36

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic that describes the risks associated with beryllium exposure. The law firm works with Beryllium lawyers who handle these cases. (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Beryllium is a metal that has become common in the manufacturing of certain goods. In particular it is often used in electronics such as cell phones, computers, and automotive sensors. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has warned that beryllium is a...

Scientists Help Identify Possible Botulism Blocker
2013-10-11 12:54:26

UC Irvine Study reveals structure of ‘gateway’ compound in lethal food-borne toxin US and German scientists have decoded a key molecular gateway for the toxin that causes botulism, pointing the way to treatments that can keep the food-borne poison out of the bloodstream. Study leaders Rongsheng Jin, associate professor of physiology & biophysics at UC Irvine, and Andreas Rummel of the Institute for Toxicology at Germany’s Hannover Medical School created a three-dimensional...

2013-10-07 23:31:24

Argireline® (known as the natural Botox®) is favored by many women who want to reduce and relax wrinkles, but who prefer topicals over injections. The popular Face Whisperer® Day cream, on sale this week, features Argireline®. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Many vibrant baby-boomers - and even those younger and older than baby-boomers - want their skin to reflect their energy and passion. They don't want to look 20 again, but they want to look as good...

2013-10-03 23:03:06

Agency Responds to Petition Brought by Health Care Without Harm and Eight Other Health and Environmental Groups Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 In a letter responding to a petition brought by nine major health and environmental organizations, including Health Care Without Harm (HCWH), on September 30, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it will withdraw 98 of 101 approvals given to arsenic-based animal drugs. This action will remove three of the four...

2013-09-26 23:30:32

ECOBOND LBP successfully combines hybrid paint technology with patented lead treatment technology to create a superior specialty paint product designed to seal and treat the hazards of lead dust and lead paint. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 ECOBOND LBP, LLC (ECOBOND), exclusive manufacturer of ECOBOND® LBP, the specialty paint product formulated to seal and treat the hazards of lead based paint, announced today the release of ECOBOND® LBP Hybrid. This advanced...

2013-09-16 23:01:17

CU Toxicology works to build a better drug test. Aurora, Colorado (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 The low-slung brick building at the far east end of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus doesn’t offer any hint about the work going on within: a unique private-public collaboration intent on bringing revenue measured in the millions—even billions—back to the university. The building houses the iC42 laboratory, with three mass spectrometers churning out results that lab...

FDA Approves Botox Anti-Wrinkle Treatments For Crow's Feet
2013-09-12 12:46:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Botox Cosmetic is an injected drug that was approved over a decade ago to treat frown lines, but plastic surgeons have been using it for a wide variety of other cosmetic purposes. And now, a US Food and Drug Administration ruling will allow the anti-wrinkling drug to be used for treating crow's feet. “This additional indication will provide people with a new FDA approved treatment option for those seeking a smoother appearance by...

2013-09-11 23:02:54

Novel Herbicides Deliver Superior Pre- and Post-emergent Weed Control at Exceptionally Low Use Rates Research Triangel Park, N.C. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, today announced Specticle® FLO and Celsius® are approved for use in California. Specticle FLO, a pre-emergent herbicide, protects against a broad spectrum of broadleaf and grassy weeds including Poa annua, crabgrass and goosegrass. Celsius delivers post-emergent...


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Golfodulcean Poison Frog, Phyllobates Vittatus
2014-09-12 08:59:50

The Golfodulcean Poison Frog, Phyllobates Vittatus, is a species of frog belonging to the Dendrobatidae family that is native to Costa Rica. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical, moist, lowland forests and rivers. It’s threatened by habitat loss. Like all members of the genus Phyllobates, Golfodulcean Poison Frogs have highly potent neurotoxin alkaloid poisons in their skin. While it’s only the fourth most toxic of the genus, the Golfodulcean Poison Frog is still a highly...

Golden Poison Frog, Phyllobates Terribilis
2014-09-12 08:44:46

The Golden Poison Frog, Phyllobates Terribilis, known also as the Golden Frog, Golden Poison Arrow Frog or the Golden Dart Frog, is a poison dart frog that is native to the Pacific coast of Colombia. The optimal habitat of this frog is the rainforest with high rain rates, altitudes between 100 and 200 meters, temperatures of at least 26 degrees Celsius, and relative humidity of 80 to 90 percent. While in the wild, this is a social animal, living in groups of up to six individuals; however,...

Ranitomeya sirensis
2013-07-30 10:53:54

Ranitomeya sirensis is a species of poison dart frog that is native to Peru. It is widely known as the Sira Poison Dart Frog, or more popularly as R. lamasi. It is kept as a bet by herpetoculturists and is considered to be one of the more difficult poison dart frogs to keep due to its relative rarity and the fragile nature of its tadpoles. Like most Ranitomeya species, R. sirensis is a mildly toxic poison dart frog. Its skin secretes small amounts of pumiliotoxins which coat the frog and...

Mimic Poison Frog, Ranitomeya imitator
2013-07-29 16:30:53

The Mimic Poison Frog (Ranitomeya imitator) is a type of poison dart frog located in the north-central region of eastern Peru. Like most other Ranitomeya species, R. imitator has a mild toxicity compared to other poison dart frogs. It produces the potent pumiliotoxin B, but its small size limits the amount of poison it can secrete. Like other poison dart frogs, it does not produce toxin in captivity. It most likely gains its poison from consuming toxic insects or other invertebrates within...

Blue Poison Dart Frog, Dendrobates Azureus
2013-06-25 14:59:59

The Blue Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates azureus) is a species of poison dart frog located in the forests surrounded by the Sipaliwini savannah, which is found in southern Suriname and northern to central Brazil. This frog is widely known as the blue poison dart frog or by its Indian name, okopipi. The species name comes from the fact that it is colored azure. This medium sized frog weighs about eight grams. It grows between 3 and 4.5 centimeters long and has a typical lifespan of four to...

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