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2013-08-26 16:24:58

Dr. William Romero of Dix Hills, NY is ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. DIX HILLS, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients' Choice has announced that Dr. William Romero was one of a select few physicians honored with the prestigious 2012 Compassionate Doctor Certification. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130826/DC69450) Each year, nearly 100 million patients across the U.S. access websites like Vitals,...

2013-08-18 23:01:35

Transparency Market Research Published new "Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Global Scenario, Trends, Industry Analysis, Size, Share And Forecast, 2011 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/crop-protection-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 18, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Crop Protection Chemicals Market - Global Industry Size,...

2013-08-15 16:23:06

Nevada's largest beverage distributor continues statewide beer education initiative with launch of in-house Cicerone® training program LAS VEGAS, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Wine and Spirits of Nevada (SWS of NV) recently launched a comprehensive Cicerone training program in an effort to make every employee a Certified Beer Server, the first level of the Cicerone(® )Certification. Providing employees a thorough background in beer strengthens SWS of NV's education...

2013-08-15 12:23:56

DUBLIN, August 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fl5mz7/tetrodotoxin_cas) has announced the addition of the "Tetrodotoxin (CAS 4368-28-9) Market Research Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fl5mz7/tetrodotoxin_cas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Tetrodotoxin (CAS 4368-28-9) Market Research Report 2013 presents comprehensive...

2013-08-09 23:20:42

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic to its website about the dangers of this type of poisoning. The law firm has helped several of their clients obtain compensation for these types of injuries and they work with experienced lead poisoning lawyers. (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 Lead was once a common ingredient in paint and it is still used in certain products and by certain industries. People may be exposing themselves to this toxic material without even knowing it. For...

2013-07-31 23:20:26

Kombucha tea has benefits, side effects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 GetKombucha (http://www.getkombucha.com/), the world’s most reviewed Kombucha brewing site, is now offering an extract that will help resolve the most prevalent issues with the tea. Kombucha’s new extract is free of additives and easily portable, providing both convenience and safety. Among its many health benefits, Kombucha extract has the following five benefits: The product is sugar-free, making it...

2013-07-31 16:23:24

With the expansion of commercial chemical activity in China, scientists and other professionals involved with manufacturing and chemical usage have convenient access to authoritative information COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), the world's authority for chemical information, announced today that the 2013 Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances in China (IECSC) has been added to its database containing international regulatory...

Nasal Spray For Snake Bite Paralysis
2013-07-31 04:44:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of California researchers has developed a novel approach to treating venomous snakebites by administering antiparalytics topically via a nasal spray, a breakthrough that could dramatically reduce the estimated 125,000 global snakebite fatalities each year. The researchers, led by Dr. Matt Lewin of the California Academy of Sciences in collaboration with the Department of Anesthesia at the University of California, San...

2013-07-23 23:30:48

Lead Blood testing can help people who patronize or work for firing ranges to assess their risk for lead exposure. Request A Test offers Lead Testing which is convenient and affordable. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Request A Test, a leading provider of direct to consumer lab testing, has expanded their test menu to include new lead level blood tests. Lead exposure can come from a number of sources and one that tends to be overlooked is the risk of exposure to those who visit...

Arsenic In Rice Could Chromosomal Damage
2013-07-22 17:58:39

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports, rice could raise the risk of genetic damage in humans. Researchers discovered that high concentrations of arsenic in rice could cause chromosomal damage. They found that people in rural West Bengal eating rice  with greater than 0.2 mg/kg arsenic as a staple showed higher frequencies of micronuclei than those consuming rice with less arsenic. The study screened...


Latest Toxicology Reference Libraries

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...

Harlequin Poison Frog, Oophaga Histrionica
2013-06-25 13:44:18

The Harlequin Poison Frog (Oophaga histrionica) known also as the Harlequin Poison Dart Frog, is a species of poison dart frog with a native range from Western Ecuador to the El Choco region of Colombia. The frog is usually found on the ground of tropical rain forests, amongst fallen limbs or leaf litter. O. histrionica, along with O. speciosa, produces cardiotoxins referred to as histrionicotoxins. These moderate to highly toxic compounds act as potent non-competitive antagonists of...

601px-Echinophilia
2012-04-03 19:33:28

Chalice Corals, are a family of stony corals in the Pectiniidae family. Members of this family are mostly colonial but at least one species, Echinomorpha nishihirai, is solitary. These corals are endemic to the Indian and Pacific oceans. Pectiniids have a number of different forms but are basically streamlined and smooth. Polyps are large and brightly colored and resemble those of members of the Mussidae family of corals. The polyps are only extended at night. Tentacles are translucent,...

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