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2014-04-15 23:10:53

Medical diagnosis led Denver woman to create healthful shopping experience. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Denver entrepreneur Elizabeth Wasserman today announces True Goods, an online marketplace of hard-to-find, toxin-free home, child and personal care products. All items for sale must pass True Goods' rigorous “Consciously Curated”® set of standards and practices that evaluates ingredients in everyday goods. Products containing known toxins are never accepted...

2014-02-25 23:32:48

Wild Mint releases guide to help families rid kitchens of toxins and instill safer, healthier practices. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 To help families create a safer, healthier kitchen, Wild Mint, an eco-friendly and toxin-free resource for families, released a guide with 8 Ways to Create a Non Toxic Kitchen. The guide covers 8 essential kitchen categories including cookware, bakeware, cooking utensils, gadgets & essentials, dinnerware, food storage, green cleaning, and...

2014-01-28 23:31:21

Eco friendly, toxin-free company, Wild Mint, has released their first healthy nursery e-guidebook to help parents create a safe, non toxic nursery for their children. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Wild Mint, a toxin-free, eco friendly company, has released its first Healthy Nursery E-Guidebook to help parents create a safe place for babies. Wild Mint hopes to teach parents about the dangers of potentially toxic chemicals found in a nursery, and outline why children are more...

2014-01-21 23:32:19

The American College of Medical Toxicology will sponsor the Natural Toxins Academy: Clinical Applications of Cutting-Edge Research in Phoenix, Arizona on March 27, 2014. Topics will include plant toxins, venoms and antivenoms, and economic concerns related to antidotal therapy. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 The American College of Medical Toxicology will present the Natural Toxins Academy: Clinical Applications of Cutting-Edge Research in Phoenix, Arizona on March 27, 2014....

2014-01-05 23:01:50

The Detox Dieter provides access to a new 30-second Body Toxin Assessment, plus shares access to three free trainings on how to reduce toxin exposure, eliminate built-up toxins, and nourish the body to lose weight and feel more energized. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 05, 2014 The Detox Dieter provides access to a new 30-second free Body Toxin Assessment, plus shares access to three trainings on how to reduce toxin exposure, eliminate built-up toxins, and nourish the body to lose weight...

Bacteria Use Lethal Cytotoxins In Order To Evade Antibiotic Treatment
2013-11-18 11:49:43

Aarhus University Bacteria that cause infectious diseases produce a number of cytotoxins, and an international research team has now found the mechanism behind one of these toxins. The new results could make it possible in the future to develop new treatment methods to impair the cytotoxic activity and thereby reduce the severity of infectious diseases. In spite of the fact that the first antibiotics were discovered almost a century ago, infectious diseases such as tuberculosis,...

2013-09-03 23:25:52

Eco friendly, toxin free company, Wild Mint, adds toxin free yoga mats, candles, and other lifestyle items to its website for safer, healthier products. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Wild Mint, a toxin free, eco friendly company that offers solutions to create a safer, healthier lifestyle has expanded their website to include lifestyle products. While many conventional products contain harmful chemicals like BPA, phthalates, lead, and formaldehyde, Wild Mint’s items are...

New Secrets Of Spider Venom Revealed
2013-08-30 09:22:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the University of Arizona and Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon has found the venom of the brown recluse and other spiders in the genus Loxosceles produces a much different toxic reaction in the body than previously thought. The finding could eventually lead to more effective anti-venoms, study researchers said. The venom of the brown recluse bite contains a protein that can result in the formation of...

2013-07-10 19:46:46

Typhoid fever is one of the oldest documented diseases known to have afflicted mankind but what makes it so lethal has remained a mystery for centuries. In a study appearing online July 10 in the journal Nature, Yale researchers offer an explanation of how the devastating disease marked by delirium and stupor still kills 200,000 people every year - and also suggests the basis of a future vaccine. The culprit appears to be a powerful toxin possessed by Salmonella typhi, the bacterium that...

2013-06-05 11:47:01

Scientists in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University have developed a new, inexpensive and precise way to detect the toxin secreted by Vibrio tubiashii, a bacterial disease that a few years ago caused millions of dollars in losses to the oyster aquaculture industry in the Pacific Northwest. When perfected and commercialized, the new assay should give oyster growers an early warning system to tell when they have a problem with high levels of this toxin and must take...