News tagged with toxic reaction

Is redback spider antivenom effective?

Media reports about the redback spider antivenom being ineffective caused a bit of a stir recently. The articles were based on research presented at a major toxinology conference in Dubai. ...

Dec 05, 2013
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Chemist develops spray to detect poison oak's toxic oil

The last time Rebecca Braslau got a bad case of poison oak, she found herself pondering the chemical structure of urushiol, the toxic oil in poison oak and its relatives, poison ivy and poison sumac (all species of Toxicodendron).

Nov 09, 2012
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Protein could be used to treat alcohol effects on pancreas

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Medical Research Council (MRC) study has discovered that a protein provides protection against the effects of alcohol in the pancreas. The findings could lead to the development of new treatments to reduce ...

Mar 22, 2011
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