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Food poisoning: New detection method for bacterial toxin

The Bacillus cereus bacteria is one of the potential causes of food poisoning. Indeed, a recent study in Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry shows that this versatile pathogen produces 19 different variants of a poison ...

Propofol discovery may aid development of new anesthetics

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Imperial College London have identified the site where the widely used anesthetic drug propofol binds to receptors in the brain to sedate patients during ...

Peru villagers allege neglect after toxic spill

(AP)—More than a month after toxic slurry from a major copper mine sickened scores of people in one of Peru's highland communities, villagers complain that the mining company and the government have done little to help ...

Chinese factories shut amid lead poisoning fears

Twelve factories in eastern China were closed down after children living nearby were found to have high levels of lead in their blood, state press reported Monday.

Japanese group gives health tips to 3D viewers

A group of Japanese businesses has released a handbook advising viewers on health and safety when watching three-dimensional televisions to counter symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, and eye fatigue.

Nausea

Nausea (Latin: Nausea, from Greek: Ναυτεία, "sea-sickness", also called wamble) is the sensation of unease and discomfort in the stomach with an urge to vomit.

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