11 Paraquat poisoning symptoms you should be wary of

11 Paraquat Poisoning Symptoms You Should Be Wary Of

Paraquat poisoning is injury or death that results from touching, inhaling, or swallowing the herbicide paraquat, a toxic chemical still widely used in the United States today. Several studies that link paraquat to a handful of medical conditions, including Parkinson’s disease, not only prompted environmental groups to call for its ban, but have also prompted […]

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Side Effects of Inhaling Roundup

What Are the Side Effects of Inhaling Roundup?

The side effects of inhaling Roundup range from minor nose and throat irritation to breathing difficulties and possibly even death. Aside from these signs however, Roundup is also known for causing a broad range of Roundup exposure symptoms that can be mild and severe, or even life-threatening health concerns, such as cancer.  Several studies have […]

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NEC and baby formula

NEC and Baby Formula: What’s the Connection?

Several news about certain cow’s milk-based formula products causing a dangerous disease called necrotizing enterocolitis or NEC have been spreading like wildfire lately. Unfortunately, these news are not baseless and are actually backed up by research. Recent studies have indicated a potential link between baby formula products such as Enfamil and Similac and NEC in […]

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Effects of talcum powder on lungs

What Are the Effects of Talcum Powder on Lungs?

The effects of talcum powder on lungs include difficulty breathing, decreased lung function, lung scarring, chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, mesothelioma, bronchial cancer, and lung cancer. Talcum powder is made from talc, a naturally occurring mineral that is often contaminated with asbestos, a substance that is proven to cause cancer and pulmonary diseases when inhaled.  Asbestos was […]

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NEC survival rate

What Is The Survival Rate For NEC?

The survival rate for NEC is around 44%. This means that even with the medical advancement in neonatal care, survival rates in infants with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) stays low and mortality among infants with the condition remains high.  These survival rates, however, may be affected by several factors, including the severity of the disease, immune […]

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What is paraquat tongue

What is Paraquat Tongue?

Paraquat tongue is the term for the damaging effects caused by paraquat ingestion in the tongue. It is usually the first symptom that is indicative of the intentional or unintentional swallowing of the popular herbicide.  Years of research have exposed the plethora of adverse effects that paraquat can cause. But the toxic herbicide’s link to […]

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