Mercury poisoning

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Mercury poisoning

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The terms "Mercury poisoning" returned 57 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mercury poisoning caused by Chinese folk prescription (CFP): A case report and analysis of both CFP and quackery.
 

Author(s): Tingting Mo, Si Sun, Yongyi Wang, Dong Luo, Bin Peng, Yinyin Xia

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Nov;95(44):e5162.

 

Though as a heavy metal, mercury has a long history in the culture of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Also until now, we can still find evidence of mercury in some Chinese folk prescriptions (CFP)s in China.

Last Updated: 18 Nov 2016

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Notes from the Field: Acute Mercury Poisoning After Home Gold and Silver Smelting--Iowa, 2014.
 

Author(s): Samir Koirala, Kathy Leinenkugel

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In March 2014, a man, aged 59 years, who lived alone and had been using different smelting techniques viewed on the Internet to recover gold and silver from computer components, was evaluated at a local emergency department for shortness of breath, tremors, anorexia, and generalized ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2015

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[Mercury poisoning in a newborn].
 

Author(s): P Boureé

Journal: Med Sante Trop. ;24(3):253-4.

 

Last Updated: 9 Jan 2015

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The terms "Mercury poisoning" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current approaches of the management of mercury poisoning: need of the hour.
 

Author(s): Mehrdad Rafati-Rahimzadeh, Mehravar Rafati-Rahimzadeh, Sohrab Kazemi, Ali Akbar Moghadamnia

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Mercury poisoning cases have been reported in many parts of the world, resulting in many deaths every year. Mercury compounds are classified in different chemical types such as elemental, inorganic and organic forms. Long term exposure to mercury compounds from different sources e.g. ...

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2014

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The role of chelation in the treatment of arsenic and mercury poisoning.
 

Author(s): Michael J Kosnett

Journal: J Med Toxicol. 2013 Dec;9(4):347-54.

 

Chelation for heavy metal intoxication began more than 70 years ago with the development of British anti-lewisite (BAL; dimercaprol) in wartime Britain as a potential antidote the arsenical warfare agent lewisite (dichloro[2-chlorovinyl]arsine). DMPS (unithiol) and DMSA (succimer), ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2013

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Methyl mercury poisoning in Canada.
 

Author(s): D A Shephard

Journal: Can Med Assoc J. 1976 Mar;114(5):463-72.

 

Last Updated: 2 Jun 1976

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