Navigation Links
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Claims Another Set Of Victims

In a tragic repeat of an accident, which shook Chennai city last year, two youngsters were found dead in an air-conditioned car. //

Ramu, 22, and Madhavan 24, both mechanics were found dead in a Maruti 800 vehicle, which apparently they were working on. As per police reports, the two were working on the car Wednesday night, after work hours. They were discovered on Thursday morning when another worker lifted up the garage shutters the youths had pulled down during their work.

According to officers in the Forensic Sciences department, the car must have been idling on for more than an hour, with the air-conditioner on. This might have lead to the engine being depleted of needed oxygen. In addition, the tiny 300 square feet garage lacked proper ventilation, obviously leading to build-up of lethal amounts of carbon monoxide(CO).

Investigating police officer Purushotaman has informed that post-mortem reports will be available in a week’s time, possibly offering clues to whether the youngsters had consumed alcohol, too.

Last October, three youths were found dead when their car was caught in a traffic jam during the seasonal rains. A case of carbon monoxide poisoning was registered then.

Last December at Kerala’s capital three partying youngsters lost their lives due to what is believed, the same reason. Their dead bodies were found next to their car, in a shuttered garage that left no scope for ventilation.

Experts say that petrol driven vehicles usually emit up to 25 percent carbon monoxide out of the total exhaust.

Carbon monoxide is produced whenever fuel such as gas, oil, kerosene, wood or charcoal is burned. The amount of CO produced while using fuel-burning appliances is usually not harmful. It becomes hazardous when appliances are used improperly or are not functioning adequately.

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious threat that people need to get informed about. By educating ou rselves on the dangers of CO, experts believe that we can significantly reduce health risk as well as save lives.
ANN/
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Carbon monoxide passes down
2. Research Shows Carbon Monoxide Prevents Inflammations
3. Protein Carbonyl Level Causes Oxidative Protein Damage In Diabetics
4. Absorption Of Carbon Nanotube Measured In Worms Revolutionize Cancer Research
5. Carbon Monoxide May Prevent Pre-Eclampsia
6. Carbon Monoxide May Treat Pre-Eclampsia
7. Benefits of Carbon Monoxide
8. Carbon Monoxide Protects from Multiple Sclerosis
9. Carbon Nanoneedles For Drug Delivery
10. Kerala Youth Die of Carbon Monoxide Inhalation
11. Research Shows Carbon Monoxide Prevents Inflammations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/29/2016)... MO (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... International ... Technology Seminar on May 3 and 4 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in ... is dedicated to marketing and applications technologies for protein ingredients. , At the seminar, ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... The Society for Assisted ... endocrinologists are required to report in vitro fertilization (IVF) delivery rates ... the practice of assisted reproductive technologies in the United States. , This ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Orthodontics Limited, ... founders, Dr. Gemmi and Dr. Middleberg, were asked by Invisalign to ... During the seminar, titled “Advancing the Biomechanics of Invisalign Clear Aligners,” Dr. ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... ProText Layouts is a set of 30 ... . With ProText Layouts, video editors can create an energetic typography video with ... scale of texts. Creating text-based videos have never been easier. , ProText Layouts ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... today the open availability of a new CDISC standard, Clinical Trial Registry ... clinical trials. This innovative standard will make it possible to build applications ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... April 28, 2016 TapImmune,Inc. ... innovative peptide and gene-based immunotherapeutics and vaccines for the treatment ... presenting at the 3rd Annual Growth Capital Expo ... , 2016 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.  ... Wednesday, May 4 th by Dr. John N. ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... Avril 2016   ... +5% sur le trimestre, soutenu par une croissance ... Croissance de +16% des ventes aux hôpitaux ... Kea Technologies (Euronext : MKEA, FR0010609263 ; OTCQX : MKEAY), inventeur ... aujourd,hui son chiffre d,affaires pour le premier trimestre ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... , April 27, 2016   Zillion ... digital health technology platform, which specializes in live ... into scalable digital products, Zillion enables companies to ... empower consumers to take control of their health. ... video conferencing – including one-to-one, group and webcast ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: