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Freshly crushed garlic better for the heart than processed

... heart-healthy effects seem to result mainly from hydrogen sulfide, a chemical signaling substance that ... point out that raw, crushed garlic generates hydrogen sulfide through a chemical reaction. Although ... that gives rotten eggs their distinctive odor, hydrogen sulfide also acts as a chemical messenger in the ...

Latest trinational report presents most complete picture of North American industrial pollution

... in PRTR reporting across the three countries. hydrogen sulfide gas, a toxic pollutant having the smell ... regulations in both Canada and Mexico require hydrogen sulfide to be reported. In Canada, hydrogen sulfide from the oil and gas production sector ...

Key to Wound-Healing May Be Explained in Fish Tail

... Zebra fish release hydrogen peroxide to call white blood cells to injury ... WEDNESDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- hydrogen peroxide -- commonly used to prevent infection in ... tail fins of zebra fish are injured, a spurt of hydrogen peroxide is released from the wound and into the ...

Draeger Announces New Multi-Gas Plus Cartridge

... as Organic Vapors, Chlorine, Chlorine Dioxide, hydrogen Chloride, hydrogen Fluoride, Sulfur Dioxide, Formaldehyde, Ammonia, Methylamine and hydrogen Sulfide. For individuals who currently use ...

Discover the Deadly Toxic Twins: Hydrogen Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide

... through advanced 3-D visualizations to reveal how hydrogen Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide work together to ... exposing themselves to the same deadly levels of hydrogen cyanide," said Schnepp. As a result, it is ... IV: Cyanide will educate firefighters on how hydrogen Cyanide kills, how to prevent exposures, and ...

New Esco White Papers Document Hydrogen Peroxide Decontamination of Biological Safety Cabinets

... the publication of white papers documenting hydrogen peroxide vapor decontamination of the company's biological safety cabinets. hydrogen peroxide vapor is a safer alternative to ... the publication of white papers documenting hydrogen peroxide vapor decontamination of the company's ...

Better MRI scans of cancers made possible by TU Delft

... human body. It is ultimately the behaviour of the hydrogen nuclei in the water molecules that makes MRI ... of the lanthanide chelate on the neighbouring hydrogen nuclei (the so-called water exchange) and the more hydrogen nuclei affected, the better the MRI signal ...

'Hibernation-on-demand' drug significantly improves survival after extreme blood loss

... of minute amounts of inhaled or intravenous hydrogen sulfide, or H2S the molecule that gives rotten ... that 75 percent of rats (18 of 24) given inhaled hydrogen sulfide and 67 percent of rats (eight of 12) given intravenous hydrogen sulfide survived at least two weeks the duration ...

Sewer-gas-induced suspended animation is rapid and reversible

... report that effects seen in earlier studies of hydrogen sulfide do not depend on a reduction in body ... heart rate without a drop in blood pressure. hydrogen sulfide is the stinky gas that can kill workers ... investigations into the effects of low-dose hydrogen sulfide showed that the gas could lower body ...

Scientists Find Cancer Culprits in Cigarette Smoke

... hydrogen peroxide and other oxidants cause lung cells to ... but a new study is the first to show that the hydrogen peroxide in cigarette smoke is what actually ... sets of human lung cells to cigarette smoke or hydrogen peroxide and then incubated the cells for one to ...

Nature's helpers: Using microorganisms to remove TCE from water

... system. Rittmanns MBfR works by delivering hydrogen gas to the bacteria through tiny hollow tubes ... The system provides the microorganisms with hydrogen gas, which must be present for the microorganisms ... special dehalogenating bacteria that can take the hydrogen supplied by the MBfR and reduce TCE all the way ...

Novel organic metal hybrids that will revolutionize materials science and chemical engineering

... safe storage of highly inflammable gases such as hydrogen and methane. Europe is aiming to capitalise on ... alternatives to fossil fuels for automobiles. For hydrogen storage, MOFs are already used, and many ... gas pressure exerted by the molecules. This makes hydrogen derived from non-fossil energy sources such as ...

'Good bacteria' in women give clues for slowing HIV transmission

... known as Lactobacillus in the vagina, as well as hydrogen peroxide, which is produced by the bacteria and ... in most women, bind to the virus and secrete hydrogen peroxide. The bacteria are a close cousin of the ... with the presence of Lactobacillus that produce hydrogen peroxide there. The team also found that the ...

Study Spotlights a Natural Infection Fighter

... The body produces its own hydrogen peroxide, but it must be kept in balance ... (HealthDay News) -- The human body makes its own hydrogen peroxide --- the same disinfectant found in many ... and keep cells healthy. But when levels of hydrogen peroxide in the body get too high, this can ...

Breath test can discriminate between a bacterial overgrowth and IBS

... is able to detect elevated concentrations of hydrogen in the expired air. In presence of a SIBO, ... metabolised with production of massive amounts of hydrogen that are eliminated with the breath. Thus, the ... of lactulose and assaying the concentrations of hydrogen in the expired air; if these concentrations ...

Could Hydrogen Sulfide Hold the Key to A Long Life?

... worms SEATTLE, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- hydrogen sulfide, or H2S, the chemical that gives rotten ... an effort to understand the mechanisms by which hydrogen sulfide induces hibernation in mice, the ... span of worms grown in an atmosphere laced with hydrogen sulfide was 9.6 days greater than that of the ...

Garlic May Ward Off Heart Woes

... or blood vessels to release a chemical called hydrogen sulfide. In large quantities, this compound can ... can lose the compounds that cause it to release hydrogen sulfide, so that helps explain why there has been ... to tiny amounts of the juice began emitting hydrogen sulfide. ...

Be Smart About Tooth Whitening

... enamel. Prescription bleaching kits contain higher levels of carbamide or hydrogen peroxide than their non-prescription counterparts. Peroxide whiteners ... Zoom whitening (power whitening) is a high concentration of hydrogen peroxide gel coupled with a high intensity light used to whiten the teeth. ...

Farnesoid X receptor regulates cystathionase

... liver injury, leading to hyper-homocysteinemia and impaired generation of hydrogen sulphide, two factors that contribute to endothelial dysfunction and ... protected against down-regulation of Cystathionase expression, increased hydrogen sulphide generation, reduced portal pressure and attenuated the ...

New MRI Technology Expands Its Power

... health problems such as cancer, say Duke University chemists. MRI uses hydrogen atoms in water to create images in response to magnetic pulses and radio ... can be thousands or tens of thousands times stronger than regular hydrogen in MRI. It lets you turn molecules you are interested in into MRI light ...

EXT Life Sciences Announces New Biotech Treatment that Tackles Root Cause of Graying Hair

... discovered why hair turns gray as it ages. According to the study, hydrogen peroxide accumulates and "bleaches" hair due to the age-related absence of ... the responsible enzyme, tyrosinase, is inactivated by the high levels of hydrogen peroxide. Dr. Terlecky says EXT'S research takes the Bradford study ...

Top Ten Budget Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy at Home

... your mouth of the acids that can damage your enamel. 5. Rinse with hydrogen peroxide. A small amount of hydrogen peroxide mixed with water makes an excellent anti-bacterial and whitening ...

Nutritionist Investigates Claims of New Sports Nutritional Supplement

... exercise. The lactic acid that is formed dissociates into lactate and hydrogen ions. Lactate can be used as a fuel source for the heart and other muscles during intense exercise. However, when the accumulation of hydrogen ions (H+) exceeds the buffering capacity of the muscle and blood, fatigue ...

Groundbreaking, inexpensive, pocket-sized ultrasound device can help treat cancer, relieve arthritis

... performing tests in animals to determine whether low doses of the chemical hydrogen sulfide, known to be toxic at high doses, might be able to minimize such ... are hopeful that the ultrasound from Lewis' portable device will enable hydrogen sulfide to be targeted to specific parts of the body, allowing doctors to ...

Vitamin C injections slow tumor growth in mice

... The researchers traced ascorbate's anti-cancer effect to the formation of hydrogen peroxide in the extracellular fluid surrounding the tumors. Normal cells ... activity. Prooxidants would generate free radicals and the formation of hydrogen peroxide, which, the scientists hypothesized, might kill tumor cells. In ...

Go Speed Racer! Revving up the world's fastest nanomotors

... catalytic nanomotors, are made with gold and platinum nanowires and use hydrogen peroxide fuel for self-propulsion. But these motors are too slow and ... thus boosting average speed to 60 micrometers per second. Spiking the hydrogen peroxide fuel with hydrazine (a type of rocket fuel) kicked up the speed ...

The trouble with hybrids

... such as hydrogen. They concur with earlier studies that suggest that hydrogen fuel cells will not be marketable in high volumes before at least 2025. ... much of the marketing surrounding its potential has emerged only from the hydrogen lobby itself. "There is a general convergence of strategies towards ...

Argonne's Blue Gene/P to host large cadre of INCITE researchers

... reactions in solutions and at interfaces, especially in the area of hydrogen storage and catalysis in order to establish a protocol for the application ... was awarded 1 million hours to rationally design novel nanostructured hydrogen storage materials with fast (de)hydrogenation kinetics and favorable ...

Researchers seek to make cavity-causing bacteria self-destruct

... membranes, presumably by making it more difficult for acids to donate hydrogen ions to them, but they do not yet know why. Forcing hydrogen ions on other compounds gives acid its bad reputation. Remaining questions ...

The Environmentally Friendly 'Superbug' Killer

... Safety - Optim 33TB carries no warning labels 4. Environmental Impact - hydrogen peroxide breaks down into water and oxygen Many chemical disinfectant ... of commonly used 'safe' ingredients that when combined with low levels of hydrogen peroxide dramatically increases its germicidal potency and cleaning ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... hatchetti , all of which were sample specimens collected during the outbreak. Results indicated that only the two contact lens solutions containing hydrogen peroxide showed any disinfection ability against A. castellanii and A. polyphaga after 6 or 24 hours. No significant disinfection efficacy was ...

In New York City, Trans Fat Ban Is Working

... vegetable oil, but "there was nothing terribly delicious about trans fat." Trans fats, also call partially hydrogenated oils, are made by adding hydrogen to liquid vegetable oils to make them more solid. The fats are commonly found in French fries, doughnuts and baked goods, as well as margarine and ...

Personal Injury Attorneys Contemplate Toxic Evidence in the Death of 3 Men in New York

... Queens. All three apparently suffocated after falling into a manhole-sized, 18-foot deep well filled with four feet of liquid sludge and deadly hydrogen sulfide gas. The first man fell by accident while trying to vacuum the putrid well. The other two men died, one after another, in attempted rescues ...

Chemstar Corporation Introduces Safe and Effective Liquid Fruit and Vegetable Wash Composed Entirely of Food-Grade Ingredients

... solutions, has developed a liquid fruit and vegetable wash that is safer to store, handle, and use than products that contain peroxyacetic acid, hydrogen peroxide, or chlorine. Specially formulated with generally recognized as safe (GRAS) ingredients, Chemstar Liquid Fruit and Vegetable Wash reflects ...

FDA Accepts Final Section of NDA Filing for LUCASSIN(R)

... approved for marketing in Japan and Mexico. Ikaria is engaged in new and ongoing clinical development of INOmax, carbon monoxide for inhalation and hydrogen sulfide. Ikaria also acquired the North American rights to terlipressin, which currently is under review by the FDA for the treatment of hepatorenal ...

From SARS to Swine Flu: Protecting Your Dental / Medical Practice

... disinfection in dental and medical practices is performed daily. However, which product is the best choice? OPTIM 33TB, with AHP (accelerated hydrogen peroxide) technology, is a surface cleaner and disinfectant that has gained the reputation as being one of the most effective and safe surface ...

Toxic Chinese Drywall Experts Join Forces to Find Remedial Solutions for Homeowners

... said. Chinese drywall was installed in more than 100,000 homes between 2004 and 2006. Among the highly toxic compounds being found are hydrogen sulfide, sulfuric acid, sulfur dioxide and carbon disulfide. Prolonged exposure can cause serious problems to the nervous system. The ...

Forensic Expert Investigating Chinese Drywall Issue

... from China during the period in question should be considered tainted. Among the highly toxic compounds that have been found in drywall are hydrogen sulfide, sulfuric acid, sulfur dioxide and carbon disulfide. Prolonged exposure to these compounds can cause serious problems and affect the nervous ...

Colon cancer and the microbes in your gut

... residues. Diets high in meat will produce sulphur - this decreases the activity of 'good' bacteria that use methane and increases the production of hydrogen sulphide and other possible carcinogens by sulphur-reducing bacteria. "Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in adults ...

Study Links Sugar Production in Yeast Cells to Longevity

... an enzyme complex that plays a role in DNA repair. Acetylation occurs when an acetyl group -- a molecule that is made of oxygen, carbon and hydrogen atoms -- bonds to another compound. Genetically mutated yeast cells in which the acetylation process was always occurring lived up to 20 percent ...
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