Tag: "sulphate" at medical news
Chemicals Used To Make Synthetic Color Can Cause Cancer And Permanent Blindness
... black paste - Lead oxide ? Green colour - Copper sulphate
? Red colour - Mercury sulphite ? Gulal - Silic While silver - Aluminum bromide, which is carcinogenic (a chemical that is believed to cause cancer.) It is believed that using Oils, creams and covering up will help to protect the body from the...
Bacteria Harnessed as Micro-Robot Motors
... the bacteria's motion, the researchers add copper sulphate
to the solution. The copper ions bond to the rotor of the flagella motor and prevent it from moving. To restart the motion, another chemical called ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) is added. The EDTA traps the copper ions attached to the rotor,...
Chemical Content in Cosmetic Products may be Harmful for Health
...ammations. Foaming agents such as sodium lauryl sulphate
and sodium laureth sulphate
- used in shampoos - are said to be skin irritants. The disinfectant formaldehyde - in shampoos an...
Call For Testing Of Poisoned Town: Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease
... the issue. The flow of nearly 20 tonnes aluminium sulphate
into the wrong treatment tank at the former South West Water Authority (SWWA) water treatment works resulted in contamination of water supply to nearly 20, 000 people living around the Camelford area in the July of 1988. The result of the ongoing gov...
Australia awaits US FDA reports on ADHD drugs
...by their patients taking this drug. Dexamphetamine sulphate
is the mostly used ADHD drug and it is widely used in Australia....
Scientific markers of aging described
... levels of a hormone called dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate
(DHEAS). Researchers feel that these could be the three biological markers of aging. The same profile was found in the men who lived longest - even though they were not practising calorie restriction. This suggests that you don't need to starve yours...
New swift therapy limits stroke damage
... and help limit the damage to the brain. Magnesium sulphate
is a neuroprotective drug in that it dilates// the blood vessels that serve the brain and prevents a damaging build-up of calcium in brain cells. According to researchers at University of Texas, they have shown for the first time that this drug can...
A poke to cure your snore
...re involves injecting a chemical called tetradecyl sulphate
into the fleshy soft palate at the back of the throat. The snoreplasty technique, detailed in the New Scientist magazine, destroys some of these tissues to form scar tissue which subsequently stiffens the soft palate to reduce vibration and can redu...
E Merck introduces Livogen Z with zinc sulphate
...f the drug. E Merck is believed to have added zinc sulphate
to Livogen Z as they felt it was unethical to sell otherwise....