Discover the Deadly Toxic Twins: Hydrogen Cyanide and Carbon Monoxide
People's Burn Foundation launches fourth phase of firefighter education program at FDIC
INDIANAPOLIS, April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing in the tradition of providing innovative education programs to our nation's fire service the People's Burn Foundation is pleased to unveil the f...
New Esco White Papers Document Hydrogen Peroxide Decontamination of Biological Safety Cabinets
Esco Technologies, Inc. announces 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 formaldehyde, which has been banned in several European countries due to adverse hea...
Could Hydrogen Sulfide Hold the Key to A Long Life?
Study finds 'rotten egg' chemical increases life span and heat tolerance in worms
SEATTLE, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Hydrogen
sulfide, or H2S, the chemical
that gives rotten eggs their sulfurous stench -- and the same compound that
researchers at Fred Hutchinson Canc...
NanoLogix Inc. Files Multiple International Patent Applications for BioNanoChannel(TM) and Hydrogen Bioreactor Technology
HUBBARD, Ohio, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NanoLogix, Inc. (OTC:
NNLX - News) a nano-biotechnology company announces that the company has
submitted international patent applications for BioNanoChannel(TM) and
Hydrogen Bioreactor technology protection for China, India, Brazil, and the
Severe heart attack damage limited by hydrogen sulfide
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Administering hydrogen
sulfide (H 2 S) directly into the heart during a simulated heart attack significantly reduces the tissue and cell damage often seen in oxygen-starved organs, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
H 2 S boos...
Researchers Find Way to Safely Store Hydrogen for Use in Future Cars
Greek scientists have found a way to safely store hydrogen
fuel in nanoscropic scrolls of carbon for use in future cars and portable devices.
They have found that by adding impurities to rolled up sheets of carbon, it is possible to control how tightly the scrolls wind up and hence, how mu...
Ingesting 35% Hydrogen Peroxide could be Fatal
US health officials have issued serious warnings against the use of products containing high-strength hydrogen
peroxide which are sold online//.
These products are mainly sold to treat the disease AIDS. The 35 % hydrogen
peroxide products are highly corrosive and consuming them leads to stomac...
Pollution Free Hydrogen based fuel for Energy
Imagine if all the vehicles in the world could run using a pollution free energy source.// This is no science fiction. Researchers from Stanford are just working towards this solution to look at making hydrogen
fuel cells. Hydrogen
would be pumped into fuel cells and the hydrogen
would reacts wit...
Bionic muscles developed by scientists powered by alcohol and hydrogen
In the direction of development of prosthetic limbs researchers at University of Texas have developed artificial, super-strength muscles which are powered by alcohol and hydrogen. //
As it appears in Science, these artificial muscles are 100 times more powerful than the body's own.
Freshly crushed garlic better for the heart than processed
...s heart-healthy effects seem to result mainly from hydrogen
sulfide, a chemical signaling substance that forms...agues point out that raw, crushed garlic generates hydrogen
sulfide through a chemical reaction. Although best...uff that gives rotten eggs their distinctive odor, hydrogen
sulfide also acts as a chemical messenger in the b...
Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...a 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 no...
In New York City, Trans Fat Ban Is Working
...al 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 sho...
Personal Injury Attorneys Contemplate Toxic Evidence in the Death of 3 Men in New York
...maica, 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 wi...
Chemstar Corporation Introduces Safe and Effective Liquid Fruit and Vegetable Wash Composed Entirely of Food-Grade Ingredients
...ation 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 th...
FDA Accepts Final Section of NDA Filing for LUCASSIN(R)
...is 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 s...
Latest trinational report presents most complete picture of North American industrial pollution
... in PRTR reporting across the three countries.
sulfide gas, a toxic pollutant having the smell of...PRTR regulations in both Canada and Mexico require hydrogen
sulfide to be reported. In Canada, hydrogen
sulfide from the oil and gas production sector rep...
Key to Wound-Healing May Be Explained in Fish Tail
... Zebra fish release hydrogen
peroxide to call white blood cells to injury site,...
WEDNESDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- hydrogen
peroxide -- commonly used to prevent infection in ...he tail fins of zebra fish are injured, a spurt of hydrogen
peroxide is released from the wound and into the s...
Draeger Announces New Multi-Gas Plus Cartridge
...uch as Organic Vapors, Chlorine, Chlorine Dioxide, hydrogen
Fluoride, Sulfur Dioxide, Formaldehyde, Ammonia, Methylamine and hydrogen
For individuals who currently use su...
Be Smart About Tooth Whitening
...h enamel. Prescription bleaching kits contain higher levels of carbamide or hydrogen
peroxide than their non-prescription counterparts. Peroxide whiteners typic...urning.
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
...f liver injury, leading to hyper-homocysteinemia and impaired generation of hydrogen
sulphide, two factors that contribute to endothelial dysfunction and increa...ce protected against down-regulation of Cystathionase expression, increased hydrogen
sulphide generation, reduced portal pressure and attenuated the endothelial...
From SARS to Swine Flu: Protecting Your Dental / Medical Practice
...ce 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 disinf...
Toxic Chinese Drywall Experts Join Forces to Find Remedial Solutions for Homeowners
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.
Forensic Expert Investigating Chinese Drywall Issue
...orted 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 s...
Colon cancer and the microbes in your gut
...od 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
...NuA4, 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 ...
New MRI Technology Expands Its Power
...l 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 wa...siently, 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 bul...
TV crime drama compound highlights immune cells' misdeeds
...ow invaders, and then push the invaders into these bleach-filled pockets to kill them.
In television dramas like CSI, detectives spray a mixture of hydrogen
peroxide and luminol onto crime scenes. The mixture reacts with iron from blood, which in that context acts a catalyst, causing the luminol to glow. I...
Class Action Filed Against South Florida Developer and Supplier of Defective Chinese Drywall
... Givner, The Blumstein Law Firm and Podhurst Orseck, alleges that the defective drywall emits toxins, including carbon disulfide, carbonyl sulfide and hydrogen
sulfide. "These toxins pose serious health threats, including headaches, respiratory ailments and other health problems. They also corrode various m...
EXT Life Sciences Announces New Biotech Treatment that Tackles Root Cause of Graying Hair
...radford 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 ...se the responsible enzyme, tyrosinase, is inactivated by the high levels of hydrogen
peroxide. Dr. Terlecky says EXT'S research takes the Bradford study furthe...
Less of a stink in diabetes patients?
sulfide (H 2 S) is commonly associated with smell of rotten eggs, stink bombs and blocked drains but lower blood levels of the gas are possibly linked...
Best New Product Awards Winners Named at Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference
...gests with internal heavy isotope labeled peptide standards, Mass Spectrometry becomes an absolute quantitation (AQUA) method. With a choice of heavy hydrogen
(2H), carbon (13C), or nitrogen (15N)-isotopes specifically labeled at single, multiple or universal positions, ClearPoint™ peptides are an idea...
Top Ten Budget Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy at Home
...id 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 r...
MidMichigan Health Cuts Out Trans Fats Beginning March 1
...d in partially hydrogenated oils. Trans fats are created when oils are transformed into solids through a process called hydrogenation. However, adding hydrogen
to the oil makes it a health hazard.
"In this form, the trans fat is more likely to cause weight gain, clog arteries and cause other health issu...
Nutritionist Investigates Claims of New Sports Nutritional Supplement
...sity 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 s...
How natural oils can be hydrogenated without making unhealthy trans fats
... RIVERSIDE, Calif. To prolong the shelf life of foods, manufacturers often add hydrogen
to natural oils, a process called hydrogenation. But hydrogenation also results in the production of trans fats, which have adverse health effects 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 possi...ence 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 obtaine...
STERRAD(R) CYCLESURE(R) Biological Indicator is now 24 Hours, Accelerating Instrument Throughput
... needs, but often exceed them."
The STERRAD(R) CYCLESURE(R) 24 Biological Indicator can be used with all of ASP's market-leading, low-temperature hydrogen
peroxide gas plasma STERRAD(R) Systems: the STERRAD(R) 100NX(TM) System, STERRAD(R) NX(TM) System, STERRAD(R) 100S System, STERRAD(R) 200 System, as w...
A potential drug for ischemia/reperfusion related liver injury
...clinical problem associated with liver transplantation and major liver surgery. The production of reactive oxygen species (ROS), including superoxide, hydrogen
peroxide, and hydroxyl radical, has been demonstrated in reperfusion injury. Resveratrol has been reported to have several biologic effects such as a ...
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 in...ors 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 u...
AMA Supports Ban of Artificial Trans Fats in Restaurants and Bakeries Nationwide
...lternatives, like extra virgin olive
oil, we could prevent approximately 30,000 to 100,000 premature deaths each
Trans fats comes from adding hydrogen
to vegetable oil through a
process called hydrogenation. Hydrogenation gives foods a longer shelf
life. Commercial baked goods, like crackers, cookies...