Fake internet drugs risk lives and fund terrorism, warns journal editor
...orth 55 billion by 2010.
"Harmful ingredients found in counterfeit medicines include arsenic, boric acid, leaded road paint, floor and shoe polish, talcum
powder, chalk and brick dust and nickel" he points out.
"In one scheme, Americans buying fake Viagra on the internet were actually helping to fund...
Old, Fat Mice Blamed for Virus Transmission
...pings are inhaled. But what the researchers discovered was how the hantavirus is most often spread from mouse to mouse.
With the aid of fluorescent talcum
powders and implanted radio transmitters, the researchers tracked the comings and goings of deer mice at 12 sites on federal land in the western Utah ...
Petition Seeking a Cancer Warning on Cosmetic Talc Powder Products
...t "formal public health
warnings" should be made against the genital use of talcum
Of further relevance is well-documented scientific evidence...rch, an organic
carbohydrate, powder is a safe and effective alternative to talcum
As the Petition states, FDA Commissioner Dr. Andrew C. v...
Experts Offer Tips on Easing Mammogram Discomfort
... also contain caffeine. Check the label of any OTC medication before you take it during the week before a mammogram.
Don't use deodorant, perfumes, talcum
powder, or oils on the day of a mammogram. These products can leave a residue that can be picked up by the X-rays, obscuring the mammogram and possibl...
Talcum Powder Curbs Lung Tumor Risk
...Fla. University of Florida researchers report the talcum
powder stunts growth of metastatic lung tumors by ...ces. Scientists have only recently discovered that talcum
powder stunts tumor growth, though the mineral has...hat patients who undergo medical thoracoscopy with talcum
powder live up to 18 months longer than expected. ...
Fear of Needles, Greedy Dealer 'saved' Lennon and Ono from Heroin Addiction
...and the other thing that saved us was our connection was not very good. Our connection kept getting us a lot laced with baby powder. In fact we smelt talcum
powder, we said, 'What is this?' But that saved us actually," the Daily Mail quoted her, as saying.
She also revealed that if Lennon had not insi...
Aluminum in Deodorants Could Increase Breast Cancer Risk
...ns aluminum salts," she said. "I stopped using these products eight years ago, and now I wonder why I ever bothered. Soap and water and maybe a little talcum
powder seem to do the job nicely." She added that the same effect could be observed by the introduction of cadmium into the body via cigarette smoke, ...
Manufactured Buckyballs don't harm microbes that clean the environment
...crobes that was equivalent to pouring 10 pounds of talcum
powder on a person. Because high amounts of even normally safe compounds, such as talcum
powder, can be toxic, the microbes' resiliency to ...e-size person being coated with about 10 pounds of talcum
powder. Although a massive dose of even nontoxic s...