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Preventive Tips for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

According to Dr. Diane Calello, NJ Poison Control Center Executive and Medical Director, Rutgers NJ Medical School's Department of Emergency MedicineSevere weather results in illness and deaths from hypothermia and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, as well as exposures to a variety of substances. Carbon monoxide is known as the "Silent Killer" for a reason. It is a gas that gives no warning, can not see it, smell it or taste it. The good news: These exposures are preventable.

An Outbreak Of Listeria In South Africa has Jumped Beyond 60

According to this study, researchers revealed the death toll from an outbreak in South Africa has jumped beyond 60 in the past month, which causes the disease had been detected. Since monitoring of the outbreak began last January, 720 laboratory-confirmed cases of food poisoning due to the disease, also known as listeriosis, have been reported from the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD).

Novel Treatment for Leukemia Patients

According to new research by Queen Mary University of London, patients with an aggressive form of leukemia, currently ineligible for any type of targeted therapy, could benefit from some of the new drugs. The study findings published in the Nature journal Leukemia.