Friday May 17
Life lost in 000 queue, inquest hears
UP to 50 calls were pending but no ambulances were available to respond about the time a man who drank a fatal dose of disinfectant first rang 000 for help, an inquest heard.
Wed May 08, 2013
Ruptured PIP safety claims disputed
The implants contained a "higher proportion than the norm" of a chemical which has been linked with causing damage to a developing foetus, they said.
Mon May 06, 2013
Asia News Network
COLOMBO: Sri Lankan toxicologist warns of dangers from CFL bulbs
Amidst increasing use of CFL bulbs, with the recent electricity tariff hike, health authorities in Sri Lanka warned the public to take precautions as those bulbs contained mercury.
Toxicologist: 'Very Problematic' That Jackson Was Given Anesthetic At Home
A Los Angeles County Coroner's office criminalist testified Monday that he believed it was "very problematic" when he learned that the powerful anesthetic propofol was administered to singer Michael Jackson at the entertainer's home rather than at a hospital.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Miami Herald
Fish show harm from Gulf spill, study finds
Oil buried in sediments in the shallow waters of the Gulf is triggering genetic reactions in the gills and livers of local populations of killifish, a ubiquitous prey for marine species vital to the region's economy, according to a study published this week in the review Environmental Science & Technology.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Kalamazoo Toxicology Entrepreneur Is Leader And Innovator Of The Year
Bridget Lorenz Lemberg, founder, lab director and toxicologist at Forensic Fluids Laboratories in Kalamazoo, has been named the Grant Thornton Leader & Innovator of the Year.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Scientist pushing K2 ban : natural Cannabis less harmful
In an interview on National Radio Dr Leo Schep, the toxicologist behind the Kronic ban, admitted that natural cannabis is less harmful than synthetic products currently available.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Dead student's family call for clampdown on slimming drug
Sarah Houston was studying medicine at the University of Leeds at the time of her death last September.