A suspected poisoning at a Markham, Ont., restaurant has left at least 12 people seriously ill — with four of those needing intensive care in hospital — and the culprit could be a substance sometimes used in traditional Chinese medicine, according to health experts.
Best supplements for food poisoning: Four remedies to aid vomiting and diarrhoea
Best supplements for food poisoning: Food poisoning can occur if you eat something that has been contaminated with germs and symptoms can make you feel very unwell for up to week. While rest and drinking plenty of fluids can help, some experts recommend supplements as a solution to a fast recovery.
New report calls for ‘urgent action’ over mercury poisoning of Grassy Narrows youth, mothers
A new report shows mercury poisoning of the English-Wabigoon river system is having serious, detrimental effects on the health of youth and mothers in Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation).
Google model identifies restaurants that could give you food poisoning
Google could soon tell you which restaurants are more likely to give you food poisoning, thanks to an algorithm that can identify lapses in food safety in near real time. Working with researchers from Harvard University, Google tested a machine-learned model in Chicago and Las Vegas to identify user search queries such as “stomach cramps” […]
Putin compares Khashoggi case to Skripal poisoning, asks why Russia condemned despite lack of proof
Russian President Vladimir Putin has contrasted the world’s response to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi with its response to the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal, citing lack of proof in both cases. Speaking at the annual Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi, Putin said that despite a lack of evidence proving Russian involvement […]
Bellingcat claims it has identified second Skripal poisoning suspect as military doctor
UK-based ‘investigative’ group Bellingcat claims one of the the men accused by the UK authorities of being involved in the Salisbury poisoning affair is known as Aleksandr Petrov and is a doctor working for Russian intelligence. In another instalment of its running coverage about the two men London calls the Salisbury poisoning suspects, the open-source […]
#ICYMI: The Salisbury poisoning – Petrov and Boshirov, two men on a mini-break (VIDEO)
Published time: 21 Sep, 2018 12:58 With every new twist surrounding the poisoning of the Skripals in Salisbury, an element of farce is not far behind. No sooner had Britain named its two suspects, the accused showed up claiming they were simply on a mini-break. Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, who London accuses of being […]
A Pussy Riot activist in critical condition after a suspected poisoning has landed in Berlin for treatment
Associated Press/Martin Meissner Pyotr Verzilov, the Pussy Riot activist who invaded the World Cup pitch in July and is believed to be poisoned, landed in Berlin, Germany, for medical treatment. Speculation has abounded that Verzilov is the next victim of poisoning, following the attack on Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom. Verzilov’s wife, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, told […]
These are the causes and symptoms of every common type of food poisoning
Thomson Reuters Every year, 48 million people in the US contract some form of foodborne illness. Just this week, a Chipotle in Ohio temporarily closed down because more than 400 people said they got sick after eating there. And products sold at grocery stores like Trader Joe’s and Walgreens were recalled because they used lettuce […]
Full alert in Salisbury as man 'falls ill' near restaurant where Skripals ate before poisoning
A new incident has occurred in the British town of Salisbury that hit the news in relation to the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter. A man has passed out in the town center, provoking an emergency response. UK police have closed a road in Salisbury after a man “in his 30s” had […]