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Taking arsenic is followed by death" is a good empirical generalization; it may have exceptions, but they will be rare.
Instead of having watered his cabbage with arsenic, he had watered it this time with a solution of salts, having their basis in strychnine, strychnos colubrina, as the learned term it.
You will find very few persons who will go and brutally thrust a knife in the heart of a fellow-creature, or will administer to him, in order to remove him from the surface of the globe on which we move with life and animation, that quantity of arsenic of which we just now talked.
Stage 1 of the arsenic sensor prize competition sought concepts for rapidly, accurately, and cost-effectively measuring arsenic in water through improved sensor technologies.
In total 19,874 water samples were collected from 34 Districts of Punjab Province and 13,514 water samples were collected from all districts of Sindh Province to evaluate degree of arsenic contamination in under study areas, he informed.
At high levels, long-term exposures to inorganic forms of arsenic are strongly linked to cancer (3) and have been associated to a lesser extent with diabetes, lung disease, and cardiovascular disease.
As a matter of fact, it's important to control the mobility of arsenic and its different forms present in leachate composts.
The immediate symptoms of acute arsenic poisoning include vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea.
All drinking/cooking water samples were found below the 10 ug/L arsenic concentration which is the WHO provisional guideline values.
Inorganic arsenic (iAs) is a known carcinogen, and while organic arsenic isn't as toxic, it also is a concern.
Due to its high toxicity and discreetness, arsenic has been called The king of Poison and is described as a human carcinogenic substance of group I by International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).
Wherever arsenic goes, its sinister reputation precedes it.