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stings, insect

stings from large stinging insects such as yellow jackets, bees, hornets and wasps can trigger allergic reactions varying greatly in severity. Avoidance and prompt treatment are essential. In selected cases, allergy injection therapy is highly effective. (the three a's of insect allergy are adrenaline, avoidance and allergist.)


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Phosphate bioavailability in soil

... don't want to spend any money from shops, and I am not about to buy any sulphur (but thanks for the tip). I just wanted to get rid of a plant that stings me every time I walk or run on it. And I wanted to have some organic chemistry fun while doing it, since I am a scientist after all (will get ...

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by BruceWayne
Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:40 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Phosphate bioavailability in soil
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Views: 5369

Bug Identification Needed

... saw something I hadn't seen before, it had instantly died right as it "stung" me. It is still sensitive to the touch, and throbs, and stings terribly. I have tried ointments the nurse gave me but it doesnt work. could someone tell me what this is please??? I've been searching and can't ...

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by klo3
Wed Apr 20, 2011 1:52 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bug Identification Needed
Replies: 1
Views: 1891

Re: Why do you keep talking about species

... and therefore you have purpose. You have a moral compass inside, sometimes it fills with indignation and resentment when it sees injustice. It stings with guilt when we do wrong. Though all of them do not agree, and some are broken, they still are there, inside of you and me--unfulfilled--asking ...

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by AFJ
Sun Jun 28, 2009 2:55 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do you keep talking about species
Replies: 23
Views: 50245

Re: Urinotherapy and Antidepressants

... psoriasis, eczema, diabetes, herpes, mononucleosis, and adrenal failure. It is a commonly used treatment for snakebites and bee and jellyfish stings Several pre-existing conditions preclude the use of urine therapy. Heavy smokers and people taking therapeutic or recreational drugs should not ...

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by evo4ata
Sat May 02, 2009 7:29 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Urinotherapy and Antidepressants
Replies: 3
Views: 4441

Meat tenderizers and man of war toxins

Meat tenderizers are used as home remedies for treating portuguese man of war stings. In this case, what class of organic compounds do you suppose the toxins released by the man of war belongs? I know that meats are tenderized by papain, a protease that breaks ...

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by janhen
Sun Nov 02, 2008 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Meat tenderizers and man of war toxins
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