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January 8, 2019 1:49 PM Woman took erectile dysfunction cream to treat eye condition by mistake

The woman experienced blurred vision and lid swelling after she was given Vitaros instead of VitA-POS to treat her problem. The unnamed patient, from Glasgow, was treated in A&E after she used Vitaros instead of VitA-POS to treat her problem, the BMJ Case Reports medical journal said. She was given antibiotics, lubricants and steroids after she suffered 115

January 3, 2019 5:06 PM MSC Zoe: Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Extensive debris has washed up on islands off the Dutch north coast after some 270 containers including chemicals fell off a cargo ship in a storm. As the extent of pollution became clear on five islands including Terschelling, coastguards searched the North Sea for missing containers. The cargo fell off the MSC Zoe near the German island of Borkum 81

December 30, 2018 6:36 AM Calls to rid bacon and ham of processing nitrites

Leading scientists and a cross-party group of politicians are calling for chemicals called nitrites to be removed from processed meats like bacon. Cancer specialists and politicians are among those backing the campaign to take out nitrites. They say nitrite-free alternatives are safer and should be more widely used. The British Meat Processors Association 91

October 30, 2018 12:37 AM Chocolate: Origins of delicacy pushed back in time

Chocolate has been a delicacy for much longer than previously thought. Botanical evidence shows the plant from which chocolate is made was first grown for food more than 5,000 years ago in the Amazon rainforest. Chemical residues found on ancient pottery suggest cocoa was used as a food, drink or medicine by indigenous people living in what is now Ecuador 51

October 15, 2018 3:41 AM UK faces ‘UNPARALLELED’ risk from nuclear and chemical weapons, says MoD report

THE UK is facing an “unparalleled” threat due to more and more countries developing nuclear weapons as well as the ignoring on chemical weapons bans, according to a new report. He said: “This report makes clear that we are living in a world becoming rapidly more dangerous.” According to the Future Starts Today, the world has reached a very critical point 48

October 6, 2018 1:55 PM WW3 FEARS: 'GENUINE DANGER' of Putin launching THIS shock attack – ex-UK envoy to Russia

There is a "genuine danger" of Russia instigating a global war, according to the former UK ambassador to Russia, with Vladimir Putin on the edge of a "major confrontation". Vladimir Putin's threats to the West could quickly spiral out of control and unleash a catastrophic world war, according to the former UK ambassador to Russia. Speaking to John Humphrys 60

September 29, 2018 7:36 AM Bournemouth nightclub EVACUATED in ‘tear gas’ attack

FORTY people were treated by paramedics after a suspected CS gas attack inside a nightclub on university freshers’ week. "Following a decision by management of the premises to evacuate, around 40 people were treated by the ambulance service for minor effects, such as shortness of breath and stinging eyes. Management evacuated the club on Fir Vale Road, with the event 38

September 29, 2018 7:00 AM Dozens treated after 'tear gas' dispersed in Bournemouth nightclub

Police say "some type of irritant, possibly CS spray" was released during a hip-hop gig at Cameo nightclub in Bournemouth. Cameo nightclub in Bournemouth was evacuated at 2am after a number of revellers complained of shortness of breath and itchy eyes. One person was taken to hospital as a precaution, while South West Ambulance Service initially said 20 patients 41

September 26, 2018 9:47 PM 'We WILL respond' May fires warning shot at Russia in chemical weapons row

THERESA May has warned Russia the international community will take tough action against Vladimir Putin’s regime and its allies if they continue to use weapons of mass destruction. In a uncompromising speech to the UN Security Council chaired by US President Donald Trump, Mrs May attacked Russia’s use of a nerve agent in Salisbury against former spy Sergei 47

September 23, 2018 11:19 PM Will organic revolution boost farming in India?

In 2016, Sikkim, a small state in India’s northeast, was declared the country's first fully organic state. Since then, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has been trying to promote chemical-free farming across the country. It’s been nearly half a century since the "Green Revolution" introduced modern farming techniques that included the use of pesticides 49