10, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In light of the recent reports, of a 10-year-old Florida boy becoming the latest victim of pesticide poisoning
, earthkind, the manufacturer of the first and only EPA registered, botanical pest repellents for indoor use, has issued a list of questions homeowners need to ask before allowing a pest control company to spray in their homes.
Symptoms of pesticide poisoning
were seen in the blood samples of the victims who were taken ill among a group of 33 Saudi pilgrims.
This would allow the Oregon Poison Control Center or an emergency room doctor to obtain the accurate chemical information needed when treating a patient for pesticide poisoning
Figures from the Vets Poison Information Service, a 24-hour emergency service for veterinary professionals that provides information on the management of actual and suspected acute poisoning in animals, reveal that over 1,700 cases of pesticide poisoning
were reported in 2014.
The children were rushed to the Dubai hospital for suspected pesticide poisoning
The WHO report, which was released in September, also noted that pesticide poisoning
, hanging and firearms are some of the most common methods of suicide.
The largest longitudinal study previously conducted (651 Colorado farmers and their spouses) assessed depression annually for three years using the Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression Scale (CES-D) and found that individuals who reported past pesticide poisoning
at baseline were twice as likely to be depressed during follow-up as those who did not (Beseler and Stallones 2008).
cases should be treated as "grave crimes" and the culprits should get stringent penalties, municipal officials dealing with such cases have said.
Filipino man died from pesticide poisoning
via air conditioning vents, says report
A SAD case of how a dog died from pesticide poisoning
is being investigated by police.
Dubai Concerned over the rising number of cases of pesticide poisoning
, Dubai Police is training its officers to deal with them more effectively.
3] Not only is aldicarb poisoning often misdiagnosed as organophosphate intoxication, but there is very low awareness among health professionals that all forms of pesticide poisoning
constitute a medical notifiable condition.