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How dangerous is it to live near a home near a formaldehyde manufacturing facility?

How dangerous is it to live near a home near a formaldehyde manufacturing facility?

Formaldehyde: Inhalation of industrial formaldehyde has been shown to cause exposed individuals to have a decrease in performance, lack of concentration, loss of memory, disturbed sleep, impaired balance, variations in mood, and irritability. Oral exposure has been found to cause lethargy, seizure, and loss of consciousness in occupational exposure, the neurotoxicity is low. ...Read more

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Are we getting to the point of manufacturing organs for transplant?

Are we getting to the point of manufacturing organs for transplant?

No: We are not there yet. There are many immunological and ethical issues still to overcome. ...Read more

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Why did j&j stop manufacturing reach floss for sensitive gums?

Why did j&j stop manufacturing reach floss for sensitive gums?

I would ask them: Companies can discontinue products for a number of reasons. Poor sales, unavailable raw materials, etc. Can lead to the extinction of your favorite products. Don't give up on flossing just because of that. There are many brands/varieties of floss out there and try them one at a time until you find one that you like. Btw, i don't know what j&j does to floss to make it work better on sensitive gums. ...Read more

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Why is the manufacturing of erythropoeitin impaired in a patient with chronic renal disease?

Why is the manufacturing of erythropoeitin impaired in a patient with chronic renal disease?

Eruthropoietin: It is secreted by the kidneys, simply. When kidneys fail, all functions are reduced. Industrial production of erythrop works as good as the natural one. ...Read more

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What are the top 10 eye drops manufacturing companies in the us?

What are the top 10 eye drops manufacturing companies in the us?

See list: List below covers most of the rx drops commonly used in us today: alcon allergan merck bausch and lomb ista falcon (generic manufacurer of alcon) pfizer there are a few other, smaller manufacturers as well. ...Read more

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What is the use of zinc oxide during manufacturing calamine lotion?

What is the use of zinc oxide during manufacturing calamine lotion?

Sun block: Zinc oxide is a total sun block. It was commonly used by surfers and sports people before some of the current sun screens came along, and is still used in many. ...Read more

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Endodontic fiber posts: glass vs quartz. Can you explain composition and manufacturing differences?

Endodontic fiber posts: glass vs quartz. Can you explain composition and manufacturing differences?

Different material: I have not heard of a post being made out of glass, or quartz. There are metal post or what is know as fiber post which are used when you don't want to use metal. ...Read more

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