Question- Treatment with the drug minocycline has been reported to cause blue-grey pigmentation of skin, sclera, fingernails, teeth, gums, and scar tissue. What is the proposed mechanism for this abnormal pigmentation?View full post for answer.
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Question- The effects of marijuana use on workplace safety are of concern. Employers and safety professionals in states where marijuana use is legal have expressed concerns about potential increases in occupational injuries, such as on-the-job motor vehicle crashes, related to employee impairment. Which occupation has the highest reported prevalence of marijuana use?View full post for answer.
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Question – Barium is a heavy metal that may be found in drinking water, vegetables, rodenticides, X-ray contrast medium, glass, and various colorants. Is there an association between maternal barium exposure and congenital heart defects in offspring?View full post for answer.
Question – The bark scorpion (Centruroides sculpturatus) can deliver envenomation resulting in serious illness. What are the clinical manifestations associate with this envenomation?View full post for answer.
Question – What drug has been posited to reduce the craving to use methamphetamine?View full post for answer.
Question – Methamphetamine abuse during pregnancy represents a serious threat to both the mother and the developing fetus problem. What medical problems have been reported to be associated with methamphetamine use by pregnant females?View full post for answer.